When the Pittsburgh-based
Giant Eagle began discussions for its GetGo gas station last year, officials
from the grocery chain said plans for a renovation for the existing store would
More than a year later, there’s still no word from the grocery store chain. Representatives from the grocer have not responded to requests for comment.
However, a renovation is still in the works, according to sources.
Early last year, the company unveiled plans in Strongsville to build a Market District store — an upscale, 110,000-square-foot grocery store that includes a restaurant, pharmacy and a vast array of prepared foods.
At least a few Lakewood residents are looking for some improvements — or an alternative.
“There is plenty of competition at the low end and none at the high end,” said one resident, who recently contacted Lakewood Patch looking for answers.
An employee told Lakewood Patch that any plans for a major overall have been "called off."
The city hasn’t received any firm plans from the store.
“Giant Eagle is currently evaluating which stores they’re going to invest in,” said Dru Siley, the city’s director of planning and development. “I would expect that they will be investing in the Lakewood location, but there may not be any action until next year."
Siley said he expects that it would be the same model with “just an update.”