New Retailers, New Restaurant Opening at Santana Row; Leváre 100% leased

San Jose, CA (April 23, 2012) – Santana Row, the Bay Area’s hottest shopping and dining destination, announces that three exciting new retailers and a tempting new restaurant will be added to the shopping center’s diverse tenant mix this summer. Additionally, Leváre – Santana Row’s 108 luxurious rental townhomes and flats – is officially 100% leased, just six months after completion.

kate spade new york – makes its San Jose debut when the upscale kate spade new york boutique opens in July. The 2,319 square foot, modernly designed boutique will showcase the brand’s witty and playfully sophisticated signature accessories and apparel including handbags, shoes, dresses, outerwear, hats, luggage, glasses, and  paper and home. kate spade new york on Santana Row is the retailer’s only San Jose location, located at 355 Santana Row next to Hotel Valencia.

Icebreaker TouchLab – The New Zealand company that pioneered merino wool adventure apparel unveils its only San Jose location when it opens on Santana Row in September. Designed to be high-touch, the store will feature Icebreaker’s complete line of pure merino wool apparel including its Outdoor, Running, Travel, Kids, Underwear and City collections and Socks and Accessories, all made from handpicked merino wool born in the Southern Alps of New Zealand. The store’s Tactile Gallery will have garments that explain the functional benefits of Icebreaker merino. The 1,513 square foot store is located at 356 Santana Row, next to the new, soon-to-open H&M location.

Clary Sage Organics – This eco-luxury boutique recently opened its first Silicon Valley store on Santana Row. The soothing shop offers organic apparel and yoga collection, chemical-free beauty products, a line of nutraceuticals and comprehensive, doctor-formulated wellness solutions. Clary Sage serves as a center for holistic wellness, offering the best organic fashions, sustainable beauty products, and a comprehensive array of time-honored natural medicine programs. The 675 square foot store is located at 334 Santana Row next to Anne Fontaine.  408-260-9595.

The Veggie Grill – Dining gets healthier and lighter on The Row this summer when The Veggie Grill, creators of classic American food with 100% plant-based soups, salads, burgers and more, opens it first Northern California restaurant on The Row. The 2,262 square foot restaurant will be located at 3055 Olin Avenue next to The Counter.

“We are thrilled to welcome these new tenants to our neighborhood.  We recognize that our customers’ tastes and needs are ever changing, and our leasing strategy is designed to keep our properties exciting, vibrant and successful,” said Jeff Kreshek, Federal Realty’s Vice President, West Coast Leasing.

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About Santana Row
Santana Row, a 1.5 million square foot mixed-use development in the heart of San Jose, California, is Silicon Valley’s premier destination for shopping, dining, living and nightlife. Surrounded by landscaped gardens, parks and plazas, Santana Row features over 70 retail shops, more than two dozen acclaimed restaurants, a 213-room boutique hotel and six-screen movie theatre. In addition to the dynamic retail collection, Santana Row offers 622 residential units featuring a fitness center, rooftop pool and resort-living accommodations, and 65,000 square feet of office space at 300 Santana Row, its newest office address. Santana Row is a property of Federal Realty Investment Trustwww.federalrealty.com (NYSE:FRT), headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. For more information, please visit www.santanarow.com.

About Federal Realty
In 2012, Federal Realty celebrates 50 years of being a proven leader in the ownership, operation, and redevelopment of high quality retail real estate in the country’s best markets.   Federal Realty’s portfolio (excluding joint venture properties) contains approximately 19.3 million square feet located primarily in strategically selected metropolitan markets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, as well as in California. In addition, the Trust has an ownership interest in approximately 1.0 million square feet of retail space through a joint venture in which the Trust has a 30% interest. Our operating portfolio (excluding joint venture properties) was 93.4% leased to national, regional, and local retailers as of December 31, 2011, with no single tenant accounting for more than approximately 2.5% of annualized base rent. Federal Realty has paid quarterly dividends to its shareholders continuously since its founding in 1962, and has increased its dividend rate for 44 consecutive years, the longest record in the REIT industry. Federal Realty is an S&P MidCap 400 company and its shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol FRT.  For more information, please visit www.federalrealty.com.

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