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First Wawa In Broward County Breaks Ground In Pompano Beach; 5 Total Stores To Open By Spring 2017

Broward’s first Wawa is underway.

The first of five Wawa convenience stores coming to Broward County broke ground on Wednesday in Pompano Beach. It will be located at the intersection of Federal Highway and Sample Road and should be open for business by spring 2017.

Wawa is a Pennsylvania-based chain of convenience stories and gas stations that has amassed a loyal following. Beloved for its coffee, made-to-order hoagies and other fresh eats and drinks, the company first announced its South Florida expansion plans in the fall.

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“We are thrilled to officially break ground on our first South Florida store and look forward to growing and bringing the Wawa experience to this market,” Wawa President and CEO Chris Gheysens said in a release.

Though no official completion dates have been set, Wawa aims to celebrate all five of the stores’ grand openings in spring 2017. The chain plans to open a total of 50 locations in Southeast Florida in the next five years.

The locations of the five stores set to open in Broward are identified below:

Store 5194     Federal Highway & Sample Road, Pompano Beach

Store 5193     ​Stirling Road & Davie Road Ext, Davie

Store 5233     US 441 & Loxahatchee Road, Parkland

Store 5232     Broward Boulevard & 27th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale

Store 5236     Commercial Boulevard & NW 94th Avenue, Sunrise

Wawa In Broward County

(Renderings courtesy of Wawa)