Nordstrom Inc. has announced its plans to open a full-line store in a new regional center within Norwalk, Conn.
This will be the second Nordstrom full-line store in the state. The first was opened during 1997 in Connecticut at Westfarms Mall, Farmington.
The three-level, 150000ft² center, developed by General Growth Properties (GGP), is due to open during the fall of 2018.
The president of stores for the retailer, Jamie Nordstrom, expressed excitement at being part of the new shopping center.
GGP aims to offer a unique shopping environment, as well as a great place for dining and entertainment.
The center will be located at the junction of North Water Street and West Avenue, off the I-95 in the Reed Putnam Urban Renewal district. Nordstrom will be the anchor of the new enclosed regional retail center.
Nordstrom was founded as a shoe store during 1901 in Seattle. Today, the company operates around 292 stores within 38 states, with 116 full-line stores within the US and Canada. It also operates one clearance store and two Jeffrey boutiques, along with a private sale site, HauteLook, and an online store, Nordstromrack.com. The company owns a personalized clothing service, Trunk Club.
General Growth Properties Inc., the developer of the new shopping center is an S&P 500 company, which focuses on managing, leasing, redeveloping and owning high-level retail properties in the US. Its headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois and it trades publicly on the NYSE.