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Anthropologie Pulls Out as Promenade Tenant, Groundbreaking Likely in Early Spring

Anthropologie will no longer be the anchor tenant for The Promenade project but a groundbreaking will still likely occur in late March or early April.

Anthropologie will no longer be the anchor tenant at the Promenade, the new mixed-use development slated for the old Acme site, project investor Jim Worthington confirmed.

However, Worthington said construction is still on track to begin this spring. Worthington said he is "95 percent" confident he has a different anchor tenant lined up to fill the approximately 9,000-square-foot spot. Once that business commits, Worthington said he can move forward with getting the necessary financing in place for the project.

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Anthropologie's decision to back out of leasing at The Promenade was part of a higher corporate plan and had nothing to do with the development, Worthington said. 

Worthington said he could not name the potential anchor tenant at this time.

The Promenade will feature 20,000 square feet of retail space in two buildings. There will be five retail tenants, as well as 26 one-bedroom apartment rental units. No full-service restaurants with liquor licenses will be permitted in the development.

Worthington estimates construction will begin on the site sometime in late March or early April.

Ashish Sitapara MD January 10, 2013 at 04:01 AM
I'm curious, what do residents think of an urgent care center? One that's open after 5pm when doctors typically close their offices till 10pm and weekends and early am.
linda bruck January 13, 2013 at 01:53 PM
Trader Joe's only will open if there's a Wholefoods within a few miles of them. So Trader Joe's won't happen :(
steven p January 14, 2013 at 01:12 AM
I got it big jim should make it the new home of the NEWTOWN CORPORATION Then the taxpayers could visit and look at there books and see what happened to all the money they had !!!!! This could free up some space at the township complex that they could rent out to some other shady people.
Tink January 30, 2013 at 03:07 AM
Trader joes has been talking to the owner of the shop n bag in richboro he is ready to retire and looking to sell
the REAL VOICE January 30, 2013 at 07:49 PM
The one that lived in the Free House Knows, Y do U think they got rid of her .

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