VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lynnhaven Mall is pleased to announce that the internationally recognized outdoor retailer L.L.Bean is set to expand its retail operation with the opening of its newest store at Lynnhaven Mall, scheduled to open the spring of 2016. The 16,700 square-foot store will feature an assortment of active and casual apparel and footwear, as well as outdoor lifestyle gear including hiking, fly-fishing, kayaking and winter gear and camping products.
“L.L.Bean is a great addition to Lynnhaven Mall’s exciting retail line-up,” said Lynnhaven Mall General Manager, Michael Harris. “The addition of an outstanding brand like L.L.Bean fulfills our commitment to providing the best possible shopping experience and continues our mission to introduce the latest retail concepts to meet the needs of our community,” said Harris. “We know our shoppers will find the L.L.Bean brand and experience a perfect match for their active lifestyles.”
The new L.L.Bean store joins an exciting line up of new first-to-market retail, beauty, dining and entertainment options including - Altar’d States, Jump Trampoline Park, Vera Bradley, Haagen Daz, Cinnabon, Oro Gold, Ooh La La Blow Out Bar and Brow Art 23 in addition to the introduction of the latest, most innovative store concept designs for Michael Kors, White House | Black Market, Build-A-Bear, Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, Sunglass Hut, rue 21, Champs, House of Hoops by Foot Locker and Kids Foot Locker as part of the center’s comprehensive renovation and remerchandising over the past three years.
Since 2013, Lynnhaven Mall has implemented a multi-million dollar redevelopment to enhance the center environment and shopping experience, introducing a new Food Court and Café Court, an innovative two-story “Main Street” throughout Center Court, new contemporary finishes, improved lighting and upgraded amenities, in addition to adding an all-new retail and dining component with a new mall entrance. The final phase of the project, to be completed in Fall 2016, will add an enhanced parking field, improved drive lanes and valet parking to serve the new retail and dining component.
About Lynnhaven Mall
Lynnhaven Mall is owned and managed by General Growth Properties, Inc., an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing, and developing high-quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.
About L.L.Bean, Inc.
L.L.Bean, Inc. is a leading multichannel merchant of quality outdoor gear and apparel. Founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean, the company began as a one-room operation selling a single product, the Maine Hunting Shoe. Still family owned, Shawn Gorman, great grandson of Leon Leonwood Bean, was named Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2013. While its business has grown over the years, L.L.Bean continues to uphold the values of its founder, including his dedication to quality, customer service and a love of the outdoors. L.L.Bean products are rigorously tested, guaranteed to last and always shipped free. In the past five years, L.L.Bean has donated over $6 million toward conservation and land stewardship. The 220,000 sq. ft. L.L.Bean retail store campus in Freeport, ME, is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and welcomes more than 3 million visitors every year. L.L.Bean can be found worldwide at www.llbean.com, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram.