Dave & Buster’s leads cast of new tenants at Harrisburg Mall
PREIT is aggressively defending Capital City Mall’s position as the top shopping center in Harrisburg, Pa., with a bevy of new tenants.
Dave & Buster’s opens there in a 28,000-sq.-ft. space this week and the owner has reported the execution of leases with Outback Steakhouse and Primanti Bros., the storied Pittsburgh sandwich shop that puts fries and coleslaw in its sandwiches.
Forever 21 also announced it would double its square footage at Capital City to 14,000. Also arriving at the mall over the past two years have been H&M, Field & Stream, DSW, and a Victoria’s Secret prototype store.
“The remerchandising initiative at Capital City mall is a reflection of the momentum across our entire portfolio,” said PREIT CEO Joseph Coradino.
Redeveloped Florida center reaches capacity
Branch Properties announced that its Island Walk at Palm Coast in Florida is now 100% leased following a $40 million redevelopment.
Prior to the re-do, the 200,000 sq. ft. center had minimal visibility from Palm Coast Parkway. It now features an open concept and a new façade. Publix added 56,000 sq. ft. to its supermarket there, and two outparcels were added for Chase Bank and IHOP.
“We pursued unique concepts such as Painting with a Twist and Big Frog custom T-shirts, along with regionally based Metro Diner, to create the unique vibe,” said Kelly Pulignano of The Shopping Center Group, which handled leasing at the center.
Publix, Hobby Lobby, Petco, and Tuesday Morning anchor Island Walk. Other tenants include Starbucks Great Clips, Leslie’s Pool Supplies, and West Marine.
PT Solutions Physical Therapy signing of a lease for a 2,444-sq.-ft. space made Island Walk 100% occupied.
Von Maur still growing
Von Maur Department Store, 145 years young, is expanding its footprint in Illinois.
The retailer announced plans to open a 130,000-sq.-ft. store at Orland Square in Orland Park, Ill. The location, scheduled to open fall 2019, will be the company’s seventh in Illinois. It will feature Von Maur’s signature open floor plan and contemporary residential ambiance and aesthetics.
The upcoming store continues to build upon the family-owned company’s targeted national growth strategy. Von Maur plans to open its second Minnesota location next month, along with its third location in Michigan, in fall 2019.
“We are thrilled to expand our presence in Illinois, especially at one of the premier shopping destinations in the Chicago suburbs,” said Jim von Maur, president of Von Maur, which operates 33 stores in 15 states. “Orland Square’s convenient location and high-volume of shoppers makes this a fantastic fit for Von Maur. We look forward to continuing to deliver our superior customer service, unparalleled shopping experience and high-quality merchandise to customers for years to come.”
Orland Square is a Simon property.