Petco, Aldi to Occupy Former Superfresh Building

The stores are expected to open in the fall.

Westminster will become home to another grocery store and another pet supply store this fall.

Mark Bomse, senior vice president at Greenberg Gibbons Commercial, confirmed that Petco and Aldi will inhabit the former Superfresh building at 400 Englar Road with an expected opening date sometime this fall.

There are vacancies in other Westminster shopping centers, what other stores/services do you think Westminster needs? Tell us in comments.

The Westminster Superfresh closed its doors in July 2011 when the chain closed 22 stores across the state and eliminated more than 1,400 jobs. 

According to the Aldi website, there are more than 1,000 Aldi stores in 31 states, from Kansas to the east coast.

Petco's website reports that there are more than 1,150 stores nationwide, including more than 30 Unleashed by Petco locations and more than 22,000 associates across the country.

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WestMonster August 28, 2012 at 01:52 PM
I agree with you on the mega-chains. I wouldn't be upset if neither of these new places is successful and Bowman's thrives. Everyone should support local!
Robin Nicole August 29, 2012 at 01:18 AM
In case people didn't see, Wegmans in Owings Mills got the green light tonight. Woohoo!
christine August 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM
We miss the Pennsylvania Dutch Market, the soft pretzels, meats, sandwiches, items for the home, etc. Most people probably don't need another pet store even though I have 2 dogs! Best buy would probably work also, but I thought I heard that company was in trouble.
Denise September 23, 2012 at 10:27 PM
I can"t wait for aldi to open up .they have such good prices and the people are so nice.and helpful.
Kim Rollette October 19, 2012 at 10:46 PM
Can't wait for aldi to open great food for great prices, I'll defiantly be shopping there.


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