Polaris shopping mall personal bankruptcy won’t end new tenants from opening

Store manager Ashley Ellington straightens racks of women's clothing, footwear, and accessories at Akira in Polaris Fashion Place.

Polaris Vogue Spot has signed a number of new tenants considering that its Columbus-centered father or mother firm, Washington Key Group, filed bankruptcy.

At least five new tenants have joined the North Facet shopping mall since the June 13 Chapter 11 submitting.

The greatest new tenant is Fieldhouse United states, which opened its significant indoor sports activities sophisticated in June on the internet site of the former Sears Department retail outlet. The elaborate includes eight volleyball courts (or five basketball courts) and an adventure park that includes trampolines, climbing walls and a “Ninja” program, between other capabilities.

On the way: a retailer known as Public Lands, replacing the Area & Stream store on the north aspect of the mall, which shut in April. This will be 2nd Public Lands retail store in the nation when it opens in October. 

In any other case, four new tenants have joined Polaris this summer months: 

• J’s Sweet Treats bakery. This boutique bakery opened July 16 on the 2nd ground throughout from Saks Fifth Avenue.

J's Sweet Treats and Wedding Cakes owner Juana Williams stands outside her new Polaris Fashion Place store.

• Bridal Beauty Co. The retailer and cosmetic service middle, a division of DramaFree Natural beauty, opened July 10 on the reduce level concerning Von Maur and JCPenney. 

Hanieh Rezvani, left, and Sam Conaway stand outside Bridal Beauty Co. at Polaris Fashion Place.

• Akira. The women’s athletic and leisure clothing retail store opened June 24 on the decrease level between JCPenney and Von Maur. 

Women's clothing, footwear, and accessories store Akira at Polaris Fashion Place.

• Tiki Botanicals. The shop specializing in handmade candles, sugar scrubs, soaps and shampoos has been open a couple months but will host its grand opening Aug. 4 on the reduce stage in the vicinity of JCPenney. 

Tierra McDonald stocks shelves at Tiki Botanicals, which specializes in lotion and bath products, at Polaris Fashion Place.

The retailers observe various other recent arrivals, such as The Candle Booth, Baron & Co. barber store, All In escape room, Elarose women’s apparel store, Shelbys Sugar Store, the Vault clothing store and Stems & Stone, which opened late previous year.

A lot of of new tenants, including J’s Sweet Treats, Tiki Botanicals, Bridal Magnificence Co. and Stems & Stones, are based in Columbus. 

“At Polaris Fashion Area we truly embrace the neighborhood entrepreneur,” mentioned Tamra Bower, normal manager at Polaris Vogue Area. “We attempt to offer exceptional retail, meals and enjoyment selections, and when we can welcome good regional places like these, it’s even superior.”