A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley
The company preparing to open the North Albany IGA supermarket — long awaited by many North Albany residents — has been quiet about the opening date, but the word downtown is that it will be April 18.
It won’t be long now, judging by the “Now Hiring” posters inside the doors of the forthcoming North Albany IGA supermarket and Ace hardware store.
Another sign that things are moving ahead on the plans to open the new market at the North Albany Village shopping center: Baldwin General Contracting Inc. has begun working to rebuild the inside.
A new wrinkle in the story of the supermarket and hardware store planned for the North Albany Village shopping center: It will have a liquor store inside the grocery as well.
The latest holdup in plans for a new supermarket and hardware store in North Albany seems to involve the city building permit. It’s been applied for but not yet approved.
Like Rome, which wasn’t built in a day, the new North Albany grocery store is taking a while to come into being. But visible progress is being made.
Until it actually opens, the questions no doubt will keep coming: When will the announced new supermarket in North Albany Village be in business? The latest answer: September.