Three Walmarts authorised for a overall of $3.5 million in renovations | Jax Every day Record | Jacksonville Daily History


A few more Jacksonville Walmart Supercenters are authorised for transforming, part of the retailer’s styles to incorporate “a fresh feel” and “simplified procuring knowledge.”

The metropolis issued three permits June 10 for $3.5 million in renovations for total keep remodels.

FMGI Inc. of Woodstock, Georgia, is the contractor for the jobs.

The a few comprise a $2.54 million remodeling of the Supercenter at 4250 Philips Freeway in South Jacksonville and a $500,000 renovation for every of the outlets at 6830 Normandy Blvd. in Westside and 13227 Town Square Travel in North Jacksonville.

In a May perhaps 12 information release, Walmart announced the earlier permitted renovations at 7075 Collins Highway in West Jacksonville and at 10251 Outlets Lane in The Avenues space, the initially in the area to see alterations. 

It stated the renovations added new signage, fixtures and lighting added self-checkout lanes new flooring transformed bathrooms and expanded grocery pickup spots.

Walmart also renovated its electronics section and revamped the resource location with added items. 

“With a wholly new appear and really feel, browsing with us has in no way been much easier and more rapidly,” said Sara Chenoweth, a Jacksonville-location shop supervisor, in the launch.

The metropolis issued permits Feb. 10 for the very first two stores’ renovations by FMGI Inc., which renovated the Collins Plaza location at a price of $2.8 million and the Avenues for $1.5 million. described Sept. 30 that the Arkansas-based mostly retailer would remodel 200 of its Supercenters by the conclusion of 2020 to inspire a much more “digitally-enabled browsing experience” featuring bolder signage, contactless checkout, and airport-motivated group management strategies, in accordance to Walmart Chief Buyer Officer Janey Whiteside.

The news web site stated the transforming venture will increase to 1,000 stores by the stop of 2021. 

The web page reported Walmart took design inspiration from airports, which are illustrations of spaces that permit massive groups to easily navigate them by “clever designs and very clear signage,” Whiteside reported.