Art Van Furniture Debuts in Chicagoland
Warren, Mich. — Michigan-based Art Van Furniture opened its first out-of-state retail store in Orland Park, Ill., last week with a Motown-themed grand opening celebration.
The new 47,000-sq.-ft. location heralds the opening of five more Art Van stores in the Chicago region in coming months. Locations include Ford City-Chicago, Batavia, Elston Avenue-Chicago and Merrillville-Hobart, Indiana. The new stores will add 600 new jobs to the region.
Easton Town Center to add eight tenants
Columbus, Ohio — Easton Town Center co-developers have announced that they will add eight new tenants to the development by August. The new tenants include:
- Janie and Jack, clothing for babies and toddlers
- The Art of Shaving
- Swim’n Sport swimwear
- Paper Source stationery
- Zales Jewelers
- See’s Candies
- Free People women’s clothing
- Styleout Bar, a salon
This announcement follows the opening of 16 new stores over the past month.
RKF arranges sale of mixed-use Bowery property
New York — RKF has arranged the $9.25 million sale of a 6,800-sq.-ft. mixed-use building in Manhattan’s Bowery neighborhood. RKF represented the seller, 325 Bowery Development LLC, and the buyer, Atlas Bowery LLC, an affiliate of Atlas Capital Group.
Constructed in 1990, the building consists of retail and loft-style residential space on four floors above a basement and sub-basement. Peels NYC café occupies the ground floor.