New grocery store gets approval

19 Aug 2019

Eau Claire

The City Planning Commission voted to unanimously approve Hy-Vee’s site plan for a grocery store at 2424 East Clairemont; the site of the former K-Mart store in Eau Claire. However, the planned Hy-Vee will offer more than your average grocery store.

The K-Mart building has been closed for close to five years. Now, Hy-Vee will be tearing down that empty building and replacing it with a 96-thousand square foot, multi-use store.

According to community development director Scott Allen, the new building will be rotated to face west - instead of south like it is currently.

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