Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Changing of the guard

Last November I posted a report on changes coming for Roberts Marketplace in Prescott Valley.

The familiar little red and white building would disappear to make was for a new, much fancier Roberts Marketplace.





Monday was the day and by the time I visited on Tuesday, there was nothing left but rubble being loaded up and hauled away.


I think you're going to like the new store. It is much bigger, roomy and has several new touches.
There will be a Postal station to serve customer's needs.
And supposedly a pizza restaurant in a front corner.
From what I've seen so far, I can tell owner Robert Hamill: job well done!

8 comments:

  1. Looks like a nice place. Good to see things picking up.

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  2. I'm not a regular in that neck of the woods, but I must say that old place was due for an update. Cramped would be an understatement. :)

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  3. Looks very nice & spacious now!

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  4. Traveled - Thanks for stopping by. Yes, it's a great improvement for the neighborhood.

    Tombo - Absolutely right. I've been in the old place many times when it was so crowded one could barely move around.

    Meggie - The new store is a great improvement.

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  5. Seems like a good operation. Do you think they will be able to hang in there?

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  6. Steve, Hamill operated the small store for 18 years and the new one, along with an office building he built across the street, both look very nice. But time will tell.

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  7. I a sure the new improvements a really welcome....but I think it is sad that the little red store front is gone. It was so cute. We don't see that often here at all, if ever anymore.

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  8. It may have been cute on the outside but it was a tiny disaster inside.

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