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Whole Foods to move to old Boston Herald site in South End, developer says

Posted by Your Town  July 25, 2012 04:54 PM

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The developer of the former Boston Herald site on Harrison Avenue said Wednesday that Whole Foods Market plans to open a 50,000-square-foot supermarket there.

National Development, the project’s Newton-based developer, added that when Whole Foods opens in 2014, it will be the first full-size grocery store in Boston’s South End neighborhood.

National Development is calling its six-acre project “Ink Block South End,” and besides a Whole Foods, it will feature retail and restaurant space on the ground floor and 471 luxury apartments.

In a statement, National Development managing partner Ted Tye said, “Whole Foods’ flagship store will help set the tone for the vibrant, 18 hour neighborhood that we are creating at Ink Block.”

Chris Reidy can be reached at reidy@globe.com.

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