Five retailers opening this spring and summer, others to follow throughout the yearCloster Plaza is heading into spring with a fresh lineup of stores that cater to foodies, fashionistas and families, including relocations of local favorites. These openings will coincide with the center's long-anticipated revitalization by leading retail developer EDENS.
"Closter Plaza is coming to life and will become a true gathering place for the Closter community," said David Germakian, Director of Development for EDENS. "Our retail partners are bringing new concepts to the Bergen County market and will provide the perfect complement to an incredible and diverse retail mix."
The center will be anchored by Whole Foods Market, which is scheduled to open late 2016. Other anchors will include Target, HomeGoods and Cinemex.
Local favorites Massage Envy and Rudy's, a beloved Italian eatery and pizzeria, are expected to open in April in their new homes – next to the future Whole Foods Market. Harmon, Dollar Tree and PNC Bank will remain open during the renovation.
New retailers opening this spring and summer:
Kidville: Kidville's goal is to make the lives of families with young children better and easier by providing a fun, safe, and clean environment for children to learn, play, and grow. They offer classes like gym, art and music and their signature pre-school alternative program, Kidville University.
Tutti Nails & Spa: A premier full service nail salon, Tutti's elegant and modern design offers its customers a tranquil atmosphere to unwind. A regional company, Tutti has other locations in New Jersey, New York and Massachusetts.
18|8 Fine Men's Salon: This salon is a reinvention of the barbershop and an experience designed to bring out the best in men. Their expertise in men's hair care, styling, grooming products and consultation allows them to provide the best services in a relaxing environment.
Future retailers at Closter Plaza include:
Unleashed by Petco: Your nearby spot to shop for high-quality, wag-worthy goods and services for dogs and cats in a fun, pet-friendly environment.
Distrito and Village Whiskey: two restaurant concepts from famed chef, Jose Garces. Distrito is a cool celebration of the culture and cuisine of Mexico City, with a menu focused on the cuisine of what is known by locals as the "Distrito Federal." Village Whiskey is envisioned by Chef Garces as a spot where he and his team could enjoy a drink and a snack after a long night in the kitchen.
Bareburger: An eco-friendly restaurant that celebrates organic and all-natural ingredients, dedicated to serving free-range, grass-fed, locally sourced burgers and sandwiches.
Cycle Bar: CycleBar unites riders of all ages and fitness levels by creating an unparalleled multisensory, intoxicating journey. Led by engaging, high-energy CycleStar instructors and fueled by incredible music playlists in a state-of-the-art CycleTheatre.
Cinemex: Mexico City-based Cinemex is revolutionizing the movie going experience and will be New Jersey's premiere dine-in luxury theater.
Closter, NJ is known at the "Hub of the Northern Valley" and sits in the heart of our country's most prosperous and highly educated demographic cluster. Closter Plaza is the central gathering place for this incredible community. Much of the center is currently under substantial renovation, reviving a sought-after destination with a thoughtful mix of national retailers, local boutiques and specialty stores. Future anchors include Whole Foods Market, Target, HomeGoods and Cinemex.