Ikea to open its largest North America store, in Montreal
Burlington, Ontario — Ikea announced the completion of North America’s largest Ikea location, in Ville St. Laurent. Growing from 237,473 sq ft to 469,694 sq ft, the state-of-the-art Ikea Montreal will host a warehouse that is twice the size, doubling the amount of products available to take home at any time.
The new store will also offer customers 1407 parking spots, 600 seats in the restaurant, 48 cash lanes, 54 room settings and 2 full home settings.
"We are thrilled to be able to reward both our customers and coworkers with a world-class store." says Alain Cloutier, Ikea Montreal Store Manager. "The new store will offer a superior shopping experience; more in-store services and the larger warehouse will ensure that even our kitchen customers can take home their purchases the same day."
Calypso St. Barth signs into Malibu Country Mart
Malibu, Calif. — Calypso St. Barth will open its fifth Southern California store on Oct. 18, at the Malibu Country Mart. Existing SoCal stores are in West Hollywood, Brentwood, Century City and Montecito.
Malibu Country Mart encompasses six acres and leases to 68 tenants offer high-end retail, dining and services.
Gordmans to open in Boise’s Southshore Center
Boise, Idaho — Gordmans Inc. has signed an anchor lease for 50,505 sq. ft. at Southshore Shopping Center in Boise, Idaho, said Pine Tree Commercial Realty LLC. The store is slated to open next spring.
The property is owned by Pine Tree –Inland Development I LLC, a joint venture between Inland Real Estate Corporation and Pine Tree Institutional Realty LLC, an affiliate of Pine Tree Commercial Realty.
Mark Bottles Real Estate Services represented the landlord in the transaction.