Natural Grocers to build on PDC property

Natural Grocers to build on PDC property

The community-centric grocery store will begin construction in Northeast Portland this fall.

Mayor Charlie Hales and Kemper Isely, co-president of Natural Grocers, announced Thursday that property owned by the Portland Development Commission at Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Alberta Street will be the site for a new community-centric grocery store that focuses on free nutrition education and healthy food.

Three months ago, Mayor Hales and PDC staff urged the project developer, Majestic Realty Co., to remain committed to the project and to find another anchor tenant for the 1.79-acre property, following the decision by Trader Joe’s not to locate a store on the site.

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