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Nordstrom Rack doubles down on Manhattan


Nordstrom announced the second Big Apple location for its off-price division.

Nordstrom Rack will open at Durst Organization's mixed-use building at 855 Sixth Avenue.

The approximately 46,500-sq.-ft. store is scheduled to open in fall 2017. It occupy the first three floors of the newly constructed office/residential tower. The location is on the corner of 31st Street, two blocks from Herald Square.

"We are thrilled to announce a second Nordstrom Rack store in Manhattan," said Karen McKibbin, president of Nordstrom Rack. "Having a store near Herald Square – one of the most iconic shopping destinations in the world – is very exciting for us, and we look forward to offering visitors and residents of New York an additional location to shop with us."

This will be the second Nordstrom Rack store in Manhattan. Nordstrom plans to make its full-price debut in New York City in 2016, with a flagship on West 57th Street between Seventh Avenue and Broadway.

In other news, Nordstrom Rack will open its first location in Baltimore, at The Shops at Canton Crossing.

The approximately 32,500-sq.-ft. store is scheduled to open in spring 2019. The Shops at Canton Crossing is a 325,000-sq.-ft. shopping center located on 3501 Boston Street.

Nordstrom Rack joins more than thirty existing retailers and restaurants such as Target, Harris Teeter, DSW, Ann Taylor Loft, Old Navy and Ulta

"The Shops at Canton Crossing features more national retailers than any other shopping center venue in Baltimore City, and the addition of Nordstrom Rack will provide downtown residents, employees and visitors another highly-respected and recognized brand," explained Mark Sapperstein of 28 Walker Development. "The shopping center has succeeded by providing retail offerings that match the demographic profile of new City residents, and shifting shopping habits that previously drew consumers to suburban-area malls and centers.”

The Shops at Canton Crossing is a project of BCP Investors, a partnership comprised of local developers including Mark Sapperstein of 28 Walker Development; Doug Schmidt and Neil Tucker of Workshop Development; and David Strouse of Birchwood Capital Partners.

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