URBAN OUTFITTERS JOINS METROPICA, SOUTH FLORIDA’S LARGEST NEW MIXED USE
Metropica, a master planned 65-acre, $1.5 billion urban high street development and one of the nation’s largest under-construction mixed-use communities, today announced that it has signed Urban Outfitters as the newest tenant to the initial phase of its retail/ entertainment lifestyle center comprised of 280,000 square feet of retail space and 349 luxury apartments. The center will break ground in the second quarter of this year, closely following the topping-off of the development’s initial residential tower. Urban Outfitters, set to occupy 8,000 square feet of retail space, will join sister store Anthropologie, both a part of the URBN brand family, complementing an enviable mix of distinctive retail, dining and entertainment concepts including Fogo de Chao, City Works Eatery & Pour House, Genuine Pizza (formerly Harry’s Pizzeria), Sugarboo & Co., Cru Wine Bar, Kendra Scott Jewelry and iPic Theaters. The unique retail pairing will seamlessly fuse fashion, art, culture and design through on-trend women’s and men’s clothing, accessories, home décor, tech and gift products. Founded in 1970, Urban Outfitters has over 200 stores throughout the United States, Canada and Europe and will provide a well-curated experience and experiential retail environment of on-trend products for shoppers to feel inspired while indulging in their creative sides and individualities.
Revolutionizing the West Broward corridor of South Florida, Metropica will encompass approximately four million square feet and consist of residential condominiums, apartments, boutique hotels, commercial office space, expansive green spaces and a burgeoning world-class culinary, retail, entertainment and lifestyle experience for residents and visitors to enjoy. “The coupling of URBN brand’s retail duo Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie is a testament to Metropica’s appeal and location,” says Bernard Werner, President and COO of Metropica Development LLC. “Having significant retailers like Urban Outfitters join our growing roster of signed tenants speaks to the viability of this transformative project. Metropica’s carefully curated retail mix fills an existing void in the area and will help transform the community for generations to come.” “The addition of Urban Outfitters furthers our vision of making this the first development of its kind within South Florida’s Western Corridor, and adds to the truly innovative nature of the project,” said Joseph Kavana, CEO of Metropica Development LLC. “Metropica’s ideal location as a true urban epicenter for the tri-county area, and its offerings will serve as an exciting destination and gathering place for the entire community.” Scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2019, Metropica’s robustretail and entertainment offerings complement the continued interest in robust, sustainable and walkable communities. Located at 1800 NW 136th Avenue in Sunrise, FL. and designed to meld the area’s natural beauty with forward-thinking designs and a vast array of amenities, Metropica’s initial residential tower, a 28-story, 263-unit condominium, is now 65% sold.