Tenant, Pre-Leasing Announced for South Market District

22 September 2014

Woodward will be completing construction on The Paramount at South Market District this fall, and when it opens, a new Vietnamese dining option will come to downtown New Orleans. Magasin Kitchen, a popular Vietnamese restaurant, will open on the ground floor of The Paramount in early 2015. The upper floors of the building will be dedicated to one- and two-bedroom apartments, which are now pre-leasing.

South Market District Adds Tenant, Pre-Leasing

The New Orleans Advocate

21 September 2014

The owners of Magasin, the popular Vietnamese restaurant on Magazine Street, are opening a new restaurant in the South Market District mixed-use development.

Magasin Kitchen will be in The Paramount apartment building at 611 O’Keefe Ave. The restaurant, set to open in early 2015, will have an exposed kitchen and feature dishes such as pork belly banh mi with quail egg, green bean avocado fried rice and shrimp balls.

“Magasin Kitchen’s concept goes beyond just fresh, healthy food — we’re introducing a sustainable restaurant that features local and seasonal produce, and embraces green design and practices,” said Kim Nguyen, who owns the restaurant.

The South Market District is a $200 million mixed-use development that will take up four blocks in downtown New Orleans being developed by The Domain Companies. Pre-leasing recently started on the first phase, The Paramount, a $48.4 million building that will include 209 apartments and 22,000 square feet of retail space. The Paramount is set to open in November. Units will rent for between $1,460 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,100 for a two-bedroom.

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