Marc’s to Replace Giant Eagle

The new store will be larger than the current Giant Eagle.

Marc’s will be moving into the space left empty by , announced in a press release Tuesday afternoon.

Marc's is a local grocery store chain. The chain began more than 30 years ago in nearby Middleburg Heights, according to the store's site.

The new store will be larger than the current Giant Eagle—according to the release, interior renovations and construction will give Marc’s an additional 16,000 square feet for a total of 46,000 square feet.

The new Marc’s store will be the local chain’s first since its rebranding. The store will feature low prices as well as high quality fresh produce, meats and organic food. It will also include a cold-cuts counter.

The Snider Company is the property manager of the . Giant Eagle announced that —the Brecksville store will remain open until a new Broadview Heights store opens later this year.

Denise Blank, operations manager at The Snider Company, said in the release that the group thinks Marc’s will increase business for the whole center.

Constance Ritter April 13, 2012 at 01:54 AM
Why did Giant Eagle not rebuild in Brecksville on Rt. 82 across the street? And why did we not address the VA site almost 10 years ago when the rumor of them leaving was brought up? Water under the bridge, let us move forward now! We have many resources and positive components to attract any company who wants excel their business. Let us create a master plan and tell the world about the business minded city, Brecksville, Ohio. One thing we should consider doing is the creation of mixed use companies at the VA site. For example, we attract large corporation, executive and professional companies alongside complimentary midsize retail, restaurants and commercial businesses all in close proximity. And to make things clear I am not talking not talking large box stores but the kind of companies that will enhance our overall economic development but maintain the quaintness Brecksville holds dear. A master plan for the VA, downtown and surrounding sites is necessary: and even if only temporarily an economic team to address these issues in greater detail, ASAP. This way we can get to a point that businesses like Trader Joe's, Buehler's and Whole Foods are knocking on Brecksville’s door.
lyn April 13, 2012 at 10:49 AM
Hmmm... Reminds me of how people use to talk in Avon, which was even more "quaint" than Brecksville. But now they have Avon Commons - with Target, Kohl's, Home Depot, Heinen's, IHOP,... Like Avon, Brecksville could go with a "Tarjay" and still maintain the upscale image.
Mark April 13, 2012 at 02:40 PM
Rachel- do they plan to accept Credit Cards? I don't carry cash (prefer my debit) and the limitation to cash/check only a Marc's is the single reason I don't go there. Thanks for checking!
Rachel Abbey McCafferty April 13, 2012 at 02:41 PM
That's number one on my list of questions, Mark! I'll definitely update readers as soon as I hear from Marc's.
John D. Moenk April 15, 2012 at 06:40 PM
Will they have the area of markdown items like Christmas ornaments or holiday itemsor other welll junk


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