Citadel Outlets expands, adds stores
Los Angeles — Citadel Outlets, Los Angeles’s only outlet shopping mall, announced that Tilly’s, The Children’s Place and U.S. Polo Assn opened in March.
The Children’s Place (4,994 sq. ft.) opened on March 29 next to Nautica. Tilly’s (5,162 sq. ft.) opened March 21, and the new U.S. Polo Assn. store (3,258 sq. ft.) opened March 9 next to Justice.
In other center news, Rockport opened up its doors in February, Sprockets Kids relocated within the center, and Hurley, Van’s and Bass remodeled and expanded their existing stores.
Citadel Outlets is a 900,000-sq.-ft. mixed-use commercial property, featuring a 201-room Doubletree Hotel, four multi-tenant office buildings and Los Angeles’ only outlet shopping center. It is owned and managed by Craig Realty Group.
Walgreens opens at Mendota Plaza
Mendota Heights, Minn. — St. Paul, Minn.-based Paster Enterprises announced that the new Walgreens at Mendota Plaza in Mendota Heights, Minn., is officially open.
The 14,820-sq.-ft. Walgreens is a new prototype featuring, in addition to exterior design enhancements, improved aisle graphics, more accessible shelving, polished concrete floors and an updated photo finishing area.
Now complete, Phase I of the Mendota Plaza redevelopment included remodeling of the existing 48,000-sq.-ft. building, major parking improvements and significant landscaping enhancements. Future phases, which will be added over the course of the next four years, include the addition of retail buildings, senior housing, office space and a childcare facility. When complete, Mendota Plaza will be more than double its current size.
Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts to open in former Comp USA store
Paramus, N.J. — New Rochelle, N.Y.-based Welco Realty, an X Team partner, announced that it has signed a lease representing Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft for 30,000 sq. ft. for a flagship store in the former Comp USA space in Paramus, N.J.
This store will be one of the largest format stores for Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, its first store in the Paramus market.