Regional general contractor Benning Construction Co. is constructing two new Publix Super Market stores, in Leesburg, Ga., and Hardeeville, S.C.

Each store will be 45,000 sq ft and is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2010.

Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix Super Markets operates more than of 1,000 stores in five states in the U.S. Southeast.