Throughout the past five years, Market Basket has been opening about four or five new stores annually, while re-locating some stores to newly constructed or renovated buildings.
In April 2008, with the opening of then its newest store in Reading, MA (#60) Market Basket has invested in opening 5 New locations, is in the process of building new stores to replace smaller , older, and outdated stores and it has also renovated and updated equipment in stores that where built within the last 15 years.
On June 10, 2009, Market Basket replaced its Chelsea, Massachusetts, store with a new building built on part of the DeMoulas-owned Mystic Mall. The New Bedford, Massachusetts (#65) store had its grand opening on Wednesday, October 6, 2010. On December 12, 2010, next door to their previous store, the Burlington, Massachusetts (#24) Market Basket opened their new store, 3 times the size of their previous store. The 108,000-square-foot (10,000 m2) brand new Londonderry, New Hampshire (#42) Market Basket celebrated its grand opening on June 5, 2011.