Publix on Monday evening affirmed the Ormond Beach Lucky's Market is one of five in Florida it has consented to purchase from the battling common nourishment food merchant, pending court endorsement. In any case, that doesn't really mean it will end up being a Publix store. The Lakeland merchant has another wellbeing evolved way of life called GreenWise Markets whose stores are generally a similar size as Lucky's.

In an unexpected move, Publix on Monday night affirmed intends to assume control over the rent for the Ormond Beach Lucky's Market as a feature of an arrangement to purchase five stores in Florida from the battling Colorado-based chain.

"Truly, I can affirm that we are under agreement to buy five Lucky's leases with areas in Clermont, Naples, Neptune Beach, Orlando and Ormond Beach," said Publix representative Maria Brous in an email.

Fortunate's said it despite everything expects to continue with plans to close 32 of its 39 stores toward the beginning of February including its Ormond Beach area.

It is hazy what Publix's arrangements for the site. The structure has over 10 years staying on its rent, as indicated by nearby business Realtors.

The consent to sell the rent for the beachside store at 101 E. Granada Blvd. was hailed as "incredible news" by Ormond Beach City Commissioner Dwight Selby.

That doesn't really mean the beachside store will turn into a Publix Super Market.

The Lakeland food merchant as of now has two close by beachside Publix stores.

One is only a couple of miles toward the north in Ormond-by-the-Sea.

The other is a few miles toward the south in the Bellair Plaza mall in Daytona Beach.

Publix stores are regularly about double the size of the Ormond Beach Lucky's.

The structure was worked in 1982, as indicated by Volusia County property records.

It was initially a Kroger-claimed Florida Choice supermarket, as indicated by Charles Lichtigman, a head with NAI Realvest/Charles Wayne Commercial in Daytona Beach.

The store later turned into a Food Lion that worked for a long time until it shut in 2012.

It stayed empty until the opening of Lucky's in May.

Fortunate's Markets burned through $5 million to widely redesign and modernize the structure.

At 28,000 square feet, the structure is generally a similar size as another chain that Publix is presently turning out called GreenWise Markets.

Like Lucky's, GreenWise Market stores place an accentuation on common and natural nourishments.

They additionally tout in-store refreshment territories that serve lager and wine, another element likewise offered at Lucky's stores.

Asked whether a GreenWise store is a likelihood for the Lucky's site, Brous reacted, "We are presently in the due steadiness time frame. No extra subtleties are accessible."

"We presently work six GreenWise Markets and have reported an extra six areas," she included. "We have not reported an area in Daytona Beach."

Publix in November opened a 53,000-square-foot store beside the fasdt-developing Latitude Margaritaville 55-and-more seasoned network in Daytona Beach.

The chain is right now remodeling its Publix store at The Trails Shopping Center on Ormond Beach's terrain.

The store is being extended to 48,000 square feet by assuming control over the previous CVS Pharmacy nearby.

Dwight Selby, the proprietor/representative of Selby Realty, said the Ormond Beach Lucky's is too little to even consider accommodating a standard Publix store which is for the most part around 50,000 square feet in size.

"They must go with an alternate idea," he said.

That could be one of Publix's new GreenWise Markets.

"It's their adaptation of Whole Foods, Trader Joe's or Lucky's so it bodes well," Selby said. "It's a more wellbeing cognizant, littler impression type store.

"It's additionally an alternate kind idea that wouldn't legitimately contend with their other (Publix) stores in Ormond Beach and at Bellair Plaza."

Brous stated, "(Publix) stores regularly go from 27,000 to 61,000 square feet. We don't theorize on potential areas for GreenWise Markets."

Publix's acquisition of the rent for the Ormond Beach Lucky's just as its benefits is pending bankrutpcy court endorsement.

Ormond Beach Economic Development Director Brian Rademacher said the city expects to be "as obliging as possible" to Publix in assuming control over the Lucky's store.

"Everybody is focused on observing some sort of market in there," he said.

The speed where an arrangement was struck for another food merchant to assume control over the Lucky's store may have shocked a few, yet Rademacher said he was certain it would occur.

"With Lucky's, in addition to the fact that they made their venture, they additionally indicated it had achievement," he said.

The choice by Lucky's Markets to close its Ormond Beach store was not a result of its presentation, as per city authorities.

Or maybe it was on the grounds that Kroger, the chain's significant benefactor, chose in December to pull back its help.

That constrained Lucky's Markets on Monday to petition for Chapter 11 liquidation insurance. The food merchant likewise reported designs for a benefit offer of six of its stores to ALDI, the German markdown grocery store chain.

The declaration of the pending offer of the Ormond Beach Lucky's to Publix came as expectations were building that the store could be taken over rather by upscale merchant Trader Joe's.

Authorities for the California-based Trader Joe's chain a week ago told two Ormond Beach inhabitants it was keen on rethinking the Lucky's site.

It passed on opening a store there quite a long while prior before its redesign.

Broker Joe's authorities additionally revealed to Ormond Beach inhabitant Jasmin Bedria that the Daytona Beach/Ormond Beach zone had formally been put on its 2020 land look list for potential store locales.

The offer of the rent for the Ormond Beach Lucky's to Publix doesn't preclude the probability of Trader Joe's opening a store somewhere else in the region, said Bedria.

The wellness mentor/nourishment advisor has driven a Facebook crusade since 2012 to attempt to persuade Trader Joe's to open a store here.

Merchant Joe's opened a huge territorial conveyance focus along the east side of Interstate 95 in Daytona Beach in 2015 however still can't seem to open a store in the region. Rather, it has been centered around including stores in Florida's bigger metro zones.

In any case, since Trader Joe's has achieved that objective, it seems, by all accounts, to be prepared to include stores in littler auxiliary markets, for example, the Daytona Beach/Ormond Beach territory, said Selby.

Carl Lentz IV, overseeing executive of SVN Alliance Commercial Real Estate Advisors, said "it's extraordinary news" that Publix is assuming control over the Ormond Beach Lucky's, "particularly on the off chance that they make a brisk turnaround (in reviving)."

Some retail fastens have been known to rent areas not to open stores, however to keep them vacant as a guarded procedure to keep out contenders.

That would be improbable for the Ormond Beach Lucky's, Lentz said.

″(Publix) wouldn't (keep the area dull) just to wipe out a little contender since it's a major speculation," he said.

What's more, in light of the fact that Publix is just assuming control over the rent rather than purchasing the Lucky's property, it's impossible the Lakeland food merchant would tear down the structure down to supplant it with a greater store, he said.

"That would be cost-restrictive to tear it down. In addition, it's as of now a wonderful structure," Lentz said.

Jasmin Bedria, the Ormond Beach inhabitant who has campaigned Trader Joe's to open a store here the previous eight years, stays confident it will happen despite the fact that Lucky's never again has all the earmarks of being a choice.

"It doesn't change the way that (Trader Joe's) are formally looking inside the Ormond/Daytona zone this year," she said on Tuesday. "I don't accept the destiny of the Lucky's site influences that direction by any stretch of the imagination."

"Dealer Joe's has client dedication and inclination and realizes it will do especially well here, paying little mind to different food merchants immersing the zone."