Warwick, RI – On June 24, Neon Marketplace broke ground on its 5,500sf location at 1776 Post Road in Warwick. Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos, Mayor Frank J. Picozzi and other elected officials attended the event.
Located at at Airport and Post Roads, the convenience store is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2021. It will include a cafe and offer a full menu of gourmet coffees and breakfast options, artisan style pizza prepared in an 800 degree oven, hot and cold fresh-made grinders, as well as prepackaged fresh salads and healthy food selections.
This will be Neon Marketplace’s first location built from the ground up. The company is investing $9 million at this location, supporting 100 construction jobs and 40 permanent jobs once it’s up and running.
The Cranston-based company plans to open about 30 locations by the end of 2022, and develop the New England market to over 150 stores over the next five years, with a particular focus on Rhode Island and Massachusetts.