Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

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Sign on site says coming 2023

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Does anyone know what the article in today’s star cityscape said? It mentioned something about a national retailer interested in the old halls / Nike spot .

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LCDSI wrote:
Tue Jul 13, 2021 6:53 pm
Does anyone know what the article in today’s star cityscape said? It mentioned something about a national retailer interested in the old halls / Nike spot .
Lenscrafters.

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Such a non event

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beautyfromashes wrote:
Tue Jul 13, 2021 7:07 pm
LCDSI wrote:
Tue Jul 13, 2021 6:53 pm
Does anyone know what the article in today’s star cityscape said? It mentioned something about a national retailer interested in the old halls / Nike spot .
Lenscrafters.
What a joke. So much for Plaza 211 housing “upscale” retailers. I mean, for LensCrafters to share a one-block radius with stores like Tiffany & Co., Apple and Tivol is just absurd. Is Plaza management that desperate for cash or do they just not care about the Plaza being distinctive?

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msmith011 wrote:
Thu Jul 15, 2021 11:41 am
beautyfromashes wrote:
Tue Jul 13, 2021 7:07 pm
LCDSI wrote:
Tue Jul 13, 2021 6:53 pm
Does anyone know what the article in today’s star cityscape said? It mentioned something about a national retailer interested in the old halls / Nike spot .
Lenscrafters.
What a joke. So much for Plaza 211 housing “upscale” retailers. I mean, for LensCrafters to share a one-block radius with stores like Tiffany & Co., Apple and Tivol is just absurd. Is Plaza management that desperate for cash or do they just not care about the Plaza being distinctive?
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The parent company has the rights to sell glasses under brands like Armani, Coach, Chanel, Ferrari, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Versace and many more
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https://www.lenscrafters.com/lc-us/brands/tiffany
Of special note, Lenscrafters sells Tiffany & Co brand frames. It looks a lot less absurd when you actually take the time to understand their target market.

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I'm not sure if the star got this right. According to the Lenscrafters website, they are coming soon to 4750 Broadway Street, Spc S-219. Whereas Plaza 211 is on 227 Nichols Rd. Granted Lens Crafters is still coming to the plaza but I think it's going in a less prominent spot.

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I’m still shocked the owners of the Plaza have failed to get a Zara brand store into the area. That would be a prime store for that market.
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Ok is it just me or is that huge light that shines from the church just off the plaza has gotten really weak? Seems like the laat month or so it's barely noticeable

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Goonies wrote:
Sun Aug 15, 2021 10:05 pm
Ok is it just me or is that huge light that shines from the church just off the plaza has gotten really weak? Seems like the laat month or so it's barely noticeable
Those types of signs are adjustable. Someone could have complained about it

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normalthings wrote:
Mon Aug 16, 2021 7:52 am
Goonies wrote:
Sun Aug 15, 2021 10:05 pm
Ok is it just me or is that huge light that shines from the church just off the plaza has gotten really weak? Seems like the laat month or so it's barely noticeable
Those types of signs are adjustable. Someone could have complained about it
I think they’re referring to the FLW deigned Community Christian Church light beam, not a sign. Here’s pictures of the building for reference

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TheLastGentleman wrote:
Mon Aug 16, 2021 10:28 am
normalthings wrote:
Mon Aug 16, 2021 7:52 am
Goonies wrote:
Sun Aug 15, 2021 10:05 pm
Ok is it just me or is that huge light that shines from the church just off the plaza has gotten really weak? Seems like the laat month or so it's barely noticeable
Those types of signs are adjustable. Someone could have complained about it
I think they’re referring to the FLW deigned Community Christian Church light beam, not a sign. Here’s pictures of the building for reference

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They just recently turned it back on. Could be a lot of reasons for its dimming. Dirty lens, heat issues, complaints from nearby residents.

I assume they switched to LED's and it was possible much brighter than it ever was originally.
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Interesting the light wasnt on at all last night.

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Could be because it’s the peak of the fall bird migration & they don’t want to confuse the birds. Major problems with birds striking high rises at this time.

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Well the light has been back on albeit it week and it used to be on Fri-Sun but now I've noticed it on during the week. Not sure why something thats irrelevant but nest has intrigued me so much lol

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I saw that Macerich uploaded a "Country Club Plaza Leasing Book" online last week that includes lots of demographic info and other stats about the Plaza and overall KC market for luxury retail. What's especially interesting is that it specifically calls out Louis Vuitton on several pages and cites the demand for it's products, how KC stacks up against other markets that offer LV, and more. Clearly this book was tailored to them and further confirms the Plaza's desire to lure them in.
https://issuu.com/macerich1/docs/mac-09 ... _leasing-4

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Amazing how much LV sells in Nashville.

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normalthings wrote:
Fri Oct 01, 2021 2:59 pm
Amazing how much LV sells in Nashville.
Also interesting is how much is bought by KC shoppers despite not having a physical store.

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msmith011 wrote:
Fri Oct 01, 2021 6:17 pm
normalthings wrote:
Fri Oct 01, 2021 2:59 pm
Amazing how much LV sells in Nashville.
Also interesting is how much is bought by KC shoppers despite not having a physical store.
I believe our numbers are from Halls, Nordstrom, and then it appears that all of our metro Dillard’s and Von Maur both carry refurbished LV items from time to time. I know from a friend who worked there before the last reconfiguring that handbags were a top department at Halls, and by that she meant that shoes and handbags make up the majority of their sales.

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Collison is reporting that Amazon filed permits to open a brick and mortar store on the plaza in the soot formerly occupied by Tesla. It is likely a book store or “Amazon-4 star”.

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