BAILEY'S CROSSROADS, VA—A new ALDI grocery store will replace the former Babies R Us location in. The announcement came from FRONTIER Building, the contractor selected for construction. The store will be located at 5725 Columbia Pike.
The 22,070-square-foot former Babies R Us will be divided into the ALDI and additional retail space. Construction began this month. The contractor will demolish the interior, floor slabs, and front exterior of the building. The new build-out will meet ALDI's prototype requirements. Ms consultants will be providing architectural services.
The store is part of ALDI's $5.3 billion five-year expansion plan. The Germany-based grocery store chain plans to have 2,500 locations open by 2022 in the U.S.
ALDI has two other locations in the greater Falls Church area at 8100A Arlington Boulevard and 155 Hillwood Avenue. The latter opened in the City of Falls Church in February.
A timeline for the ALDI store in Bailey's Crossroads has not been announced.