Ukrop’s Roanoke Outpost Hits Hard Times: Reports

Ukrop’s lone store in Roanoke, Va. needs a substantial increase in business to stay afloat, according to local news reports.

RICHMOND, Va. — Ukrop’s lone store in Roanoke, Va. needs a substantial increase in business to stay afloat, according to local news reports.

The retailer, based here, expanded to Roanoke 18 months ago, but a slow economy has delayed development and leasing at the shopping center where it is located, and has also put a tax-incentive program to build that center in jeopardy, according to a report in the Roanoke Times last week.

According to the article, Bobby Ukrop

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