Beginning Jan. 8 Pay-less supermarket goers will start noticing construction take place at the HagÅtña location in the Agana Shopping Center.

According to Michael R. Benito general manager of Payless Supermarkets Inc.; remodeling to the HagÅtña location will commence on Jan. 8 but doors will remain open to customers until Feb. 16. Following Feb. 16 Payless HagÅtña will be closed for three weeks to accommodate the major renovations.

"We plan to open back up between March 8 and March 12 " Benito said. He said the Payless Sinajana location would open 24 hours during the Payless HagÅtña closure to accommodate customers.

Benito said the new store would have 30% more refrigeration space. He told the Journal there will be a larger produce section more natural and organic selections a much larger meat department and a full-service seafood counter.

Benito said there will be all new equipment to include new registers new check stands a new service counter and flooring. The renovation will help to pick up 800 additional square feet of space he said.