Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills, Ala. — Publix Super Markets will acquire two Western Supermarket locations in Alabama as the grocer expands its Birmingham, Alabama, footprint.
The location in Vestavia Hills, located nine miles south of downtown Birmingham, will open as a Publix grocery store. The location in Mountain Brook, four miles south of downtown Birmingham, will open as a GreenWise Market. GreenWise Market is a specialty, natural and organic store featuring a variety of house-prepared meals and grab-and-go items. It is the seventh announced GreenWise Market and is expected to open later this year. The other location will be torn down and rebuilt into a 35,000-square-foot Publix. An opening date has not been announced. The sales prices of the properties were undisclosed.