Anthropologie opens new store at CityCentre
Houston Midway Cos. said Tuesday that Anthropologie has opened at the company’s CityCentre project in Houston.
Anthropologie opened a 11,500-sq.-ft. location in the $500-million development which spans 1.8 million sq. ft.
The new center reflects the next generation of mixed-use development and will be a blend of retail, dining, office space, residential and hospitality uses in a 37-acre, pedestrian-oriented environment.
Two Milwaukee-area Blockbusters to close
Milwaukee Two Milwaukee-area Blockbuster stores are scheduled to close in January. The move is a part of company’s efforts to reduce its store locations, according to The Business Journal of Milwaukee.
The two locations are in South Milwaukee, and both are scheduled to close on Jan. 10, 2010.
The company announced on September 15 that it was reviewing the status of about 900 of its 3,750 stores. The company has not released a list of all the stores that are closing.
Regular customers at the stores that are closing will receive a four-week discount rental card for other Blockbuster locations.
Chop’T to open at New Gotham residential building in Manhattan
New York City Gotham Organization, a New York City-based owner, builder and developer, said it has signed a retail tenant at its New Gotham residential building on West 42nd Street.
Chop’t Creative Salad Co. will open a salad restaurant in 2011, to join its already opened commissary in the space.
Chop’t signed a 10-year lease with the option to renew for an additional five years. The 3,750-sq.-ft. ground floor retail space offers frontage on 42nd Street and access to neighboring residences as well as retailers including CVS and The Food Emporium.