The estimated cost of the renovations, to include an “exterior canopy remodel,” is $2.5 million, according to a copy of the permit application.
Sprouts Farmers Market, a natural foods market offering fresh, organic choices, according to its website, will be in the space once occupied by hhgregg and before that, Circuit City.
Kalia Pang, a representative of Sprouts, said last week the company has only announced the stores opening through the first half of this year, which does not include a store in Bel Air. Nine stores are set to open by the second quarter in Arizona, California, Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey and Virginia, according to a company announcement provided by Pang. Sprouts intends to open 30 new stores in 2019.
Tim O’Connell, vice president of corporate communications for Retail Properties of America Inc., or RPAI, the Oak Brook, Ill., firm that owns Tollgate Marketplace, said recently he did not have approval to release the names of new tenants at the shopping center.