MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn., April 4, 2011 – St. Paul, Minn.-based Paster Enterprises, a leading manager and developer of neighborhood shopping centers in the Twin Cities, announced today that the new Walgreens at Mendota Plaza in Mendota Heights, Minn., is officially open. Paster Enterprises President Howard Paster made the announcement.
The 14,820-square-foot Walgreens is a new prototype for the national chain. In addition to exterior design enhancements, the store features improved aisle graphics, more accessible shelving, polished concrete floors and an updated photo finishing area.
“We are thrilled that Walgreens is officially open for business,” said Paster. “The pharmacy will serve as a perfect anchor for our well-rounded tenant mix as we move forward with our aggressive growth plan for Mendota Plaza.”
Now complete, Phase I of the Mendota Plaza redevelopment included remodeling of the existing 48,000-square-foot building, major parking improvements and significant landscaping enhancements. Future phases, which will be added over the course of the next four years, include the addition of retail buildings, senior housing, office space and a childcare facility. When complete, Mendota Plaza will be more than double its current size.
Founded in 1946, Paster Enterprises is a family-owned leader in shopping center management and development that owns and manages more than 1,000,000 square feet of commercial real estate. For over 60 years, Paster Enterprises has planned, built, leased and managed attractive, successful shopping centers in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, as well as in greater Minnesota. Paster Enterprises is committed to helping retailers flourish and serving as an excellent corporate citizen in the communities in which they have shopping centers.