The Benaroya Company has announced that Taco Bell has acquired a 31,000-square-foot site in Milton, on which the fast food giant will build a new 2,150-square-foot restaurant.

The new 40-seat restaurant, to be located the corner of Benaroya’s 400 East Meridian Milton retail property, will feature Taco Bell’s newest ‘Explorer’ building design, with a patio and an overall modern stylistic look. 

Construction is expected to be completed in the next few weeks, with a planned open date of Dec. 4.  Taco Bell expects to hire 35-40 employees for the new restaurant.

“We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to work with Taco Bell with the acquisition of our well-located site for their new restaurant.” said Larry Benaroya. “Taco Bell’s newest building design will fit very well in Milton and we’re excited for it to open this Fall.”