Oh Sheetz! : 24-Hour Convenience Coming To Michigan

Feb 15, 2024 | Commercial Real Estate, Company News, Retail


Exciting times are ahead for Michigan as Sheetz is gearing up for a major expansion into the state. After announcing its first store at 33380 Wick Rd. in Romulus, Sheetz has dropped the bombshell of two more locations – one in Romulus at Middlebelt Road and I-94, and another in Chesterfield at 23 Mile Road and I-94.

The first Romulus store is set to open by the end of 2024. As for the other two locations, details are yet to be unveiled, leaving the public in suspense as they eagerly anticipate the specifics of these forthcoming Sheetz hotspots.

Since 2022, Skilken Gold and Keystone have formed a dynamic partnership, spearheading the expansion of Sheetz into the Michigan market. Their collaborative efforts have been instrumental in navigating the complexities of site selection, refining market strategy, and executing deals with precision. This strategic alliance underscores the commitment of all parties involved to drive growth and deliver unparalleled convenience to customers across Michigan.


In the bustling world of convenience stores, Sheetz stands out as a haven for those craving kicked-up convenience. Whether you’re a road warrior, a hardworking construction pro, or a multitasking soccer mom, Sheetz understands your need for quick refueling and refreshing. 

This family-owned convenience store chain, hailing from Altoona, Pennsylvania, has been a staple for over 70 years. In a world where life is faster and busier than ever, Sheetz has adapted to meet the evolving needs of its customers. Despite the changes over seven decades, one thing remains constant – Sheetz’s unwavering commitment to customers, employees, and the communities it serves.


Founded in 1952 by Bob Sheetz, who acquired one of his father’s dairy stores, the brand experienced exponential growth under the leadership of Bob and his brother Steve. By 1983, they had opened an impressive 100 stores, solidifying Sheetz as a force in the convenience store industry. In 1995, the reins were passed to Stan Sheetz, Bob’s son, who took on the role of president. Under Stan’s guidance, Sheetz became a trailblazer, introducing customers to revolutionary concepts like touchscreen ordering, Sheetz Bros. Coffeez, Made-To-Go options, and the delectable treats from Shweetz Bakery.

Sheetz enthusiasts, affectionately known as Sheetz Freakz, form a vibrant community. The fervor for the brand extends to the airwaves with the “Freakz in the Sheetz” podcast, offering spirited commentary on the chain’s iconic 24-hour, made-to-order food offerings. In the world of convenience, Sheetz isn’t just a store; it’s a lifestyle, a community, and a symbol of quality and innovation.

Learn more by reading our external sources at Detroit Metro Times and Eater Detroit.

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