ST. PETERSBURG, FL – (February 25, 2013) –The Sembler Company’s Build-to-Suit team has commenced work on a new Wawa in Riverview, Florida, located at the Southeast corner of Bloomingdale Avenue and Highway 301. The project is expected to open in September 2013.
This Wawa signifies the first in multiple Wawa locations for The Sembler Company, which became a Wawa ‘Preferred Developer’ in 2010. “We really look forward to playing a role in Wawa’s growth here,” says The Sembler Company Build-To-Suit Vice President David Owen. “Wawa has a great reputation as a company and a brand and it’s been a pleasure to work with them,” continued Owen.
According the Wawa website, the company plans to open 10 stores in Tampa and 15 new Orlando stores in 2013. Throughout the Orlando / Tampa markets, Wawa will open 25 stores in 2014 and 25 stores in 2015, and projects it will open 100 stores in the Orlando/Tampa markets in the next five years.
The Sembler Company is celebrating 50 years of creating retail real estate value. Sembler provides a full array of retail real estate services, including development and redevelopment, property and asset management, leasing and other related services throughout the Southeastern United States and Puerto Rico. Sembler has developed over 325 projects totaling 27 million square feet and currently leases and manages over 12.5 million square feet. For more information, please visit www.sembler.com.