Linden Square Announces 4 New Tenants; Major Property Upgrades Underway

New Restaurants and a Popular Salon Continue Mission to Deliver Essential Convenience & Service  

Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) has signed four new tenants to join the mix at Linden Square in Wellesley. The essential lifestyle center, anchored by Roche Bros. supermarket, will welcome Tatte BakeryOath PizzaKarma, and Atelier salon. Openings will be phased throughout the year beginning this spring. Plus, beginning this February, the entire property will undergo a $7M upgrade expected to be completed in November 2022.

“We’re beyond excited to add these new dining and service options to the neighborhood and create more reasons for customers to frequent Linden Square,” said Mark Hebert, Vice President, Development for Federal Realty. “As we complete the property upgrades, we are continuing to enhance the experience for diners, shoppers and loyal customers, re-emphasizing the center as a go-to location for all.”

In addition to robust landscaping, outdoor furnishings, façade and signage upgrades, the improvements also include relocating a neighborhood staple. Rooster’s Men’s Grooming Center is moving to the former Salon Maleah space. Next door, Nantucket’s Oath Pizza will take the corner spot and feature new extended patio seating. Atelier, one of Wellesley’s most popular beauty resources, will open adjacent to sweetgreen on the north side of Linden Street.

“Linden Square is the perfect location for an Oath Pizza and we’re looking forward to opening later this year,” says Drew Kellogg, President and CEO of Oath Pizza. “Our fresh, feel-good pizzas will complement the other better-for-you products and services in Wellesley,” he adds. “We’re excited to become a part of the community.”

On the south side of Linden Street, the property will welcome two new restaurant offerings. Beloved regional favorite Tatte Bakery will open on the corner adjacent to Neena’s Lighting complete with an exterior facelift and ample outdoor seating. Karma, which offers “next level Asian Fusion,” will open on the vacant corner next to Verizon bringing world-class fresh cuisine, an expansive sushi menu and craft cocktails to the center.

Through its property improvement plan, Linden Square continues to evolve to reflect the current needs of the Wellesley community, as well as retain its community charm as a gathering point with the addition of several new outdoor amenities. With a combination of essential retail, fitness, dining and locally owned boutiques, this has been a vital destination for residents who want convenience along with high-quality offerings.

Architectural renderings of the improvements can be viewed here.

For Leasing Opportunities, please contact Liz Ryan, Vice President of Regional Leasing, at or (617) 684-1508.   

About Linden Square: Linden Square is a shopping, dining & lifestyle destination located in the heart of Wellesley, Mass. The center is anchored by Roche Brothers and offers a unique combination of boutique stores, restaurants, and lifestyle services including Bach to Rock, Bella Santé, Club Pilates, Code Ninjas, Compass Real Estate, The Cottage, Kenzie & Hope, The Linden Store, Sara Campbell, StretchLab, Talbot’s and Tiny Hanger. For more information, visit

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, Federal Realty’s mission is to deliver long-term, sustainable growth through investing in communities where retail demand exceeds supply. Its 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 106 properties include approximately 3,100 tenants, in 25 million square feet, and approximately 3,200 residential units.

Federal Realty has increased its quarterly dividends to its shareholders for 54 consecutive years, the longest record in the REIT industry. Federal Realty is an S&P 500 index member and its shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol FRT. For additional information about Federal Realty and its properties, visit