EMC Seafood & Raw Bar Announces First Bay Area Location, Opening This Summer at Santana Row

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Santana Row opens new doors, keeping the neighborhood fresh and exciting

The popular Southern California seafood restaurant and oyster bar, EMC Seafood & Raw Bar has announced they will open their first Northern California location in none other than Silicon Valley hot spot Santana Row.

Established in 2013 in Los Angeles’ historic Koreatown, EMC Seafood & Raw Bar began as a local gem, and emerged as a hotspot for Angeleno foodies, expanding to locations in Woodland Hills, Irvine and Arcadia. Known for their uniquely tempered Asian-fusion cuisine, the OC Weekly has raved about their signature dishes like the lobster ravioli and “best handheld cobb salad you’ll ever have.” EMC boasts an assortment of fresh seafood as well as cocktails handcrafted by in-house mixologists. Casual diners and seafood enthusiasts alike will be drawn to EMC’s tastebud tingling lunch, dinner and drink options. The Best in Class restaurant, opening next to Z Gallerie on Santana Row will feature an open-kitchen, lively raw bar & a bright and bustling main dining room scattered with bistro tables.

EMC CEO and Co-Founder, Michael Kwan, is very optimistic and excited to open EMC Seafood & Raw Bar at Santana Row. Mr. Kwan‘s portfolio of restaurants now include more than 30 locations in California.

“Santana Row was identified as a great strategic location to plant the EMC Seafood & Raw Bar flag in Northern California”, said Michael Gallivan of US Realty Advisors, Inc., EMC’s Strategic Partner and Exclusive Real Estate Advisor. EMC is looking to continue its California expansion in premiere locations throughout the state, which include lifestyle centers, regional shopping centers and urban projects.

Popular eateries in Santana Row continue to surface including Tacolicious, which was welcomed in November 2016. “Santana Row continues to emerge as a foodie destination, said Jeff Kreshek, Federal Realty's West Coast Vice President of Leasing. With eateries offering small, shareable plates and trendy tasting menus, Santana Row continues to stay on top of the food scene with fresh and new-to-market establishments.”

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About Santana Row
Offering 1.7 million square feet of retail, office, hotel and residential, Santana Row is located in Silicon Valley, California; the hub for high-tech innovation and development. Featuring 615 luxury rental homes, 219 privately owned condos, 376,000 square feet of office space, over 50 shops, 30 restaurants, a boutique hotel and a movie theatre. Santana Row is a property of Federal Realty (NYSE:FRT), headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. For more information, please visit SantanaRow.com.

About Federal Realty
Federal Realty is a recognized leader in the ownership, operation and redevelopment of high-quality retail based properties located primarily in major coastal markets from Washington, D.C. to Boston as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles. Founded in 1962, our mission is to deliver long term, sustainable growth through investing in densely populated, affluent communities where retail demand exceeds supply. Our expertise includes creating urban, mixed-use neighborhoods like Santana Row in San Jose, California, Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, Maryland and Assembly Row in Somerville, Massachusetts. These unique and vibrant environments that combine shopping, dining, living and working provide a destination experience valued by their respective communities. Federal Realty's 96 properties include over 2,800 tenants, in approximately 22 million square feet, and over 1,800 residential units.

Federal Realty has paid quarterly dividends to its shareholders continuously since its founding in 1962, and has increased its dividend rate for 49 consecutive years, the longest record in the REIT industry. Federal Realty shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol FRT. For additional information about Federal Realty and its properties, visit FederalRealty.com

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