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Whole Foods closer to becoming reality in Shreveport

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KTBS 3 News has learned that a portion of a land in Shreveport was sold to a project developer representing Whole Foods Market.

A leading Shreveport based commercial real estate firm made the announcement Wednesday.

The firm reports that Whole Foods plans to build a 36,000 square foot facility at Alexandrine Place, which is located on East 70th Street. The mixed use development is home to Pierremont Place Subdivision, Orr BMW, Community Trust Bank, Ouachita Independent Bank, Time-It Lube Car Wash, SportSpectrum, the Design Center, Iberia Bank, and the Urgent Care Center.

Construction is scheduled to begin first quarter of 2014.

The store will serve as the first Whole Foods Market for North Louisiana.

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