Ross Dress for Less to open at St. Louis Mills
Hazelwood, Mo. — St. Louis Mills, Missouri’s largest outlet and value retail shopping and entertainment destination, will add a 35,000-sq.-ft. Ross Dress for Less, joining recently opened Toy Heaven, Broadway Suits and Wholesale Mattress Center and More.
The new Ross store will be located near Sears Outlet and across from Levi’s Outlet.
St. Louis Mills features more than 175 outlet and value retail stores including Cabela’s (the only one in Missouri), Forever 21, Banana Republic Factory Store, Gap Outlet, Guess Factory Store, Off Broadway Shoes, Charlotte Russe Outlet and Tommy Hilfiger Company Store. Restaurant options include Chevys Fresh Mex, Johnny Rockets and Tony Roma’s. Entertainment offerings include Nascar SpeedPark, Plan Nine Skatepark, iceZONE and Regal Cinemas 18.
Maryland Live! Casino opens at Arundel Mills
Hanover, Md. — Simon Property Group said that Maryland Live! Casino has opened at its Arundel Mills outlet, value retail, dining and entertainment destination in Hanover, Md.
The new $500 million gaming and entertainment destination was developed by Baltimore-based real estate developers and casino operators, The Cordish Cos.
Maryland Live! Casino opened with approximately 3,200 Las Vegas-style slot machines and electronic table games. It also features a lineup of such restaurant brands as Bobby Flay’s Bobby’s Burger Palace, The Cheesecake Factory, which is scheduled to open June 20, Phillips Seafood, plus the Live! Market Buffet and Noodles.
Between July and October, Maryland Live! will also open Rams Head Center Stage and steakhouse The Prime Rib.
Pottery Barn opening in Garden City Center
Cranston, R.I. — Boston-based The Wilder Cos. said that Pottery Barn is opening a new store in Garden City Center, as part of the first phase of a plan to expand, reconfigure and redevelop the historic shopping center.
Pottery Barn will be the larger of two stores located in a new 20,000-sq.-ft. building, and is expected to open at Garden City Center in February 2013.
The addition of Pottery Barn, next to Papa Razzi, begins an extension of the Village that will eventually turn former large-format retail space into a mix of mid-size and smaller specialty stores. Later phases include the addition of several new restaurant spaces and improved traffic and pedestrian links to the Whole Foods Market section of the center. Work is also currently underway to transform the Garden City Center gazebo from the end-cap of the Village into the new focal point for the center.
As well, Williams-Sonoma will open a new store, before Thanksgiving 2012. The newly expanded store will open diagonally across from its current store. The new 5,400-sq.-ft. store is approximately 40% larger than Williams Sonoma’s current space and will feature the company’s newest exterior design. The new long-term lease continues a 20-year presence at Garden City Center for Williams-Sonoma.
In late June 2012, Ann Taylor will be opening its second Rhode Island store at Garden City Center. The 4,700-sq.-ft. store will be located in the Village, joining its sister store Loft.
Also new to Garden City Center and Rhode Island is European Wax, which will be located in a 1,787-sq.-ft. store near Whole Foods Market and is anticipated to open in August. Additionally Dansko Clogs by Alexander’s, Soma Intimates and Edible Arrangements recently opened stores in the Village.