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Stater Bros. to Open Its First Store in Ladera Ranch

Stater Bros. to Open Its First Store in Ladera Ranch

Stater Bros. to Open Its First Store in Ladera Ranch

April 5, 2019

San Bernardino, CA (April 5, 2019)- Stater Bros. Markets is pleased to announce thatit will open its first store to serve the community of Ladera Ranch.  An existing retail space located at the southwest corner of Crown Valley Parkway and Antonio Parkway will soon become the Company’s 32nd store in Orange County.   The site is located in the Mercantile West shopping center managed by Westar Associates.


At 48,000 sq. ft., the existing location will undergo a major remodel later this summer.  Upon completion, the site will reopen as a contemporary Stater Bros. supermarket creating approximately 75 new union jobs with good wages and benefits.  The store will feature full-service meat, seafood, service deli and bakery departments; an extensive selection of fresh, organic and healthy offerings; many energy saving and environmentally friendly practices; and the extraordinary value Stater Bros. is known for.


“Stater Bros. will be an excellent asset to the Ladera Ranch community,” stated Jud Dutrisac, Chief Operating Officer of Westar Associates. “We are excited for them to open and join the other businesses in the Mercantile West shopping center,” Dutrisac added.


“This new location demonstrates the Company’s strength through continued growth in addition to our ongoing commitment to Orange County residents who we have served for over 59 years (since 1960),” emphasized Stater Bros. CEO Pete Van Helden. “We are looking forward to acquainting Ladera Ranch residents with our extraordinary customer service, exceptional quality and great prices,” Van Helden concluded.


Stater Bros. Markets was founded in 1936 in Yucaipa, California, and has grown steadily through the years to become the largest privately owned supermarket chain in Southern California.  The Company currently operates 172 supermarkets, and there are approximately 17,000 members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family.  Since 2008, Stater Bros. Markets and Stater Bros. Charities have contributed more than $80 million in food and funds to local Southern California communities. For more information about Stater Bros. Markets, visit




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