Attorneys for the Marsh Supermarkets and Don Marsh have quietly reached a settlement on the final issue: how much each side owes the other for legal fees on claims on which they prevailed. Each had argued since last fall the other owed $1.7 million.
When the new downtown Marsh grocery debuts later this month, it will give the local supermarket chain a lock on the urban core—at least until the arrival of another competitor expected with redevelopment of the Market Square Arena site.
The Pittsburgh-based supermarket officially announced that it will build a Market District grocery store in the development, along with a GetGo convenience store and fuel station. The stores should open in 2015.
Because Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle wants to enter the Indianapolis market, you'd think it would initiate discussions to buy Marsh Supermarkets, which has been hanging a for-sale banner for years. But a Giant Eagle spokesman said there have been no discussions.