S.J. Collins News

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - 11:04am

Chamblee, GA, December 26, 2015 – by Trey Benton – Site prep for an 11.2 acre retail center called Peachtree Crossing in the City of Chamblee with Whole Foods as the anchor, is well underway.

You may have noticed the popular Ashe-Simpson Nursery and the former Paradise Cafe (that sat vacant for years), both located directly across Peachtree Blvd. from the Chamblee Lowe’s, have been demolished.

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 5:25pm

SARASOTA COUNTY - A Whole Foods Market at University Parkway and Interstate 75 could open as early as summer 2017.

The Sarasota County Planning Commission unanimously voted on Thursday to recommend approval to the Sarasota County commissioners next month for a new 40,000-square-foot Whole Foods at University Parkway and Honore Avenue. The Atlanta-based developer, S.J. Collins Enterprises, intends to break ground in March.

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 10:10am

FORT MYERS — Upscale food purveyor Whole Foods Market has signed a lease to open a 45,000-square-foot store on Daniels Parkway in Fort Myers.

Currently, there are 24 Whole Food Market stores in Florida, including in Naples and Sarasota. An opening date has not yet been scheduled for the Fort Myers store.

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 11:55am

Now that Whole Foods has announced it's coming to Daniels Parkway and Six Mile Cypress with an opening target of fall 2017, what's next?

A long getting-to-know you period, says Jeff Garrison, who's Atlanta firm S.J. Collins Enterprises has built seven of the stores and has seven more on the drawing table.

While Garrison is already vetting concept plans for the Fort Myers market with Lee County planners, a Whole Foods consumer detective of sorts will be embedding in the community to get what makes Fort Myers, well, Fort Myers.