Kroger Expands Marketplace to S.C.

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. [3] on Wednesday began construction of its first Marketplace superstore in South Carolina as part of a new mixed-use project on Hilton Head Island.


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The new Kroger will be the largest grocery store on Hilton Head Island and will feature an expanded selection of groceries, a Starbucks coffee kiosk, full-service Murray's cheese shop [5], freshly prepared sushi, a bistro with chef-prepared meals with indoor and outdoor seating available, a walk-in beer cooler with growler station, expanded wine selection and a drive-thru pharmacy.

The store will also have an outdoor seasonal selling area and bike repair stations on the sidewalk unique to this location. It is expected to open later this year.

Read more: Kroger to Build Another Marketplace in Va. [6]

The store will anchor Shelter Cove Town Centre, a 42-acre, $74 million project under development by Kroger Real Estate and local developer Blanchard & Calhoun Commercial. The project will redevelop an existing mall to a lifestyle center with plans for residential and recreational uses.

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