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Whole Foods Market® Debuts in Montgomery

Montgomery, AL (November 4, 2016) – The opening of Montgomery’s first Whole Foods Market is slated for Thursday, November 10th at 9:00 a.m. according to Aronov Realty Management, the developer responsible for bringing the highly successful and widely acclaimed retailer to Montgomery. The store is located in the Chase Corner shopping center at the intersection of Taylor Road and Interstate 85.

The new 40,000 square foot market will open with the company’s traditional “bread breaking” ceremony featuring the Whole Foods Market leadership team, the Aronov development team, and community leaders.

"Our new store will offer an unparalleled selection of high-quality natural and organic goods," said Christopher Gonzalez, Store Team Leader at Whole Foods Market Montgomery. "We are passionate about bringing the Montgomery community foods that are fresh, wholesome, and safe to eat. When our doors open November 10th, customers can expect to find great value, local favorites, unique store features and an excited Montgomery team!”

The Montgomery Whole Foods Market is expected to employ approximately 112 individuals for the store opening, with potential growth for future years.

“I know Montgomery and the surrounding communities are very excited about Whole Foods becoming a part of our community,” stated Owen Aronov, President of Aronov Realty Management.“ This is truly one of the country’s premier grocery stores and I am sure it will become a dynamic addition to this region. Whole Foods will bring an unparalleled selection of quality foods and also excitement and fun to the grocery shopping experience.”

“As the Whole Foods Market grand opening approaches, we are grateful to Whole Foods' management and homegrown developers like Owen Aronov for continuing to invest in our community,” stated Mayor Todd Strange. “Each investment leads to new jobs, more growth and additional options for our residents -- and those in neighboring cities, which is why we will continue priming the pump for development and ensuring we maintain a climate conducive to success in the Capital of Dreams!”

In addition to Whole Foods Market, Chase Corner shopping center features stores and restaurants including Jared fine jewelry, Pieology Pizzeria, Jimmy John’s gourmet sandwiches, Hollywood Feed natural and holistic pet food and supplies, Lee Spa Nails, Outback Steakhouse and Buffalo Wild Wings.

Whole Foods Market Montgomery hours of operation are Monday-Sunday, 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Information about events, community giving programs and more will be available on the store’s website The conversation and photo sharing are already underway on Whole Foods Market Montgomery’s dedicated Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

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About Whole Foods Market:

Founded in 1978 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market is the leading natural and organic foods supermarket, the first national “Certified Organic” grocer, and uniquely positioned as America’s Healthiest Grocery Store™. In fiscal year 2015, the Company had sales of approximately $15 billion and has 455 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market employs approximately 87,000 team members and has been ranked for 19 consecutive years as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by Fortune magazine. For more information, please visit

About Aronov:

Aronov is the largest privately-owned, fully diversified real estate company in the Southeast with over 100 properties, and performs acquisitions, development, management, leasing and brokerage services for its portfolio and property owned by third parties. Leasing inquiries for Chase Corner may be made to Gary Jones at Aronov at 334-277-1000. For more information, please visit



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