Weingarten Realty Investor, a Texas investment group, has purchased an interest in the future site of the Alexandria Wegmans, the Washington Business Journal reports.
According to the article, Weingarten paid $13.6 million for the 33 acres that will become Hilltop Village Center, to Hilltop Sand and Gravel Co., which previously owned the land. A WRI spokesperson insists that the previous owner will continue to have a role in the property.
While Wegmans is perhaps the best-known future resident of the site at the corner of Telegraph Road and Beulah, it will also include restaurants, two banks, and a dry cleaners, among other businesses, according to the Journal.
In August, a long-running legal challenge to the site . In September, a Wegmans spokesperson said there was no schedule for the store's opening. The shopping center in April.