REAL ESTATE

Report: CVS, Starbucks, other retailers coming to Boston’s South Station

BY Dan Berthiaume

Boston – Retailers including CVS and Starbucks, as well as Tavern in the Square and an independent bookstore, are soon coming to the South Station transportation terminal in Boston.

According to the Boston Globe, real estate management firm Equity Office says CVS will open a two-story store in South Station in March 2014. Construction, including an elevator and escalator, is expected to start in November 2013.

In addition, Starbucks has signed a South Station lease but does not yet have a target date for opening and Tavern on the Square plans to open a 40-seat restaurant/pub by the end of November 2013. Also independent bookstore Barbara’s Bestsellers, which closed during the summer, is expected to reopen in a different location in South Station in the near future.

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C.Brewer says:
Oct-23-2013 02:35 pm

new retail in South Sttion
Great new additions for waiting passengers. Good service components

C.Brewer says:
Oct-23-2013 02:35 pm

Great new additions for waiting passengers. Good service components

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Report: Costco cooperates with DEA

BY Dan Berthiaume

Issaquah, Wash. – Costco Wholesale Corporation is reportedly cooperating with the U.S, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in an ongoing investigation of prescriptions for controlled substances. According to Reuters, the DEA served Costco with warrants and subpoenas related to the investigation.

Costco announced its cooperation in an SEC filing and has made no other public comment. The DEA has been investigating pharmacy chains and distributors across the country in regard to prescription drug misuse and abuse.

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CVS opens MinuteClinics in Southeastern North Carolina

BY Dan Berthiaume

Woonsocket, R.I. – The first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinic in coastal Southeastern North Carolina has opened inside a CVS/pharmacy store in Wilmington. Additional clinics in Carolina Beach and Leland are expected to open in late October.

The Wilmington clinic is MinuteClinic’s 54th in North Carolina. The clinics are open seven days a week. No appointments are required at MinuteClinic and most health insurance is accepted.

"Since the first store-based clinic opened in North Carolina in 2005, MinuteClinic has helped to expand patient access to high-quality, convenient and affordable care at CVS/pharmacy locations near where residents live and work," said Andrew Sussman, M.D., president, MinuteClinic and senior VP/ associate chief medical officer, CVS Caremark Corporation.

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