Chestnut Hill, Mass. WS Development announced Wednesday that it has broken ground at Stateline Shopping Center in Salem, N.H. The 230,000-sq.-ft. center is the site of a redevelopment that will feature a new Lowe’s store.
The new Lowe’s will have 102,000 sq. ft. of retail sales space and a 29,000-sq.-ft. garden center.
The redevelopment project will include architectural updates to existing buildings, new building construction, storm-water drainage improvements, and roadway improvements on Route 28, including traffic signal coordination in conjunction with the Town of Salem’s Route 28 corridor improvement project.
The new Lowe’s is expected to open in the company’s fiscal fourth quarter 2010. Namco and Sovereign Bank will remain open during construction.