ANAHEIM, CA—The Anaheim Regional TransportationIntermodal Center has signed its firstretail tenant: the Lost Bean, anorganic coffee and tea shop. The retailer has taken space on theground level of ARTIC, Southern California's newtransportation hub here that opens in December.

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As GlobeSt.com reported in April, the City ofAnaheim named Lincoln Property Co.property manager for ARTIC. Information about the other fivetenants was not readily available before deadline. The hub willserve as a major transportation gateway that incorporates amixed-use center on the existing 16-acre site owned by theCity of Anaheim.

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The Lost Bean is the first of six tenants to claim part of the12,000 rentable square feet of retail space available within ARTIC,which will offer a unique variety of transit,dining,retailand entertainment options inone location. The hub has a LEED-Platinum designand innovative architecture and employs sustainable green effortsat every level.

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In line with ARTIC's green innovation and culture, the Lost Beanis an environmentally conscious coffee and tea shop that offers avariety of organic, homemade food and beverages. Unique to othercoffee houses, the Lost Bean sources raw, 100% organic,fair-trade-certified coffee beans and roasts them in-house. Theretailer will donate a portion of its profits from its ARTIClocation to local charities in and around Anaheim.

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According to Natalie Meeks, public worksdirector for the City of Anaheim, “We are thrilled that the LostBean has found its new home at ARTIC. They provide the same blendof product excellent with an environmentally conscious culture thatARTIC delivers.”

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The 67,000-square-foot ARTIC will increase mobility options forresidents, local businesses, commuters and visitors to this region.On opening day, ARTIC services will include Metrolink,Amtrak, OCTA bus, Anaheim Resort Transportation, shuttles,taxis, bikes and tour and charter buses.

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Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on GlobeSt.com and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.