Greenville, S.C. – With a 49,000 square foot lease, Publix becomes the anchor retailer at The Shops at Publix Pavilion, a new 71,000 square foot shopping center development in Greenwood, South Carolina. This location is part of Publix’s new hybrid concept which blends elements of its Greenwise Markets with its Publix grocery stores.
Located at the intersection of SC Highway 72 Bypass and Mathis Road, The Shops at Publix Pavilion is in a regional trade area serving six counties with an approximate population of 260,000. This site is approximately 50 miles from Greenville, SC, 60 miles from Augusta, GA, and 75 miles from Columbia, SC.
“We at the City are very excited about Publix coming to Greenwood,” said Welborn Adams, Mayor of the City of Greenwood. “Almost every day a resident asks me if Publix is really locating in Greenwood. Publix has an outstanding reputation for quality stores and also for being wonderful corporate citizens. I welcome Publix to Greenwood and look forward to many shopping trips there.”
Traditionally, Publix’s first green-traditional hybrid concept store locations are chosen for having sophisticated consumers in the market, The Shops at Publix Pavilion site is no exception. The new concept will include expanded produce, bakery, deli, and prepared foods, as well as specialty cheeses and wines, a culinary center and floral department.
“We’re pleased to welcome a great national retail brand like Publix to the Greenwood area,” said Mark Warner, Chief Executive Officer of Greenwood Partnership Alliance, the public-private partnership tasked with enhancing the economic growth of Greenwood County. “It deepens our roster of outstanding companies growing here, creates shopping options for this expanding region, and adds quality jobs and investment in to the Greenwood community.”
With Zimmer Development Company and Taylor Development and Land Company leading the project, construction will begin within the next 45 days with Publix scheduled to open in September of 2014. Approximately 22,000 square feet of new retail space and a 0.44 acre outparcel are available. The CBRE | The Furman Co. team of Tommy Molin and Brian Scurlock will be responsible for the leasing efforts. For additional information on this development, please visit: www.cbre.com/publixgreenwoodsc.
“When I first visited Greenwood, I saw a community with untapped potential,” said Harvey Taylor of Taylor Development and Land Company. “The government officials and citizens expressed a need for a first-rate supermarket and with the signing of the Publix lease their request is answered.”
“The Shops at Publix Pavilion offers a great opportunity for retailers to capitalize on its optimal location and added exposure resulting from a national anchor such as Publix,” said CBRE | The Furman Co. Senior Associate Tommy Molin.
About Zimmer Development Company |Founded in 1989 as a fully integrated real estate development company, Zimmer Development Company, LLC is proud of its reputation as a quality retail developer that features the people, the experience, and the capabilities to produce distinctive real estate projects ranging from free standing buildings to entirely planned communities.
About Taylor Development and Land Company |TDL was incorporated in 1982 in Florida, during that period of time it has developed over 3.5 Million square feet of retail and office space in Florida, Georgia, and Maryland. TDL is also known for its Transit Orientated Development having completed projects in Miami, FL and Hyattsville, MD.
About CBRE | The Furman Co. | CBRE | The Furman Co. is upstate South Carolina's leading commercial real estate services firm, having served the area's dynamic I-85 business corridor since 1888 in the areas of office, industrial, retail and investment properties. An affiliate of the CBRE Group, Inc., the world's premier, full-service real estate services company, our professionals are able to tap into a comprehensive, fully-integrated, global services operation to deliver superior results.