Johnson City, NY

Popular grocery store in New York state closing this month

Kristen Walters

A popular local grocery store in New York state recently announced that they would be shutting down. Read on to learn more.

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On Saturday, October 1, 2022, the Save A Lot supermarket located at 200 Main Street in Johnson City, New York, announced on its business Facebook page that it had lost its lease to the building, which is currently being sold.

The Johnson City Save A Lot, which was independently owned and operated by Roberta Douglas and her husband, has been a staple of the Johnson City community for the last ten years.

According to local reports, the closing of this Save A Lot location will make things more difficult for many people in the area who lived within walking distance of the grocery store, especially for those who do not have vehicles.

Here's what one local shopper named Sue had to say about the closing of the Save A Lot store in a recent Google review:

Five star rating for Save a Lot. Save-A-Lot staff are/were professionally courteous - very helpful - food quality good. Closing Save a Lot is hardship and loss to long time residents who WALK to shop for their groceries. Had neighbors walk by in disbelief this past weekend - their shopping bags empty.... very sad....

According to a recent real estate listing on LoopNet, the building that housed the Save A Lot store appears to be under contract, pending a recent sale. The 14,679-square-foot building was listed at $1.15 million.

Kristen Walters is an independent business news writer. She is not affiliated with the business featured in this story. Read more from Kristen here.

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