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by Butters
05 Sep 2019 13:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

NorthPark adding an arcade is as likely as them adding a Dave and busters - zero
by Butters
05 Sep 2019 11:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Dolce & Gabbana, Alexandre Birman, Maje, Savannah Bee and Tuft&Needle are now open. The first three are gorgeous new additions and the other two are great holiday pop ups.
by Butters
18 Aug 2019 21:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

My guess is the current Versace space for Zimmerman
I also agree dreamscape is cool, my 4 boys and wife loved it
LV is going into the Lik Gallery Space while they build their global flagship according to their manager
by Butters
18 Aug 2019 17:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

My wife heard from one of her friends who is a manager that Zimmerman is coming to NorthPark next year. Sounds like another good addition
by Butters
06 Jul 2019 20:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Highland Park Village
Replies: 151
Views: 54257

Re: Highland Park Village

Bills Reid is going back to NorthPark. 99 percent of retailers need foot traffic and HPV doesn’t provide that. Just look at Saint Laurent now who looks like they are doing much better at NorthPark
by Butters
06 Jul 2019 20:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Joie is as relevant as Draper James a Department store filler or dude. Btw
Your Amex paragraph made no sebse lol
by Butters
24 Jun 2019 14:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Is joie even relevant anymore
by Butters
16 Jun 2019 10:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Sandro is taking Elie Tahari
by Butters
07 Jun 2019 11:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

I heard Eataly is taking the stuart Weitzman Space for a wine cheese bar plus escalator to level 2 of the main floor
by Butters
05 Jun 2019 20:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Based on vacant spaces my guess is Sandro to Elie Tahari and Maje to Swag
by Butters
05 Jun 2019 11:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

I hear Sandro and Maje are coming
by Butters
31 May 2019 12:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

My wife heard from their manager all make up forever stores are closing

r1070 Lululemon Outdoor Voices Athleta and Lorna Jane are hardly overloaded for a 2 million SF center
by Butters
30 May 2019 09:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Dallasretail - EVERY retailer needs foot traffic to thrive and NP provides that, That’s retail 101. From my conversations with manAgers while shopping at Arhaus., Williams sonoma, DWR their stores are ranked in the top of their chains. I can see NP adding more to diversity from so much fashion
by Butters
27 May 2019 17:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Highland Park Village
Replies: 151
Views: 54257

Re: Highland Park Village

Hjkll you crack me up with your posts. Honolulu and Las Vegas are way bigger and more important retail markets than Dallas. Every store in these 2 markets do double and triple what your over hyped HPV stores do. Getting Goyard is nice but the same can be said about NP getting Isabel Marant. NP getti...
by Butters
25 Apr 2019 14:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Rumor has it NorthPark has signed Isabel Marant and HPV got Goyard
by Butters
13 Apr 2019 17:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Glossier and Parachute- you sure picked popular brands that do a lot in sales. lol As for Warby Parker Guess where they have their Top 10 store in their chain and here’s a hint it’s not Henderson Ave. I bet Henderson Ave does half what NP does. it’s obvious you don’t Shop NorthPark as you would noti...
by Butters
13 Apr 2019 10:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Looks like you are in the minority’ but enjoy buying your gap online and missing all the hot talent af one of the best 5 shopping centers in the country https://www.google.com/search?source=hp&ei=VPuxXNfdOpL-tAW9xoCACg&q=northpark+center+reviews&oq=northpark+center+r&gs_l=mobile-gws-...
by Butters
12 Apr 2019 12:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Cityplace customers vs Preston Hollow haha
by Butters
11 Apr 2019 07:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Also heard from my retail friends in the biz Louis Vuitton is expanding and building a global flagship which is awesome
by Butters
11 Apr 2019 07:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

I’ve been to Eatalys 2 new locations in
Boston and LA which are both in busy shopping centers and they are both busier than Chicago which is like Uptown . The Pirch location has its own parking lot which is perfect for Eataly. They picked the busiest location in Dallas which is smart
by Butters
10 Apr 2019 17:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

hjkll you are clueless. NP has brought in or adding 15 exclusive retailers you can only find at NP in DFW in the last year. Name a center that has brought in half that many new retailers.

Matt- I hear Eataly is taking former PIRCH space, so darn cool if it’s true.
by Butters
09 Apr 2019 20:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

As I posted a couple weeks ago NorthPark has some BIG news coming soon From reliable sources and it’s more than just retail tenants, Big important retailers take time to finalize deals. Patience!! As for new restaurants all the exitisting restaurants do well and like all restaurant deals they sign l...
by Butters
25 Mar 2019 08:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Pirch Space next few weeks I’m told.
by Butters
24 Mar 2019 15:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

4 cool exclusive new retailers are coming to NorthPark but the huge one is taking the former PIRCH space. This is what I’ve heard through the grapevine, it’s one of the coolest concepts I have ever seen.
The other 3 are high fashion.
by Butters
27 Jan 2019 18:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

JW Marriott checks the boxes why they and NP would do a hotel 1. Largest hotel membership rewards program by double over any hotel group 2. A luxury hotel where executives can expense their stays vs a Ritz or Four Season 3 More Fortune 500 customers than all other hotels 4. Being next to NorthPark p...
by Butters
24 Jan 2019 09:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

NorthPark is on the JW Marriott New location list.
by Butters
11 Dec 2018 15:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Big News. I was at NorthPark today and the company who installs barricade graphics was there taking measurements for the new Dolce & Gabbana store (former William’s Sonoma space) as well as the new Golden Goose Deluxe Brand barricade which will open in the Gucci area.

2 more great additions
by Butters
29 Nov 2018 17:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

I will guess it is a short term lease to try out the concept. It’s going to open in the former Sephora space on level 2. Here’s additional info from their century city pop up https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.hollywoodreporter.com/amp/news/virtual-reality-experience-debuts-at-westfield-century-city-d...
by Butters
26 Nov 2018 10:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

New store coming. My friend spoke to a consultant for the new Dreamscape Immersive by AMC. Here is what I found on them. Looks cool

https://www.dreamscapeimmersive.com/index.html
by Butters
08 Nov 2018 19:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

I highly doubt NorthPark would put a Primark between the Top Neiman Marcus and Top 5 Nordstrom. I’m hearing it’s a food and beverage concept
by Butters
02 Nov 2018 06:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Former Pirch space is going to 1 tenant I’m told. It was never going to be subdivided into multiple spaces. I haven’t heard anything about Pinto Ranch but a western wear store in Dallas Texas is hardly odd. Let’s see what goes in Pirch then maybe they add another use in there when that lease comes u...
by Butters
31 Oct 2018 23:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Jasimm -

I’m sworn to secrecy but my source has told me both spaces are in lease , both are new to Big D and both will be wonderful additions to NorthPark. Both have few US locations too. Hopefully they will be announced soon.
by Butters
07 Oct 2018 17:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

I forgot about Lorna Jane but Ivivva is for kids and children.
by Butters
07 Oct 2018 15:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

I wouldn’t call athleisure a trend anymore as both men & women dress regularly in their “Lululemon’s” and have been for years. I also don’t think 4 stores (Lululemon, Outdoor Voices, Athleta and Tory Sport) is overkill for a Center of NorthPark’s size. If you add NIKE that’s still only 5 and all...
by Butters
06 Oct 2018 15:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

According to sales people I know, Athleta will be taking Brookstone. I know my wife will like this as she wears Lululemon and Athleta a lot. Clarins will be a holiday pop up.
by Butters
24 Sep 2018 13:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Prada, Bottega Veneta and Calvin Klein we’re all at HPV in the 90’s and closed. They do well at Neiman NP, And my guess is they will open at NP if they open in Dallas. They need the footsteps NP brings
by Butters
23 Sep 2018 17:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

What’s funny is the different views on this topic. Some complain because NorthPark has weeded out the lower end stores and has made to many retailer changes while others want Express, Bath & Body, etc gone tomorrow. Just based on the upgrades they continue to make, I’m sure all these stores will...
by Butters
20 Sep 2018 00:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

As a male shopper Eddie Bauer, Brooks Brothers, Gap, Banana Republic, Vineyard Vines and Lululemon were my only options at Southlake Town Square. They did at least have Apple. Went there once with my wife and said never again. I’d rather go to Legacy West which has a unique lineup that isn’t in ever...
by Butters
18 Sep 2018 13:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

The weather makes Fashion Island and Century City a fun place to hang out. I'd add Stanford shopping center and Ala Moana in Honolulu in this category too. Dallas weather however is comparing apples and oranges. Way to many hot days to walk outside in comfort. Fashion Island has good restaurants but...
by Butters
16 Sep 2018 16:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

I don't feel like NP is getting too high end, but rather getting unique stores to the market or state. I think their goal is about creating a more unique shopping experience rather than pricing people out. Well said and fully agree. It has something for everyone and every price range but they also ...
by Butters
16 Sep 2018 14:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

I can't remember the last time I have been in NorthPark, it's probably been a year by now but I never go and the move to make the mall so upscale doesn't make it more appealing. Sign of the times, personal preference or whatever you want to call it I prefer an outdoor street scene these days. This ...
by Butters
11 Sep 2018 22:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Bottletop is a pop up from what I read. According to a former sales person of 7FAM, he said 7FAM will reopen this Fall.

I can’t wait to hear who is taking the few vacant spaces available. I’m confident they will be good and unique like all the ones they’ve added the last few years.
by Butters
22 Aug 2018 12:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Paige is now open and looks great and I understand Aesop will open tomorrow
by Butters
27 Jul 2018 18:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Tucy - according to their sales people they are closing HPV when they relocate.
by Butters
26 Jul 2018 00:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

If the barricade is popped out the store is under construction. If it is flush it’s not under construction yet. Open the construction doors and see for yourself. Saint Laurent is the 1st of a few new amazing additions I’m hearing from those in the know.... :)
by Butters
11 Jun 2018 23:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Highland Park Village
Replies: 151
Views: 54257

Re: Highland Park Village

A Store employee told my wife’s friend it is the lowest performing store in the US. It’s really struggled with little foot traffic.
by Butters
11 Jun 2018 21:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Highland Park Village
Replies: 151
Views: 54257

Re: Highland Park Village

Giuseppe Zanotti also leaving Highland Park Village?

I’ve heard that rumor too and they have wanted to close for awhile now
by Butters
08 Jun 2018 14:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

Cowboyeagle - NorthPark probably has 1/3rd their stores as the only store in DFW and the other stores they have are doing fine. If you talk to the managers the majority of NorthPark's stores are in the Top 10% and many are Top 5% of their chains. On the flip side, looking at their retailers I'd gues...
by Butters
30 May 2018 12:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

My wife ran into a manager she knows and he said he was approached for the new Louis Vuitton Men's store and she also heard Paige denim is opening soon too. 2 great additions opening this Fall.
by Butters
24 May 2018 00:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 192203

Re: Northpark Center

NorthPark’s PR Manager and owners have said multiple times they have plans to add hotel(s), high rise class A Office and additional dining. They also said they looked at adding more space on the 2nd level in the 90’s but felt 2 million square feet of Retail was enough. Someone posted the luxury hote...

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