RKF Helps Grocery Chain Expand Its Florida Presence with Its First Miami Dade Location
Miami, FL — RKF, a Newmark company (RKF), has announced today that it has secured a 23,000-square-foot space for Lucky’s Market within the Shops of Kendall, a recently renovated neighborhood retail center at 125000 SW 88th Street in Miami’s Kendall market. The store is expected to open in Spring 2019.
RKF Managing Director John Ellis and Associate Aaron Labovitz represented Lucky’s Market in the transaction. The landlord, Sterling Organization, was represented in-house by Adrian Jimenez.
Lucky’s will anchor the 99,422-square-foot shopping center that sees more than 94,000 visitors per day. Lucky’s will be ideally situated in a prime corner space in the Kendall market. The retail space benefits from excellent visibility, exposure and access to the many of the area’s major thoroughfares. Other retailers in the Shops of Kendall include CVS Pharmacy, Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, Pincho Factory, Sleep Number, Smoothie King, YogurtLand, Firehouse Subs, Raspaos, City Nails, The King Barber Shop, Weight Watchers, European Wax Center and Aqua Salon. Lucky’s Market will be replacing the former hhgregg.
“We were thrilled to have secured this anchor position for Lucky’s Market within the Shops of Kendall for its first Miami Dade County store,” said Ellis. “This is a unique opportunity, and the grocery store will be well positioned to succeed, especially given the location’s exposure and appealing neighboring retailers.”
Lucky’s Market, known for providing affordable, organic, natural and specialty foods to its customers, offers a “sip n’ stroll” experience that allows shoppers to drink a $2 pint of beer or $3 glass of wine while they browse the aisles. Shoppers will also find a made-to-order Ramen Bar, an in-house butcher, and prepared foods made from scratch daily. The grocer also aims to be a gathering place for local communities, offering ample seating room in its cafés, performance areas for local musicians, and designated community rooms for neighborhood groups to meet.
Lucky’s Market is based in Colorado and first established its Florida footprint in 2016, quickly expanding its presence in the state. Now there are 15 Lucky’s Markets in Florida, part of 33 stores nationwide. Lucky’s Market has numerous plans to continue to add more stores in Florida and across the country.
RKF, a Newmark company (RKF), is one of the leading commercial real estate brokerage firms in the US focused exclusively on retail leasing and investment sales. Serving a broad spectrum of domestic and global clients for more than 20 years in services ranging from national tenant and owner representation to advisory, acquisitions and dispositions, RKF has been responsible for identifying scores of real estate opportunities for leading retailers, restaurants, owners, developers and institutional clients.
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