Charlotte, NC (November, 2019)MPV Properties (MPV) is pleased to announce the opening of ETF Fitness at Metropolitan in Midtown Charlotte. The new 2,720 SF gym has taken the space formally occupied by Tropical Smoothie Cafe. ETF joins other tenants including Best Buy, Trader Joes, Marshalls, Zoës Kitchen, and Hickory Tavern.

“We are excited to bring the first Eat the Frog fitness location in the Carolinas to Charlotte,” said Scott Paterson, co-owner and operator. “With a program developed by Olympic gold medal decathlete, Bryan Clay, we are offering the most personalized group training experience in the world! There is nothing else like this where members get one on one personalized training in a group setting.”

ETF at Metropolitan will be open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. A free trial class can be booked by calling 980-245-1979. Clark Alcorn with MPV Properties and Kivett Williams with CBRE represented the tenant, and DeeDee Shashy with Bayer Properties represented the Landlord in this transaction.

Cover photo:ETF in Metropolitan opened its doors on October 22, 2019; photo courtesy of ETF Fitness Charlotte


About Eat The Frog Fitness

Eat The Frog Fitness is the only small group training program that combines Olympic inspired training, cutting edge technology, and the science of your body for the most advanced workout in the market. For more information visit

About MPV Properties

MPV Properties is one of the Charlotte area’s leading commercial real estate firms offering landlord and tenant representation in office, industrial, retail and land brokerage, development, and association property management services. For more information, visit