NEWS RELEASE (July 13, 2021) – Fareway Stores, Inc. hosted a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new store to be located at 604 S. Highway 6 in Gretna. The location will provide for an approximately 21,000 square foot Fareway grocery store.
“We are excited to serve the area residents of Gretna locally and want to thank the city and developer for making this project possible,” said Fareway President and CEO Reynolds W. Cramer. “Residents may be familiar with our stores and the exceptional customer service experience, but we look forward to providing great service in Gretna and becoming an integral part community.”
“As Gretna continues to grow, it’s important that we keep a sense of community and the quality of life that we have always been known for,” said Mayor Mike Evans. “We are thankful that Fareway selected our community to be part of its growing company. Fareway’s focus on family values, honesty, and developing relationships with its customers, employees, and suppliers make them a great fit for Gretna.”
“The Gretna Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to participate in the groundbreaking for the newest Fareway location. As one of the fastest growing cities in Nebraska, we are excited to have a top 10 employer opening locally,” said Chamber Board President Doug Ortlieb. “We know that Fareway will be an asset to both our business district and our community as a whole, and we are pleased to welcome them to Gretna!”
Construction will begin this month, with expected store completion in spring 2022.