This week H-E-B opened its latest store in Lubbock, a first for the city. Built by EMJ Construction, the 122,000-square-foot store continues the retailer’s expansion into West Texas, where it has eight stores.
Filled with some of the most modern amenities, innovations and features H-E-B offers, the vibrant location offers distinctive features such as a Sporting Zone shop, which will be fully stocked with Texas Tech and local high school apparel and accessories; a True Texas BBQ, H-E-B’s lauded barbecue restaurant that was recently named best barbecue chain in Texas by Texas Monthly and a top barbecue chain in the nation by Thrillist; and a fuel station with a car wash.
Additional store highlights include:
- H-E-B Curbside and Home Delivery, which allows customers to place orders online for pickup at the store or delivery to their home
- True Texas BBQ restaurant with indoor seating, drive-thru and catering options
- H-E-B Pharmacy with two-lane drive-thru service and dietician office offering nutritional services
- Meal Simple department with fresh, convenient chef-inspired meals prepared in store
- Seafood department with fresh fish and seafood, and in-house steamers for steamed seafood upon request and grab-and-go options
- Meat market with prime, natural, and organic meats, dry-age beef and fully cooked options
- Large beer and wine section with extensive craft beer selection and wine tasting kiosk
- Deli department with expanded cheese selection
- Cooking Connection with live demonstrations and samplings for easy recipes to make at home
- A bakery department featuring handmade artisan breads, cakes and tortilla machine
- Health & Wellness department with bulk food items, sports nutrition products and supplements
- Texas Backyard featuring plants, pottery, grills, and outdoor essentials
- Blooms floral department, offering online ordering and delivery service
To provide a world-class shopping experience, the store will incorporate exciting, digital services that give customers choices on how they shop, pay for and receive their products. This includes H-E-B Curbside and Home Delivery, a digital service that allows customers to place orders online for pickup or delivery to their home.
As it opens in Lubbock, H-E-B continues to be a dominant economic driver across the state and West Texas. As the largest privately held employer in Texas, the H-E-B Lubbock store will employ nearly 500 employee Partners, with more than 70 percent hired from the local community.
“We’re extremely proud to work for a company like H-E-B, an iconic Texas brand,” said George Heath, Vice President of Construction at EMJ Construction. “I’m very proud of our entire team for making this vision a reality.”
The EMJ Construction team included Matt Connors, Erick Perez, Donny Scott, Andrew Scott, Mark Miller, Bryceson James, Kathryn Mueller, Nancy Mickle, Lucy Scott, Mindy Evans, and Bobby Bass.
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