ICE District Announces Loblaws CityMarket™ Store as Anchor Tenant in its Latest Development

Mar 25, 2019

ICE District Properties Joint Venture is pleased to welcome a Loblaws CityMarket™ store to the District.

EDMONTON – March 25, 2019 – ICE District Properties Joint Venture is pleased to welcome a Loblaws CityMarket™ store to the District. The store will be located in Block BG – formerly the old Greyhound terminal site, slated to open in fall 2020. ICE District residents, employees and visitors will soon be able to enjoy quality, fresh food and grocery items conveniently from Loblaws CityMarket™. This will be the second Loblaws CityMarket™ location in Edmonton.

“Announcing Block BG’s anchor tenant is a major milestone, as it showcases the continued progress and evolution of ICE District,” said Darren Durstling, President and CEO, ONE Properties, ICE District Joint Venture partner. “Loblaws CityMarket™ is a great addition to our tenant roster as it provides quality and fresh grocery options that align with the convenience and accessibility of ICE District.”

This urban concept grocery store is aimed at all food lovers alike and will provide a great assortment of food for the busy downtown resident. The 22,000 square foot facility will be located on the corner of 104 Avenue and 103 Street occupying the second floor of the building. With a centralized location, shoppers in the Public Plaza will have convenient access to the Loblaws CityMarket™, including an escalator directly to its doorstep. The store will feature chef inspired grab ‘n’ go meal items for lunch and dinner; a wide selection of products to suit a variety of dietary needs, including organic and gluten–free choices and all the fresh food and grocery items customers will need to complete their weekly grocery shop.

“We are proud to partner with Loblaw Companies Limited and we see this as a strong investment opportunity for downtown Edmonton, specifically in ICE District,” said Tim Shipton, Senior Vice President, Communications and Government Relations, Katz Group.

Loblaws CityMarket™ will be a one-stop destination for residents living in ICE District, including those in the luxury suites in SKY Residences and The Legends Private Residences. Shoppers will have convenient access to the store with underground parking and the fully indoor pedway system, providing the opportunity to shop in the warmth and comfort of the indoors.

“ICE District is a great location for a Loblaws CityMarket™ store given the trendy, desirable area the District has become,” said Derrick Pittman, Vice President, Market Franchise, Loblaw Companies Limited. “With a focus on local, quality, fresh food and great customer service, we are excited to bring our unique shopping experience to residents of the ICE District.”

ICE District will continue to welcome world-class tenants to its latest developments and provide residents and visitors quality amenities to make it an ideal place to work, live and play. For more information and updates on ICE District, visit www.icedistrict.com.

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About ICE District

ICE District will be the largest mixed-use sports and entertainment district in Canada and is already projecting an energy and feeling unlike anything Edmonton has seen before. ICE District is already delivering a new era of entertainment in the form of epic concerts, heart-stopping NHL and WHL hockey and world-class gaming and will soon feature boutique shopping, trendy dining and more. A humming public plaza with year-round programming will host events from festivals to public skating. All of this, just steps from sophisticated residences and premium office space. Rogers Place was developed by Oilers Entertainment Group and the City of Edmonton. ICE District Properties, a mixed-use development surrounding Rogers Place and Ford Hall, is being developed through a joint venture between Katz Group and ONE Properties.

For ICE District media inquiries, please contact:
Lisa Libin, ICE District Media Relations
T: 403-538-5641 x 104
C: 403-815-5626
E: llibin@brooklinepr.com

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