Drug store plans confirmed for downtown North Bend's Borgen Plaza

Bartell Drugs
Bartell Drugs' concept sketch for a planned North Bend store at Borgen Plaza, Bendigo and Park.
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Bartell Drugs has confirmed plans to open a new store in downtown North Bend, specifically at the Borgen Plaza at the northeast corner of Bendigo Boulevard and Park Avenue.

Construction at this gateway location is scheduled to begin late this year, with an opening expected in mid 2013.

The North Bend location will be Bartell Drugs' 59th store. According to the company, it will be the first "all-new" store to showcase the chain's recently introduced "next generation" interior concept. It will feature expanded product offerings, bright, new displays, décor accents and other improvements designed to enhance customers' shopping experience.

"We have been exploring expansion into the Upper Snoqualmie Valley for many years and have considered several possible locations," said Chairman and CEO George D. Bartell. "This is a site that can conveniently serve area residents, from Fall City to Snoqualmie Pass."

The Borgen Family Properties, LLC, in partnership with BrookWater Fund, LLC, are owners of Borgen Plaza.

Founded in Seattle in 1890, Bartell Drugs owns and operates stores in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. Family-owned and operated, it is the nation's oldest drugstore chain.

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