People who live in the area are hopeful it will help revitalize an area devoid of grocery stores. The new Target store will carry fresh produce, meat, and other food staples for the community.READ MORE: SF Citizen Detective Finds Her Missing License Plate on Identical Car Stolen From Another Resident
“It’s needed. For the food, the food we have a few things here in CVS, but you only get like bananas; no fresh meat. So, I think it’s great,” lifelong southern Marin resident Sheree Brown-White told KCBS.
“We’re hopeful to get a lot of restaurants. In fact, we’re working with a number of chef-inspired restaurants, so we can bring something special in the dining category to southern Marin,” Terrence Tallen, a representative from the shopping center’s owners said.READ MORE: Jewelry Thieves Trick Victims In Union City With Bait-and-Switch Technique Used In Similar Robberies
But, the new store will bring the total number of Targets in Marin County to three, which is too many for some.
“San Rafael is a hop, skip, and a jump up the road from here. If they didn’t have one there, I’d say this would be a great place,” Sausalito resident Tim Parker said.MORE NEWS: French Bulldog Stolen at Gunpoint In Castro Valley; Thieves Return Later To Steal Car
The store is expected to open next March, and bring 100 jobs to the area.