Cigars International will open its third retail superstore in Texas in San Antonio, with a grand opening scheduled for May.
The store will be the eighth CI retail store in the U.S. Cigar Snob first reported on the store’s opening in its September/October 2021 issue.
The San Antonio Superstore will be 7,200 square feet and located on the city’s north side. It is designed to resemble a Northeast tobacco barn, with a timber truss. it will include a full-service bar and lounge, a private event space and more than 1,500 square feet of patio with outdoor fire pits.
A concierge desk will be located at the store’s entrance, and the interior bar is configured in a communal table style, allowing for more seating and easier conversation between patrons.
“San Antonio and the San Antonio-Austin corridor is one of the fastest growing regions in the country, with a trajectory that is predicted to continue over the next few decades,” Sarah Santos, senior vice president of Scandinavian Tobacco Group, the parent company of Cigars International, said in a press release. “San Antonio’s highly-regarded economic development programs are driving the current influx of technology and electric automakers to the area which is adding to the stellar customer base that’s already in [the city]. ”
A grand opening event is slated for Saturday, May 14, 2022, with additional details to be posted on Facebook @CISanAntonioSuperStore and Instagram @CigarsInternationalSanAntonio.