St. Catharines Costco will stay put


Despite rumours, St. Catharines Costco is staying put.

Earlier today Bayfield Realty Advisors announced that a new Costco store will be built in Niagara Falls at Niagara Square.

There had been fears that the opening of the Niagara Falls Costco would mean the closure of the St.Catharines store, but the Mayor's office tells CKTB they received an encouraging call today from the company's Senior Vice President and General Manager of Eastern Canada Region.

The company official told the Mayor's office that the St. Catharines store is not closing.

City officials telling us that Economic Development staff remain in close contact with the Costco Store Development and Realty Team and will continue their efforts to investigate growth opportunities in St. Catharines.

The Niagara Falls Costco will include a full gas bar, and is set to open by Fall of 2020.