Forever 21 expanding footprint in Taubman Centers
Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Taubman Centers announced the launch of major expansions of the fast-fashion Forever 21 and XXI stores at five of the company’s U.S. shopping centers.
“Forever 21 has been one of the hottest retailers in the United States over the last several years and we are very excited to announce these significant space expansions. We were one of the first developers to embrace this company and expand them throughout our industry leading portfolio. We were also the first developer to do the large format Forever 21’s in our shopping centers,” said David Weinert, Taubman’s senior VP leasing.
Forever 21 and XXI Forever will build new, larger in-line spaces at Beverly Center in Los Angeles; Sunvalley Shopping Center in Concord, Calif.; Dolphin Mall in Miami; Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills, Mich.; and Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi, Mich.
Construction of the new stores begins soon, with scheduled openings from July of this year through early 2011.
Ikea to enter Colorado
New York City Ikea announced it will break ground, on May 4, for a store in Centennial, Colo.
The store is expected to open in fall 2011. It will be Ikea’s first store in Colorado, and 38th in the United States.