Target to expand New York City footprint

Target upping its presence in the New York market.

The discounter announced plans to open three two small-format stores in New York City in 2019, with locations in Manhattan and Staten Island, and one in 2022, in Queens. The sites are in addition to previously announced stores due to open this summer in Manhattan’s East Village and Lower East Side, along with one in the city’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood in 2019.

Target has said it expects to have 130 small-format stores up and running by the end of 2019. The newly announced New York locations include the following:

• An approximate 22,600-sq.-ft. on the Upper East Side of Manhattan;

• An approximate 46,000-sq.-ft. store in the Forest Avenue Plaza on Staten Island;

• An approximate 47,000-sq.-ft. store in Astoria, Queens.