Sky Foods, Five Guys, Golden Jaguar and Payless to open at Sky View Center
Flushing, N.Y. Onex Real Estate Partners, owner/developer of Sky View Parc, announced that Sky View Center, the 800,000-sq.-ft. shopping center at Sky View Parc in Flushing, N.Y., has signed tenant leases so far this year for over 45,000 sq. ft. and is now over 75% leased.
With new stores such as Bob’s Discount Furniture, BJ’s Wholesale Club and Best Buy already opened at the multi-level retail center, the shopping destination has added Sky Foods Supermarket, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Golden Jaguar buffet, and Payless ShoeSource to its roster of tenants, which also includes soon-to-be opened Target, Marshall’s, Applebee’s, Old Navy, Chuck E. Cheese, and Bed, Bath and Beyond.
With a planned spring 2011 opening, Sky Foods organic grocer will occupy over 33,500 sq. ft. of space. Five Guys has signed a lease for 2,000 sq. ft. for what is the burger chain’s third Queens location.
Opening its first store in New York, Golden Jaguar, a high-end Asian buffet restaurant, has signed a lease for 7,200 sq. ft. on the restaurant level.
“With new stores continuing to open and the announcement of these new leases, we expect to see even greater interest from national retailers who want establish a presence in this amazing retail hub,” said John Hanlon of Ripco Real Estate Corp. which served as sole broker on all four transactions.
Sky View Parc is the residential portion of the project consisting of six luxury condominium towers and a rooftop park.
Neiman Marcus’ Last Call Studio to open in Md.
New York City Neiman Marcus will open a Last Call Studio store at Congressional Plaza, in Rockville, Md., this fall. It is the outlet brand’s second location to date.
The 13,300-sq.-ft, store features upscale trendy apparel and accessories in a discount-boutique environment.
Tommy Hilfiger to open Paris flagship
Amsterdam Tommy Hilfiger Group will open a 9,000-sq.-ft. flagship store on the Champs des Elysees in Paris, this fall.
“The Champs Elysees store will serve as a true flagship for our brand in France and will further anchor our significant retail presence in Europe,” said Fred Gehring, CEO of the Tommy Hilfiger Group, which is wholly owned by Phillips-Van Heusen Corp.
The three-floor store will pay tribute to the brand’s heritage by incorporating an eclectic mix of vintage furniture and props from America as well as those from France.