Harris Teeter to Open at Tysons Corner
McLean, Va. Harris Teeter is opening Jan. 14 at the Lofts at Park Crest, an apartment community in the heart of Tysons Corner in McLean, Va.
The new 45,000-sq.-ft., full-service Harris Teeter grocery store and The Lofts apartments are the latest additions to the new mixed-use Park Crest community at Tysons Corner.
The Harris Teeter is located on the ground level of the luxury apartment residence, and will allow residents to take the elevator to the grocery store, as well as shop Tysons Galleria shopping mall with upscale anchors Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue.
The Harris Teeter store will be open 24/7 and will offer a full-service pharmacy, in-store Starbucks and dining, full-service floral department, wine consultant, hot foods bar, salad and fresh fruit bars and a variety of gourmet grocery selections.
Park Crest represents the first wave of the planned transformation of Tysons Corner from a large office submarket to a 24/7 pedestrian-friendly city in its own right. Harris Teeter is the first new grocery store to open in Tysons Corner in decades.
Saks Opens Saudi Arabia Store
New York City Saks Inc. announced Monday the opening of Saks Fifth Avenue in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Jeddah is the second licensed Saks Fifth Avenue Store in Saudi Arabia and the fifth in the Middle East.
The three-level, 44,900-sq.-ft. store is located in the Sari City Centre (Star Avenue), an upscale development in Jeddah.
Jeddah, located on the coast of the Red Sea, is the major urban center of western Saudi Arabia and is home to over 3.4 million people. The Jeddah store will be operated by Fashion Village Trading Co., which also operates the Saks Fifth Avenue store in Riyadh that opened in 2001.
Ikea to Open Store in Carolinas
Charlotte, N.C. Ikea announced Monday it will open its first Carolinas store – in Charlotte, N.C. – in six weeks.
The 356,000-sq.-ft. store will be one of the chain’s largest, featuring three model homes and 49 room vignettes, including 17 kitchens.