(CBS DETROIT) – A small-format Meijer is expected to open in Detroit in 2021.
Construction is underway on the 42,000-square-foot store on East Jefferson Avenue, that is set to bring 60 jobs, according to the Detroit Free Press.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: EV's Supercharging Impact Across Metro Detroit
It was expected to originally open by last year, but Dennis Archer Jr., son of former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer and lead developer on the Meijer store project said rising construction costs delayed the project.
The Detroit Free Press reports this led to the apartments and underground parking originally part of construction to be taken out of the plan.
This will be the fourth small-format Meijer in Michigan and the third Meijer store in Detroit.READ MORE: Son Fatally Shoots Mother While Driving On Woodward Near Royal OakWixom Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Father's Ex-Girlfriend
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