Shawnee Aldi reopens after months of renovation

The Shawnee Aldi reopened last week after an extensive remodel to modernize the facilities.

Aldi’s store in Shawnee just got a new look — part of the company’s $30 million investment to update stores in the Kansas City metro area by the end of next year. The location at 15105 W. 67th St. reopened June 27.

Aldi is spending around $30 million to modernize its metro area locations. The Roeland Park store will be getting an update starting in the coming months.

Renovations to the Shawnee store are part of a $1.6 billion initiative to remodel and expand more than 1,300 stores nationwide by the end of 2020. The company announced the Roeland Park Aldi will be getting a similar renovation in the coming months.

Shawnee city records indicate Aldi’s renovation included adding 3,250 square feet to the north side of the store. The total store size is now 18,385 square feet.

The new store layout accommodates space for fresh food, produce, dairy and baked goods. Each of the remodeled stores have open ceilings, natural lighting and environmentally-friendly building materials. The store will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

“Our remodeled store layout will simplify the shopping experience for customers, so they can get out the door with everything they need,” said Mark Bersted, Olathe division vice president for Aldi. “We’re excited to unveil these changes in a great market like Shawnee, where we already have passionate, loyal customers.”

Aldi officials and representatives of the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce celebrated the reopening with a ribbon cutting ceremony last week.