The search has been on for the last few months to find a Grocery Store to replace AJ’s who had to back out of the project due to the Bankruptcy filing of their parent company Basha’s. The search is now over as an announcement was made Monday by RED Development Partner Mike Ebert, Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon and Barbara Henderson, general manager of Oakville Grocery, a company that has it’s roots in a country store that started 120 years ago.
Oakville, headquartered in Napa Valley, California will open it’s second store in Arizona in a 9,000 sq ft space at CityScape. The company’s first store in Arizona, opened in Scottsdale in January of this year.
Henderson said shoppers can except to find a wide selection of palate-pleasing delights, including products from 15 local purveyors.