Bill Edwards unveils next move for Sundial
November 1, 2019 - Developers of the Armature Works in Tampa plan to bring a 25,000-square-foot food hall to Sundial in St. Petersburg, in a move that Sundial developer Bill Edwards says will further elevate the downtown center as a destination. The new concept will encompass the areas currently occupied by LOCALE Market, Jackie Z Style Co., Wellness Center at Sundial, D-Gallerie Fine Arts and additional vacant spaces on the lower level, as well as the space currently occupied by FarmTable Cucina, on the second level, a news release said. Michael Mina, chef/founder of MINA Group, which developed LOCALE Market and FarmTable Cucina, said it was time to pass the torch. The project will begin in early 2020 and is expected to be completed by the fall of 2020. The timeline is ambitious, said Chas Bruck, co-owner for Armature Works and BE1 Concepts, adding he is very excited to extend the brand across the bay. "When I first developed Sundial, I intended it to be a catalyst for growth in downtown St. Pete. Chas and his team created Armature Works to do the same thing for Tampa. I know that in joining forces we will create an incredible gathering place for residents and visitors alike,” Edwards, CEO for The Edwards Group, said. Jackie Z Style will move to the east side of the center, and two new tenants, The Man Cave men’s grooming salon and Italian Idea, an Italian leather goods retailer, also are coming to Sundial, Edwards said.