Knoebel Construction Completes Fresh Thyme Grocery Store in Missouri

by Katie Lee

St. Louis — Construction is complete for the new $5 million Fresh Thyme store in St. Peters, Mo., with Knoebel Construction serving as the general contractor. The developer was InSite Real Estate and the architect was NORR.

The construction project consisted of precast concrete and custom interior finishes and was completed within a condensed schedule. The 28,720-square-foot store features an extensive bulk food section with more than 400 bins of items and 25% of the store’s floor space is dedicated to fresh produce.

Knoebel Construction also constructed Fresh Thyme in South St. Louis, which opened in fall 2017.

Fresh Thyme, a rapidly growing Midwest specialty retailer focused on value-priced fresh, healthy natural and organic products and groceries, operates other St. Louis-area stores in Kirkwood, Ballwin, South St. Louis and O’Fallon, Mo., and Fairview Heights, Ill.

InSite Real Estate, LLC acquires, develops and operates industrial, office and retail investment property nationwide. To date, InSite has completed over 500 industrial, office and retail projects in 35 states ranging from 2,000 to 2.6 million square feet in size.

Knoebel Construction, Inc. is a national general contractor specializing in retail center, restaurant, grocery and retail store construction. Projects range from major regional shopping centers to local restaurants. Founded in 1981, Knoebel Construction provides full-service development, contracting and construction management services to real estate development firms, independent restaurant and retail owners, and retailers. Centrally based in the St. Louis region, Knoebel Construction offers services nationwide. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Knoebel Construction, Inc.

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