Assembly Square WalMart Reply

WalMart wants to start a grocery store at the old Circuit City location.

Time Frame

  • 1-2 years

Status

  • Proposal floated in news media. Development requires Planning Board approval of variances.

Monitor

  • Planning Board hearing
  • ZBA hearing
  • Expansion plans

Risks

  • Possible expansion plans.
  • Too many big-box stores in Assembly Square already.
  • History of driving competing businesses out.
  • Not a large or employee-friendly employer.

Mitigation

  • Attend Planning Board and ZBA hearings and speak out.

Background

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History

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