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For Information Contact: Rod Castan
President-Leasing & Management
(305) 261-4330

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“Terra Group Welcomes Publix Supermarket To Doral Commons”

49,000-SF Supermarket and Pharmacy to Anchor Doral’s Newest Mixed-Use Development

Doral, FL (DATE) Publix Super Markets, the largest and fastest growing employee-owned supermarket chain with 1,073 stores in the United States, will anchor Terra Group’s latest retail center, Doral Commons – a new 140,000 square-foot commercial retail development in Doral, Florida.  Publix plans to open a 49,000 square-foot grocery store and pharmacy, located at NW 107th Avenue and NW 74th Street in Doral, one of the fastest growing areas for residential communities in Miami Dade County.

The addition of Publix to the retail center’s growing tenant roster is a testament to Publix’s commitment to Doral’s growth potential and future. The new store will further establish Doral Commons as one of the neighborhood’s premier retail locations. The surrounding neighborhoods that will be serviced by the tenants of Doral Commons include Terra Group’s luxury residential communities such as Modern Doral, Doral Cay, Vintage Estates, Neovita and The Reserve.

“Publix Super Markets brings another signature specialty brand to the community and will complement the retail tenant mix in Doral Commons,” announced David Martin, president and COO of Terra Group, the shopping center’s developer. “Doral Commons’ contemporary design is changing the landscape in the area, attracting remarkable brands like Publix and quickly becoming the neighborhood’s hub.”

Rod Castan and Jim Zaydon of Courtelis Company represented Terra Group in the lease negotiation with Publix and continue to represent Terra Group in the leasing of the remaining available space in Doral Commons.

About Publix Supermarket
Publix is privately owned and operated by its 160,500 employees, with 2012 sales of $27.5 billion. Currently Publix has 1,073 stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee. The company has been named one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 16 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized as tops in the grocery business, most recently by an American Customer Satisfaction Index survey. For more information, visit the company’s Web site, www.publix.com. 

About Terra Group
Founded in 2001 by Pedro & David Martin, Terra Group is a leading Miami-based real estate development company that has built a reputation for quality one-of-a-kind projects approached with originality and vision. The award-winning company is comprised of hand-picked and highly trained leaders within various industries including architects, builders, developers, lawyers, businessmen and designers.

By following their progressive vision, the co-founders of Terra Group (Pedro and David Martin) continue to find new opportunities, creating enriching connections between people and places.  With an active involvement in South Florida’s charitable, civic, arts and cultural organizations, Terra Group remains acutely aware of how our environment defines us, as much as we define it.

About Courtelis
Courtelis has leased and managed high quality shopping centers throughout Miami and Florida since 1963, including marquee shopping centers such as The Falls in South Miami and most recently Vicenza Plaza in Hialeah Gardens.