Yard House "Bullish" on SoFlo, Opening South Beach, Boca Locations
Technology Park just grabbed a handful of retail
tenants to serve workers in the office complex,
Just four years after opening in a meticulously restored Miami Beach Art Deco building, Apple’s Lincoln Road store is nearly always mobbed, so much so that the company wanted to build a grander, and edgier, glass-enclosed new store down the block.
But that would have meant tearing down a building that, while nearly nondescript in style, sits inside a protected historic district. And when the city’s historic preservation board balked at the idea of demolition, Apple pulled the plug on the proposal.
As the New World Symphony lowers the curtain on the Lincoln Theatre to move onto its new campus, the historic building is being transformed from a performance venue into a multilevel retail center.
Lyle Stern, a retail veteran, along with a group of real estate investors teamed up to buy the 1935vintage theater at 541 Lincoln Road and an adjoining four-story office building last February.
Downtown Miami may finally be on its way to securing the amenities many say are key to more residents living in the urban community. Developer MDM Development is to start construction in November at Metropolitan Miami, at 200 S.E. Second St., on an 11‐level pedestal that will house a 37,000‐square‐foot Whole Foods Market on the ground floor, topped by 10 levels of parking. The plan is to open the supermarket by the fourth quarter of 2013, MDM Development VP Tim Weller told the Business Journal.f
Miami Beach’s Lincoln Theater has inked its first retail tenant as it prepares for a second life as a multi-level shopping center after existing as a theater since 1935. Miami Today reported that H&M will take some of the 35,000 square feet of space at the theater for its first Miami location, and will be one of three or four stories in the space at 541 Lincoln Road in Miami Beach.