Planet Fitness to open at White City Shopping Center
Shrewsbury, Mass. — Charter Realty and Development said that it has leased a 19,300-sq.-ft. space at White City Shopping Center, in Shrewsbury, Mass., to Planet Fitness.
Planet Fitness joins Shaw’s, Dress Barn and Austin Liquors, among others, at the 255,000-sq.-ft. center.
Francesca’s opens at Exton Square Mall, Teavana on deck
Exton, Pa. — Philadelphia-based Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) said Tuesday that Francesca’s Collections has opened at its Exton Square Mall property, in Exton, Pa.
The arrival of the 1,300-sq.-ft. Francesca’s store will soon be joined by Teavana, which is set to open a 1,000-sq.-ft. store this summer.
“Francesca’s Collections and Teavana will add to the already attractive mix of retailers at Exton Square Mall, building on last year’s openings of White House Black Market and Chico’s,” said Mary Kay Owen, mall marketing director.
Exton Square Mall is anchored by Boscov’s, J.C. Penney, Macy’s and Sears.
Laura Pomerantz Real Estate makes Manhattan debut
New York — Real estate industry veteran Laura Pomerantz said Monday she has launched a new firm, Laura Pomerantz Real Estate, focused on retail and office real estate transactions.
“As the retail landscape continues to evolve and companies re-evaluate their real estate portfolios, we look forward to working closely with our clients to develop both domestic and global real estate strategies that best facilitate growth and defines their brands,” said Pomerantz, founder and president, New York City-based Laura Pomerantz Real Estate.
Current clients include Abercrombie & Fitch, Levi’s, Joe Fresh, Ippolita, Ted Baker London, Gant, Vince Camuto, Hotel Chocolat, Jack Rogers and Scoop.