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WEST ROXBURY, MA-A supermarket REIT will expand one of its holdings by adding 10,000 sf of retail and office space to a plaza here. Cindy Morse, executive vice president at Equity One, tells GlobeSt.com that the firm recently broke ground on an addition to the Shaw’s Plaza on 75 Spring St.

Part of that site slated to house the company’s regional office. A portion of the other space is already leased to the City of Boston Credit Union and Edible Arrangements, a firm known for its edible fruit bouquets. The addition is being built by Kay Construction Corp. of Cherry Hill, NJ.

The Miami-based REIT entered the Greater Boston market last October when it purchased a portfolio of six grocery-anchored shopping centers totaling 390,979 sf. Along with the fully occupied West Roxbury plaza, the firm also acquired two Star Markets at 699 Mount Auburn St. in Cambridge and at 130 Granite St. in Quincy. They also picked up two Shaw’s Supermarkets at 61 Locust St. in Medford and at 2260 Route 3A in Plymouth along with a Whole Foods Market at 331 Paradise Rd. in Swampscott. Morse says Equity One also is looking to acquire other properties in the Boston market as well as in Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC.

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