Freedom Crossing, first open-air center on military base, announces new tenants
El Paso, Texas — Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss, the first-ever, open-air shopping center to be part of a United States military installation, announced that A’Gaci, O’shoes, and Texas Roadhouse will soon open at the retail destination. Comprised of more than 461,000 sq. ft. of gross leasable area, Freedom Crossing is one of the only shopping centers to be built in the United States in recent years, and the first opportunity for businesses to privately operate within an open-air center on a U.S. military installation
Other tenants include The Exchange, Commissary, Grand Theatre Fort Bliss 10, Under Armour, Buffalo Wild Wings, Smashburger, Shamrocks Irish Pub, The Sushi Place, and more.
Trader Joe’s to open three Houston-area stores in 2012
Houston — A report in the Houston Chronicle said that grocer Trader Joe’s is opening two additional Houston-area locations — one in the Memorial area and one in Montrose.
In November Trader Joe’s announced its first planned Houston area store in The Woodlands Crossing Shopping Center.
All three stores are slated to open this year. The Memorial-area store will be 14,000 sq. ft., the Montrose store will be 14,500 sq. ft. and the store at The Woodlands will be 13,500 sq. ft.
Earlier in March, Trader Joe’s announced plans for its first store in San Antonio. The grocer also plans to open stores in Dallas, Fort Worth and Plano.
Target confirms location of 12 Quebec debut stores
Minneapolis — Target Corp. announced Thursday the location of its first 12 stores in Quebec. As previously announced, Target purchased the leasehold interests of 189 sites currently operated by Zellers Inc., and plans to open 125 to 135 stores in Canada, the majority of which will open in 2013.
Target said it intends to announce additional Quebec store locations in the coming months.
Target plans to open stores in the following locations in fall 2013:
- Galeries D’Anjou, Anjou
- Place Portobello, Brossard
- Les Galeries Gatineau, Gatineau
- Les Galeries Joliette, Joliette
- Galeries Chagnon, Levis
- Place Alexis Nihon, Montreal
- Place Vertu, Montreal
- Les Promenades Saint-Bruno, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville
- Carrefour De L’Estrie, Sherbrooke
- Place Laurier, Sainte-Foy
- Carrefour Du Nord, Saint-Jerome
- Les Rivieres Shopping Centre, Trois-Rivieres