Pet supplies store Petco is coming to the Metropolitan shopping complex in midtown Charlotte.
The retailer has signed a lease with PMG Retail to occupy a 14,000 square-foot space next to the BJ’s Discount Club at 999 Metropolitan Ave., PMG said Tuesday.
The store is expected to open sometime in 2016.
“It is a perfect location for them,” Roy Perez-Daple, a PMG retail leasing executive, said in a statement. “The Sugar Creek Greenway is an active dog walking venue and the site’s easy access to and from the vibrant downtown.”
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Petco sells pet food, services, toys, furniture and apparel, as well as some small animals. The retailer operates six other stores in the Charlotte area, according to its website.