A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Same old question, and the answer

Written January 31st, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Every few days, somebody on Facebook or Nextdoor asks what’s happening at the Albany site of the Mega Foods supermarket that closed in 2017. These people have not been following this blog, or they forgot what they read.

Hearings set on new apartment complex

Written January 16th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Owners of the former Mega Foods supermarket property are asking the City of Albany to approve dividing the 4.8-acre tract and to rezone the southern section to allow construction of 42 apartments.

Curious about old store site: Now, a fence

Written November 15th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

It seems as though every few days someone asks me what’s happening at the former Mega Foods supermarket in Albany.

Something’s pending at old Mega Foods

Written October 19th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

“Hometown values; big time savings.” Not any more, obviously, at least not at this address on Queen Avenue in Albany.

107 apartments OK’d at Queen and Geary

Written July 27th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The southeast corner of Geary Street and Queen Avenue in Albany will look different and busier when a developer goes through with plans for three apartment buildings there.

Another Walmart? No, afraid not

Written September 6th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Is Walmart planning to open another Albany branch in the vacant Mega Foods Building? A reader thought that might be happening, but it’s not.

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