At Home opens initial Huntsville store currently in empty Kmart building

September 10, 2015 - garden totes

North Alabama’s initial At Home superstore opened to business currently during a new plcae in north Huntsville.

The Texas tradesman launched a 104,000-square-foot store this morning on 1401 N. Memorial Parkway in a former Kmart, that sealed in Jan and left 73 workers out of a job.

A badge slicing was hold during 9 a.m. with a Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County. Grand opening festivities will start Sept. 19 with giveaway $50 present cards for a initial 100 business and 250 reusable receptacle bags while reserve last.

The big-box home taste store is At Home’s third in Alabama and employs 25 workers from Huntsville and a surrounding areas. More than 90 At Home locations work opposite 26 U.S. states.

The Huntsville site has over 50,000 equipment for sale, including furniture, home textiles, garden, housewares, patio, rugs, anniversary decorations and tabletop/wall décor. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday by Saturday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

At a Nov 2014 press conference, EBLS Property Management Vice President Howard Levy pronounced his association would make a “substantial financial commitment” in renovating a former Kmart building, that is some-more than 40 years old. EBLS pronounced it would also build 8,000 block feet of new grill and sell space along a Parkway entrance in front of At Home.

The city has not not supposing financial incentives to At Home or EBLS to redevelop a Kmart property.

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