Fourteen New Retailers and Restaurants Sign On at Towne Centre at Laurel

New Burlington First to Open in March During Phase 1

Owings Mills, Md. (January 27, 2014)At Laurel’s Mayor & City Council meeting, Greenberg Gibbons announced 14 new retailers have signed leases for the new Towne Centre at Laure, the $130 million redevelopment of the former Laurel Mall site. The highly anticipated project is now 85% leased and under construction. The first phase is scheduled to open in March, with the reopening of a new 70,000 square-foot Burlington, filled with brand name merchandise and on-trend styles at up to 65% off department store prices.

 The remainder of the project will open this fall, featuring Regal Cinemas, Sports Authority and the first Harris Teeter in Prince George’s County, along with the following 14 new tenants:

  •  B.J.’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, serving handcrafted beer and American cuisine, in the restaurant chain’s first Maryland location.  
  • Outback Steakhouse, an Australian-themed casual restaurant offering steak, seafood, ribs, chicken and pasta dishes.  
  • Old Navy, offering affordable fashion for men, women, children and maternity.
  • Panera Bread, featuring fresh bakery goods, soups, salads, sandwiches and catering
  • Party City, offering discount party supplies, costumes and accessories.
  • Noodles & Company, specializing in customizable pasta dishes, salads and sandwiches influenced by American, Mediterranean and Asian flavors.
  • DTLR, specializing in streetwear, including urban clothing, hats, shoes and accessories.
  • Kay Jewelers, the largest specialty retail jeweler in the world.
  • Subway, offering sandwiches, salads and breakfast items with a wide variety of low-calorie selections.
  • Blaze Pizza, serving fast-fired, custom-built artisanal pizzas.
  • BurgerFi, focusing on specialty burgers made with all natural, free-range beef.
  • Express Urgent Care, a convenient, lower-cost alternative to visiting a hospital emergency room, providing walk-in care for injuries and illnesses.
  • Massage Envy, a national leader of affordable massage and spa services.
  • Tutti Frutti, the world’s largest self-serve frozen yogurt company, with over 100 tart, creamy or soy-based flavors.

“I’m excited about this mix of first-class stores and restaurants, which will make Towne Centre at Laurel a vibrant place to shop, dine and meet up with friends,” said Craig A. Moe, Mayor of the City of Laurel. “This property is truly becoming a lively destination once again.”

“The City of Laurel has waited patiently for this exciting redevelopment, and we are honored to help make the dream a reality,” said Brian Gibbons, Chairman and CEO of Greenberg Gibbons. “We can’t wait for our tenants to open their doors and give the community a great new gathering place.”

AEW and Somera bought the former Laurel Mall in 2006 and Greenberg Gibbons joined the revitalization project in 2011. Demolition and construction began in August 2012. Since then, the 31-year old indoor shopping complex has been undergoing a vibrant transformation into Towne Centre at Laurel, a mixed-use destination with approximately 400,000 square feet of retail, dining and entertainment.