Limestone Marketplace, an upcoming shopping center in Gainesville, added a new tenant to its future lineup.
Atlanta–based real estate investment and development firm Branch Properties announced Thursday that Southern cuisine restaurant Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen & Bar will join the lineup of tenants in the 76,764-square-foot Publix-anchored shopping center following its opening in 2024.
“Our goal is to curate a lineup of desirable, high-quality tenants that cater to the surrounding community’s needs,” Brett Horowitz, partner at Branch, said. “Tupelo Honey’s sophisticated yet comfortable, hospitality-driven atmosphere is the ideal addition to Limestone Marketplace, and we know it will be well received by the neighborhood. We have seen heavy interest from a variety of business types in leasing space at the center and look forward to announcing more tenants in the near future.”
Tupelo Honey is an Asheville, North Carolina-based restaurant chain specializing in Southern cuisine, offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner at 21 locations nationwide. The chain's new location at the Limestone Marketplace will join the development in a 5,600-square-foot space featuring Southern-inspired interiors and a large outdoor patio.
"We were so impressed with Gainesville and the plan for high-quality shopping and dining in Limestone Marketplace, that we immediately knew we wanted to be a part of this growing and thriving community,” Christin Prince, senior vice president of marketing at Tupelo Honey, said. “Tupelo Honey's great scratch-made southern fare is the perfect complement to the marketplace's vision and for our new neighbors of Gainesville."
Georgia Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Dermatology, an Athens–based business, has also purchased adjacent land to the development from Branch to build a medical office building. It will occupy 10,125 square feet on the first floor offering medical and cosmetic dermatology treatments and surgeries and will lease the remaining 10,125 square feet on the second floor.
Located at the signalized intersection of Limestone Parkway and New Holland Way in Gainesville, Limestone Marketplace is set to be home to a 54,964-square-foot Publix Super Market in addition to 21,800 square feet of inline retail space for restaurants, service providers, and retailers including SuperChix, Jersey Mike’s and Apollo Nail Spa.
Branch currently owns two other projects in the Gainesville area including Village Shoppes at Gainesville, a 229,507 square foot Publix Super Markets-anchored power center and Lakeshore Mall.