CNBNews photo/September 27, 2017
GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(CNBNews)--Employees of Sarlo's Service Station Contractors, of Gloucester City are erecting the service station for Royal Farms, US Route 130 and Market Street. The local business is owned by Lou Sarlo III.
Amit Patel, the owner of the property has leased half of the site to Royal Farms, a convenience store chain that was established in 1959. To make room for the new store, half of the rooms at the motel were demolished. The remaining 64 rooms will be located behind the new convenience store.
Brittany Eldredge, Royal Farms Public Relations, and Customer Service Manager said the estimated construction cost for the 5,371 square foot building in Gloucester City is $5.5 million. Also included in the plans is eight gas pumps and 68 parking spaces. The convenience store will be opened 24-hours a day. Approximately 40-50 people will be hired, 40 percent full-time, 60 percent part-time.
Royal Farms convenience store chain is also opening stores in Bellmawr, Marlton and Magnolia.
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