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South Shore

South Shore is an established, 594,000 square foot open air lifestyle shopping center located in Alameda. The recently renovated center is home to a variety of national retailers and restaurants as well as independent establishments, and is a long-standing, well-regarded gathering place for area residents and visitors. Located right next to the Shoreline Drive, which follows Alameda’s one-and-a-half mile long beach, the center is anchored by a Safeway and a Trader Joe’s, and features ample parking, in addition to a variety of services and amenities.

Fine Food and Cocktails: Trabocco Opens at South Shore

With the arrival of Trabocco Kitchen and Cocktails the dining scene at South Shore has reached a new level of culinary sophistication. The Italian Adriatic restaurant is founded by long-time resident husband-and-wife team Giuseppe Naccarelli and Christine Naish Naccarelli of Il Fornaio fame. Not only is the food strikingly ambitious, but the transformation of the space is equally remarkable. With the help of Weisbach architecture|design  the décor of the 4,700 square foot restaurant bridges its seaside location and its seaside origins with photography and light sculptures reminiscent of fishing nets. Open for less than six months, the restaurant already has over 150 reviews on Yelp, most of which are five stars.


South Shore Center is the winner of the StopWaste 2014 Waste Reduction Excellence in Commercial Property Management award. Since 2011, the Center has been working actively with its tenants to increase recycling with several waste and recycling stations located throughout the mall. The Center has also converted one of its trash compactors to collect compostable waste from the many restaurants at South Shore. Due to close tenant relationships, including consistent one-on-one assistance and ongoing support, buy-in has been widespread and the Center has been able to reduce its waste diversion rate  from eight percent to fifty-seven percent.

Off the Grid is a Hit

11:00 a. m. - 3:00 p. m. on Saturdays year-round, rain or shine, Off the Grid sets up a food truck market in the parking lot fronting the intersection of Park and Otis streets, between Petco and Ulta Beauty. Off the Grid brings to Alameda delicious food, complete with live music and views of the bay. An exciting array of family-friendly street food vendors, representing diverse cultures and cuisines, participates each week. Off the Grid brings in 1,400 people each Saturday, and is one of the center’s most successful events.

Ice Rink Draws 24,000 Visitors

The Little Ice Rink at Alameda South Shore Center is the largest outdoor skating rink between the Oakland Bay Bridge and the Caldecott Tunnel and the only rink with the Bobby Seal skating aid. Sponsored by the Perforce Foundation, The Little Ice Rink is operated by South Shore’s partner, Ice-America. The Little Ice Rink saw over 24,000 visitors during the 2013-14 skating season. Look for the rink’s return during the 2014-15 holiday season.