Fremont Whole Foods Construction to be Completed Next Summer

New store will be located at the northwest corner of Mowry Avenue and Paseo Padre Parkway.


After years of seeking approval from the city, Whole Foods will be entering a Fremont neighborhood near you soon.

A 52,000-square-foot Whole Foods and retail development at the northwest corner of Mowry Avenue and Paseo Padre Parkway was approved by City Council in July 2012.

A grading permit was issued on October 19 and building permit issuance for the full project is expected within the next few weeks.

The construction should be complete by Summer 2013.

The Whole Foods building will be 39,000 square feet, and the retail shops will be 13,000 square feet.

The Texas-born marketplace known for its natural foods and organically sound products.

The original Whole Foods Market opened in 1980 with only 19 people and a mission to expand; there were only less than half a dozen natural foods stores in the U.S.

Some of their core values include Quality Standards, Organic Farming, Seafood Sustainability, Animal Welfare Standards, Caring for Communities, and Whole Trade Guarantee, as stated on their website.


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Heather October 30, 2012 at 03:39 AM
We need a book store !!! Half Price Books does a great job.....but there is still a need for some people to hold a book, touch it, and read it. Bookstores on the east coast combine regular books AND e books. HELP !
Albert Rubio October 30, 2012 at 04:02 AM
Book stores are not returning given the success of Amazon, online purchasing and ebook readers and tablets. I have a large library but i have turned to ebooks to keep it under control. Readers are a better way to go particularly for reading classics and many quality free books online. There are still many books otherwise unavailable in ebook format.
Craig Lynn February 08, 2013 at 08:55 AM
"hold a book, touch it" that's ridiculously asinine
Albert Rubio February 09, 2013 at 03:38 AM
Rather harsh, don't you think?
Albert Rubio February 09, 2013 at 03:46 AM
I found that http://www.abebooks.com/ can be a better deal for used books because you can combine shipping on books from the same seller. Often you can find a used book on Amazon and locate it on abebooks. Combining books from the same seller is much cheaper than you would get on Amazon. FYI, I found often too that if I saw a book at half priced books, I could find it cheaper online even with shipping.


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