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New Costco gas station opens in Kelowna ahead of warehouse | iINFOnews

The 24-pump gas station at Kelowna’s new Costco warehouse is almost ready to open.

(ROB MUNRO / iINFOnews.ca)

November 20, 2021 – 7:00 a.m.

Costco has no date to announce for its new Kelowna store opening yet, but gas pumps appear to be nearing completion.

Initial plans were to open the warehouse before the end of the year, but that will not happen, Martin Groleau, vice president of e-commerce at the company, told iINFOnews.ca today, Nov. 19. ‘business.

“Usually we open gas stations earlier than we open warehouses,” said Groleau. “I don’t think this situation is any different. I would expect the gas station to open before the warehouse opens.

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The filling station has three rows of four double-sided pumps for a total of 24 pumps.

It is on Baron Road and is separated from the warehouse parking lot by Durnin Road. The warehouse itself is bounded by Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads.

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When complete, the warehouse will cover 167,023 square feet and there will be 787 parking spaces.

Kelowna Costco's new warehouse is slated to open in early 2022.

Kelowna Costco’s new warehouse is slated to open in early 2022.

(ROB MUNRO / iINFOnews.ca)


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