Discount grocer Aldi Stores said Wednesday it would build a regional headquarters and warehouse in
Aldi also said it plans to open new stores in South Florida, including 20 stores in
The $50 million construction project will also create as many as 400 construction jobs, said Village of Royal Beach Beach manager Ray Liggins. The warehouse will be on a 70-acre property bordered by Royal
Aldi has been expanding in South Florida in recent years, adding stores in
Palm Beach County was competing with Broward and
The German grocer announced plans to open 80 stores this year. There are more than 1,000 Aldi stores in 31 states, from Kansas to the East Coast.
For consumers, the store chain says it saves shoppers money with 1,400 grocery items under its own brand. Aldi shoppers must pay for either paper or plastic, encouraging people to bring their own bags. Shopping carts require a 25-cent deposit, which is refunded once the cart is returned.