Salem’s Market Grocery Store Coming to Pittsburgh’s Hill District

>> NEW IN 4. GREAT NEWS FOR RESIDENTS OF THE PITTSBURGH’S HILL DISTRICT. A NEW GROCERY STORE WILL BE OPENED ON THE SITE OF THE OLD SAN VE STORE. AND WILL OPEN LATER THIS YEAR. THE ABSENCE OF A GROCERY STORE HAS CREATED A FOOD DESERT. MANY HAVE HAD TO TRAVEL TO THE SOUTH SIDE OR EVEN OUT OF THE CITY TO MAKE THEIR GROCERY CHOICES >> THE SALEM MARKET AND URBAN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT THEY HAVE SIGNED A LEASE FOR THE PROPERTY IN CENTER HELDMAN PLAZA. THE STORE IS PLANNED TO OPEN IN AUGUST THIS YEAR. THE OWNER OF SALEM ISSUED AED STATEMENT WHICH SAYS: “HILL DISTRICT RESIDENTS DESERVE THE BEST FROM A COMMUNITY STORE AND WE PLAN TO OFFER THE BEST EXPERIENCE, PRODUCTS AND EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE.” PITTSBURGH’HIS LL DISTRICT HAS STRUGGLED TO MAINTAIN A GROCERY STORE. WE GO BACK IN OUR FILES AND FOUND THIS ETH BUILD VIDEO FROM WHAT WASHE T OPSH ANDE. Y THAT WAS IN 2013 WHEN IT WAS ANNOUNCED THAT SHOP AND SAVE WOULD BE MOVING TO THE HILL. THEN IT WAS HIS FIRST FULL SCALE GROCERY STORE TO OPEN THERE IN ALMOST 30 YEARS. IN SRETO — THAT STORE WOULD OPEN A FEW MONTHS LATER. IT WAS AN $11 MILLION PROJECT AND HELPED PROMOTE THE NEIGHBORHOOD’S FUTURE DEVELOPMENT. FAST FORWARD TO 2019. THAT’S WHEN THE SHOP AND SAVE ANNOUNCED THAT THEIR STORE WAS CLOSED. WHEN IT CLOSED, THE CLOSEST GROCERY STORE ON THE HILL WAS THE GIANT EAGLE ON THE SOUTH SIDE. THEN FINALLY, LAST FALL, IT WAS ANNOUNCED THAT THE AEW N STORE IS COMING TO THE HILL DISTRICT. SALEM’S WAS CHOSEN BY THE URA AFTER A COMMUNITY PROCESS INVOLVING COUNCILMAN DAN LAVELLE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Salem’s Market will open a new grocery store in Pittsburgh’s Hill district this summer

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