Backstage, new Macy's retail concept, signed a 35,200 square foot lease at Fordham Place in the Bronx, New York.Macy's Backstage is a new off-price concept announced by Macy's Inc. last month which will offer a compelling assortment of women's, men's and children's apparel, shoes, fashion accessories, housewares, home textiles, intimate apparel and jewelry. The retailer will offer clearance goods from Macy's stores, as well as special buys from well-recognized fashion brands – all at exceptionally great values, often between 20 percent to 80 percent off of original and comparable prices for similar merchandise. In addition, each store also will include amenities such as free WiFi and a suite of spacious fitting rooms.
Fordham Place is a 14-story mixed-use retail and commercial center owned by Retail Properties of America, Inc. The center is located at a major transportation hub immediately adjacent to the bus terminal and Metro North Station, with over 1.2 million residents within a three-mile radius of the center.
Macy's Backstage at Fordham Place is one of only six stores for the brand and the first Macy's location for RPAI. Macy's Backstage will occupy the former Sears location, which closed earlier this year, and is expected to open in fall 2015.