By Camren Skelton
Whole Foods Market anchors Asheville Market, a 129,851-square-foot shopping center in Asheville, N.C.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Zapolski Real Estate has acquired Asheville Market, a 129,851-square-foot shopping center located at 4 S. Tunnel Road in Asheville, for $33 million. Alex Quarrier of Berkeley Capital Advisors arranged the transaction on behalf of the seller, Edens. David Vinson and Todd Crouse of NorthMarq Capital arranged acquisition financing through Citigroup Global Markets on behalf of Zapolski. The loan amount was not disclosed. Asheville Market was originally constructed in 1980 as a “Big K” Kmart, but Whole Foods Market replaced the store in 2014 as part of the center’s repositioning. Additional tenants include DSW, Guitar Center, HobbyTown, Chicken Salad Chick, Neo Burrito, Duncan & York and Green4Life.