Planned Somerset mall will feature Whole Foods and more

It likely won’t open until 2024, but an ambitious Montgomery Promenade mall has cleared a hurdle as the Montgomery Township Planning Board approved plans for a 292,000-square-foot mall on the road. 206 which will include, among other tenants, a Whole Foods Store.

According to, Whole Foods is just one of the confirmed tenants. Other occupants include Tim McLoone’s dual-concept restaurants Iron Whale and Robinson Ale House, New York’s Dor L Dor womenswear, Kirk Ruoff’s award-winning breakfast/lunch concept, Turning Point Restaurant, More Than Q, European Wax Center, Spavia and Norman’s Hallmark. .

The project developer is SJC Ventures:

“We are extremely pleased to be able to bring this project to fruition after working with community leaders and stakeholders to get it right for some time. The product resulting from this intensive collaboration is something the community can be immensely proud of,” SJC Ventures partner Jeff Garrison said in a statement.

The boardwalk will be mixed-use, encompassing residences, restaurants, entertainment and retail.

Garrison said in a statement:

“The future of retail space goes beyond what the traditional mall used to be and creates hubs of engagement where people can congregate and work, dine and play in one place. Montgomery Promenade will be a a lasting catalyst for future investment in this area and a tremendous asset to the community.

The center will feature walkable hoardings and dedicated open green spaces.

The developer plans to break ground in January 2023 with the first openings coming in 2024.

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