Glendale Galleria names architects for center renovation
Glendale, Calif. — Glendale Galleria, a 1.5-million-sq.-ft. super-regional shopping center announced the architects who will work on the center’s grand renovation project. Glendale Galleria is owned and operated by Chicago-based General Growth Properties.
Kevin Kennon Architects has been selected as Design Architect and ELS Architecture and Urban Design as Executive Architect. The two companies will work together to redesign the Glendale Galleria. Objectives include a modernized look, improved signage visibility, and enhanced circulation and access both inside and out.
The renovation will commence this year and conclude in 2013.
In addition to the renovation, a new 120,000-sq.-ft. Bloomingdale’s store will join Glendale Galleria, opening in the fall of 2013 in a former Mervyn’s space. This will be the eighth Bloomingdale’s in the Los Angeles market.
Parmida Home debuts in Virginia
Fredericksburg, Va. — Youngstown, Ohio-based Cafaro Co. announced that Parmida Home will open a new store at The Village at Towne Centre, near Fredericksburg, Va.
The 6,900-sq.-ft. store is slated to open in early November across from Sephora.
The Village at Towne Centre is the outdoor shopping district of Spotsylvania Towne Centre, a 1.7 million-sq.-ft. complex offering more than 120 department stores, specialty shops, restaurants, hotels and entertainment venues.
Kolletti Bambini opens at Malibu Country Mart
Malibu, Calif. — Southern California lifestyle center Malibu Country Mart welcomed Kolletti Bambini, a boutique specializing in designer clothing and accessories for children and infants.
The 630-sq.-ft. boutique opened on April 20.
Malibu County Mart features 90,000 sq. ft. of high-end retail, dining and services housed in an eclectic mix of architectural styles including Mediterranean, modern and rustic influences.