EDENS Welcomes Local and National Retailers to River Market


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — EDENS, a leading national retail real estate owner, operator and developer, brings five new retailers and restaurants to River Market, energizing the South Florida community.

EDENS Logo. (PRNewsFoto/EDENS)

River Market is a central gathering place for the bustling Broward County community,” says Matt Crosland, Vice President of Leasing for EDENS. “We’re proud to bring a thoughtful mix of both national and local retailers to this Fort Lauderdale property.”

Spanning more than 160,000 square feet, River Market hosts nationally known retailers, including Whole Foods, Pottery Barn and Lululemon, as well as local favorites Sage Cafe and Etiquette Boutique. Well known in the community as a place for highly sought-after shopping and dining experiences, the addition of the five retail partners to River Market elevates the destination for residents and visitors alike. New and newly opened retailers include:

  • Pompei79 (October 2018): From the owners of Osteria Acqua e Farina, Pompei79 serves wood-fired pizza and Italian favorites.
  • La Boulangerie Boul’Mich (October 2018): As the fifth location in Florida, La Boulangerie Boul’Mich is a French artisanal bakery concept that has been in existence for more than 10 years in Miami.
  • California Closets (October 2018): The newest showroom provides a range of unique and beautiful custom closets, closet organizers and closet storage systems for any room in the home.
  • Kristaylor Jewelry (now open): Family-owned and operated, this second location offers inspired fashion jewelry for all occasions.
  • Shake Shack (now open): Serving American favorites in a friendly, communal atmosphere, this New York-original is the first location in Broward County.

These new retailers join the likes of DryBar, Orangetheory Fitness, Pure Barre and Salon Olivier.

In addition to River Market, EDENS owns and operates 12 properties in the South Florida market, including Met Miami, anchored by a 36,500-square foot Whole Foods; Lakeside Centre, where the all new Greenwise concept from Publix will open in the Fall 2019; and Fifth & Alton in Miami Beach. In total, EDENS’ real estate footprint spans an impressive 1.4 million square feet in the Florida market.


EDENS develops, owns and operates community shopping centers in primary markets across the country. The company has built an institutional-quality portfolio of more than 125 retail places. EDENS has regional headquarters in Washington, DC, Boston, Columbia, Atlanta, Miami and Dallas. For additional information about the company and its retail real estate portfolio, visit