Haggen bids: Which O.C. locations might be turned into 99 Ranch Market, Smart & Final, Gelson’s?

Haggen in O.C.TBA: Irvine: 3901 Portola Parkway (store has actually shut)

. TBA: Objective Viejo: 25872 Muirlands Blvd.

. TBA: Goal Viejo: 28751 Los Alisos Blvd. (shop has actually shut)

. Proposal from Smart & & Final: Corona del Mar: 3049 Coastline

Freeway . Bid from Smart & Final: Laguna Niguel: 30252 Crown Valley Parkway

. Quote from Smart & & Final: Trabuco Canyon: 21672 Plano Trabuco Roadway . Bid from Smart & & Final: Yorba Linda: 21500 Yorba Linda Blvd.

. Proposal from Gelson’s: Laguna Coastline: 30922 Pacific Shore Freeway . Bid from Gelson’s: Ladera Ranch: 25636 Crown Valley Parkway

. Proposal from Tawa: Tustin: 550 E. First St. (establishment has shut)


Proposal from Tustin Safe: Tustin: 17662 17th St. (establishment has closed)

Two more players have made offers for Haggen apartments in Orange Area adhering to an insolvency public auction Monday.

Tawa Inc., which runs the Asian supermarket chain 99 Cattle ranch Market, as well as Tustin Safe LLC have made standard quotes for 2 Tustin establishments that shuttered last month. All bids will certainly need court authorization.

Haggen, a Northwestern grocer that increased into the Southwest previously this year, has actually put 95 stores up for public auction as it leaves the area following its personal bankruptcy in September. Of those establishments, 59 have gotten standard bids, including 3 in Orange County, according to papers submitted Friday with the UNITED STATE Personal bankruptcy Court in Delaware.

Tawa as well as Tustin Safe each put $100,000 baseline quotes on shops at 550 E. First St. as well as 17662 17th St., respectively. Tawa runs three 99 Ranch Markets in Orange County, consisting of two establishments in Irvine and one in Anaheim. In January, Tawa shuttered a 99 Cattle ranch in Fountain Valley.

A month ago Haggen announced a plan to sell 36 of its establishments to Gelson’s Markets and Smart & & Final, including five in Orange County.

Pending court authorization, Gelson’s would certainly buy eight California shops, consisting of Haggen areas in Ladera Cattle ranch and Laguna Beach.

Smart & & Final was seeking to get 28 Haggen locations in The golden state and also Nevada, including three in Orange Area in Trabuco Canyon, Corona del Mar and Yorba Linda. That number grew to 32 after the Commerce-based business quote on four even more establishments last week, consisting of Haggen’s Laguna Niguel store for which it bid approximately $2 million.

Three Orange Area Haggens– one in Irvine and two in Mission Viejo– up until now have no bidder.

Albertsons, which 10 months ago divested 146 shops purchased by Haggen, likewise has actually bid on 36 Haggen establishments, none which are in Orange Region. Buena Park-based Tawa likewise bid on places in Stumptown as well as San Diego.

On Sept. 24 Haggen revealed it would exit the Southwest and redouble its operations around the business’s 37 “core shops” in the Pacific Northwest. While four establishments have actually already enclosed Orange County, the continuing to be will shutter later this month.

The troubled Bellingham, Wash.-based grocery store chain declared Chapter 11 personal bankruptcy security Sept. 8, simply 6 months after debuting in the Southwest. The move was called among the quickest collapses to strike the grocery store industry in years.

In a bargain grocery experts valued at virtually $2 billion, the business grew from 18 stores to 164 in an issue of months. By very early summer, Haggen had actually opened up 83 places in California.

Almost quickly, difficulty appeared as clients balked at high costs and also minimal stock.

Grocery store experts claimed Haggen undervalued the steep competitors in Southern California, a $44 billion market that includes endless food acquiring options– from deep discounters like Wal-Mart to particular niche drivers like Trader Joe’s and Costco.

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