Sugar Land, Texas — Sprouts Farmers Market, a specialty grocer based in Phoenix, plans to open a new store in Sugar Land, Texas, on Wednesday, Jan. 16.
The 30,000-square-foot store will be located at 13550 University Blvd. and will staff roughly 140 employees. According to the Houston Chronicle, the grocery store will anchor Phase II of University Commons, a shopping center owned by Houston-based Vista Properties. Other tenants coming to the 109,000-square-foot second phase include Ulta Beauty, Luna Grill, U’Maki and Tropical Smoothie. Phase I of University Commons spans 150,000 square feet and is leased to tenants including Burlington, Michaels, CVS/pharmacy and The Tile Shop. University Commons’ design team includes O’Brien Architects and Arch-Con Construction. The new Sugar Land store will donate unsold and edible groceries to Houston Food Bank through the grocer’s Food Rescue program. Sprouts employs more than 28,000 team members and operates more than 300 stores in 19 states.