Report: Two more Wawa stores coming to Center City

Wawa will continue to grow its presence in Center City with two more locations in the area, according to a report.

Citing multiple anonymous sources, the Philadelphia Business Journal reports that the first store, at 7,000 square feet, will be located at 12th and Market streets in the East Market Project.

The second, a 4,500-square-foot store, will reportedly take over the basement and street-level floors of the current I. Goldberg Army & Navy space at 13th and Chestnut, which is leased by PMC Property Group. I. Goldberg previously confirmed that a move was coming for them back in January this year due to rent increases.

Currently, Wawa has several Center City-area locations, with the chain's flagship Philadelphia store opening shop at Broad and Walnut in Sept. 2015. A new Wawa at 19th and Market is reportedly expected to open before Thanksgiving.

In May this year, Wawa announced that it would open 50 new stores in 2016, half of them in Florida. 

Spokespersons for both Wawa and East Market could not be immediately reached for comment Tuesday.

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