Newest Update! December 16th, 2020 Opening
December 2020 – According to the Safeway flyer…
September 2020 – According to the most trustworthy source – the cashier in lane four – Safeway should now open in the third or fourth week of October 2020!
July 2020 – According to onsite workmen, Safeway should now open in October 2020!
Niumalu Marketplace Coming To Kona – Expected To Open ‘Early’ 2020
West Hawaii Today reports, “Work meanwhile continues at the site of the future Niumalu Marketplace, situated on 20 acres off Henry Street and makai of Queen Kaahumanu Highway.
This is how the Safeway construction looked in March 2020.
Developers broke ground on the $95 million project in June 2018.
The 14-building, 180,000-square-foot marketplace will be anchored by a Safeway, taking up residence in a 63,000-square-foot building. Safeway is currently located within Kona Crossroads Shopping Center, mauka of Walmart, inside a space measuring 46,130 square feet, according to a site overview of Kona Crossroads.
The new Safeway location is expected to open in the first quarter of 2020 with the whole center operating by the middle of that year.”
Safeway will also offer a gas station.
Pacific Business News reports, “Developers buy 20-acre Hawaii site for a new Safeway-anchored shopping center. Construction is expected to start in 2018 (it has), according to JLL, which represented the buyer and will handle leasing for the new shopping center for other retail shops, restaurants, and entertainment.
How the Safeway lot grading project looked 5-2019
How the Safeway lot grading project looked 4-2019
How the Safeway lot grading project looked 2-2019
How the Safeway lot grading project looked 11-2018
How the Safeway lot grading project looked 10-2018