After securing a new Whole Foods store to anchor the Huntington Shopping Center on Route 110, its owner is embarking on a $75 million facelift and expansion for the property. 

Publicly traded Federal Realty Investment Trust announced Thursday it will have a new 45,000-square-foot Whole Foods market as part of major overhaul of the 21-acre shopping center at 350 Walt Whitman Road in Huntington Station. 

The project will include updated facades, reconstructed parking lots, new landscaping and walkways, and outdoor seating areas. It will also add two new 8,000-square-foot pad sites to be constructed on parts of the center’s parking lot, with each able to accommodate three tenants. 

Once the redevelopment is complete sometime in 2024, the shopping center will have 277,000 square feet of retail space. Existing tenants include PetSmart, ULTA, Tilly’s and Michaels and Federal Realty says about 90,000 square feet remains available to lease.  

“Bringing Whole Foods to this location jump starts a long-awaited redevelopment of Huntington Shopping Center,” Mark Brennan, VP of Regional Development at Federal Realty Investment Trust, said in a company statement. “With our investment, we’ll reinvigorate the destination and deliver on our aim to provide essential retail at convenient locations with services and shopping to benefit our community.” 

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