Aldi's $1.9B Renovation Plan Includes East Baltimore Store
BALTIMORE, MD - The discount retailer continues the $1.9 billion renovation plan it announced in 2017, revealing additional stores that are set to undergo a remodel this summer.
According to a report from the Baltimore Business Journal, an Aldi supermarket in East Baltimore is one of 13 in the Baltimore area that has or will be renovated as part of an $18 million local effort. The store, located on East Fayette Street, will cost approximately $1 million, and will temporarily close in mid-June while the remodeling work is completed.
Vice President of Aldi’s Frederick division, Jeff Baehr, stated to the news source that renovations to the stores will include additional space for fresh produce, dairy, and meat. The store will have a refreshed look, and will boast open ceilings and natural lighting.
So far, seven of the 13 planned stores in Greater Baltimore have been renovated. These include:
- 6503 A Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville
- 6639 D Governor Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie
- 8124 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena
- 7500 Albert Road, Brandywine
- 746 South Philadelphia Blvd., Aberdeen
- 8670 Pulaski Highway, Baltimore
- 3140 Washington Blvd., Baltimore
As Aldi continues its national renovation plans, will other discount retailers—such as Walmart—start looking over their shoulder for this up-and-comer? AndNowUKnow will continue to report the latest.