Ulta, Wendy’s to open at newly renovated La Palmera
Corpus Christi, Texas Trademark Property announced that both Ulta and Wendy’s have inked leases to open at La Palmera mall in Corpus Christi, Texas. Trademark is nearing completion of its $50 million renovation of the 40-year-old property.
The developer just completed the new main entrance and opened the Outdoor Lifestyle Court, where Ulta will be located when it opens its 9,800-sq.-ft. store in the fall.
Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is set to open in April in the new Lifestyle Court as well, with P.F. Chang’s following in June.
Wendy’s will open a 700-sq.-ft. restaurant in the La Palmera Cafes food court in July.
La Palmera is anchored by Macy’s, Dillard’s and J.C. Penney.
Takashimaya to close NYC flagship
New York City Japanese retailer Takashimaya is closing its New York City flagship on Fifth Avenue in June, according to Crain’s New York Business.
The location has been opened since 1993.
In other news, Takashimaya Co. will no longer be merging with H2O Retailing Corp., parent company of Hankyu and Hanshin department stores.
A Takashimaya company spokeswoman mentioned that six additional stores in Japan have been closed.
Nordstrom expands in Mass.
Seattle Nordstrom opened a new store on Friday in Braintree, Mass., at South Shore Plaza.
The 150,000-sq.-ft. store is the fourth Nordstrom full-line store in the greater Boston area.
The new three-level Nordstrom store is opening in the new wing of the mall.