With the opening of the most important Wawa ever late last 12 months at Sixth and Chestnut streets, the number of Center City Wawa retailers has reached eight – nevertheless a ninth could rapidly be on its strategy, most likely headed for the heart of the enterprise district.
The Philadelphia Business Journal reported Wawa Inc. not too way back signed a lease for a space at 16th and Ranstead streets, only some blocks from City Hall. At spherical 3,000 sq. ft, the space beforehand was inhabited by the AT&T retailer all through from Liberty Place, throughout the 33-37 S. 16th St. property.
If the property does become a Wawa, will most likely be the smallest of the consolation chain’s Center City retailers. The new Independence Mall Wawa clocks in at spherical 11,000 sq. ft; earlier to that, the most important Wawa was positioned in Washington, DC.
Wawa has not however confirmed the model new location.
Speculation on the model new retailer comes shortly after a model new Wawa retailer was launched at a Wissinoming shopping for center. That new retailer, which opens Feb. 14, includes a gas station.