Royal Properties brings Heartland Brewery to historic train station
Port Chester, N.Y. — Royal Properties has leased 5,630 sq. ft. in the historic Port Chester, N.Y., train station to Heartland Brewery. According to Royal Properties, the lease will run for 20 years and offer a five-year option.
Heartland will open a food hall and beer garden restaurant in the station, which was constructed in 1890. To be called Port Chester Hall, the restaurant will feature a 3,600-sq.-ft. outdoor area with seating for 85.
Port Chester Hall will be Heartland’s first restaurant in Westchester County. The company owns and operates seven other restaurants, all in New York City. Heartland restaurants come in different packages. There is a chophouse, barbecue, rotisserie, burger joint, three brew pubs and now a food hall and beer garden. Each restaurant brews its own beer.
Golfsmith coming to Fifth Avenue
New York — Golfsmith International will open a two-story, 15,000-sq.-ft. store on Fifth Avenue, near 38th Street, in Manhattan.
The store, opening on Friday, June 7, features three state-of-the-art club fitting studios with simulators that enable customers to test drive the latest equipment with the same technology used to fit tour pros. The store also has an indoor putting green and technology bar with GPS units, range finders and a variety of high-tech gadgets.
"Golfsmith’s second Manhattan store offers a truly world-class customer experience worthy of its Fifth Avenue address," said Golfsmith International president and CEO, Sue Gove. "This big and beautiful new location is unlike any other store in New York City – enabling consumers to try the latest golf equipment and gear right in the heart of one of the city’s most sought-after neighborhoods.”
Whole Foods Market opens in Detroit
Detroit — Whole Foods Market on Wednesday is scheduled to open a 21,506-sq.-ft. store in Detroit, in the city’s Midtown neighborhood. The store, which is smaller than the chain’s typical footprint, features an expanded lineup of private-label products and lower prices designed to appeal to more budget-conscious shoppers, according to various reports.
"We’ve worked toward this day for nearly five years, constantly inspired by the positive energy and growth in urban farming, food artisans and local producers in Detroit," said Walter Robb, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market. "We are so proud to be part of the mix."
The store includes a community room, free store tours and healthy eating workshops, and regular community giving days. The new store features local and green design elements including using wood and salvaged brick from Reclaimed Detroit, tables made from old car and truck hoods, murals by local artists, and Motown records adorning register lights.