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Cannella Gelato & Café Joins Mercantile on Morris Development as Latest Tenant

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CONTACT: Caroline Hannum
Retail Specialists

BIRMINGHAM, AL (February 25, 2021) –Retail Specialists and Orchestra Partners have announced the latest addition to the new Mercantile on Morris development. Cannella Gelato & Café will be opening in the new downtown development.

Cannella Gelato & Café is an artisanal Gelateria, they provide hand-crafted gelato and sorbet daily. The store makes everything on site from the gelato base to the finished product. Cannella Gelato & Café strives to use local, seasonal ingredients whenever possible. The new tenant also offers a full-service coffee bar.

“Mercantile on Morris is a development that perfectly complements the lively Downtown Birmingham area,” said Lyndsy Yim, broker at Retail Specialists. “Cannella Gelato & Café is a unique concept that will fit well with the other tenants in the area. We are excited to continue watching Mercantile on Morris grow and foresee more exciting developments.”

Mercantile on Morris announced last month that men’s fashion shop, Bridge + Root, would be one of the first tenants to open at the development. Cannella Gelato & Café will be joining the store in a 1,175 square foot space in Mercantile on Morris.  Located along First Avenue North, the mixed-use development by Orchestra Partners features about 12,000 square feet of commercial space along with 47 residential condos. Retail spaces ranging from 500 to 2,927 square feet are available for lease.

The development includes a pedestrian plaza attracting a retail mix of restaurants, boutique retail, and bars to contribute to Birmingham’s downtown area. There are still several commercial spaces open for lease. Contact Haden Smith (205) 240-3167 for additional leasing information. Retail Specialists handles leasing and property management for Mercantile on Morris.

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