[PHOTOS] Publix opens 26,000-square-foot GreenWise Market in Water Street

exterior of a large grocery store with a green sign and wood paneling on the front

A new Publix GreenWise Market is now open on the ground-floor of 815 Water Street, right next to Heron. The massive store also features the brand new POURS Cafe, which serves up locally roasted Kahwa Coffee.

So, what’s the difference between GreenWise and a regular Publix? The grocery giant describes it as an organic specialty market. The store is all about promoting healthy eating and habits, though we sometimes can’t help but overindulge in the bulk section.


Get fresh pizza on the go at the new GreenWise Market

GreenWise opening 26,000-square-foot market in Water Street Tampa

Enjoy gourmet bites on the go inside the 26,000-square-foot market.

GreenWise also puts an emphasis on healthy prepared meals, which works perfect for us. Perks of a dinner out, but, you know, we can totally just stay in our AC’d apartment.

The market offers up a sushi station, fresh fired pizzas, a build your own bowl station, a massive salad bar, a full deli, and tons of meals to grab-and-go with.


Eats stations feature grab-and-go meals, in addition to fresh baked goods

The CEO of Strategic Property Partners, LLC (“SPP”), the Tampa-based development firm, said, “We are excited to bring a critical grocery anchor to downtown Tampa, which will be walkable for residents of Water Street Tampa and our neighboring communities.

Water Street is all about wellness, in case you haven’t noticed. It’s the first neighborhood in the world to receive WELL D&O (Design and Operations) status under the WELL Community Standard.

A POURS cafe inside the GreenWise Market serves up locally roasted Kahwa Coffee

Creating a WELL certified neighborhood in the heart of Tampa

Water Street Tampa aims to positively impact individuals throughout the public spaces where they spend their time. A WELL community functions to promote health and well-being across all aspects of community life.

This latest installment of GreenWise meets the Nourishment objective of the WELL D&O status by providing access to fresh foods. The grocery store will be supplemented by regular farmers’ markets throughout the neighborhood.

Fresh, organic produce lines the shelves of GreenWise Market

To learn more about Water Street Tampa and the project’s latest news, as well as current retailers and available space you can visit Water Street’s website.

A savory sushi station is available for those looking to grab a meal on the go

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