Fort Lauderdale, Fla. -- EDENS adds seven new retailers to its Union Planters Plaza located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. These openings follow the center's complete redevelopment which included the addition of a community green space.
The new stores tie into the center's focus on healthy lifestyles, featuring a weekly Farmers' Market. The newly opened stores include: Buenos Aires Café, Chill-N Ice Cream, Stash Boutique, Q Bar Burgers & Blues, Piola, OrangeTheory Fitness and0 Core Contour. The 155,000 sq. ft. center is anchored by Whole Foods Market and Dick's Sporting Goods.
"Union Planters Plaza has become a true gathering place for our community and this is an exciting time for the center," said Jami Passer, chief investment officer for EDENS. "Our retail partners are bringing entirely new concepts to the Fort Lauderdale market and will be the perfect complement to our already popular brands like Whole Foods Market and Dick's Sporting Goods."
More retailers will be joining Union Planters Plaza in the coming months including: Rinaldi Shoes, an Italian shoe boutique, Fitlife Foods, a retailer providing healthy, high-quality chef-prepared meals for fitness-minded consumers on-the-go, and Spring Chicken, a new fast-casual fried chicken concept by Miami-based restaurant group 50 Eggs Inc. Rinaldi Shoes is slated to open later this year, Fitlife Foods and Spring Chicken opening early 2016.