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: Pleasant Hill Police Ask Public for Help Finding Stabbing Suspect
“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: Alameda Police Seek Person of Interest in Friday Night Shooting
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: UPDATE: Estrada Fire Sparked by Cal Fire Controlled Burn Near Watsonville Now 10% Contained
The store is expected to open next March, and bring 100 jobs to the area.