BJ’s Wholesale Club is expanding to Eastern Michigan, opening two new clubs in 2019. The new clubs and gas stations will be located in Madison Heights and Taylor.
The retailer, expanding from its East Coast base, operates 216 clubs and 136 gas stations in 16 states.
The new clubs will feature an extensive selection of prepared foods and a wide range of services, including buy online pick up in club and digital coupons. The two clubs will bring a significant investment in the area as well as approximately 300 new jobs. The project is also expected to support up to 1,000 construction jobs. BJ’s Wholesale Club said it is actively searching for sites for additional clubs in the Metro Detroit region.
“We’re thrilled to enter such a dynamic market and be a part of Michigan’s future,” said Christopher Baldwin, chairman and CEO, BJ’s Wholesale Club. “BJ’s is known for helping hard-working families save money, and Metro Detroit is a great fit for our clubs. Our expansion into this market is the result of our new, data-driven model for opening clubs, and we see significant potential in the region. We’re ready to serve Eastern Michigan families and bring great career opportunities to the area.”