New athletic concept builds upon recent store openings
WestShore Plaza is pleased to announce DICK'S Sporting Goods will open a
prototype store at the center, opening in 2014.
According to Jay Botsch, general manager, WestShore Plaza, "We are
pleased to welcome the newest DICK'S Sporting Goods concept to the
center. As their flagship in the Tampa-Clearwater area, we are certain
the store will be a draw to the active family shopper looking for great
The new store will be located near the west entrance, taking the space
held by Saks Fifth Avenue. DICK'S Sporting Goods is the most recent
addition to the popular center and comes on the heels of the opening of
Grimaldi's Pizzeria. During the past six months, the center has also
added Little Greek, H&M, APEX by Sunglass Hut, Perfumania and a newly
renovated prototype from Ann Taylor. WestShore also features one of the
best restaurant line ups in the area with PF Chang's China Bistro,
Maggiano's Little Italy, The Palm Restaurant, Mitchell's Fish Market,
Seasons 52 and Grimaldi's Pizzeria.
"In this digital environment, we're continually looking to add tenants
that offer an experience or provide something that you can't get online.
Adding DICK'S Sporting Goods and Grimaldi's Pizzeria reflect this
strategy," added Botsch. "You can't grab a slice of pizza or test a new
set of clubs online."
About WestShore Plaza
WestShore Plaza is anchored by Macy's, JCPenney and Sears and is located
at the corner of West Shore and Kennedy Blvds. in Tampa. Along with over
120 specialty shops, WestShore Plaza features a host of dining options
including Maggiano's Little Italy, Mitchell's Fish Market, PF Chang's
China Bistro, The Palm Restaurant and Seasons 52. For more information
about WestShore Plaza, please visit www.westshoreplaza.com.
WestShore Plaza is open Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Monday - Saturday
10 a.m. to 9 p.m., holiday hours may vary.
WestShore Plaza is a joint venture property with Blackstone and Glimcher
Realty Trust. WestShore Plaza is managed by Glimcher Realty Trust of
About Glimcher Realty Trust
Glimcher Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust, is a recognized
leader in the ownership, management, acquisition and development of
retail properties, including mixed use, open-air and enclosed regional
malls as well as outlet centers. Glimcher owns material interests in and
manages 29 properties with total gross leasable area totaling
approximately 21.6 million square feet.
Glimcher Realty Trust's common shares are listed on the New York Stock
Exchange under the symbol "GRT." Glimcher Realty Trust's Series G,
Series H, and Series I preferred shares are listed on the New York Stock
Exchange under the symbols "GRTPRG", "GRTPRH," and "GRTPRI"
respectively. Glimcher Realty Trust is a component of both the Russell
2000® Index, representing small cap stocks, and the Russell 3000® Index,
representing the broader market. Glimcher® is a registered trademark of
Glimcher Realty Trust. Visit www.Glimcher.com.
Kristy Genna, 813-286-0792