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Buc-ee’s Announces Groundbreaking for New Store in Hillsboro

Feature Photo: A typical Buc-ee’s storefront. Image: Buc-ee’s.

Posted: 1-16-2023

Hillsboro (Hill Country)Buc-ee’s, known for its clean bathrooms and freshest food, will break ground on its new travel center in on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

The start of construction will be celebrated at 1 p.m. with a ceremony attended by local leaders.

Located at 165 State Highway 77, Buc-ee’s Hillsboro will occupy 74,000 square feet and offer 120 fueling positions

The store will include plenty of food options, drinks, gas and its pristine restrooms that millions of Texas have come to know and love. 

Attendees of the Buc-ee’s Hillsboro groundbreaking ceremony will include Mayor Andrew Smith of Hillsboro along with members of the Hillsboro City Council, as well as Hill County Judge Justin Lewis and the Hill County Commissioners Court.

Founded in Texas in 1982, Buc-ee’s operates 44 stores across Texas and the South. 

The inside of a typical Buc-ee’s store.

Since beginning its multi-state expansion in 2019, Buc-ee’s has opened travel centers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Now, Buc-ee’s is headed West with store groundbreakings in Colorado and Missouri. 

“Hillsboro is one of the best forks in the road we’ve ever seen, and they have a beautiful, historic courthouse as a bonus!” said Stan Beard of Buc-ee’s. “Whether you’re headed to Fort Worth and West Texas or Dallas and East Texas, you can make Buc-ee’s your stop, coming and going. The City of Hillsboro and Hill County have been such great partners, and we look forward to being a great neighbor for years to come.” 

Throughout the project, Buc-ee’s corporate development team will continue to work closely with local partners including the City of Hillsboro and Hill County. Buc-ee’s Hillsboro will bring at least 200 jobs to the area, with starting pay beginning well above minimum wage, full benefits, a 6% matching 401k and three weeks of paid vacation.

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Art Benavidez (Construction News Reporter, East Texas) is a seasoned journalist with over 15-years of experience in writing breaking news and in-depth features at the local level. He honed his research and reporting skills in newspapers and magazines throughout South and West Texas along with expertise in crafting digital content as Managing Editor of New Image Marketing Research Corporation. Benevidez is a Texas native and graduate of UTRGV.