Foot Locker to open big in Times Square with 36,000-sq.-ft. flagship
New York — Himmel + Meringoff and The Swig Company, co-owners of 1460 Broadway, announced that Foot Locker has signed a 15-year lease to occupy the building’s entire 36,000-sq.-ft., four-level retail space which has been designated as 8 Times Square.
This flagship location will feature a new three-story, 35-ft. high all glass storefront designed by MdeAS and will include 4,500 sq. ft. of newly constructed LED signage visible from the heart of Times Square and as far south as Macy’s. Foot Locker plans to open its new store in time for the 2016 holiday season.
“We are delighted that Foot Locker will occupy 100% of our multi-level property at 8 Times Square, where it will benefit from around the clock pedestrian traffic and incomparable brand signage,” said Leslie Himmel.