Whole Foods Market Coming to Destin Commons

Destin, FL (November 5, 2014) – Well-known organic and natural grocery chain Whole Foods Market announced today it will open a new location at Destin Commons, the company’s first in Northwest Florida.Offering trendsetting products and design, Whole Foods Market in Destin Commons will be built along Highway 98, immediately east of Bass Pro Shops. Construction will begin in 2015.

“We’re proud to bring Whole Foods Market to the Destin area,” said Destin Commons General Manager Bob Perry. “It’s another significant step in the evolution of our shopping center, one that will positively impact the region’s residents, visitors and the economy.”

Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (wholefoodsmarket.com, NASDAQ: WFM), is the leading natural and organic food retailer. As America’s first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” by Health magazine. The company’s motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 15 consecutive years.

Voted “Best Place to Shop” by readers of Emerald Coast Magazine, award-winning Destin Commons in Destin, Florida continues to set the standard as Northwest Florida’s premier open-air lifestyle center. Set on 56 acres, the architecturally unique Turnberry Associates property features more than 90 stores and restaurants offering the finest shopping, dining and entertainment, including Bass Pro Shops, Belk, H&M, Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl & Grill, 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 www.DestinCommons.com.

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