TopShop/TopMan will open in November at the Hudson’s Bay store in Calgary’s Chinook Centre. This will coincide with a complete renovation of the Hudson’s Bay store. Both are in anticipation of the opening of Nordstrom and Target stores in the same mall.
The 203,000 square foot Hudson’s Bay store will see a top-to-bottom renovation and we have been told that it will be of a similar ‘look’ to the recently renovated Yorkdale Shopping Centre Hudson’s Bay Store. We have yet to get details on the size of the TopShop/TopMan shop-in-store.
Calgary’s Chinook Centre will see two new anchor tenants in the next two years. Target will open a 115,000 square foot store in May, and Nordstrom will open a 140,000 square foot store in the Fall of 2014.
Chinook Centre recently saw a $277 million, 180,000 square foot expansion and the mall is slated for another expansion in the next couple of years. We have an insider looking to obtain plans of Chinook Centre’s next expansion.
Chinook Centre is one of North America’s most productive malls. It sees sales of almost $1,100/square foot and by 2016, it is expected to have sales of close to $1billion with non-anchor sales of about $1200/square foot. These numbers come from this Calgary Herald article.
TopShop website: www.topshop.com
Hudson’s Bay website: www.TheBay.com