Thursday, December 19, 2019
Brookfield Properties opened a new enclosed mall, The SoNo Collection, in South Norwalk, CT. The 700,000 s/f center is situated at the intersection of I-95 and Highway 7. Among the 90 tenants are Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, Arhaus, H&M, Pink, Talbot’s, White Barn Candle, and Zara. Ebar and Bazille inside Nordstrom are the only restaurants now open, but coming soon are Yard House, Pinstripes, Mission Ceviche, and several others... Nearly 50 years after the Hanover (MA) Mall first opened its doors, the shopping center off Route 3 - once the largest of its type in the region - will shut down for good at the end of January. A handful of stores are still open inside the building, including Macy’s, Sears, Foot Locker and Famous Footwear. Macy’s will stay open and anchor the new mixed-use development called Hanover Crossing slated to replace the mall by 2021...Jared opened a new concept store in collaboration with digital brand James Allen at Francis Scott Key Mall in Frederick, MD. The store combines the best of the two retailers, both of which are owned by Signet Jewelers. Signet operates 3,300 stores under the brands Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared The Galleria of Jewelry, H. Samuel, Ernest Jones, Peoples, Piercing Pagoda, and JamesAllen.com.