Darien Commons welcomes first residents and 5 new commercial tenants

Federal Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) recently welcomed the first residents to Darien Commons, a very convenient, walkable mixed-use destination under construction next to the Noroton Heights train station. There are currently 58 homes available for occupancy in the first phase. New retail leases have been announced with in-demand brands including Choice Pet, One Medical, OVME, Salt & Sweat and Warby Parker. The new development includes 75,000 square feet of new commercial space as well as 122 luxury apartments.


Familiar of choice: Carefully selected holistic, organic, raw and natural foods, treats and chews, plus a range of exceptional pet products

A doctor: Membership-based primary care practice whose mission is to make getting quality care more affordable, accessible and enjoyable for everyone through a blend of human-centered design, technology and an exceptional team

OVME: Connecticut’s premier location for this bespoke selection of minimally invasive cosmetic services with contemporary yet welcoming retail

Salt & Sweat:Second location for this upscale Westchester County based wellness studio with infrared saunas, infrared wraps, EMSculpt, Ballaner Pro lymphatic drainage, Salt Therapy, Cryoskin, massage, and more

Warby Parker: Affordable high quality eyeglasses, sunglasses, contacts and eye exams

Previously announced confirmed tenants include top restaurants, takeout, wellness, beauty and retail such as Glosslab, Gregory’s, Molto, Naya, Oath Pizza, Seamore’s, Solidcore, sweetgreen, Tartinery and Van Leeuwen.

“Our first residents are now able to see our vision for this location – and enjoy some of the amenities and luxuries we’ve built,” said Patrick McMahon, Senior Vice President, Regional Development for Federal Realty. “As more retailers come online, the benefits of living here will continue to expand, creating a vibrant neighborhood.”

New residents can take advantage of many thoughtful features throughout the property, such as a guest suite, communal dining room with entertainment kitchen and beer tap, curated lending library with everything from items appliances to an Xbox and electric scooters, a landscaped courtyard with grills, a central 24-hour fitness room, and comfortable and accessible home workspaces.

Abundant surface parking on site makes retail easily accessible and shopping more convenient. Darien Commons also features a brand new 12,000 square foot Walgreens and a newly remodeled Equinox Club. A render of the development can be found here.

During the current construction plan, the following tenants and neighboring businesses are open and operating: Walgreens, Equinox, Citibank, Chase Bank, Edward Jones, Vavala’s Deli, Sanda’s Cleaners, Dolce Nails, Leary’s Liquor Cabinet and TLC Hair Designs.

Darien Commons offers immediate access to I-95 and is steps from the Metro-North rail line to New York. The project creates an attractive opportunity for like-minded retailers to locate next to each other, and improves convenience for future apartment dwellers.

For more information on residential rentals, visit www.dariencommons.com or email [email protected]

For more information on retail leasing, contact Vanessa Mendoza at (301) 998-8218 or [email protected]

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