RIVIERA BEACH — The new Publix supermarket in Riviera Beach will open for business with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 6:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10.

Company officials will be joined by members of the Riviera Beach City Council, the Riviera Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, and invited county and state elected officials, along with residents.

Around 100 persons will be employed at the new 28,000 square-foot store located at 228 East Blue Heron Blvd, In addition to the traditional grocery, meat, produce, dairy and frozen food departments, the store will feature the following full-service departments: bakery, deli, floral and fresh seafood, including sushi.

It has a parking garage and people mover, an escalator designed to take customers and their shopping carts between parking garage levels.

“The grand opening of this store has been long anticipated,” said Kim Jaeger, Publix Miami media and community relations manager. “We are excited to be a part of the city’s revitalization and look forward to serving our loyal Riviera Beach customers at this state-of-the-art store.”

The first 1,500 customers on grand opening day will receive a free Publix reusable bag.