Legacy Place officially opens
WS Development and co-developer National Amusements Aug. 27 that its 675,000-sq.-ft. open-air shopping center Legacy Place, in Dedham, Mass., has officially opened.
The center is 93% leased and anchored by Whole Foods Market, L.L. Bean, Showcase Cinema de Lux, Borders and Kings.
On Aug. 28, Showcase Cinema de Lux officially opened. Showcase Cinema de Lux is National Amusements’ newest brand, providing guests an enhanced level of luxury and comfort.
In addition to Showcase Cinema de Lux, several major specialty stores are opening this week at Legacy Place, including Apple, Au Bon Pain, Clarks, Johnston & Murphy, Merrell, Oakley and Pandora jewelry.
Marshalls, Dollar Tree open at Marshfield Plaza
Chicago Primestor Development said Wednesday that Marshalls and Dollar Tree have opened stores in Marshfield Plaza, a 454,000-sq.-ft. regional shopping center located on Chicago’s South Side.
Marshfield Plaza is Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Primestor’s first development in Chicago.
The 26,000-sq.-ft. Marshalls and 10,400-sq.-ft. Dollar Tree join Target, Jewel-Osco, LA Fitness, Staples, Petco, Anna’s Linens, Fifth Third Bank, Chili’s, Panda Express, and other tenants at Marshfield Plaza.
Tenants will continue to open through the year at the center. A 6,500-sq.-ft. Chili’s restaurant will open this fall, as will a 3,000-sq.-ft. Simply Fashion. City Sports will open a 3,000-sq.-ft. unit in early winter.
The center replaces the shuttered 600,000-sq.-ft. Libby Food canning plant, continuing the redevelopment of the neighborhood’s retail corridor and the area’s expansive redevelopment efforts.
Bowery NYC opens at Las Vegas Hard Rock
New York City John Varvatos Enterprises said Wednesday it is adding its second John Varvatos Bowery NYC concept store to its growing roster of freestanding stores, bringing the total to 10.
The newest fashion-and-music boutique, opening in September, is located inside the newly renovated Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The 3,000-sq.-ft. space features a stage similar to the one in the New York City Bowery location, with top-of-the-line gear, including a backline provided by Gibson Guitars, Marshall amplifiers, Yamaha drums and Zildjian cymbals. The stage and equipment will be used not only for planned events such as the opening party, but also for impromptu jam sessions from visiting rockers, stars and shoppers alike.
“Beyond my vision of fashion, I feel like we’re also bringing a unique bit of rock ‘n’ roll culture to Las Vegas. We’ll be hosting great events like live concerts, record release parties and live broadcasts of my ‘Born in Detroit’ show on Sirius, so it will be a gathering place for both fans and artists,” said Varvatos.
In addition to all three John Varvatos brands (Collection, Star USA and Converse), the new store is the exclusive Nevada dealer of James Trussart guitars. The Bowery NYC store will also showcase vintage vinyl records and audio equipment, handcrafted rock-influenced jewelry, and vintage clothing, including rare denim, leather jackets, concert tees, belts and boots.