Friday, April 26, 2013
While the Old Navy located in the Harford Mall closed Thursday, it won't belong before Harford County
While the Old Navy located in the Harford Mall closed Thursday, it won't be long before shoppers again have access to the store in Harford County. Old Navy will move to the developing Boulevard at Box Hill shopping center in Abingdon later this year, a company spokeswoman confirmed Friday. Get daily and breaking news updates: sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact email@example.com with any news tips. "We are constantly evaluating our store fleet to ensure we have the right stores in the right locations to best serve our customers," Andrea Hicklin with Gap Inc.—which owns Old Navy—wrote in an email to Patch Friday. "While we don’t have specifics to provide about the Harford Mall store, I can …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Several stores are set to fill a newly constructed building between JCPenney and Wegmans in Abingdon.
As JCPenney at the Boulevard at Box Hill prepares for its official opening Friday, another building located between the department store and Wegmans is drawing community attention. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any news tips. At least six new businesses are expected to join JCPenney and Wegmans in the two-level building on the Boulevard, Tom Fidler, senior vice president for commerical real estate developer MacKenzie Retail, wrote in an email to Patch Tuesday. While the building is still under construction, a number of businesses have already committed to leasing the space. The Spa at the Boulevard, Accents Jewelry, Pet Valu Boutique and ATI Phys. Therapy are set to …
Monday, October 1, 2012
The anchor store is slated to open Friday.
Wegmans is expected to gain a fellow anchor store in the Boulevard at Box Hill in Abingdon this week. JCPenney is slated to open Friday, Oct. 5, according to a story on ExploreHarford.com. A promotional website for the Abingdon location, however, states it is already open for business. Tom Fidler, senior vice president for MacKenzie retail, explained the business held a soft opening Sept. 29. The store is expected to be a template for future JCPenney department store locations, Fidler told ExploreHarford.com. After much anticipation, the leasing agency for Boulevard at Box Hill announced in February JCPenney would join Wegmans as the second anchor to the developing Abingdon shopping center. The store is 85,775-square-feet, according to …
Friday, February 3, 2012
MacKenzie Retail, LLC announced the anchor store that will join Wegmans in the Boulevard at Box Hill shopping center.
After much anticipation, the leasing agency for Boulevard at Box Hill announced JC Penney will join Wegmans as the second anchor to the developing Abingdon shopping center. MacKenzie Retail LLC, the leasing agent, announced the newcomer to Boulevard at Box Hill on Thursday. The 85,775-square-foot location is expected open this fall, according to a press release from MacKenzie Retail. “We look forward to welcoming JC Penney to our growing community. Their commitment to style and quality will complement our existing tenant mix helping Box Hill to elevate to our target audience’s high expectations,” MacKenzie Retail Senior Vice President Thomas L. Fidler Jr. said in a press release. The store will join Wegmans, Joe’s Crab Shack, Panera Bread …
Monday, January 16, 2012
More than 150 people lined up outside Joe's Crab Shack in Abingdon Monday to be among the first to taste the restaurant's cuisine.
More than 150 people were standing in the chilly January air Monday awaiting their first taste of Joe's Crab Shack. The restaurant, located in the Boulevard at Box Hill Shopping Center in Abingdon, officially opened its doors Monday with a ribbon-cutting and a waiting crowd. About 150 people were standing in line outside the restaurant shortly after the 11 a.m. ribbon cutting. "Some people were here as early as 12 p.m. yesterday," Brian Saunders said. Saunders was taking song requests and performing for those in line, along with Kevin Kelton, Bruce Mulford and "Skull." The group, which had been hired as entertainment for the opening, dubbed themselves the "Joe's Crab Shack Band." They had been standing outside talking and singing to …
Friday, January 13, 2012
The staff at Joe's Crab Shack in the Boulevard at Box Hill are conducting mock service days for friends and family leading up to Monday's grand opening.
Joe's Crab Shack will officially open its doors Monday, but from Thursday through Saturday, the restaurant staff will get the swing of things by serving family and friends by invitation only. The days before opening, known as "mock service" days, give employees a dry run to practice for grand opening. "Everybody's excited when a new restaurant opens," general manager Craig Hawkins of Federal Hill said. Hawkins, who has been with the company for eight months, raved about one of Joe's Crab Shack's most popular dishes Thursday. "We're known for our steam pots," Hawkins said. The steam pots, jam packed with snow crabs, king crabs, corn and smoked sausage, are generally acknowledged to be crowd favorites, Hawkins said. Hawkins added he's ready …
Friday, December 23, 2011
No decision has been made on what will join Wegmans as the second anchor store in the Boulevard at Box Hill shopping center.
For now, Wegmans stands as the lone anchor in the Boulevard at Box Hill, but a new name may be announced within the next month. “We have not selected the second anchor for the Boulevard," Tom Fidler, senior vice president and principal of MacKenzie Commerical Real Estate Services, the Boulevard's consulting and leasing agent, said Friday. Fiddler said MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate is in discussion with several national retailers, and the company is working to decide what phase three of the project will look like. Fiddler could not disclose which retailers were among the options. “We're still in the deliberation,” said Fiddler, adding that a decision could be made on the anchor store within the next month.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
The upscale spa is set to open next to Wegmans in the spring of 2012.
If grocery shopping at Wegmans with your spouse stresses you out, maybe a short walk to a couples spa treatment can be your release. For instant updates, follow Bel Air Patch on Facebook and Twitter. The Spa on the Boulevard is the latest business to sign on for what is shaping up to becoming Harford County’s most popular shopping center: the Boulevard at Box Hill. Abingdon resident Amanda Nazelrod, who serves as the general manager at the Spa in the (Hunt) Valley sister location, will take the same position at the new business. It is already under construction and set to open next to Wegmans on the east end of the plaza in the spring of 2012. “The main focus for Box Hill will be on couples and detoxification,” Nazelrod told Patch. “So …
Friday, October 14, 2011
The seafood restaurant will be in the Boulevard at Box Hill.
Joe's Crab Shack, the first restaurant slated for the Boulevard at Box Hill, is set to open by December, according to The Baltimore Sun. Originally projected to open Oct. 1, the business will join Wegmans, which opened Sept. 18. PNC Bank and Panera Bread are also set to open on the Boulevard, as first reported by Patch. The menu for Joe’s includes shrimp, mussels, oysters, and of course, crabs. The restaurant also serves burgers, desserts and alcoholic beverages. Joe’s opened its first location in Texas in 1991 and now has 114 eateries nationwide, including in Greenbelt, Gaithersburg, Wilmington and Washington, DC. The Gourmet Dining corporation owns the restaurant. Encore Construction won the bid to build the business.
Monday, September 19, 2011
Your neighbors discuss their experience inside Harford County's newest grocery store.
Take a look inside the new Wegmans and hear what your neighbors are saying about their shopping experience. The grocery store is the first business to open on the Boulevard at Box Hill. Past Wegmans coverage: