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Planet Fitness to move into former James Island Bi-Lo; new eatery coming to Mt. Pleasant | Business
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Planet Fitness to move into former James Island Bi-Lo; new eatery coming to Mt. Pleasant | Business

A new fitness center soon will open in part of a former James Island grocery store, just a few doors down from a competing gym.Planet Fitness plans to add a seventh Lowcountry location in the former Bi-Lo supermarket space at 860 Folly Road. On the opposite end of the shopping center is O2 Fitness.Demoliton of the former grocer's interior is underway, and the gym plans to occupy 25,000 square feet of the 64,538-square-foot building on the east side, according to Mark Hoffman, director of development for New Jersey-based Garden Communities, which has owned the 4.5-acre retail center since 1994.The new workout site is expected to open by October, Hoffman said...