Parr said a representative from Whole Foods has toured the site. Whole Foods, which did not return several calls and emails seeking comment, has one store in Richmond at Short Pump. [...]
If Whole Foods were to put a store on the Sauer property, the store would reach both the Fan and the affluent Near West End neighborhoods. The two neighborhoods combined have almost 45,000 residents with a median household income of more than $50,000, according to City-Data.com.