One Nineteen to be re-branded Town Center Crossing
Leawood, Kan. — Glimcher Realty Trust announced that it will rename One Nineteen as Town Center Crossing. Glimcher and the owners of One Nineteen and Town Center Plaza will rebrand both centers with new logos, new signage and a shared property directory.
“Our hope by rebranding the properties is to create the Town Center district, marking one of the best retail areas outside of Kansas City,” said Marshall Loeb, president and COO, Glimcher Realty Trust.
Brooks Brothers opened a 7,000-sq.-ft. flagship store last week at Town Center Plaza. At Town Center Crossing, Orvis, a 5,000-sq.-ft. outdoor and sporting goods store, recently opened, and Feng, a 4,000-sq.-ft. women’s boutique is slated to open later in November.
New signage will be in place before the holiday shopping season while updated social media tools have already been launched.
Town Center Plaza is a 430,000-sq.-ft. open-air shopping center home to Macy’s, Pottery Barn, Anthropolgie, Madewell, J. Crew, Bravo! Cucina Italiana and more. Town Center Crossing is a 165,000-sq.-ft. open-air center home to Kansas City’s only Crate and Barrel, Apple, Lululemon, Trader Joe’s and Sullivan Steakhouse.
Whole Foods opens at Highland Village
Jackson, Miss. — WS Development announced that Whole Foods Market broke ground in early November on a new 31,000-sq.-ft. store at Highland Village in Jackson, Miss., marking the grocer’s debut in the state.
The new store will open in 2013, joining about 50 shops and restaurants at the 220,000-sq.-ft. mixed-use center, such as Mason Weiss, Talbots, Whitehead Street Clothiers, and Albriton’s Jewelers.
Nike, Converse, Adidas among brands planned for St. Louis Premium Outlets
Indianapolis — Simon Property Group said that St. Louis Premium Outlets, located in Chesterfield, Mo., has moved up its opening date to Aug. 22, 2013, and will be joined by Nike, Cole Haan, Converse, Gymboree, Adidas, Wilsons Leather and Claire’s Accessories.
Other previously announced tenants include anchor Saks Fifth Avenue Off5TH, Ann Taylor, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Brooks Brothers, Elie Tahari, J.Crew, Jones New York, Loft Outlet, Max Studio, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen and Vera Bradley.
St. Louis Premium Outlets is a part of Chesterfield Blue Valley, a mixed-use development to include office space, hotel, restaurant and entertainment venues. The upscale outlet center is a venture of Simon Property Group and Woodmont Outlets.