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In its bid to double the number of stores it has in Maryland, Home Depot Inc. bought the former Hechinger's location in Pasadena and plans to bring a 91,000-square-foot store to the location.
The Atlanta-based chain of home improvement stores plans to open the new Anne Arundel County store, which will include a 24,000-square-foot garden center, in January 2002. The store will employ about 120 people.
Shelley Schumaker, a spokeswoman for Home Depot, said the chain has sought out former Hechinger locations as possible new stores nationally because the buildings typically fit Home Depot's needs without much renovation. Home Depot announced last year that it …