School of Rock to open in Southlake
Southlake, Texas Dallas-based SRS Real Estate Partners announced that School of Rock, a performance-based rock music school for kids, is coming to Southlake, Texas, with a 7,525-sq. ft. location on Southlake Blvd.
The new location will be School of Rock’s third in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, with plans to open nine more area locations by 2013.
School of Rock currently operates 59 schools in 23 states.
Great Lakes Crossing rebranded as Great Lakes Crossing Outlets
Auburn Hills, Mich. Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based Taubman Centers announced that Great Lakes Crossing has changed its name to Great Lakes Crossing Outlets.
At 1.4 million sq. ft., the fully enclosed Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, located in Auburn Hills, is the largest outlet center in Michigan, offering shoppers 185 retail and dining options including 10 just-announced new stores.
“Based on the success of the existing value and outlet retailers at Great Lakes Crossing, and consumer demand for more fashion outlet options, it is the right time for this change to an outlet shopping center,” said William Taubman, Taubman COO.
New stores, slated to open in early October, include Lord & Taylor Outlet, Hugo Boss Factory Store, Talbots Outlet and Movado Company Store, all with their only Michigan locations at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, as well as Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store and Wilsons Leather Outlet. Lacoste Outlet, Aerie outlet by American Eagle and Swim ‘n Sport Outlet are coming soon.
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets also announced Art Van Furniture, the first shopping mall location for Michigan’s largest furniture chain. The 43,000-sq.-ft. showroom will open in November.
Along with the new name and the many new stores and restaurants, visitors to the center features new interior and exterior signage, additional seating areas, new furniture, new carpeting and more.
Trader Joe’s opens at Shops at Oak Creek
Agoura Hills, Calif. Woodland Hills, Calif.-based Adler Realty Investments said that Trader Joe’s has opened a 12,500-sq.-ft. store at The Shops at Oak Creek, a new 35,000-sq.-ft. retail center in Agoura Hills, Calif.
Trade Joe’s anchors the center which is 83% pre-leased. Other tenants in the center include Panda Express, The Habit, Jinky’s Cafe, Urbane Cafe, Olive Vineyard and Savvy Salon.