Columbia Sportswear to debut at Southlake Town Square
Southlake, Texas — Retail Properties of America, Inc. announced that Columbia Sportswear’s Performance Fishing Gear concept store, plus several additional retailers including Altar’d State (5,162 sq. ft.), Elaine Turner (2,066 sq. ft.), ME SPA – which replaces Coldwater Creek Spa – and J.Jill, have recently opened, or will be opening, at Southlake Town Square in Southlake, Texas.
Columbia Sportswear’s PFG store, the first of its kind in Texas, will measure 3,456 sq. ft. and is slated to open in late November 2014.
Southlake Town Square consists of approximately 850,000 sq. ft. and is tenanted by more than 125 specialty retail shops and restaurants including Apple, Michael Kors, J.Crew and White House Black Market. The center is also home to a 14-screen Harkins Theatre, an upscale urban Hilton Hotel, offices, city and county government buildings, a U.S. Post Office and residential brownstones. The center opened in 1999.
Pair Wine and Cheese to open in Cobble Hill
Brooklyn, N.Y. — Winick Realty Group said that Pair Wine and Cheese, a retail café focused on the precise pairings of wines and cheeses, has signed a lease for its first location at 140 Atlantic Avenue between Henry and Clinton Streets in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn.
Set to open in fourth quarter 2014, Pair Wine and Cheese will occupy approximately 1,000 sq. ft. on the ground floor, as well as about 500 sq. ft. in an outdoor garden.
Owner and operator Chung Park, who previously operated Cheese+Wine Hoboken, is a former resident of Cobble Hill.
Baker Katz breaks ground on new retail center in Tomball, Texas
Houston — Baker Katz, an X Team International partner and full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced that construction has begun on its retail center in Tomball, Texas.
The property, which was purchased by Baker Katz earlier this year, was formerly home to a gas station. It is located at F.M. 2920 and Hwy 249, adjacent to another Baker Katz-owned shopping center. The building will be occupied by a 3,400-sq.-ft. Pacific Dental Services location and a 4,200-sq.-ft. Mattress Firm store. In total, the building will be approximately 7,600 sq. ft.
Construction began in July, and the two tenants are slated for late fourth quarter 2014 openings.