West Austin H-E-B development on track for planned summer 2022 launch

The new grocery store will open next year at the intersection of Lake Austin and Exposition boulevards. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
The new grocery store will open next year at the intersection of Lake Austin and Exposition boulevards. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

The new grocery store will open next year at the intersection of Lake Austin and Exposition boulevards. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

Construction of a new H-E-B in West Austin is progressing on schedule for the grocery store's expected summer 2022 launch.

Located at 715 S. Exposition Blvd., Austin, at the site of a former Randalls grocer, the H-E-B Lake Austin store will span more than 110,000 square feet across multiple floors. The H-E-B location will be stocked with a range of groceries and feature a coffee shop, pharmacy, community plaza and H-E-B True Texas BBQ restaurant. The company's home delivery and curbside grocery services will be offered.


The project features an underground parking area, and the development will include pedestrian improvements surrounding the 2.64-acre property as well as upgrades to Exposition and Seventh Street. The H-E-B building will also include a two-story porch overlooking Lake Austin across the street. www.heb.com

Editor's note: This story was updated to clarify the project timeline.

The development of the multistory building also includes underground parking and street improvements. (Courtesy H-E-B)
By Ben Thompson

Austin City Hall Reporter

Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2019 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Northeastern University in Boston. After spending more than two years covering in The Woodlands area, he moved to Austin in 2021 to cover City Hall and other news throughout the city.



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