Publix at Planters Station sets Grand Opening date

Published 1:53 pm Thursday, November 16, 2023

In a media release, Publix Super Market announced its location in Planters Station (3189 Godwin Blvd.)  will host its grand opening Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023, at 7 a.m. The 46,791-square-foot store will employ approximately 130 associates, according to the release.

The Suffolk store will be Publix’s first in south Hampton Roads. The company has a store in Williamsburg and more than a dozen in the Richmond area. It also has a location in Kill Devil Hills on the Outer Banks.

In Suffolk, Publix will join a crowded grocery sector that includes Aldi, Lidl, Food Lion, Harris Teeter and Kroger and Walmart.


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Based in Lakeland, Florida, Publix is the largest employee-owned company in the United States and has nearly 1,300 stores throughout the Southeast, including Florida (832), Georgia (194), Alabama (82), South Carolina (64), Tennessee (52), North Carolina (51) and Virginia (19).

The store is still accepting applications. Those interested in applying can visit