Construction has officially begun on the new Burlington Coat Factory set to open in San Angelo.

The store will take over the old Hastings Entertainment building that closed back in 2016.

Burlington is the third largest off-price retailer after Ross and TJ Maxx with over 700 stores in 40 states.

Originally known as Burlington Coat Factory, they are now known as just Burlington.

The new store will be located at 4238 Sunset Drive and officials with Burlington corporate state they plan to have the store open in spring 2021.

On the opening of the new store, a Burlington spokesperson said

"In addition to providing new job opportunities to the community, Burlington is excited to be able to provide great values to area residents every day on a wide assortment of merchandise for the entire family and home,"

We will update you on the actual opening date when that information becomes available.

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