-Hannoush Jewelers will close their Buckland Hills location once their new location in South Windsor is completed.
-Under $5 will close their Buckland Hills store. The store was located on the second floor near Macy's. The store is currently 10-20% off.
-It appears that Mix Box, an accessory store in the mall, will be closing their doors. The store has liquidation banners and is selling their fixtures.
-Payless is still in the process of closing their Buckland Hills store.
-Regis has closed their salon inside the Buckland Hills Mall. The salon was located on the first level near Macy's. The salon's sister company, Master Cuts, still has a salon near Sears.
-Charlotte Russe will reopen their location at the mall. The chain closed all their stores when they filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. The chain has new owners who plan on reopening 100 stores including the Buckland Hills location!
-A new tattoo studio will open at the Buckland Hills Mall. The location is unknown at this time; but we have reached out to Mall Management for more information.
-Smoothie Naturale will open in the former Dairy Queen/Hardcore Sweets location on the second level of the mall! The space was previously supposed to be the home to Juicy J Juice Bar, who cancelled their Manchester location last year.
-MyWay, a fast food restaurant, will open in the food court of the Buckland Hills Mall. The new restaurant will serve a variety of fast foods.
-Toro Azteca, a Plaza Azteca restaurant. will open in the former Bertucci's space later this year. The space is now well under renovation with the interior being transformed from Italian style to Spanish.
-Seventh Sense Botanical Therapy, a CBD Retailer, will open a location at the mall. The location is shown as the former Sweet U kiosk, though this is not confirmed.
-BJ's Brewhouse is ramping up their construction near the mall; the exterior of the building is done, construction will now move to the interior.
-Carnival Craze has opened their kiosk at the Buckland Hills Mall! The kiosk is located at the center court near Rainbow.
-Marshall's will move from their current location in the PC Richard's plaza into The Plaza at Buckland Hills. Marshall's will take over the former Toys R Us space.
-K&G Fashion Superstore will also occupy a portion of the former Toys R Us space! The store is currently well under construction!
-Costco is planning a store at Evergreen Walk! The store, which is currently proposed, would be built behind LA Fitness.
Other Buckland News:
-Nail Studio located on the first floor near Sears has changed their name to Style Nail & Spa.
-Work has been started for the adventure park, Urban Air, which will be replacing the former Bob's Store in the PC Richard's Plaza. New air conditioner units have been installed.
-The Verizon store on Deming Street are reopened after getting a facelift!
-According to people familiar with the matter, two new national tenants are planning Manchester stores at the mall, and soon the former Crazy 8s space will be filled with a current tenant of the mall! The tenant is still unknown, but we will update when more information is available.
-There are rumors swirling about Aldi planning a store near Evergreen Walk, as part of a current development underway; once I get the complete scoop, I will update you.
-All Star Liquors, located on Deming Street, will move from their current location to 200 West Center Street in Manchester! The store is currently located next door to AT&T; the new location will be the former Thiele Chiropractor.
Jean-Luc has written articles for the past year about Manchester Business.