Sprouts Farmers Market Opens Store in Lenexa

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest-growing retailers in the country, and recently named as a top five grocery store chain by Consumer Reports, has opened a new store in Lenexa. The 27,000 square foot store is located at 8550 Maurer Rd. and opened August 20th. The new location is the second Sprouts to open in the Kansas City area.

The big-box retail building is located in the Lenexa Point shopping center at the northeast corner of 87th Street Parkway and Interstate 435. The original Kmart was replaced by Sears Grand, then later downsized to Sears Outlet in 2013 in order to make room for the new Sprouts store, as well as an additional 17,000-square-foot space that is currently available for lease in the shopping center.

“Sprouts allows us to improve the center,” said Jon Copaken, principal of Copaken Brooks, the developer of the site, “and we also now have additional space to lease in a building that has been fully leased since it was built 20 years ago.It’s also a great opportunity for other users to locate on the adjacent development land.”McDonald’s and Taco Bell occupy two existing pad sites in front of the center. Copaken Brooks plan development of three new pad sites on 5.5 acres adjacent to the west side of the building.

Sprouts offers consumers a complete healthy grocery store experience featuring fresh produce, bulk foods, dairy, meat and seafood, bakery, vitamins and supplements and more. Shoppers will find an abundant selection of fresh fruits and vegetables and barrels of wholesome grains, nuts and sweets. The bright, open stores showcase fresh-baked goods, eclectic beer and wine, and thousands of natural, organic and gluten-free groceries. Sprouts’ on-site butchers help customers with special cuts of meat or seafood or homemade burgers and sausages. The vitamin department carries thousands of top-quality, sensibly priced vitamins, natural remedies, functional food, lifestyle support and herbal supplements. Sprouts’ knowledgeable service and low prices offer customers a unique shopping experience.

About Sprouts Farmers Market

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. is a healthy grocery store offering fresh, natural and organic foods at great prices. We offer a complete shopping experience that includes fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, meat and seafood, baked goods, dairy products, frozen foods, natural body care and household items catering to consumers' growing interest in health and wellness. Recently named one of the top five supermarket chains by Consumer Reports and headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Sprouts Farmers Market employs more than 15,000 team members and operates more than 170 stores in nine states.

About Copaken Brooks

Copaken Brooks is a full-service commercial real estate firm offering sales, representation, management, development, acquisition, and investment services. Established in 1922, Copaken Brooks provides expert representation for tenants, landlords, buyers, and sellers as well as corporate real estate services in all 50 states and Canada. Copaken Brooks has developed some of the Kansas City region’s most significant signature properties, including Town Pavilion and 1201 Walnut buildings downtown and several major retail malls in Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois, including Oak Park Mall in Overland Park, Kansas. Copaken Brooks continues to play a major role in places where millions of people work and shop.

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