Sarasota Costco opens Aug. 17

 

Sarasota Costco opens Aug. 17

 

Date: August 6, 2012
by: Kurt Schultheis | City Editor

 
 

 

Costco has announced it will open its new warehouse at Sarasota Square Mall 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17.
The 146,000-square-foot warehouse is located at 8201 S. Tamiami Trail, Unit 501, at the intersection of Tamiami Trail and Beneva Road.

Previously, Sarasota residents had to drive approximately 50 miles north to Brandon, 55 miles north to Clearwater,

75 miles south to Fort Myers, 95 miles south to Estero or 120 miles south to Naples to shop at a Costco location.

“We are thrilled to be bringing Costco’s low warehouse prices to the residents of Sarasota,” said Warehouse Manager Scott Christensen, in a news release. “This is a long-awaited opening, and Costco is excited to be a community partner in the tri-county area.”

The new Costco location will feature a variety of convenient specialty departments, including a gas station, hearing aid center, food court and bakery, meat, produce, deli, optical, one-hour photo, pharmacy, tire center and liquor departments.

The new store is the 22nd Costco warehouse in Florida for the Issaquah, Wash.-based company.

Contact Kurt Schultheis at kschultheis@yourobserver.com.

 

SHARE
Login Register now

Currently 2 Responses

  • 1.
  • welcome
  •  
  • donald kohl
    Wed 15th Aug 2012
    at 3:55am
  • 2.
  • when will the gas station open in sarasota?
  •  
  • robert brauer
    Tue 7th Aug 2012
    at 1:46pm
Login below to post a comment or click register.
Account E-Mail
Password
forgot password? click here
Speak Your Mind Below!

Classifieds

YourObserver
Subscribe to our eNewsletters
1970 Main Street, Sarasota, FL 34236 941-366-3468

Copyright 2014 The Observer Group Inc., All Rights Reserved