‘Destination Versus Desperation’: Upscale Convenience Stores are Coming for Prime Retail Locations

Source: BisNow Atlanta Writer: Jarred Schenke When Paul Nair opened the first location of his upscale neighborhood grocer, Savi Provisions, in Atlanta’s Inman Park neighborhood in 2008, he didn’t realize he was on the cutting edge of a trend that has begun to reshape retail markets from the suburbs to prime corners of Manhattan. Savi Provisions, which serves…

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Aldi plans $100M regional HQ project in south Alabama – BBJ

Source: Birmingham Business Journal Growing grocery chain ALDI has chosen a site in south Alabama for a new regional headquarters and distribution center. ALDI U.S. has purchased 160 acres north of Interstate 10 in Loxley to build a 564,000-square-foot facility, according to the Alabama Department of Commerce. The project represents a $100 million capital investment…

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