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Wegmans completes remodeling of Perinton store

Wegmans Food Markets Inc. has completed the remodeling of its Perinton store, officials announced Tuesday.

The work including an additional 31,300 square feet and was completed over 18 months.

The store is a total of 122,000 square feet. The project consisted of parking lot improvements; a new façade and clock tower; expanded fresh food departments; a larger Market Café; the addition of the Pub; and updates and enhancements to every department throughout the store, the company said.

“We essentially built a new store around our customers while they shopped,” said Eric Zonnevylle Perinton Wegmans service manager. “In a lot of ways, it would have been easier and faster to complete the project if we closed the doors, but our customers told us they wanted the store to stay open, so we listened.”

The store’s manager Tom Culhane has managed customers and staff through three remodels in his 31-year career with the company.

Customers are invited to celebrate the milestone on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 6600 Pittsford-Palmyra Road. There will be family activities from noon to 8 p.m., officials said.

Wegmans has 92-stores across New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

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