First Kansas City area SweetFrog opens at Legends Outlets
Kansas City, Kansas — Designer outlet center Legends Outlets Kansas City announced that SweetFrog, a premium frozen yogurt chain based in Richmond, Virginia, has officially opened its first area location. The newest store is part of an expansion plan that adds to an existing 325-plus locations in the United States and abroad.
SweetFrog joins the roster of more than 100 designer outlets, retail, dining and entertainment options at Legends Outlets with many of them unique to Kansas City. Other recent additions at Legends Outlets include the newly-open Bath & Body Works, the only area Pizza Studio, Woody’s Automotive concept, Nail Envy spa, Lids, Haggar Factory Store and the Coach Factory pop-up location.
Cushman & Wakefield New Jersey team gains three new leasing assignments
East Rutherford, N.J. — Cushman & Wakefield’s retail team in New Jersey has taken on three new leasing assignments, with projects spanning the Northern New Jersey market, in Morris, Essex and Hudson counties.
In Chester, the team is spearheading an effort to refine and enhance the tenant mix at The Streets of Chester Shopping Center, a 104,000-sq-ft. lifestyle center tenanted by White House | Black Market, Chicos, Gap, Banana Republic, Ann Taylor, Talbots, Charming Charlie’s, Country Curtains, Plow & Hearth and Elements Salon, in addition to several other national brands.
In Montclair, the team has been selected to market the retail component at Valley & Bloom, a mixed-use redevelopment under construction at 638 Bloomfield Ave. The project will include 25,500 sq. ft. of street-level retail space, along with multifamily and professional office components in two buildings.
The team also is marketing 12,000 sq. ft. of street-level retail at Newport’s 499 Washington Blvd., in Jersey City. The 600,000-sq.-ft. office tower is located in Newport, the well-known, 300-acre mixed-use Hudson River waterfront development.
Nordstrom expands SJP collection
Nordstrom’s Sarah Jessica Parker line of handbags and shoes will be sold in five more stores this fall, bringing the total number of stores carrying the collection to 30.
The company announced Monday that locations in Troy, Michigan; Bellevue, Washington; Skokie, Illinois; Austin, Texas; and Newport Beach, California would start carrying the film and TV star’s products. To accompany the expansion, Parker will tour three malls from Aug. 21-23 to promote her line.
Among the collection are the $375 Blyth Pump, named after the actress Blythe Danner, and the Serge Bootie, which sells for $455 and is named after a hair stylist with whom Parker worked for 14 years. The line also includes handbags that retail for between $220 and $495.
Nordstrom operates 271 stores in 36 states, including 117 full-line stores, 151 Nordstrom Racks, two Jeffrey boutiques and one clearance store.