National auto parts retailer coming this summer to Shoppes at Hellertown

The Lehigh Valley this summer time will be getting another Advance Automobile Parts retail outlet.

The Raleigh, North Carolina-based car pieces chain programs to a grand opening Aug. 4 at the Shoppes at Hellertown, Major Road and Polk Valley Highway. The retailer is shifting into a 7,500-sq.-foot area earlier occupied by National Car. That business shut in April.

Reid Williams, an Progress Vehicle Components spokesman, told lehighvalleylive.com Thursday the keep strategies to present a wide range of absolutely free solutions, which includes wiper installation charging procedure tests and battery set up and “check motor light” guidance. Outlets generally involve a wide array of auto components, such as motor vehicle batteries brake pads oil and fluids rotors and drums and alternators as well as accessories, cleaners and polishes.

The Hellertown location strategies to use a full of 10 component-time and total-time workers, with a massive concentrate on evening and weekend guidance, Williams stated.

“We are anticipating to have the spot absolutely staffed by mid-July,” he claimed.

All positions can be identified here. Williams did not have details on starting income ranges but described the compensation offers as “competitive.”

Progress Automobile Pieces operates just about 5,000 retailers nationally and in Canada, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, making it a single of the largest chains in the business. There are at minimum a dozen other regional destinations, which include in the Bethlehem spot Palmer Township Nazareth Wind Hole various Lehigh County suppliers in Emmaus, Whitehall and the Allentown space and another four in Warren County, including the Phillipsburg place.

Advance Auto Pieces will be the latest addition to the procuring heart, which also programs to celebrate the grand opening of a Starbucks with generate-via on Friday. The Starbucks fills a place remaining driving by a Bank of America.

The shopping centre has a number of other vacant storefronts amid the coronavirus pandemic. There is a complete of 13,200 square toes accessible for leasing, reported Ayon Codner, the purchasing center’s leasing agent with Keller Williams Real Estate.

Codner claimed other vacancies include Spring Hill Cleaners, which closed in August 2020 T-Mobile, which closed in February 2019 and Yo-Fresh new Yogurt Cafe, which closed in November 2016. A retail area that at the time housed a martial arts studio on top of that has been vacant for decades, and The Tower Overall health Urgent Care facility, initially was “temporarily closed” at the start off of the coronavirus pandemic but has considering that shuttered forever, he mentioned.

Advanced Automobile Parts ideas to open up in August 2022 at the buying heart, Main Avenue and Polk Valley Street.

Progress Vehicle Sections and Starbucks sign up for about a dozen other current tenants. These include DiMaio’s Italian Ristorante and Pizzeria Dollar Typical Super Nails Dolce Patisserie H&R Block Hellertown Diner True Price Hardware Quest Diagnostics and a Chinese foods restaurant.

Hours of Advance Car Areas will be from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday by way of Saturday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

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Pamela Sroka-Holzmann may well be arrived at at [email protected].