MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EDENS, one of the nation's leading retail real estate owners and developers, has announced that Total Wine & More and Vitality Bowls will open at Fifth & Alton in South Beach. These openings continue a commitment to creating a diverse merchandising mix for this standout urban center.
"Expanding the type of retail that the center offers gives residents and tourists a destination," said Jami Passer, chief investment officer for EDENS. "Whether you come for fitness or a day of shopping, it's a place to gather and spend time."
Total Wine & More, the country's largest independent retailer of fine wine, will officially open at the center this Thursday, October 15 at 9 a.m. A ribbon cutting with local dignitaries and community partner, New World Symphony, will be held the evening prior. Founded in 1991, it started as a small, independent store and has since grown to include locations in 16 states including Florida. This will be their first store in Miami Beach, serving a growing area.
Vitality Bowls, based in California, is bringing their revolutionizing Acai Bowls® to the East Coast with the early 2016 opening of their superfood cafe. The restaurant aims to be completely all-natural and healthy. In addition to the bowls, their menu includes organic salads, soups and paninis with preservative-free meats.
This announcement follows the opening of Orangetheory Fitness at the center earlier this year, a national company with an exclusive metabolism stimulating fitness program designed to increase energy.
About Fifth & Alton
Fifth & Alton is a highly visible landmark center, situated at the Gateway to South Beach and the terminus of the MacArthur Causeway. Anchored by several retailers including Publix and Best Buy, it serves the 8 million tourists that visit South Beach and the Art Deco Historic District each year. Its modern design is perfectly suited for the city that's so quickly growing in popularity.
EDENS develops, owns and operates community shopping centers in primary markets across the country. Focusing on innovative development and redevelopment together with key acquisitions in urban areas, the company has built an institutional-quality portfolio of 136 retail centers. EDENS has regional headquarters in Boston, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Miami, Houston and Columbia, SC. For additional information about the company and its retail real estate portfolio, please visit www.edens.com.