Vogue Couture to open at The Mercato
Naples, Fla. The Lutgert Cos. said Tuesday that it has added designer clothing retailer Vogue Couture to The Mercato tenant lineup.
Construction is currently proceeding on the new store location with an anticipated grand opening by the end of the year.
Vogue Couture features a flagship store on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., offering designer clothing for men and women, including Just Cavali, Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana, Hugo Boss, True Religion and Taverniti So Jeans.
Located on 53 acres, The Mercato is a lifestyle community that will offer condominium living together with shopping, dining and entertainment. The project is a joint venture of The Lutgert Cos. and the Barron Collier Cos.
New store dedicated to green lifestyle debuts
North Bergen, N.J. Eco Shoppe, a new retail concept dedicated to eco-friendly products for healthy personal environments and everyday living, has opened its first store, in Austin, Texas. The store is owned and operated by The Vitamin Shoppe.
The 4,400-sq. ft. store was designed by Kiku Obata & Co., which assisted Vitamin Shoppe in developing the Eco Shoppe brand, store experience and unique merchandise mix to support the goal of making green living a more engaging and uncomplicated proposition for shoppers.
Eco Shoppe expects to receive LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, as the store has been designed to take advantage of an environmentally responsible vision. All the Eco Shoppe casework was manufactured at IDX Seattle, an FSC-Certified division of IDX Corp. In addition, IDX provided sustainability guidance.
Zac’s Optical leases space
Parsippany, N.J. Commercial real estate firm NAI James E. Hanson said Thursday that it has completed a 1,500-sq.-ft. long-term lease with Zac’s Optical.
The site is in Fairview, N.J., within a 20,000-sq.-ft. freestanding building that has recently been renovated.