Martin Commercial Properties is pleased to announce Big R Stores, Inc. has purchased the former Sam’s Club at 340 East Edgewood Boulevard in South Lansing. The 11.5-acre, 135,000 square foot location will be the first for the farm-home retailer in Michigan. Shawn O’Brien of Martin Commercial represented the seller, Wal-Mart Stores.
“We are thrilled to announce that we are bringing a family-owned, farm, home, and outdoor retailer to Lansing to serve the community and surrounding areas,” said Matt Whebbe, Chairman & CEO at Big R. “We plan to carry all the mission-critical supplies our customers need to live the outdoor lifestyle: pet and animal supplies, farm equipment, sporting goods, workwear, tools, lawn and garden supplies, and a whole lot more.”
Lansing Mayor Andy Schor expressed excitement with the repurposing of this space. He said, “This is a very active retail space on the Southside of Lansing, and I am excited that we will again have this building utilized. We welcome Big R to Lansing and are eager to see the positive impact they will have on Lansing residents and shoppers.”
Big R plans on rebuilding the property soon with a target opening date of Fall 2019.
Martin Commercial continues to offer innovative solutions for property owners and is excited to be part of welcoming Big R to the Lansing retail community.
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