The development has announced that its retail and dining concept nearly 60 percent leased.The Shops & Restaurants at Hudson Yards includes more than a mile of retail in newest part of Manhattan. This unprecedented leasing effort has continued its strong momentum with the announcement of Neiman Marcus, that it would open its first New York City store at Hudson Yards.
When it opens in the autumn of 2018, Hudson Yards will be home to a variety of brands including AG Jeans by Adriano Goldschmied, Aritzia, Banana Republic, Coach, Stuart Weitzman, Tory Burch, a three-floor Neiman Marcus and two-story mini anchor presentations by Zara and H&M. The beauty collection will include The Body Shop, Kiehl’s, Jo Malone, MAC, NYX, Origins, Sephora and Urban Decay. An extraordinary collection of global, luxury watch brands will be featured in a 6,000 sq. ft. Watches of Switzerland showroom, a first for the U.S., offering a wide range of products from the finest Swiss watch brands, including Rolex.
Hudson Yards will be the first retail center in New York City to be arranged into districts to better personalize the shopping experience. Upon entering, guests will be greeted by a 5-story atrium that seamlessly merges the retail center with the Public Square and Gardens. A full acre glass wall, created by renowned designer James Carpenter, will reflect the city’s skyline and bring the outside in. Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 will house a mix of retailers, many opening shops on Manhattan’s West Side for the first time. More than a dozen specialty restaurants and food retail concepts will occupy space on Levels 4, 5 and 6, and offer an array of dining options open to customers from the early morning hours into the late evening. The dining concepts by Chefs Thomas Keller and Costas Spiliadis of Milos will offer outside seating along a tree-lined terrace designed by Thomas Woltz of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, while renowned Spanish Chef José Andrés will be executing a specialty restaurant. European-style cafes will be available throughout the retail center offering quick, casual bites. Neiman Marcus will offer a penthouse shopping experience on the top three floors (levels 5, 6, and 7) and a sophisticated retailing experience with features like “smart” dressing rooms.