SOUTH SALT LAKE — WinCo Foods will open the doors to its new 85,000-square-foot store at 2100 South and State Street at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9.

The store will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and will be staffed by between 180 and 200 full- and part-time employees.

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The WinCo is part of the first phase of the planned $45 million, mixed-use development that will include retail and residential components. It is part of the initial implementation of the South Salt Lake Downtown Master Plan to develop a 235-acre area in the heart of the city.

With the development located adjacent to the Sugar House streetcar S-Line, Mayor Cherie Wood said the project is the South Salt Lake's first effort to develop a neighborhood built around transit, complete with the amenities necessary to provide a carless community for local residents and visitors.