Phillips Edison & Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:PECO) ("PECO"), one of the nation's largest owners and operators of grocery-anchored omni-channel neighborhood shopping centers, is pleased to celebrate the grand opening of Publix's newest store at Shoppes of Lake Village in Leesburg, Florida. Publix is the number one grocer in Florida and its new 48,387 square-foot store at Shoppes of Lake Village will offer shoppers a diverse collection of premier quality food.
"Adding Publix's new store to Shoppes of Lake Village further enhances the center's already strong merchandising mix, enabling us to better serve the needs of our shoppers," said Bob Myers, Chief Operating Officer at Phillips Edison & Company. "With its high-touch service, top-quality products and focus on customer value, Publix embodies all the attributes of what we consider to be an ideal retail partner."
Founded in 1930 in Winter Haven, Florida, Publix is the largest employee-owned company in the United States. The grocer is one of the 10 largest-volume supermarket chains in the country. Publix currently has 1,281 store locations across the Southeast. The grocers' mission is to be the premier quality food retailer in the world.
In addition to Publix, Shoppes of Lake Village currently features national tenants such as Advance Auto Parts, H&R Block, Dollar Tree and Wells Fargo. The center is also preparing to welcome a diverse collection of other leading brands including Arby's, Wings Ranch, Play It Again Sports, Mariner Finance and Sproutfitters. Shoppes of Lake Village is located at the intersection of Lakes Boulevard and US Highway 441.