H-E-B to Invest $ 200M in South Austin, Add 1,000 Jobs

AUSTIN, Texas — H-E-B is planning a major expansion in South Austin that includes $200 million in investment and more than 1,000 new jobs.

H-E-B said its growth plans were driven by the increased density and growth in South Austin and that the plans include the opening of three previously announced new stores – near Slaughter Lane, on South Congress Avenue and at U.S. 290 – and a major remodel of an existing H-E-B Plus! location on East Riverside Drive.

“This level of investment has been years in the making, and we are incredibly excited to deliver fresh, new stores to this growing community,” said Jeff Thomas, H-E-B senior vice president and general manager, Central Texas Region. “Next year, we will showcase an unprecedented investment in new stores across the greater Austin area, especially in South Austin, where our customers will soon be receiving the best and most advanced shopping experience H-E-B has to offer.”

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