GoodLife, Lawtons, Giant Tiger opening new Sackville locations

Lawtons - new locationsThree retailers are opening new locations in Lower Sackville, demonstrating the viability of the Sackville Business District.

Lawtons recently constructed a new 26,000-squre-foot building which includes a pharmacy with medical offices upstairs, while GoodLife Fitness is set to open a 31,000-square-foot coed and women’s fitness club on Thursday, Sept. 6.

Meanwhile, Giant Tiger has set a date of Saturday, Nov. 3 for the opening of a new store in Sackville’s Downsview Mall, 720 Sackville Drive. Giant Tiger will be taking over 23,000 square feet, of which 18,500 square feet will be sales space.

“It’s great to see these three companies making a significant investment in Sackville. It shows confidence in the Sackville business district,” said Michelle Champniss, executive director of the Sackville Business Association.

“We are thrilled to be continuing our investment and growth in the Sackville community,” said Garry Levere, Divisional Manager for GoodLife Fitness. “By expanding and developing our facility, programs and services in the Sackville area, we feel confident that we will be able to help even more Sackville residents achieve their health and fitness goals.”

The business investment comes at the same time that the municipality is investing $350,000 in streetscape improvements to the Sackville business district. Improvements to the Little Sackville River bridge are set to start Aug. 7 and will see the existing metal guardrail replaced by stone lookoffs and an accessible walkway.