Bravo! Cucina Italiana opens at Willow Grove Park
Willow Grove, Pa. — Philadelphia-based Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust announced that Bravo! Cucina Italiana has opened at Willow Grove Park.
The 7,500-sq.-ft. restaurant is the first of its kind in the region, according to PREIT.
Bravo! expands Willow Grove Park’s roster of dining options, which also includes The Cheesecake Factory, TGI Fridays and the Food Court. It is also the start of a wave of openings, as J.C. Penney, Nordstrom Rack and Forever 21 will also open in the 190,000 sq. ft. of anchor space formerly occupied by Strawbridge’s.
Willow Grove Park is a three-level, 1.2 million-sq.-ft. regional shopping mall, located north of Philadelphia in eastern Montgomery County and anchored by Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Sears and The Cheesecake Factory.
Athleta to open new store at Vernon Hills shopping center
Scarsdale, N.Y. — Dallas-based SRS Real Estate Partners said that Athleta, a division of Gap, has signed a lease for 5,833 sq. ft. to build and operate one of its first suburban stores in New York at Vernon Hills Shopping Center in Scarsdale/Eastchester, N.Y.
A spring 2012 opening is planned.
Vernon Hills Shopping Center was Westchester County’s first lifestyle center and is anchored by Lord & Taylor, Banana Republic, Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers, Talbot’s, American Eagle, The Gap/Gap Kid’s, Fig & Olive and more.
Dollar Tree opens at Pine Tree Shopping Center
Portland, Maine — Brixmor Property Group announced a 11,002-sq.-ft. Dollar Tree recently opened at Pine Tree Shopping Center, in Portland, Maine.
Brixmor, based in New York City, is the owner of Pine Tree Shopping Center.