Whole Foods to open at BLVD Place
Houston Mark Dixon, president of the Whole Foods Market’s Southwest Region, and Ed Wulfe, president of Wulfe & Co., announced that a new lease has been finalized for a 48,500-sq.-ft. urban Whole Foods location at BLVD Place in Houston’s Uptown/Galleria District.
Whole Foods Market will anchor BLVD Place’s 20-acre mixed-use development, featuring a phased development of more than 400,000 sq. ft. of specialty stores and restaurants in a pedestrian-friendly setting, along with approximately 325,000 sq. ft. of upscale office space on the upper floors above the retail.
Whole Foods anchors phase two of the development which also includes an additional 140,000 sq. ft. of upscale shops, restaurants and office space.
The new store Whole Foods Market will be designed by AECOM Design, Los Angeles.
BeTween Scene to open at Shops at Starwood
Frisco, Texas Hermansen Land Development announced that tween retailer BeTween Scene will open a second Dallas-area store, at Hermansen’s The Shops at Starwood, in Frisco, Texas.
The store is slated to open in November, joining recently opened Pierce Decorative Hardware and Plumbing, Tupinamba’s Mexican Restaurant, Paper Affair and Ginny’s Underworld.
Valerie’s Health Food to open at Chasewood Plaza
Jupiter, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla.based Regency Centers said it has leased retail space in Jupiter, Fla. at Chasewood Plaza to Valerie’s Health Food Market.
Valerie’s has leased 1,200 sq. ft., bringing the center to 95% leased. The tenant is slated to open for business by the end of 2010.
The 155,603-sq.-ft. Publix-anchored center is also tenanted by Dunkin’ Donuts, GNC, Payless Shoes and Bank of America.