UPDATE: MLive says yes and has an interview with the CEO.
It's a distinct possibility, if this corporate registration from the Michigan LARA is any guide.
- Searched for: LUCKY'S FARMERS MARKET OF ANN ARBOR, LLC
- ID Num: D9250J
- Assumed Names
- Name:LUCKY'S FARMERS MARKET OF ANN ARBOR, LLC
- Type: Foreign Limited Liability Company
- Resident Agent: PARACORP INCORPORATED
- Registered Office Address: 42180 FORD ROAD STE 101 CANTON MI 48187
- Mailing/Office Address:
- Formation/Qualification Date:7-15-2013
- Jurisdiction of Origin:COLORADO
- Managed by:
- Status: ACTIVE Date: Present
Paracorp is a professional registered agency company, so this registration doesn't give a direct clue to the owners of this entity.
From the Ann Arbor News:
Ufer said he has another grocery store chain that will begin renovating the 30,000-square-foot building after Kroger vacates the property. A closing date for Kroger has not yet been determined, but Ufer said it will be sometime in 2014. The store’s lease expires Aug. 31.
From the Boulder Daily Camera:
Lucky's Farmers Market officials quietly launched a website touting their intentions to open stores in the "Heartland of America," including in Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan.
Lucky's Farmers Market filed business registration documents in Montana last month and in Ohio this past Monday, according to state business records. The entities, which include a Lucky's Farmers Market of Columbus LLC and Lucky's Farmers Market of Bozeman LLC, are registered to a Boulder address.
Lucky’s Market CEO Bo Sharon confirmed Monday evening that he has a deal to open a store at 1919 S. Industrial Hwy, just south of East Stadium Boulevard. The goal is to open Lucky’s Market in October, he said.