Food City officials break-ground on new downtown location

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – Food City broke ground this morning on a new downtown location. The new facility is set to open this summer.

In order to conform to downtown Chattanooga’s Form Based Code requirements, this unique Food City will also consist of approximately 16-thousand square feet of two-level retail and office space and six two story town houses along West 13th Street.

Food City president Steven Smith said it’s about accommodating neighbors in Chattanooga’s growing business district

“To be able to see the growth that’s happened in downtown Chattanooga over the, you know, the last several years is really, really exciting and it’s a great place for people to not only to live but to recreate down here,” said Smith. “We just wanted to be part of that, you know, obviously grocery stores, supermarkets need to go where rooftops are we a lot of rooftops around here, and we’re just delighted to be able to form a partnership here to put this store at the corner of broad and 13th street.”

The downtown Chattanooga store will include one of the company’s largest seating areas, including a sun-room and large outdoor patio.

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