Sprouts Farmers Market breaks ground at Aston Properties’ North Hills Shopping Center
Greenville, South Carolina – Oct. 10, 2023 – Aston Properties of Charlotte, NC and Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the largest and fastest growing specialty retailers of fresh, natural and organic food in the United States, celebrated the groundbreaking of the newest Sprouts location at the North Hills Shopping Center on Greenville’s Eastside. Sprouts is the first step of a multi-million-dollar investment by Aston Properties to re-imagine the property near the corner of Pleasantburg Drive and East North Street.
The Sprouts at the North Hills Shopping Center will offer a wide assortment of products, including fresh seasonal produce, custom-cut meats, vitamins and supplements, ready-to-eat meals, dietary options such as gluten-free or paleo, and thousands of other natural, organic, non-GMO, vegan and plant-based products.
Sprouts will occupy approximately 25,000-square-feet at the North Hills Shopping Center and is slated to open in 2024. The North Hills store is the second Sprouts location in the Upstate.
Improvements to the North Hills Shopping Center, originally built in 1975, will include updated facades, landscaping, patios, and storefronts plus parking lot repairs.
Aston Properties President and CEO George S. Dewey IV said the company is thrilled to elevate the center for existing tenants and attract exciting new tenants like Sprouts to the North Hills Shopping Center.
“Sprouts’ commitment to positively impact the neighborhoods where its customers and team members live aligns with our vision to improve the quality of shopping experiences for the surrounding community,” said George S. Dewey IV, president and CEO of Aston Properties. “We’re excited to welcome Sprouts Farmers Market to the North Hills Shopping Center and we look forward to working with their team.”
Aston Properties Managing Director, Barnes Connell, said the company sees great opportunity in the Greenville market. The Charlotte-based company owns three other centers in the Greenville area, including Verdae Village, McDaniel Village and Powdersville Plaza.
Sprouts Farmers Market joins a variety of tenants at the North Hills Shopping Center such as UFC Gym and several restaurants and retail shops, including Golden Llama, the UPS Store, El Molcajete, Korean Bulgogi, Oscar Nail Spa, Venus Beauty Supply, and Boost Mobile.
About Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc
True to its farm-stand heritage, Sprouts offers a unique grocery experience featuring an open layout with fresh produce at the heart of the store. Sprouts inspires wellness naturally with a carefully curated assortment of better-for-you products paired with purpose-driven people. The healthy grocer continues to bring the latest in wholesome, innovative products made with lifestyle-friendly ingredients such as organic, plant-based and gluten-free. Headquartered in Phoenix, and one of the largest and fastest growing specialty retailers of fresh, natural and organic food in the United States, Sprouts employs approximately 31,000 team members and operates more than 400 stores in 23 states nationwide. To learn more about Sprouts, and the good it brings communities, visit about.sprouts.com.
About Aston Properties
Aston was founded in 1980 by Steele Dewey to provide attractive, necessity-based shopping centers in communities throughout the southeastern and mid-Atlantic United States. Over its 43-year history, Aston has secured its business by forming mutually beneficial and enduring relationships with grocery stores and other necessity retailers with their team of exceptional real estate professionals. Aston provides the full complement of real estate services, including property management, leasing, development, and capital market services. As a result, the business has a long track record of success and is well-positioned to capitalize on future opportunities in the Greenville area where it currently owns North Hills Shopping Center, Verdae Village, McDaniel Village and Powdersville Plaza.