Earlier this year, several news outlets stated that one of the largest food retailers in the world (and based in Germany) was poised to make its move into the US, and was targeting locations in New Jersey as a key entry point.
UPDATE: The map image and text was updated to reflect a more accurate location of the property on Cross-Keys Road.
The Gloucester Township Council meeting agenda for April 25, 2016 lists a referendum authorizing the agreement of sale of a portion of the old Erial/Sicklerville Nike Missile base to German Supermarket Chain LIDL. The Nike property is located on Cross-Keys next to the Acme supermarket.
While it wasn't clear from the meetings notes what the actual usage would be for the property, considering the location in a growing retail corridor... building a new supermarket would seem to be a primary reason for the purchase.
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