Chain anticipates mid-August opening for Basalt store

MID-VALLEY BASALT REAL ESTATE – The real estate investment firm that pulled Willits Town Center in Basalt out of foreclosure last year is nearing completion of the building that will house Whole Foods Market…The Whole Foods Market building is “substantially complete,” according to Tim Belinski, president of Independence Ventures, a property-management and development firm that is handling the planning and build-out of Willits for owner Kansas-based Mariner Real Estate Management. Crews have completed the foundation, infrastructure, steel frame and exterior walls of the Whole Foods building. Whole Foods’ own team will finish the interior of the 26,000-square-foot grocery store… A representative for Whole Foods Market said Monday that the natural grocer chain expects a mid-August opening in Basalt.
By Scott Condon, May, 14 2012 AT

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