New H-E-B with in store BBQ restaurant coming to Killeen

Posted at 4:42 PM, May 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-17 18:12:41-04

A new H-E-B in Killeen is expected to create at least 300 jobs when it opens in 2017.

The company said the 83,000 square-feet store will be located at the NW corner of W. Stan Schlueter Loop (FM 3470) and Fort Hood Street (HWY 195) in late spring 2017.

The store will feature fresh food departments including bakery, meat market, deli, and seafood; fresh sushi prepared by in-store chefs.

A specific feature to the new story will be a True Texas BBQ restaurant with in-house smoked all-natural meats, salads, sandwiches and True Texas Brews on Tap.

“H-E-B has served the Killeen and Fort Hood communities since 1958 when we opened our first store on North Gray in downtown,” said Jeff Thomas, Senior Vice President and General Manager of H-E-B Central Texas. “We’ve grown through the years with our customers, and this brand new H-E-B neighborhood store reflects our appreciation for their loyalty. Everything about this new location is tailored to this community and complements H-E-B’s commitment to providing unsurpassed quality and service with everyday low prices.”

Construction is set to begin in late summer 2016.

H-E-B plans to continue to operate its stores at 809 North Gray and the H-E-B plus! at 2511 Trimmier Road.

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