Floriana Restaurant To Open Second Location in Downtown Wilmington

Wilmington NC. December 3rd, 2019 – MoMentum Companies is proud to announce that Floriana Restaurant, currently located in the Dupont Circle area of Washington DC, will be opening its second location at 2 Market Street, Wilmington, NC (the old Roy’s Riverboat location). Owner Jamie Branda and Executive Chef Daniel Hlusak fell in love with the area and are excited about being a part of the growth and energy of Historic Downtown Wilmington.

“After meeting Jamie and Daniel, I was confident that these guys would be an amazing asset to our downtown market. I couldn’t imagine anyone more qualified to take this iconic property successfully into the next 2o years…or more,” said Terry Espy, president of MoMentum Companies.

Espy, along with broker Todd Toconis from Town & Country Real Estate, worked to get Floriana into its new Wilmington home which boasts waterfront views, a newly renovated exterior, and a central location in the heart of downtown. “Todd made this transaction seamless,” says Espy.

About Floriana: Opening its doors in 1979, Floriana has a 40-year history of success at its DC location. Jamie Branda has owned it for the last 14 years and is ready to expand with a second location here in Wilmington. Floriana’s established reputation of being a community-oriented establishment with fantastic food proceeds it. Shane Fernando shared his excitement on a Facebook post announcing its second location, “Yesssss! I love Floriana. That was one of my neighborhood favorites in DC! What a coup!”

Floriana is an independently owned Italian bistro serving dishes made with seasonal ingredients sourced from local producers. They pride themselves on their menu, service, and passion for food. Floriana Restaurant was voted into the Top 10 Most Romantic Restaurants in DC for 2015.

About MoMentum Companies: MoMentum Companies has evolved from its roots in project management to a fully integrated real estate brokerage and development group. For over two decades, MoMentum Companies has developed and brokered projects in the medical, multi-family, retail, hospitality, office, and mixed-use sectors. Recognized in the industry and community for utilizing a boutique approach to brokerage, focusing on both the clients and the community’s best interest while conquering complex issues leading to a successful outcome.

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