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Galleria at Fort Lauderdale gets makeover

Improvements include first Free People in Broward-Palm Beach and a transformed food court

August 10, 2015 04:30PM

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The Galleria

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale is undergoing improvements, adding Free People and REM French Riviera stores, transforming its food court and relocating and renovating several existing retailers, the Broward mall announced Monday.

Free People will open next to Michael Kors late this month, marking the store’s first entrance in the Broward-Palm Beach market. And REM French Riviera, a first-in-market store offering women’s jewelry, semi-precious stones, pearls, sterling silver, vermeil, crystals, rhinestones and perfumes from France, recently opened next to Neiman Marcus. JLL handles leasing for the mall, at 2414 East Sunrise Boulevard.

Galleria‘s transformed food court, renamed Palm Court Market, will reopen on November 1 with new casual eateries, the mall said.

In addition, numerous relocations include: Mayors will move near White House/Black Market; Bath & Body Works will relocate across from Nine West on the upper level near Dillard’s; Victoria’s Secret will move and expand into the former Abercrombie & Fitch space; Abercrombie & Fitch has relocated near Brookstone; BCBGeneration has moved near Macy’s; BCBGMAXAZRIA has relocated near Gap; Express will relocate to the space originally occupied by Charlotte Russe; Charlotte Russe has moved near Macy’s and Finish Line’s is remodeling at its location near Macy’s.

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale is anchored by Neiman Marcus, Macy’s and Dillard’s and has 100 specialty stores, including American Eagle Outfitters, Apple, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Coach, Cole Haan, J. Crew, Michael Kors, Pandora and Pottery Barn. The mall is also home to Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa and dining spots like Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Truluck’s, P.F. Chang’s and Blue Martini. — Ina Cordle