Market Basket Coming To North Conway

An elevation drawing of the proposed Market Basket. ~ Photo courtesy of Tom Eastman, Conway Daily Sun.

CONWAY, NH – After rumors that have seem to been in the Valley for years it is finally confirmed, a Market Basket is coming to North Conway. According to the Conway Daily Sun plans for an almost 70,000-square-foot store have been filed with the Conway planning department. The Sun reports that Developer Robert Barsamian of OVP Management, owners and managers of the Settlers Green family of retail outlets, said that pending approvals they hope to have the project starting as soon as possible.

The store will be located between North South Road and Route 16 just east of McMillan Lane, about a mile from competitors Hannaford, Shaws, and Walmart. McMillan Road would be relocated east toward the North-South Road.

Market Basket is a Massachusetts based store chain that has 50 grocery stores in New Hampshire and Mass.

The Conway Planning Board is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday to discuss the project at Conway Town Hall.

The Barsamian project is listed at the end of the agenda under other business: “1675 WMH, LLC/Settler’s R2, Inc/13 Green Street Properties, LLC/Rock Development, LLC and Barnes Development, LLC (PID 235-78.01, 82, 85, 90 & 92) – Request for concurrent site plan and subdivision review.”