Shop24 Automated C-Store Opening Near University of Alabama

First installation on private student housing in Tuscaloosa

Published in CSP Daily News

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Landmark Properties, a real-estate firm specializing in the investment, development, construction and management of communities and private student housing, has elected to place a Shop24 automated convenience store at The Retreat at Lake Tamaha in Tuscaloosa for students attending the University of Alabama.

The school has more than 33,000 students.

"Landmark has been intrigued by the shop 24 concept for quite some time now, and we are excited to roll out a store at our Retreat property in Tuscaloosa. We're confident that our residents will take full advantage of this 24-hour convenience," said James B. Whitley, vice president and chief operating officer of Athens, Ga.-based Landmark Properties.

The Shop24 automated convenience store is slated for installation for the coming 2013/2014 school year.

Westerville, Ohio-based Shop24 Global LLC offers a self-contained, totally automated and refrigerated convenience store designed to enable 24/7 accessible consumer purchasing. Easy, safe, reliable and immediate, a Shop24 automated convenience store delivers more than 200 items ranging in weight from one ounce to 10 pounds in a well-lit, security camera monitored environment. A Shop24 can be placed anywhere outdoors or indoors, bringing ultra-convenience right to the consumer.