Front Street's Anchored Real Retail Centers

In June, we highlighted some of our grocery anchored shopping center listings. These centers have great visibility and are in high-traffic areas throughout Gainesville, so it's no surprise that some great businesses have found a home in these centers. Keep reading to learn about the tenants that you can find in our anchored retail center listings.

The Shoppes at Williston


The Shoppes at Williston is a Publix-anchored shopping center with excellent visibility along SW 34th Street and Williston Road. McDonald's and Mobil are co-anchors in this center. The popular Gainesville restaurant Hogan's "Great Sandwiches" is found in The Shoppes at Williston. Hogan's opened in Gainesville in 1983 and has been serving the community delicious sandwiches ever since. Other great restaurants in The Shoppes at Williston include Mahzu Sushi & Grill an and Little Ceaser's pizza.  

Esplanade at Butler Plaza

Esplanade at Butler Plaza is a Publix-anchored center on Archer Road, the busiest retail corridor in Gainesville. National retailers Jo Ann Fabrics and Guitar Center recently expanded into Esplanade at Butler Plaza, along with the the crowd favorite, 4 Rivers Smokehouse. You can also find local businesses like Elegant Salon, Big Frog T-Shirts and Falafel King in Espalande at Butler Plaza. 

Millhopper Shopping Center

 Millhopper Shopping Center is Publix-anchored center in a thriving office community, right on the corner of NW 16th Boulevard and NW 43rd Street. Millhopper Shopping Center's tenants include Great Clips, Beef'O'Brady's and the BBVA Compass. Jersey Mike's Subs, a Front Street favorite, is also located in Millhopper Shopping Center. Jersey Mike's Subs serves sub sandwiches that made fresh with high quality ingredients.

Newberry Square

 Newberry Square is a Publix-anchored in one of Gainesville's most highly trafficked areas, just 1/2 a mile from Oaks Mall. The Publix at Newberry Square draws in over 14,000 customers per week. Newberry Square is co-anchored with KMart. 

Tioga Town Center

Tioga Town Center is a lifestyle center located just three minutes west of I-75. Anchored by Gainesville Health and Fitness, Tioga Town Center is a walkable one stop shop with frontage directly on Newberry Road. Tioga Town Center also includes some of the most popular restaurants in Gainesville like Blue Highway Pizza and Sabore Restaurant. Sabore serves dishes inspired by cuisines from Europe, Asia and South America. 



Virginia MacKoul

Virginia is a graduate from the University of Florida's College of Design Construction and Planning with a degree in Sustainability and the Built Environment, and a minor in Urban Regional Planning. Virginia joined the Front Street team in 2011, as an intern. Upon graduation, Virginia joined the Front Street team full-time as the Director of Client Services. Ms. MacKoul’s addition furthers Front Street’s continued growth and expansion within Gainesville and other North Central Florida markets. She was promoted to Director of Marketing in 2014 and now manages the firm’s team of interns and oversees all marketing and branding activity. Virginia was born in Boston and moved to Lee County, Florida in 1997. Virginia graduated her high school's International Baccalaureate program and started at the University of Florida with a focus on Architecture. Virginia shares Front Street's passion of giving back to the community and those in need. Virginia's hobbies include photography, cooking, football, movies, music, and spending time with her dog, Brinkley.

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