Bronx is getting its first Uniqlo.
The Japanese apparel giant will open a 10,000 s/f store on the second floor of the Mall at Bay Plaza.
Welco Realty represented mall owners Prestige Properties.
Uniqlo, which opened its first US flagship in Soho in 2006, now has stores throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, and New Jersey.
Jerry Welkis, president of Welco Realty, Inc. and associate, Etan Shalem, negotiated the new lease directly with Uniqlo. The store is scheduled to open Spring 2018.
Sam Shalem, chairman of the board of Prestige, said the company is constantly ooking to bring new and exciting retailers into the development. Recently, Saks Off 5th opened in the outdoor section of the Bay Plaza Development.