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Mesa Grande Taqueria Adds To Unique Offerings In Perinton Square Mall

Fast-casual Restaurant Specializes in California-Mexican-Style Cuisine

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — February 24, 2015 — This month, Perinton Square Mall expands the diversity of its specialty food offerings with the opening of Mesa Grande Taqueria. A California-Mexican-style restaurant, Mesa Grande Taqueria’s burritos, tacos, quesadillas and nachos are prepared in-house from fresh ingredients. The restaurant opened to the public on Tuesday, Feb. 24.

Mesa Grande Taqueria combines a fast-casual dining experience with food prepared using fine-dining techniques. While burritos are their specialty, patrons can choose from an endless list of entrée combinations, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. The restaurant’s guacamole and salsa are made fresh several times a day. Mesa Grande Taqueria’s menu also features beer, Red Cat wine slushies, margaritas (on the rocks) and Mexican soft drinks, as well as several homemade dessert options.

Owner Jim Daddabbo launched Mesa Grande Taqueria in Auburn, New York, his hometown, and has plans to build a third location in Camillus, New York. The Fairport location, which faces Route 250 (Moseley Road), will be the regional chain’s largest restaurant.

“Rochester is a thriving city with tremendous potential, and we’re excited about the opportunity to bring something new and fresh to the neighborhood,” Daddabbo said.

Daddabbo also demonstrates a strong commitment to operating an eco-friendly business. Containers for its burrito bowls and salads are certified compostable and a USDA-certified bio-based product. The Fairport location, which is furnished with tables and chairs crafted from reclaimed barn wood, is outfitted with LED lighting. He’s also eliminated single-use beverage bottles, opting instead to install a state-of-the-art water filtration system. Mesa Grande Taqueria will sell patrons filtered water by the cup and also offer stainless-steel bottles for purchase. Any patron who purchases the reusable water bottle can come to the restaurant for free refills at any time.

With the addition of Mesa Grande Taqueria’s California-Mexican fare, Perinton Square Mall boasts a distinct lineup of cuisines, including Italian, American and Thai. “Perinton Square Mall is quickly becoming a dining destination for people looking for a diversity of flavors and meal options,” said Michael A. Smith, vice president of leasing for DiMarco Group. “We’re delighted that Mesa Grande Taqueria will provide patrons a menu of items they can’t find anywhere else.”

Mesa Grande Taqueria is open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, visit mesagrandetaqueria.com.

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Joe’s Brooklyn Pizza Debuts at Perinton Square Mall

ROCHESTER, N.Y. January 30, 2015 – Locally owned and family operated Joe’s Brooklyn Pizza has now opened its second Rochester location in Perinton Square Mall.  Known for offering an extensive selection of freshly prepared pizza, wings and calzones, Joe’s location in Perinton will face Route 250 (Moseley Rd).

Joe’s specializes in the “Brooklyn” style crust which is large, wide and thin – folding for easy consumption. With more than 25 pizzas to choose from, Joe’s incorporates on American made spices, as well as fresh ingredients and cut pizza slices by hand. Joe’s also offers Brooklyn brand beer and a selection of Naked Dove craft beers. Customers can choose from dine-in, take-out or delivery service for their order.

Joe’s Brooklyn Pizza joins an the diverse array of food offerings available at Perinton Square Mall, including Tandoor of India, Sakura Garden, Bocaccinis Italian Bistro and Bill Grays. Perinton has also recently added a Tops Gas Station and the AT&T Store. The property, which was acquired by DiMarco Group in 2013, offers shoppers a mix of dining, grocery, service and retail options.

“We are excited to welcome Joe’s Brooklyn Pizza, a Rochester family business since 1989, to the Perinton Square Mall,” said Michael A Smith, VP of Leasing for DiMarco Group. “They bring a taste of the ‘Old Neighborhood’ to the already delicious line up of food offered in our property.”

Press Release: Tops Brighton Plaza Welcomes Ritas

Rochester, N.Y., AUGUST 21, 2013 – The first Rita’s Italian Ice to open in the Rochester Region is now serving up cool treats in the Tops Brighton Plaza.  Rita’s is the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept, offering a unique product line that combines Italian Ice treats with traditional old fashioned custard. Rita’s has hired 20 ‘Treat Team’ members locally to make their products fresh daily with real fruit.

Representatives from DiMarco Group, owners of the plaza, along with local leaders from the Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Brighton Supervisor, NY State Senator Joseph Robach and other community businesses, all joined in a ceremonial ribbon cutting recently to welcome Rita’s to the area.   Local franchise owners Todd and Danielle James hosted the ceremony where Rita’s presented a $500 donation to Golisano Children’s Hospital.

Rita’s joins the currently expanding Tops Friendly Market in the plaza located at 1900 Clinton Ave.  The entire plaza is in the midst of a redevelopment project which will update the façade and add pedestrian areas to create an enhanced shopping and dining experience.

DiMarco Constructors completed the build out of the Rita’s space in just a couple months’ time. The store has actually been open for a few weeks – serving up their menu of traditional Italian Ice and Frozen Custard.  In addition, the menu features Misto® Shakes, a combination of Italian Ice and Old-Fashioned Frozen Custard blended into a customizable treat. They also offer a personalized Blendini®, which is Old-Fashioned Frozen Custard and Italian Ice with a choice of mix-ins such as Snickers® blended together. They round out their unique offerings with the Gelati, a choice of Italian Ice layered with Old-Fashioned Frozen Custard.

“Rita’s is a great addition to the Rochester Region and the Tops Brighton Plaza,” said Paul Colucci, VP for DiMarco Group. “Everyone who has ever experienced a Rita’s treat has told us how excited they are to see this incredible franchise welcomed into the area. The Rita’s opening is just another step to create a unique shopping and dining experience that is unique to our plaza.”

Rita’s Italian Ice opens in Brighton

By ANDREA DECKERT
Rochester Business Journal
August 21, 2013

The Rochester region’s first Rita’s Italian Ice has opened in the Tops Brighton Plaza.

Rita’s is the nation’s largest Italian ice concept, offering a product line that combines Italian ice treats with traditional, old fashioned custard. Rita’s has hired 20 workers to make its products daily with real fruit.

Representatives from DiMarco Group, owners of the plaza, along with state and local leaders recently attended a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the store. Local franchise owners Todd and Danielle James hosted the ceremony, at which Rita’s presented a $500 donation to Golisano Children’s Hospital.

Rita’s joins the currently expanding Tops Friendly Market in the plaza located at 1900 Clinton Ave.  The plaza is in the midst of a redevelopment project, which will update the facade and add pedestrian areas.

“Rita’s is a great addition to the Rochester Region and the Tops Brighton Plaza,” said Paul Colucci, DiMarco vice president. “Everyone who has ever experienced a Rita’s treat has told us how excited they are to see this incredible franchise welcomed into the area. The Rita’s opening is just another step to create a unique shopping and dining experience that is unique to our plaza.”

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BayTowne Customer Wins Lottery

Today, a 5.3 Million Dollar Lottery ticket was given to a lovely couple and family in Penfield, NY. The Winner says he has played the same numbers originally from a quick pick he bought 30 years ago.

BayTowne is owned by DiMarco Group and Managed by Baldwin Property Management, a DiMarco Company. BayTowne Liquor is a tenant of BayTowne in Penfield, NY.

Renovations Underway at Tops Brighton Plaza

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Plaza updates include major upgrade to Tops Market and new national retailers

Rochester, N.Y., April 30, 2013 – DiMarco Group recently announced that it has commenced the renovation and expansion of Tops supermarket at Tops Brighton Plaza. Plaza landlord Neu Lac de Ville Associates and Tops Markets are collaborating on updating the entire plaza. Additional plaza improvements include complete façade renovations, enhanced pedestrian elements connectivity to the remainder of the plaza, and the addition of national retailer Rita’s Frozen Custard.

The Tops supermarket improvements, which are managed by DiMarco Constructors, include an expansion of 2,197 square feet and interior renovations.

Located at 1900 Clinton Ave. South, Tops Brighton Plaza offers 139,700 square feet of retail space on 14.3 acres of property. Other tenants include CVS, the U.S. Post Office and Amaya Bar & Grill.

About DiMarco Group

Established in 1910 as a general contractor, DiMarco Group is a full-service development company. Clients benefit from the strength and experience of DiMarco Constructors (general contractor), Baldwin Real Estate (asset management), J. DiMarco Builders (facility maintenance) and ADMAR Supply Company (construction equipment sales and leasing). For more information about DiMarco Group, please call 585-272-7760 or visit dimarcogroup.com.

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