Destin Commons Announces Addition of Six New Tenants As Part of 100,000-Square-Foot Expansion

DESTIN, Fla. – (April 8, 2014) – Destin Commons, Northwest Florida’s premier open-air lifestyle center, recently announced that six additional stores will open this summer as part of a 100,000+-square-foot expansion currently under construction. Destin Stars, Everything But Water, Footlocker, Sunglass World, Tervis Tumbler and Yogo Mogo will all be open in time for the center’s Smoke on the Coast event on July 3.

The expansion, which extends from Destin Commons’ clock tower and playground area to the southwest corner of the property, will be anchored by H&M and Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl & Grill.

Footlocker, a leading global retailer of athletically inspired shoes and apparel, will occupy close to 4,000 square feet, at the expansion’s northeast corner. Its stores offer the latest in athletic-inspired performance products, manufactured primarily by the leading athletic brands. Foot Locker offers products for a wide variety of activities including basketball, running, and training. Headquartered in NYC, the company operates 3,335 stores in 23 countries.

Everything But Water, will occupy close to 1,000 square feet in the expansion. This national retailer is the destination for the season’s must–have swimsuit and resort wear, including bikinis, one piece swimsuits, separates, sundresses, cover-ups, hats and accessories. Everything But Water believes that “swim shopping should be a luxurious me-moment.” The store offers beautiful collections by the most-fashionable designers and experts who are trained to help customers find the perfect fit. There are more than 70 locations in the United States.

Sunglass World will occupy nearly 1,800 square feet and prides itself on carrying the largest and most diverse selection of sunglasses. Now with a total of eight stores, they have been committed to serving the individual needs of customers in the sun-drenched Southeastern United Sates for more than two decades.

Destin Stars, formerly Michael Stars, is relocating to a larger space, between Everything but Water and Sunglass World. This locally-owned women’s specialty boutique offers an expansive collection of casual clothes, accessories, shoes and jewelry for the fashionably inclined. The store specializes in tested looks and latest trends at affordable prices.

Tervis Tumbler will occupy more than 1,200 square feet and specializes in insulated tumblers. Ranging from 8 to 24 ounces, each tumbler is backed by a lifetime guarantee and made in America. This Venice, FL-based company also sells additional accessories, such as lids, straws and handles, and certain products can be customized. Currently there are 30 stores in the United States.

Yogo Mogo, a locally-owned frozen yogurt store, occupies close to 1,200 square feet in the southeast corner, facing Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill. This self-service yogurt shop will have six yogurt stations, each offering two different flavors of premium yogurt and one station offering the traditional ice cream custard flavors, vanilla and chocolate. The self-service option allows customers to select the flavor and quantity they prefer, with the option of fresh toppings and candies. Fresh waffle cones will also be available. This Yogo Mogo location will be the first of three locations opening in 2014.

“The addition of these six tenants offer an exciting mix of retailers and eateries to the Destin area,” said Destin Commons General Manager Bob Perry. “We continually search for new additions that will enhance the shopping and culinary experience for our customers.”

Voted “Best Place to Shop” by readers of Emerald Coast Magazine, award-winning Destin Commons continues to set the standard as Northwest Florida’s premier open-air lifestyle center. Set on 56 acres, the center features more than 70 stores and restaurants offering the finest shopping, dining and entertainment, including Bass Pro Shops, Belk and the AMC Destin 14-screen stadium style movie theatre. Destin Commons also offers 70,000 square feet of Class A office space, free WiFi access, interactive pop fountain, and Pirate’s Cove children’s soft play area. For additional information, call (850) 337-8700 or visit