Nordstrom Rack is expanding its footprint in the Pacific Northwest.
The off-price retailer announced plans to open three stores in fall of 2023. Two of the new outlets will be located in Washington — with one in Union Gap and the other in Olympia. The third will be Salem, Ore. With the openings, Nordstrom will operate 12 Nordstrom Rack stores and six Nordstrom stores in Washington, and seven Nordstrom Rack stores and two Nordstrom stores in Oregon.
In Union Gap, Wash., Nordstrom Rack will open a 28,000 -sq.-ft. store at Valley Mall, the premier shopping destination in central Washington. Valley Mall is owned and managed by CenterCal Properties, LLC.
In Olympia Wash., a 32,000-sq.-ft. Nordstrom Rack will open in Cooper Point Marketplace, a regional shopping center serving West Olympia and Thurston County. Cooper Point Marketplace is owned and managed by Merlone Geier Partners.
In Salem, Ore., Nordstrom Rack will open a 25,000-sq.-ft. location a Willamette Town Center, a regional power shopping center. The enclosed center is owned and managed by C.E. John Co.
In July, Nordstrom Rack said it planned to open a store in Chattanooga, Tenn., and one in Wichita, Kan., in spring 2023.
"We look forward to opening these new Nordstrom Rack locations in Union Gap, Olympia and Salem communities, strengthening our network of stores, and introducing new customers to the Rack's unique product offering," said Carl Jenkins, senior VP of Nordstrom Rack Stores. "In addition to shopping the brands they love at a great price, even more customers in Washington and Oregon can take full advantage of these convenient new locations to pick up online orders and make returns."
Nordstrom operates more than 350 Nordstrom, Nordstrom Local and Nordstrom Rack locations nationwide.