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The Wharf Nears Retail Capacity as it Welcomes a Host of New Tenants

April 12, 2016

The Wharf at Orange Beach Nears Retail Capacity as it Welcomes a Host of New Tenants

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (April 12, 2016)— The Wharf at Orange Beach has welcomed 17 new tenants since November 2015 bringing first floor fulfillment to 96 percent and total occupancy to 75 percent. On the cusp of a record-breaking season, the property gained much interest from businesses in a range of sectors including restaurants, spas, design and retail.

“As The Wharf enters its 10th year, we are thrilled to partner with businesses who will contribute to our continued success,” said Kristen Guenther, management team leader at The Wharf. “Each new tenant brings something unique in an effort to best serve our guests as they remain a top priority.”

? Evolve Fitness & Spa, November 2015 – This full service spa and fitness center offers something for every woman in the spa, the gym and the classroom.
? The Orange Grove, November 2015 – Previously located on Beach Highway, it’s the place to find fun, coastal-inspired home accessories and apparel.
? Light Up the Night, January 2016 – This unique shop sells light up novelties and toys for all ages from armbands to shoelaces.
? Montego’s Caribbean Café & Bar, March 2015 – The family-friendly atmosphere and waterfront view make this a dining destination complete with its very own pirate ship playground overlooking the Marina.
? Cowgirls Orange Beach, March 2016 – The Coyote Ugly style bar has live entertainment featuring well-known artists and up-and-comers and offers a full menu for lunch and dinner.
? Sea La Vie Designs, March 2016 – Home and office décor comes easy with a full staff of interior designers and affordable custom designed furniture, accessories and local art.
? The Wharf Putt-Putt, March 2016 – Formerly Sharky’s Family Adventure Park, the putt-putt area is now under new management and is open every day from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
? Seaside Shoes & Swim, March 2016 – Seaside Shoes has expanded its current space to add a swimwear boutique offering something for the whole family.
? Burris Farm Market, April 2016 – Most recently, the open-air farmers market was added with a full line of locally grown fruit and produce and will remain open until early fall.

Opening Soon:
? Driftwood Bar & Grille, May 2016 – One of Chef Chris Kelly’s new endeavors will serve as a waterfront steakhouse with traditional local seafood in the heart of The Wharf along Marlin Circle.
? Ronin Sushi Bar & Restaurant, May 2016 – Chef Kelly envisions a one-of-a-kind sushi style that aims to focus on freshness and a new form of presentation.
? The Blue Chair Bar, May 2016 – Centered in The Wharf entertainment complex, Chef Kelly’s Caribbean creation will come alive with a boat-themed bar, exterior band stage and in-house pub fare.
? Greek 2 U, May 2016 – This unique Greek and American fusion cuisine will serve fresh, healthy eats at an affordable price.
? Burk Kleinpeter, May 2016 – The Wharf will serve as the 9th location for the seasoned engineering design firm that prides itself on its multi-disciplinary platform of experience and abilities.
? Villaggio Grille, May 2016 – The locally owned restaurant is expanding its current space by 2,500 square feet to accommodate for semi-private dining, special events and inclement weather overflow.
? Oasis Church, May 2016 – This casual worship center will provide a place of fellowship for all ages.
? Bayes: Southern Bar & Grill, June 2016 – As a part of the new Springhill Suites by Marriott onsite, this restaurant will feature upscale casual dining and signature dishes with the option to dine outside at Dockside overlooking The Wharf Marina.

In addition to the impressive things currently in play at The Wharf, further growth is expected throughout the year. For the latest news and updates on what’s to come at The Wharf, visit

The Wharf partnered with Stirling Properties in securing the new tenants. Jeff Barnes can be contacted for information pertaining to available space and sites at 251-375-2496.

About The Wharf
Located in beautiful Orange Beach, The Wharf is the Gulf Coast’s premier destination resort and Marina. The Wharf features a unique selection of shopping, dining and entertainment options, including restaurants, boutiques and stores, a 15-screen movie theater, 112 foot tall Ferris wheel, and live music at The Wharf’s 9,600 seat Amphitheater. No matter the time of year, The Wharf is the ultimate family-friendly vacation destination. For more information visit


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