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West Broad Wegmans construction set to begin Monday

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Posted at 12:35 PM, Aug 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-10 13:05:55-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. There is good news for Short Pumps residents excited for the arrival of Wegmans, the countdown has officially began.

Construction of the New York-based grocery chain is set to begin Monday at the West Broad Marketplace.

West Broad Marketplace is located at 12300 West Broad St., just down the street from Short Pump Town Center. Wegmans’ said the Short Pump store will have 550 full- and part-time employees, and the vast majority will be hired locally.

“The NVRetail team appreciates playing a part in bringing value-driven companies to growing communities,” remarks Judd Bostian, Vice President of NVRetail.

West Broad Marketplace features 400,000 square feet of mixed-use retail space. The marketplace will also include Cabela’s which broke ground in April.

West Broad Marketplace is projected to open this Fall. The opening date for the Short Pump Wegmans is now tentatively planned for June 2016.