Ross, Panera and Massage Envy to open at The Shoppes of Madison
Madison, Ala. — GBT Realty Corp. announced that three new tenants have signed leases at its Shoppes at Madison property, a Target-anchored center slated to open in March 2012.
The newest tenants include a 22,000-sq.-ft. Ross Dress for Less store, Massage Envy, and a 4,000-sq.-ft. freestanding Panera Bread.
Together, these tenants join Target and 13 additional local, regional and national retailers, to bring the shopping center’s occupancy to 95%.
Ulta to debut in Dubuque, Iowa
Dubuque, Iowa — Youngstown, Ohio-based Cafaro Co. announced that Dubuque, Iowa, will get its first Ulta store, as the cosmetics retailer is about to break ground on a 10,000-sq.-ft. store at Kennedy Mall.
The new store is slated to open in the second half of 2012.
Kennedy Mall is a 700,000-sq.-ft. mall featuring Younkers, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Sears, J.C. Penney and Best Buy. It is owned and managed in association with Cafaro affiliated companies.
Five new retailers to open at Westchester’s Ridge Hill
Yonkers, N.Y. — Forest City Ratner Cos., the developer of Westchester’s Ridge Hill, in Yonkers, N.Y., announced that four new retailers have completed leases and will be opening their stores during the spring/summer 2012. They are LA Fitness; T.J. Maxx; Pandora and Francesca’s Collection.
Additionally, Guitar Center, which had previously executed a lease, will be opening its new store at Ridge Hill during the December holiday season. These new stores will occupy 108,939 sq. ft. at Westchester’s Ridge Hill.
LA Fitness will open a 60,000-sq.-ft. facility in summer 2012, T.J. Maxx will open a 32,000-sq.-ft. store in summer in 2012, Pandora’s 889-sq.-ft. store is scheduled to open spring 2012, and Francesca’s Collections will open in 940 sq. ft. in spring 2012.
The new retailers join a lineup of tenants anchored by Whole Foods, cookware retailer Sur La Table, L.L. Bean, Cinema De Lux, Dick’s Sporting Goods and REI, and clothiers H&M, Desigual, Republic of Couture, Gap and Old Navy. Lord & Taylor, which is building its first ground-up store in 10 years, is opening in March 2012.