Whole Foods Has Officially Signed On To Open A New Store Next To Midtown Miami

It’s official: Whole Foods will be opening a new store next to Midtown Miami.

The supermarket chain has signed a lease to occupy multiple levels at the new Nema apartment tower at 2900 Biscayne Boulevard, county records show.

The Whole Foods store will be located on the ground floor, with an outdoor seating area on a mezzanine level above the market.

Whole Foods will also have 187 dedicated parking spaces, spread over levels 2, 3, and 4 of the building.

Nema is planned to have at least two towers, with a combined 988 residential units.

The first phase will have 588 apartments, in a 38-story tower above the Whole Foods.

Site work and construction permitting is underway at the first tower.

Crescent Heights is the developer, with Arquitectonica the architect.

 


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Azarius
29 days ago

This will be my favorite project on 29th street! Love all the new development in this area. Can’t wait to see Midtown built out

Anonymous
29 days ago

We need a Whole Foods in Overtown!!

Anonymous
29 days ago

gentrification

Anonymous
29 days ago

Yeah right, because providing healthy food options would be so bad for Overtown🙄🙄🙄

Anonymous
27 days ago

Vastly overpriced, pretentious “healthy food”. Yeah, real practical.

Anonymous
29 days ago

We need gentrification in overtown

Anonymous
29 days ago

Desperately and fast!!

Anonymous
27 days ago

Not if gentrification means racist displacement.

Anonymous
29 days ago

Who the hell is “we”?

Anonymous
29 days ago

Citizens of the city of Miami

Anonymous
29 days ago

What do they sell at Whole Foods that they don’t sell at Publix ?

Anonymous
29 days ago

Organic cotton underwear

Anonymous
28 days ago

believe it or not… a alot of things are cheaper at WF

Anonymous
28 days ago

so. many. things.

Anonymous
29 days ago

We need an H Mart in Miami soon

Anonymous
29 days ago

We need Asians first.

Anonymous
27 days ago

Asians?

Anonymous
28 days ago

Arqitectonica is no longer involved…this is an ODP job

Anonymous
29 days ago

Opa locka needs a whole foods

Anonymous
28 days ago

A TJ’s in Brickell would be nice! Nothing but Publix’s 🙁

Anonymous
28 days ago

Whole Foods needs to come to the Palmetto Bay area!

Anonymous
28 days ago

They need an underpasses (Like the one on US1 underneath Las Olas Blvd in ftl) to cross 36th st clusterfk at both the biscayne blvd and NE 2nd ave. This project will make that traffic even more unbearable.

Biscayne traffic sucks
15 days ago

I like this idea. FDOT f’ed up the area when they redid it about 15 years ago. I dont see where there is space for the tunnel access. Construction would be a nightmare for traffic. Maybe Elon can bore something for us

Traffic stinks
19 days ago

Traffic? What a disaster. That stretch of Biscayne Blvd is already a parking lot 10+ hours a day.

Anonymous
29 days ago

Too much parking in this project! (Over 1,000 spaces?)

Azarius
29 days ago

187 for whole foods in midtown I think not?

Anonymous
29 days ago

748 spaces. Was wrong. 1065 required spaces (per miami 21) but developer sought a 30% reduction (transit corridor)

Anonymous
29 days ago

Agree. In fact, it is not enough allocated for Whole Foods. Most people use cars for obvious reasons of the logistics of carrying a cart of grocery bags, cases of water, etc. home. There are too many low IQ bloggers that bring the average bogging IQ on this journal down.

Anonymous
29 days ago

I never carry water bottles other than Sparkling. Why not just get a filter? So much better than all that plastic

Melo is sigma and Chad
29 days ago

To many irrational anti-car people here

Anonymous
29 days ago

“To many irrational anti-car people here”

Lol… and I bet most of these “irrational anti-car people” have a car or some sort of vehicle!

Anonymous
29 days ago

They don’t want to pay for their own car, that’s too much like Adulting, they want Metromover to take them everywhere for free. They are children.

Anonymous
28 days ago

Oh god. This clown can’t even spell “too” right. Should’ve known…

Anonymous
27 days ago

Most people use cars for obvious reasons of the logistics of carrying a cart of grocery bags, cases of water, etc. home. You can have urban grocery stores without pandering to car culture. NYC anyone?

Anonymous
29 days ago

Quality has a price: Whole Foods is a fantastic store, but its prices are spherical extracts. Money is not an issue in Miami.

Anonymous
28 days ago

This will be a mega success. 100,000 well to do residents within 3 mile radius.

Anonymous
27 days ago

Well to do, lol.

Anonymous
29 days ago

Why are Miami’s Whole Foods in the ugliest residential buildings? Still, with this and Trader Joe’s at Midtown, thank our blessings Welfaremart never happened. It’s just as well for them as well, considering most the urban stores they opened within the last ten years failed against Target and shuttered, and we would’ve ended up with an unusable empty box.

Anonymous
27 days ago

Welfare mart, nice dog whistle.

Anonymous
29 days ago

We need a Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s at Miami Worldcenter.

Anonymous
29 days ago

There is one downtown already

Anonymous
29 days ago

A Whole Foods yes, a Trader Joe’s not and they are both needed at MWC. I doubt people want to walk or drive to the other one. If we want people to not drive too much, we need to create commodities within their neighborhoods.

Anonymous
29 days ago

MWC is literally less than A MILE from the existing Whole Foods. You can get on the mover at MWC and get off at Bayfront and walk ONE block. My god, you people are lazy.

Anonymous
29 days ago

lol…

Anonymous
29 days ago

Nobody said they’re more than A MILE apart. We’re saying downtown is growing at a pace that at least 2 Whole Foods in the area can be supported. Have you been to Brickell lately? There are literally 3 Publix within A MILE, and yet they are always jam packed.

Anonymous
29 days ago

whole foods is different from publix, they cater to a clientele that buys organic foods, that’s why they are very selective about the locations to open their stores

Anonymous
29 days ago

They literally said “I doubt people want to walk or drive to the other one.” Hence y’all are lazy.

Anonymous
29 days ago

Driving through that less than a mile during rush hour is a pain in the ass. Or when the bridge is up. Or when the Heat are playing. Hell, Brickell Ave from the Met to the Epic is an annoying bottleneck to get in and out of at virtually any time of day from people coming off of I-95 or trying to merge from the Hyatt.

Anonymous
29 days ago

People want Metromover stops on every street and block, so don’t waste your time arguing. That being said, I wouldn’t mind either at MWC when so much retail already is duplicated from BCC.

Anonymous
29 days ago

They are literally building out a trader joes in midtown.

Anonymous
29 days ago

So? The population downtown is growing very fast and especially the area of MWC. These residents will need both these options at a walking distance and that is why they are both needed in MWC.

Anonymous
29 days ago

What’s your point?

Anonymous
29 days ago

I’ve always said Brickell itself could support 2 Whole Foods, even with the one in downtown already existing. People want more options than Publix (and I’m a fan of Publix fwiw).

Anonymous
29 days ago

Nothing against Publix but we need variety.
Deli at Whole Foods is soooo much better than Publix. If I had a W F nearby, Publix won’t ever see my face.