Designer, artist expands on Madison Avenue
New York City The leasing team of Faith Hope Consolo and Joseph Aquino of Prudential Douglas Elliman’s retail leasing, marketing and sales division said Monday it has leased space for the expansion of collector, designer and artist Deborah Buck’s Buck House at 1318 Madison Avenue.
Prudential Douglas Elliman represented both the landlord and tenant in the long-term lease.
Located along New York City’s Madison Avenue, the boutique features a European-style townhouse garden; neighboring stores include antique dealers Linda Horn, Gerald Bland Gallery, Carnegie Hill Antiques and other interior design, furniture and objects d’art stores.
This is the third New York location for Buck House.
“That Buck House is expanding says a lot about the state of retail in this city,” said Aquino. “It’s not just the essentials that are selling well. New Yorkers are out there shopping at every price point.”
Restaurants lease Chicagoland space
Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. Mid-America Asset Management said it has signed restaurants to two Chicagoland shopping centers in separate transactions: Buffalo Wild Wings at Church Street Plaza in Evanston, Ill., and Harold’s Chicken at Evergreen Park Towne Center in Chicago.
Buffalo Wild Wings is expected to open later this year and Harold’s Chicken opens in July.
Belk begins construction on Port Orange store
Port Orange, Fla. Charlotte, N.C.-based Belk has launched construction of a 74,000-sq.-ft. department store at The Pavilion at Port Orange, a 550,000-sq.-ft. open-air development in Port Orange, Fla.
According to mall developers CBL & Associates Properties and The Benchmark Group, the new Belk is slated to open spring 2010 and will be joined by a 14-screen Hollywood Theater along with junior anchors Marshalls, Michaels, Homegoods, Ulta and PetCo.