HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Publix has signed off on a lease for a new store location in High Point, according to Publix Charlotte Division Media and Community Relations Manager Kim Reynolds.
The store will be located at Westchester Square at the corner of North Main Street and Westchester Drive.
Reynolds said the store is expected to open in late 2017.
The store will be approximately 49,000 square feet and will employ between 125 and 150 associates.
Based in Lakeland, Florida, Publix operates throughout the Southeast with over 1,100 locations in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee and North Carolina.
The company's mission statement says, "Our mission at Publix is to be the premier quality food retailer in the world."