Cities all over America are trying to tap a larger share of the growing luxury market by adding more stores and shopping centers to their neighborhoods, like Studio LX in Miami, at left. But it’s not just luxury development that’s soaring, superdiscount department stores like Target represent a large part of the growth for many metros. Here are some of the new shopportunities you can expect in towns across the country.
New Yorker’s will have to weigh whether or not Brooklyn is easier to get to than N.J. when they’re looking for a Target store. In addition to the fashionable big box store, the borough is also expecting a new Payless and David’s Bridal. Gap and Zara are also reportedly looking for locations in the Williamsburg section. High-end fashion isn’t a stranger either, with a new Steev West Fourth store selling Ports 1961, Proenza Schouler, and 3.1 Phillip Lim.
Keep reading for new store openings in Miami and Washington, D.C.
Miami’s financial distric is getting a fashionable face lift and trying to attract a more mature, high-end shopper with stores like Studio LX, top, which sells contemporary wear, and a younger spin-off called Blush. Marc Jacobs, Tory Burch and Coach are all sold at Joanna Paige, and shoppers can expect to find Patrizia Pepe and Animale at a new store Between Us, opening in December.
Washington D.C. residents are already enjoying labels like Free People, Paul Frank, Tulle, Penguin and Ben Sherman at Pop, and retailers in the area are hoping to attract a shoe store and more fashionable fare for the city not necessarily known for style. At Redeem you can find Bern ‘n’ Violet and Gentle Fawn, and look to Circle Boutique for more hip, downtown options.