Meijer to open 9 new supercenters in Midwest


STURGIS, Mich. (WOOD) — Meijer announced it will invest more than $400 million in new and remodeled stores this year.

The investment includes nine new Meijer supercenters in the Midwest, including one in Sturgis, Michigan, and 32 remodel projects, according to a release.

The opening of each new store will create as many as 300 full and part-time jobs.

The new Meijer supercenters opening in 2016 include:

  • Owensboro, Ky.
  • Evansville, Ind.
  • Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Round Lake Beach, Ill.
  • Flossmoor, Ill.
  • Sturgis, Mich.
  • Flat Rock, Mich.
  • Sussex, Wis.
  • Waukesha, Wis.

Along with the new supercenters, Meijer will be remodeling several stores including 12 in southeastern Michigan.

“We will continue our process of slow, steady growth,” Hank Meijer said in a news release. “This plan has allowed us to remain focused on our customers and team members, while growing our business and ensuring we continue to innovate in the marketplace.”

Grand Rapids-based Meijer operates 224 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.

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