Academy Sports to open at Hammond Square
Hammond, La. Covington, La.-based Stirling Properties said Tuesday that Academy Sports + Outdoors will open at Hammond Square Shopping Center, in Hammond, La.
The Texas-based sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer will occupy a freestanding store that is approximately 70,000 sq. ft. and is slated to open in summer 2011.
Originally developed as a 430,000-sq.-ft. enclosed mall, the new Hammond Square is almost double the original size and is designed as a combination power/lifestyle center. Retailers include Target, Dillard’s, J.C. Penney, Sears, AMC Theatre, Best Buy, T.J. Maxx, Ulta, Books-A-Million, Rite Aid, rue21 and Foot Locker.
Buffalo Grille to open at Weslayan Plaza
Houston Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers said it has leased restaurant space in Houston, at Weslayan Plaza to Buffalo Grille.
Buffalo Grille has leased 4,200 sq. ft., bringing the center to 100% leased. The tenant is slated to open in first quarter 2011.
Weslayan Plaza, at 355,656 sq. ft., is anchored by Randalls alongside national retailers such as Ross Dress for Less, Supercuts, Petco and Walgreens.
Myers Park area shopping centers secure new tenants
Charlotte, N.C. Charlotte, N.C.-based Crosland said that three Myers Park, N.C., shopping centers have attracted a lineup of new tenants.
Art retailer Fabo, wine-and-chocolate shop Petit Philippe and Tranquil Family Dentistry are opening at Tranquil Court on Selwyn. Fabo is opening a 1,732-sq.-ft. store in October, Petit Philippe will open a 1,519-sq.-ft shop in latter November, and Tranquil Family Dentistry will open a 3,520-sq.-ft. facility in early 2011.
Clean Catch Fish Market and Salon P recently opened at Tranquil Court on Selwyn, and Mellow Mushroom is slated to open in September.
Joining the Colony Shops shopping center are MostlyChocolate.com (3,406 sq. ft.), which opened earlier in September, and The New York Butcher Shoppe (1,522 sq. ft.), which is slated to open late fall.
Home furnishings and accessories retailer Decade (1,132 sq. ft.) will open at The Villa shopping center in October.