H-E-B of San Antonio has opened its first store in Lubbock, Texas. Located at 4405 114th St., the 122,000-square-foot store offers residents a shopping destination that features everything from fresh food to sports apparel to housewares to a True Texas BBQ outpost.
To help capture the look, feel and traditions unique to Lubbock, several H-E-B employees who worked on the project, including the lead manager of design, are Texas Tech University graduates. Built with environmental sustainability in mind, the store incorporates several energy efficient inclusions such as CO2 refrigeration units and LED lighting. Meanwhile, a bountiful organic produce area offers a focus on fresh.
A Good Sport
Filled with what H-E-B calls its “most modern amenities, innovations and features,” the new Lubbock store includes some unique offerings not typically seen in a grocery store. For example, the Sporting Zone shop is stocked with Texas Tech and local high school apparel and accessories.
Wine Tasting and More
A beer and wine section with a craft beer selection and a wine tasting kiosk is another inviting feature of the expansive store, as is the deli department with a large selection of cheeses. The store also offers customers the opportunity to place orders online for pickup at the store or delivery to their home.
A stunning seafood department is swimming with fresh fish and shellfish. The department also features in-house steamers for steamed seafood upon request and grab-and-go options. Meanwhile, the meat market offers prime, natural and organic meats, dry-age beef and fully cooked options.
Connecting With Cookery
Shoppers can get inspired at one of the in-store Cooking Connection demonstrations and then head to the sprawling housewares department that is stocked with everything from pots and pans to small electrics.
Also, as part of this project, H-E-B built an additional 13,000-square-feet of retail space on the property, which will be separate from the store. A few tenants include Twin Liquors, Great Clips, Castle Nail Salon and Hibachi Express.