CONFIRMED: Trader Joe's plans for Cool Springs location 'sometime this year'

Trader Joe's has existing locations in Green Hills and near Belle Meade. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Trader Joe's has existing locations in Green Hills and near Belle Meade. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Trader Joe's has existing locations in Green Hills and near Belle Meade. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Following approval from the city of Franklin for a certificate of compliance to sell wine, an official with Trader Joe's has confirmed the grocery store is eyeing a location in Cool Springs.

In an email to Community Impact Newspaper, Public Relations Director Kenya Friend-Daniel said the company is in the very early process of bringing a store to the area.


"We are excited to be a part of the community and looking forward to welcoming customers, sometime this year, if all goes according to plan," she said.

During its Feb. 23 meeting, the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a certificate of compliance from applicants with Trader Joe's for a site at 545 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin, in the former location of Stein Mart in Thoroughbred Village.
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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