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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Detroit-Based Watchmaker Shinola Plants Retail Flag in Cleveland

Posted By on Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 9:53 AM

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The Detroit-based purveyor Shinola has inked a deal to bring its luxury goods to Cleveland as part of the Van Aken District development project in Shaker Heights.

Cleveland.com reports the accessory retailer will anchor a 20,000-square-foot food hall that will house approximately 15 pop-up vendors.



"The food hall will function as the social centerpiece of a project set to house 100,000-plus square feet of retail, 60,000 square feet of offices, 102 apartments, structured parking and park space in its first phase. The broader 11-acre district includes a revamp of the Shaker Plaza shopping center to the west, redevelopment of the city-owned Qua Buick site to the east and a handful of properties earmarked for future retail, residential and office projects," Cleveland.com's Michelle Jarboe writes.

With its inventory of fine watches, bicycles, and leather apparel, the "Detroit made" brand is often criticized for its outrageously high prices which alienates potential customers in the Motor City and beyond, but that's hardly stopped the retailer from expanding to dozens of cities nationwide, including New York, Chicago, and L.A.

The Shaker Heights outlet will be Shinola's first Ohio location. It's set to open in 2017.

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