EDENS Announces Sprouts Farmers Market as Anchor for Burtonsville Crossing


Washington, DC — EDENS announced today that it has signed a lease agreement with Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Market, kicking off the revitalization of the company’s Burtonsville Crossing property. The community-focused grocer specializing in fresh, organic produce and natural products will occupy 23,200 square feet of retail space.

“We are excited to partner with Sprouts on bringing a unique grocery experience to Burtonsville,” said David Germakian, Managing Director, EDENS. “Today marks a long-awaited phase for the property and an invitation for new retail partners to work with us. We are thankful for the support and input we have received so far and look forward to welcoming back the community.”

“This is wonderful, long-awaited news for East County residents who have fought for investment in Burtonsville Crossing,” said County Executive Marc Elrich. “I greatly appreciate EDENS’ willingness to work with me and my team as we looked for ways to recreate a vibrant shopping experience. Sprouts provides a springboard for further revitalization and offers residents more diverse food options. I look forward to working with EDENS as we continue to develop a plan that integrates adjacent county-owned land with EDENS’ revitalization efforts.”

Plans for a grand opening are projected for the second half of 2023. The scope of the planned improvements includes renovated facades, expanded sidewalks with outdoor seating and dining opportunities, enhanced landscaping and improved pedestrian and vehicular connectivity. At the heart of the project, are plans for a new plaza that can be used for community events, performances and movie nights.

About Sprouts Farmers Market:
Sprouts is the place where goodness grows. True to its farm-stand heritage, Sprouts offers a unique grocery experience featuring an open layout with fresh produce at the heart of the store. Sprouts inspires wellness naturally with a carefully curated assortment of better-for-you products paired with purpose-driven people. The healthy grocer continues to bring the latest in wholesome, innovative products made with lifestyle-friendly ingredients such as organic, plant-based and gluten-free. Headquartered in Phoenix, and one of the largest and fastest growing specialty retailers of fresh, natural and organic food in the United States, Sprouts employs approximately 31,000 team members and operates approximately 380 stores in 23 states nationwide. To learn more about Sprouts, and the good it brings communities, visit

About EDENS:
EDENS is a retail real estate owner, operator, and developer of a nationally leading portfolio of 110 places. Our purpose is to enrich community through human engagement. We know that when people come together, they feel a part of something bigger than themselves and prosperity follows—economically, socially, culturally, and soulfully. EDENS has offices in key markets including Washington, D.C., Boston, Dallas, Columbia, Atlanta, Miami, Charlotte, Houston, Denver, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle.

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