Concord Mills mall opens multiple stores, says Simon

Concord Mills has a new designated carpool lane near Entrance 6, mall owner Simon said.

Concord Mills has a new designated carpool lane near Entrance 6, mall owner Simon said.

Simon

Concord Mills, one of North Carolina’s largest malls, is adding more restaurants and retail stores, as well as a dedicated carpool spot.

And an additional store is planned for Concord Mills, mall owner Simon said on Tuesday.

Concord Mills also has a new designated rideshare pickup area for Ubers, Lyfts and taxis outside Entrance 6, according to Simon.

The stores that have opened are:

Komma Tea, which serves tea and other beverages, as well as desserts, is open. Located next to Five Below and Glamor Nails. A second mall is also in the works, according to Simon.

The Inspiration Co., sells IJewelry, gifts and apparel, with inspirational sayings since 2017. Located next to J. Crew Factory.

Opulence Furniture, with high-end handcrafted furniture made in Italy. Located near Dope Duffle.

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Komma Tea serving tea and other beverages, as well as desserts, is open at Concord Mills. A second shopping center is in the works. Simon

Recently reopened:

Starbucks, Seattle-based coffee giant offers coffee and teas, as well as pastries and other foods. Located next to Rack Room Shoes.

A Sneaker City, which offers to buy, sell and trade on sneaker and streetwear brands. Located across from Five Below.

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse opened in March. The restaurant, known for its deep Chicago pizzas, craft beers and Pizookie dessert. Located at entrance 2 near the Bonefish Grill.

New Square, an Atlanta-based men’s and women’s urban casual clothing store, opened in April. Located across from Old Navy.

Other planned store openings:

Alex Baby & Toy is set to open next month with toy brands like GI Joe, Masters of the Universe, Lego, Marvel and Star Wars. Located next to Burlington.

Vivian Jewelers, specializing in silver, gold and stainless steel jewelry, will also open near Best Buy and Bass Pro.

Concord Mills at 8111 Concord Mills Blvd., northeast of Charlotte, has 189 stores, according to the mall’s website.

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The Inspiration Co., a jewelry and clothing store with inspirational sayings, is open at Concord Mill. The store also recently opened a location at the SouthPark Mall in Charlotte. Simon

Other major malls near Charlotte also have new stores open or planned, according to each mall’s websites.

At South Park Mall

Simon said in May that Charlotte’s SouthPark mall will add five stores by the end of the summer as the mall undergoes a multimillion-dollar “transformational” plaza project, including the opening of a second location by Suffolk Punch Brewing.

Stores opening:

Arula, women’s clothing store with sizes 10-24. A portion of the proceeds from the sale goes to feed, clothe and educate children around the world. Located near center court.

AS Revival, sportswear for women. Located near center court.

CycleBar, indoor cycling lessons, at the Village at SouthPark at the mall.

Inglot, a cosmetics store, will open near the courtyard of the fountain.

Levi’s, the denim brand, will open next month in a 2,600 square foot store. Located near the fountain court.

Tag Heuer, a luxury Swiss watchmaker, will open a 700 square foot storefront in Fountain Court near Francesca.

Tullabee, an Altar’d State brand of stylish baby clothes. Located near center court.

Recently opened stores:

Blue Nile, which offers jewelry repair, cleaning and other services, opened on July 26 in a 1,850 square foot space. Located near center court.

Build-a-Bear Workshop, is open between Guest Services and West Square.

The Inspiration Co. has been selling one-of-a-kind jewelry, gifts and apparel with inspirational sayings since 2017. Located near Center Court.

UNOde50, an artisan jewelry brand offering authentic pieces with Spanish roots, opened in March. Located near the fountain court.

Hive & Colony, a menswear store that uses 3D body scanning to create custom suits, shirts and shirts, opened in March. Located near center court.

SouthPark at 4400 Sharon Road has 170 stores and restaurants.

At Charlotte Premium Outlets

Boss, a brand of Hugo Boss AG, a men’s clothing store, opened in March.

Vans “Off the Wall” Outlet with shoes for babies to adults, opened in April.

Direct Tools Factory Outlet, with brands like RYOBI, RIDGID and Hoover selling new, damaged and factory reconditioned products, opened last month.

Adidas has grown from 5,000 square feet to 9,500 square feet, opened last month.

Charlotte Premium Outlets at 5404 New Fashion Way off Interstate 485 in Steele Creek has 101 stores.

At the Northlake Mall

Recently opened stores are:

Rainbow, a clothing and accessories store for women and children. Located on level 2 near Belk.

Juicy Body Goddess, a shop with generous curves. Located on level 2.

Kitokos, a black-owned African clothing and accessories store. Located on level 1.

Style Hause, a boutique for vintage clothing, art, customs and collectibles. Located on level 2 near Macy’s.

Northlake Mall at 6801 Northlake Mall Drive is managed by Spinoso Real Estate Group. The two-story, 1.1 million square foot mall went into receivership a year ago after failing to pay its debts.

At Carolina Place Mall in Pineville

The Cotton on Kids children’s clothing store is open.

The mall is located at 11025 Carolina Place Parkway.

This story was originally published August 2, 2022 1:45 p.m.

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Catherine Muccigrosso is a retail journalist for The Charlotte Observer. An award-winning journalist, she has worked for several newspapers and McClatchy for over a decade.

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