More retailers sign up for Ridgedale Center's new 'Nordstrom wing'

Author:
Updated:
Original:

The Ridgedale Center has enticed several more upscale retailers to open new locations at the mall as part of its Nordstrom-led expansion.

The much-anticipated grand opening of Nordstrom will take place at 10 a.m. on Oct. 2, as the retailer welcomes shoppers to its new space in Minnetonka that used to be home to Macy's, before it consolidated its two stores at the mall into one.

Multiple other commercial units were built as part of the expansion, and the MSP Magazine has revealed some of the new names confirmed to be joining Nordstrom.

Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma and Brooks Brothers are the latest to have signed on for the "Nordstrom wing," with three opening this coming spring, while the mall has also agreed to a deal for a Haagen-Dazs franchise.

The magazine said that landing these retailers continues a "streak" for Ridgedale by enticing brands tailored towards the mall's "affluent" but underserved market.

The Business Journal notes that it will be the Brook Brothers store in the metro area, the fourth for Williams-Sonoma and the fifth for Pottery Barn.

It will be Nordstrom's second Twin Cities location, according to the Ridgedale Center, taking up a 138,000 square feet of space in the mall. Its other is a 210,000 square-foot flagship store in the Mall of America.

Ridgedale is one of several metro area malls pushing ahead with major expansions, with work on the $1.5 billion addition to the Mall of America ongoing, and the Rosedale Center recently announcing plans for a 140,000 square foot extension with a new, as yet unnamed anchor store.

Next Up

Jorge Polanco

Shoemaker, Twins lineup rebounds against Tigers

Jorge Polanco homered in a 7-3 victory over Detroit.

Kirill Kaprizov / Minnesota Wild

Watch: Kaprizov's OT winner lifts Wild into 2nd place in West

Kaprizov's goal gave the Wild a 3-2 victory over the Ducks.

Byron Buxton

Buxton placed on IL, Trevor Larnach called up

Buxton could be out "for weeks" with a hip strain.

A bald eagle perched on branches.

USFWS confirms 2 bald eagles were shot dead

The agency is offering a reward for information in the case.

A newborn baby, wrapped in a blanket with its mother.

Most popular baby names includes one not in top 10 for 100 years

But Olivia and Liam once again led the way for girls and boys.

Minnesota Lottery

Names of big Minnesota Lottery winners to be kept private thanks to new law

The Minnesota Legislature passed the bill unanimously and Gov. Tim Walz signed it into law this week.

FLickr - COVID-19 vaccination - Commander, U.S. Naval Forces

All 8 state COVID-19 vaccine sites now accept walk-ins

Adults can get a no-cost vaccine without making an appointment.

Wilf

Report: Vikings owners nearing purchase of Orlando City MLS franchise

The Wilfs reportedly attempted to buy the Minnesota United expansion franchise years ago.

bemidji paul bunyan

Video shows the moment someone broke the Paul Bunyan statue's arm

Police are asking for the public's help to identify those involved.

bridgeman's food truck duluth

Last remaining Bridgeman's Restaurant is launching a food truck

The Duluth restaurant is the only remaining full-service Bridgeman's in business.

FLickr - electric drive vehicle charging - Open Grid Scheduler

Minnesota can move ahead with Clean Cars program, judge says

She recommended the proposed rules be adopted.

Related