Gordon Food Service has applied for a building permit as part of a project to improve grocery options in Trotwood, records show.
The permit for the GFS store at 5380 Salem Ave. is part of an estimated $2.5 million effort for the business broaden the wholesale grocery model of the business to include fresh retail options with improving traffic flow and access to the site, officials said.
Trotwood have been working with the Michigan-based company for “a grocery solution” brought on by the September closing of the Foodtown store at 830 E. Main St.
GFS filed for a building permit last week and it is being reviewed, according to Montgomery County records. The application follows a visit Trotwood officials made in recent weeks to Michigan, where they visited the site of one of a number of GFS stores that have tested the concept being discussed.
City officials have said they expect GFS renovations to begin in March.
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