Update, Feb. 19: The Wheaton Costco is now scheduled to open April 10 instead of April 12, according to a spokeswoman for Costco.
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It's the question almost everyone in the area has been asking for the last four months: When will Costco open?
The suspense is over. A Costco official has said that the warehouse store in Westfield Wheaton will open April 12.
The date has been posted on Costco's website in the "New Locations" section, and Erich Brann, director of real estate development for Costco, confirmed it with Patch.
Costco's originally scheduled October 2012 opening was delayed because of unspecified construction issues.
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Westfield Wheaton has already had Costco signage in place around the mall property for months, with a "coming soon" notice affixed. The membership warehouse store will inhabit the anchor spot previously occupied by Hecht's department store.
After the delays in the fall, the Costco store was according to a transcript of an earnings call by the Costco Wholesale Corporation CEO.
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