EDENS Announces Key Appointment in Florida


MIAMI, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — EDENS, one of the nation’s leading private owners, operators and developers of retail real estate, announces a key new hire for the company’s Miami Regional Headquarters. Nicole Shiman recently joined EDENS as Vice President – Investments and is responsible for leading the Florida portfolio and office.

“With her extensive experience in acquisitions and development, as well as portfolio strategy, Nicole is exactly the right person to lead our team,” said EDENS’ Chief Executive Officer Jodie W. McLean. “South Florida is an exciting and evolving retail real estate market. We are proud of our centers in this region and the important role they play in the lives of our communities.”

Before joining EDENS, Shiman served as Vice President at 13th Floor Investments, the Miami-based real estate private equity group. She has also worked at The Boston Consulting Group in their Toronto, New York and Miami offices. Shiman received her MBA from Harvard Business School after graduating from the University of Western Ontario.  

EDENS has 14 properties in the South Florida region, including Met Miami Whole Foods, Fifth & Alton, and the newest acquisition, Lakeside Centre in the heart of Boca Raton. For 50 years, EDENS has been connecting people to places by delivering high-profile retail centers from Miami to Boston built on innovative design concepts, a discerning merchandise mix and seamless construction and property management. Dedicated to enriching the communities they serve, EDENS has shaped key properties in South Florida, including Union Planters Plaza in Fort Lauderdale, to become the heart of their community. 

EDENS develops, owns and operates shopping centers in primary markets across the country. Focusing on community-oriented development and redevelopment together with key acquisitions in urban areas, the company has built an institutional-quality portfolio of more than 120 retail centers. EDENS has regional headquarters in Boston, Washington DC, Atlanta, Miami, Houston and Columbia, SC. For additional information about the company and its retail real estate portfolio, please visit