October 2, 2022


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Retailer At Home Opening First Bronx Store at Bay Plaza

 At Home's Lee Bird with 2100 Bartow Avenue (Google Maps, iStock) Bronx, New York

At Home’s Lee Chicken with 2100 Bartow Avenue (Google Maps, iStock)

A Texas-based house decor retailer is hoping to truly feel at household in the Bronx.

At Residence has signed a lease for 135,000 sq. toes at Prestige Properties and Development’s Bay Plaza Searching Centre, Welco Realty declared. The property decor retail outlet will fill a space vacated by Kmart, which has shut almost all of its merchants due to the fact filing for personal bankruptcy in 2018.

The offer is technically a sublease with Renovate KM, one particular of the entities that previously obtained Kmart’s assets. Jerry Welkis of Welco represented the retailer on the lease, although JLL’s Erin Grace represented Rework KM.

Welco did not answer to a request for remark on the phrases.

At Household plans to open up the Bronx keep this spring. It will join a roster of other retail chains at the procuring heart and accompanying mall, which includes the very first Apple retail store in the Bronx. Apple’s shop at the Shopping mall at Bay Plaza is about 10,000 square feet.

At House has far more than 240 suppliers in the region, marketing dwelling decor things which includes furnishings, mirrors, rugs, arts and houseware. The usual retailer is a bit far more than 100,000 square toes.

In the fourth quarter of fiscal 12 months 2021, At Household documented a web revenue improve of 41 per cent to $562 million and report internet income of $72.7 million.

The firm has lately opened outlets in Rockland County and Middletown in Orange County. It took above component of a Macy’s constructing in the former and a former Backyard Mountain store in the latter.

At Property produced its New York Town debut two several years ago, using approximately 130,000 square ft at the Alexander’s-owned Rego Center in Queens. The retailer took over the former Kohl’s room on the next flooring of the shopping mall the Kohl’s had closed in the center of 2019 soon after about 13 many years.

That lease is thanks to expire in 2031, nevertheless it can be renewed via 2051.