South Norwalk mall developer says Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom are committed tenants

November 01, 2017 10:08PM

The developer of the under-construction SoNo Collection mall in South Norwalk asserted that anchor tenants Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom are committed to maintaining their footprints, despite a dismal climate for department stores. Developer GGP has leased 65 percent of available retail space at the mall, which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2018, the Stamford Advocate reported. On a recent conference call, CEO Sandeep Mathrani was asked whether a department store could back out, according to the report, and he replied that the retailers “have dug their heels in to keep the size of the store that they have (planned) currently.” Nordstrom recently suspended plans to take the chain private and has a store planned for the Central Park Tower[Stamford Advocate]