Face Painting, Stilt Walkers, Blade Jumpers and More to Entertain the Crowd; Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony with City Officials to Take Place at Noon!

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (August 3, 2017)–On Saturday, August 26th, Palmetto Design Center at 3799 NW 167 Street in Miami Gardens, will host a Community Fun Day with free activities for all ages. The event will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. to celebrate the grand opening of several new retailers and thank the City of Miami Gardens and local community for their support. A children’s DJ, blade jumper, and stilt walker will entertain the crowd while face painting and fire truck tours will add to the fun! The event will also feature a ribbon-cutting ceremony with city officials at 12 p.m. Palmetto Design Center’s Community Fun Day is free to attend and open to the public.

This event marks the grand opening of OPI Nails, Edible Arrangements and T-Mobile at Palmetto Design Center. These new retailers, along with anchor tenant, Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, will be showcasing several outdoor displays and offering special promotions and free samples all morning.

“Macken Companies is happy to serve the Miami Gardens community by contributing to events that provide a positive experience for our local residents,” stated Alan S. Macken, principal, Macken Companies, co-developer, Palmetto Design Center. “We thank the City of Miami Gardens for their hard work and dedication, assisting us with the completion of this project, and we are excited for the community to familiarize themselves with the diverse offerings Palmetto Design Center provides.”

Palmetto Design Center is a 63,000 square-foot shopping center anchored by a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, located at 3799 NW 167th St. in Miami Gardens. While Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market has been open, the center’s developers, Macken Companies and DZD Holdings, recently completed the construction of the inline space, heralding the final completion of the shopping plaza. The inline space totals in excess of 11,500 square feet and is currently over 75% leased.

Palmetto Design Center fronts the Palmetto Expressway at Douglas Road, offering tenants high visibility from the 170,000 vehicles that drive by each day. Approximately 2,630 square feet is still available for lease. For leasing information, please contact Monte Greenberg of Macken Companies at (754) 301-7911 or via email at

To develop the plaza, Alan S. Macken of Macken Companies and Zvi Shiff of DZD Holdings entered into a joint venture, DZD Palmetto, to construct and lease the subject premises. To learn more, please visit

About Macken Companies
Macken Companies is a fully integrated firm with real estate investment, development, construction, financing and brokerage entities. Over the course of nearly 30 years, Macken Companies has been instrumental in the repositioning and revitalization of neighborhoods throughout South Florida. The name Macken has become synonymous with visionary planning and development, superior construction, and record-breaking sales and marketing. As a fully integrated firm, Macken Companies’ affiliate entities—VCM Builders, Macken Realty, SFCS, Owners’ Choice, Bid That Project, Sefran, G&A Strategic and MTV Investments—work in tandem to offer clients complete residential and commercial real estate solutions. Regardless of the size and scope of the endeavor, Macken Companies approaches every opportunity with equal passion, diligence and accountability. As a result, Macken Companies is highly regarded throughout the state for its reputation and integrity. For more information, visit

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