sports icon leader Cabelas gets ready to open its Grandville outlet this spring,
comes word of three other national chains planning to set up shop in Grand Rapids.
The Grand Rapids Business Journal is
reporting Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and H&M will open outlets in West
The Business Journal says H&M has secured a location at Woodland
Mall and hopes to be up and running in time for the Christmas shopping season.
And while Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods have
yet to announce their location, Mike Murray, principal at Colliers
International is putting his money on 28th Street SE in Cascade and street
and Knapp’s Corner along the East Beltline, perhaps opening next year.
Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods are both
recognized for organic and health-oriented foods; H&M is known for its upscale
What’s in the future for
Grand Rapids area shopping?Perhaps more of the same, with other big
chains moving into the area, opines Murray, who adds “big names attract other
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