Two new tenants for CoolSprings Galleria in Nashville
Chattanooga, Tenn. — The Cheesecake Factory and Island Purveyor featuring Tommy Bahama have taken space at CoolSprings Galleria in Nashville, Tenn., according to the center’s owner CBL & Associates Properties. Both plan to open later this year.
The new tenants are part of CBL’s redevelopment and expansion plans for the 1.1 million-sq.-ft. super regional shopping center anchored by Belk, Dillard’s, J.C. Penney and Macy’s.
The redevelopment will involve a former Sears location and 160,000 sq.-ft. of new space for fashion and home furnishings stores and restaurants. The state’s first American Girl will has announced plans to lease space in the new area. CBL says it will announce more new tenants as the project progresses.
In the Sears component of the redevelopment, Belk will begin a $12.6 million expansion and renovation this fall. The work will include a 50,000-sq.-ft. men’s and kids store on the first level of the former Sears. It is slated to open in March of next year. Belk’s main store renovation will begin in February 2015 with a grand reopening set for October 2015.
DLC acquires The Court at Deptford in Deptford, New Jersey
Tarrytown, N.Y. — DLC Management Corp. has acquired The Court at Deptford in Deptford, New Jersey. DLC plans to redevelop the 361,000-sq.-ft. center located next to the Deptford Mall.
Tenants include Ross Dress for Less, Party City, Pier 1 and Olive Garden.
Shopping centers in the well-occupied trade area averages occupancy rates of 95%, thanks to a population of 210,985 with an average annual income of $77,600.
Westfield’s plan for Village at Westfield Topanga
Woodland Hills, Calif. — Westfield has unveiled the layout, landscaping and décor plans for Westfield Topanga’s outdoor extension, The Village at Westfield Topanga.
Construction has commenced, and the center is slated to open in the fall of 2015.
Located in Canoga Park, Calif., in the San Fernando Valley’s Warner Center, The Village will offer retail, restaurants, leisure and entertainment. The design will include plant and water elements that pay homage to the San Fernando Valley before the region was urbanized. Examples of landscaping include hundred-year-old California Sycamores plus London Plane, Aleppo Pine and Canary Island Pine trees. All were salvaged from the site prior to groundbreaking.
Additional design elements include trellises and canopies framing outdoor patios, fire pits, hanging basket chairs and communal tables.