Hy-Vee Makes Wisconsin Debut With LEED Store

MADISON, Wis. — Hy-Vee is set to open its first Wisconsin store here today, a 92,000-square-foot location housed in a former Kmart. It is also the first LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) supermarket in the 226-store chain. “We hope that it can become the model for our future growth,” Ric Jurgens, president and chief executive officer of West Des Moines, Iowa-based Hy-Vee, told SN earlier this year.

MADISON, Wis. — Hy-Vee is set to open its first Wisconsin store here today, a 92,000-square-foot location housed in a former Kmart. It is also the first LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) supermarket in the 226-store chain.

“We hope that it can become the model for our future growth,” Ric Jurgens, president and chief executive officer of West Des Moines, Iowa-based Hy-Vee, told SN earlier this year.

The store will include dedicated par

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