MC Sports to open at Ohio Valley Mall
St. Clairsville, Ohio — Youngstown, Ohio-based Cafaro Co. said Wednesday that MC Sports will debut in the area with a new store at Cafaro’s Ohio Valley Mall, in St. Clairsville, Ohio, in July.
The new store will be located next to Sears, occupying nearly 23,000 sq. ft. of retail space.
GBT Realty completes construction at McPherson Place
Laredo, Texas — Brentwood, Tenn.-based GBT Realty said Wednesday it has completed construction of a new shopping center that is home to four new retailers. The fully occupied McPherson Place, in Laredo, Texas, is tenanted by James Avery, Orange Leaf, Starbucks Coffee and AT&T. All four stores are open for business.
“The quality of this location allowed us to completely fill the center with an outstanding list of retailers,” said Fraser Schaufele, VP leasing at GBT.
The completion of McPherson Place brings GBT’s total number of developments in Texas to 77. In addition to McPherson Place, the company recently completed the 238,800-sq.-ft., Target-anchored shopping center, The Shoppes of Madison in Madison, Ala., as well as three new Academy Sports and Outdoors stores in two states.
Microsoft to make San Francisco debut at Westfield mega property
San Francisco — Westfield San Francisco Centre will be home to the city’s first Microsoft retail store, slated to open on April 25.
Other mall additions include Samsonite, Color Me Mine ceramics studio, Amy’s Hallmark and pop-up store Celestine SF.
“Microsoft’s arrival is a key component that bolsters our suite of interactive, technology retailers, and along with the other new additions, will continue to reinforce why the Centre is a must-visit destination for Bay Area locals and visitors alike,” said Shelly Schembre, VP and senior general manager of Westfield San Francisco Centre.
Microsoft will be located on Level 2, near Bloomingdale’s, in a 7,300-sq.-ft. space.
Amy’s Hallmark is slated to open in May in 3,700 sq. ft., and Samsonite opened a 2,000-sq.-ft. store on Level 2 on March 29.
Ceramics studio Color Me Mine also has opened, on Level 4 near The Restaurant Collection Under the Dome.
Additionally, for a limited time this spring, locally based women’s clothing and jewelry retailer Celestine SF will operate a pop-up shop at the Centre on Level 4, next to M.Y. China.