Pizza and frozen yogurt shops to Legends Outlets in Kansas City
New York — SweetFrog and Pizza Studio will open shops at Legends Outlets Kansas City in Kansas City, Kan., this spring and summer respectively. The locations will be the first in the Kansas City metropolitan area for both concepts.
SweetFrog has leased a 1,588-sq.-ft. space. The frozen yogurt franchise invites customers to make their own soft-serve creations, choosing from an array of flavors and toppings.
The 2,542-sq.-ft. Pizza Studio will be the first of six planned for the Kansas City metro area. The fast casual restaurant that invites customers to create their own pizza is expanding across the Midwest after signing a multi-unit franchise agreement with PS Midwest Development LLC for approximately 20 locations.
Simon plans Phipps Plaza renovation in Atlanta
Atlanta — Simon Property Group has announced a series of improvements for Phipps Plaza in Atlanta’s fashionable Buckhead district.
The first improvement will make over the interior with a fresh new look. Plans include upgraded LED lighting, repainting, new warm wood accents, an updated railing system, luxury soft seating and lounging areas with Wi-Fi connectivity and chargers, upgraded restrooms and the installation of a hotel-like concierge service center.
The project also includes major improvements to the parking decks. All entrances from the parking decks to the mall will be improved with new flooring, lighting and automatic doors to welcome customers. Lighting in the parking decks will be converted to energy efficient LEDs, which will also improve lighting throughout the parking decks.
Additional projects being planned include improvements to the property’s entrance along Peachtree Road, which will include a dynamic streetscape filled with luxury storefronts and new lush landscaping. New additions will include 320 luxury residential units and a 164-room hotel with upscale dining.
Construction will commence this summer and finish up before the holiday season.
The property will remain open during the renovations.
Peter Millar is coming to Madison Avenue in NYC
New York — Faith Hope Consolo, chairman, and Joseph Aquino, executive VP, of Douglas Elliman’s Retail Group have arranged a first New York flagship for luxury apparel and accessories brand Peter Millar on Madison Avenue, between 54th and 55th Streets.
"This label is a perfect fit for the Madison and Worth Avenues of the world," said Consolo.
Consolo and Aquino represented the landlord, E PLUS E LLC, and Hanley Advisors represented the tenant.