Hiller's Markets has announced the closure of the Berkley store. The store will be closed Nov. 1.
On their Facebook page, Jim and Justin Hiller said the store needed extensive renovations in order to stay open.
"The store is in dire need of renovation, however, the small footprint of the space makes it impossible for us to renovate to the standards of our other stores. Parking is also an issue at this location," they wrote. "We're not abandoning the neighborhood, however. We are currently in
negotiations for another site in the Berkley/Royal Oak area, and plan to
build a spectacular new store that is up to the standards of our other
In response, residents started a Facebook page asking the company to reconsider.