Kwik Star Planning New Location In Cedar Rapids
According to the Cedar Rapids Gazette, "Kwik Star soon could start work on a new convenience store at the corner of Center Point Road and 42nd Street NE in Cedar Rapids."
For many years, there was a BP gas station at this location. I knew the owner of the place and I would talk to him about once a week. Gas prices and competition drove him to closing the doors. He left and the spot and it has been vacant every since.
It looks like that's about to change, as there are plans to build a 5,600-square foot Kwik Star convenience store with 20 gas pumps. I love the idea, Kwik Star stores do it right and it's good to see some competition for Casey's!
According to the Gazette, construction won't start until the summer of 2020. To read the full story, please visit this link.
If you ask me, Kwik Star is the future of convenience stores. Good lighting, top-notch employees, plenty of gas pumps and CHEAP MILK!
[Source: The Cedar Rapids Gazette]