More Than 50 Stores and Restaurants To Open in 2010
Many Will Be New to the State or Region
Fashion retailers Hollister, Justice, New York & Company, The Limited, Chico’s, Caché, Forever 21 and H&M are among more than 50 retail and restaurant tenants that will be joining already opened Macy’s, Barnes & Noble, Target, JC Penney, LensCrafters, bd’s Mongolian Grill, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Chipotle, Outback Steakhouse, The Pub and Mattress Discounters at the Peninsula Town Center (PTC).
“Many of these new tenants, including The Wine Loft, dELiA’s, Shoe Woo and CinéBistro are either new to the state or new to the region,” says Steiner, who, along with property owner Mall Properties, is developing PTC.
The list includes many of the nation’s strongest brands including Aéropostale, Victoria’s Secret, Express, Build-A-Bear, Charming Charlie and Lane Bryant. Among the 15 restaurants listed are several that are making their Virginia debuts, including Bensi’s Ristorante Italiano, Huey’s Diner, Kenji Fusion and (coach) Frank Beamer’s American Grill.
“This is the right project, in the right location, at the right time,” said Hampton Mayor Molly Ward. “Our community asked for an upscale, energy-filled mixed-use project. We are getting a good first look at that quality today with the announcement of these great and exciting retail, restaurant and entertainment tenants.”
The 1.1-million-square-foot Peninsula Town Center is located off of Mercury Boulevard at the I-64 Interchange in Hampton’s Coliseum Central Business District. The 75-acre mixed-use project features 340,000 square feet of fashion and specialty retail, 55,000 square feet of restaurant and dining, 400,000 square feet of traditional/anchor retail, 115,000 square feet of Class A office space and 158 residential apartment units.
Peninsula Town Center’s Grand Opening is scheduled for March 11, 2010. The full list of retailers and restaurants, along with upcoming activities, is posted online at www.peninsulatowncenter.com.