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Target will open a small-format store in Astoria in 2022.

Target announced on Tuesday that they will open a small-format location in the Ditmars-Steinway section of Astoria in 2022.

The location will be Target’s third small-format store in Queens with an existing location in Forest Hills and one planned for Jackson Heights, which will open in 2019.

The chain has made an effort to expand into denser neighborhoods and by the end of 2019 a total of 130 small-format stores will be operating around the country.

Astoria Queens Rendering

The Astoria location at 22-11 31st St. will offer beauty products, home decor, apparel, toys and sporting goods, men’s and women’s apparel, sporting goods, portable tech, food and drinks, an adult beverage selection and a CVS Pharamacy.

Target will employee up to 100 people to operate this 47,000-square-foot location.

“Target’s newest Queens small-format store will offer a unique shopping experience specifically designed for families with young kids, on-the-go commuters and young professionals,” said Mark Schindele, senior vice president, Properties, Target. “We’re excited to provide Astoria and Ditmars-Steinway residents ease and convenience, with a curated assortment that includes household, home décor, beauty and kids’ products.”

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