IKEA to open third Fla. store
Delft, Netherlands IKEA is preparing to open its Tampa, Fla.-based location on Wed., May 6. This will be IKEA’s third Florida location, and the chain’s 297th store worldwide.
The 353,000-sq.-ft. unit will employ 400 employees and feature 10,000 items. It will also have a 350-seat IKEA restaurant, 49 room settings, three model-home interiors, a supervised children’s play area and approximately 1,600 parking spaces.
Golfsmith to bring Golfsmith Xtreme to Texas
Houston Golfsmith will open a 40,000-sq.-ft. Golfsmith Extreme store on May 1, in Houston. It is Golfsmith Xtreme’s largest location to date and first ever in Texas.
The new store will feature an indoor driving range that allows golfers to try out golf gear and evaluate their swing on launch monitors and an indoor hitting area for tennis equipment.
Washington center lands five retailers
Vancouver, Wash. Pine Tree Commercial Realty announced it has signed five new retailers to its Hazel Dell Towne Center in Vancouver, Wash.
Lane Bryant has leased 5,000 sq. ft. in the 400,000-sq.-ft. power center, joined by America’s Best Optical, CitiFinancial, Max Muscle and Balasana Yoga Studios.
Pine Tree Commercial Realty co-owns the center with Henderson Global Investors. Anchors include Kohl’s, Best Buy, Office Depot and Petco.