Grocery Stores Continue To Expand Across D.C. Area Despite Pandemic

by Jon Banister, Bisnow Washington, D.C.

Grocers have been expanding rapidly across the D.C. area for years, and they have continued to open new stores and search for new spaces during the pandemic…

Grocers have already signed deals and announced plans for several new stores in the District and in the suburbs. Based on deals that have been publicly announced, WDCEP projects three new grocers will open by year-end in the District, and five additional grocers will open by 2022.  Whole Foods in December signed on to anchor the Parks at Walter Reed development in Northwest D.C. with a 40K SF store.

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