About that spring opening for the Tacoma site of grocer Central Co-op’s new location on Pearl Street.
You can move that to mid- to late summer on your calendar.
The delays involve a change in design after fire department officials reviewed the site plan.
The new plan calls for overhead sprinklers instead of the originally planned firewalls, adding weeks to the project, Central Co-op CEO Garland McQueen wrote in a recent letter to members.
“After construction starts, I expect to have a store opening in mid- to late summer,” McQueen said. “This is taking into consideration that there could be some minor unforeseen delays.”
An open house at the store site, 4502 N. Pearl St. (formerly the site of Bargain World), is planned for March 24 “to show the layout of the store and the work that has been done at that point,” according to McQueen.
It’s been a long road so far for the co-op to make its return to Tacoma.