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    This Year's Best-Designed Single Stores Are...

    CSNews Store Design Contest honors seven innovative independents.

    By Danielle Romano, Convenience Store News

    NATIONAL REPORT — It’s been said, good things come in small packages. The winners of the 2016 Convenience Store News for the Single Store Owner Store Design Contest certainly give credence to this saying.

    Now in its sixth year, the awards program honors new and rebuilt independently operated convenience stores whose designs excel in areas such as interior layout, use and effectiveness of signage and logos, and exterior property and landscaping. Construction or remodeling of eligible stores must have taken place between January 2015 and April 2016. Winners were selected based on innovation, creativity, and the positive impact of the design and/or remodel on the overall business. Awards were presented separately to single stores and chains.

    This year’s single-store honorees, spanning five categories, are:

    BEST ORIGINAL DESIGN

    Winner: Morton’s, Hallettsville, Texas
    Designer: Paragon Solutions

    Honorable Mention: Sunrise Exxon, Bismarck, N.D.
    Designer: Westmor Industries

    BEST INTERIOR DESIGN

    Winner: Gas Land Sunoco, Lagrange, N.Y.
    Designer: Nesheiwat Builders Inc.

    Honorable Mention: Gas Land Shell, East Fishkill, N.Y. (Routes 376/82)
    Designer: Nesheiwat Builders Inc.

    BEST LOW-COST REMODEL

    Winner: Lou Perrine’s Gas & Groceries, Kenosha, Wis.

    BEST SKY’S THE LIMIT REMODEL

    Winner: Gas Land Shell, East Fishkill, N.Y. (Route 52)
    Designer: Nesheiwat Builders Inc.

    BEST INTERNATIONAL DESIGN

    Winner: Gas Station Santa Luzia, Brusque, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    Designer: Gabriela Cervi Architecture

    Editor's note: Beginning Monday, Dec. 12, check out CSNews.com daily for a different profile and photo gallery spotlighting each winner.

    By Danielle Romano, Convenience Store News
    • About Danielle Romano Danielle Romano is associate managing editor for EnsembleIQ's Convenience Store News and CSNews.com. Prior to joining CSNews full-time in January 2015, Romano served as a freelancer for CSNews, with a concentration on social media, while working as product content copywriter/editor for Myron Corp., a promotional product company. Romano has a bachelor's degree in print journalism from William Paterson University.

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