Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH to Open at Bay Plaza Shopping Center in the Bronx, New York
NEW YORK, NY (November 1, 2016)—Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH is pleased to announce the opening of a new Saks OFF 5TH store in the Bronx, New York. The 25,000 square foot store will be located at Bay Plaza Shopping Center, bringing Saks OFF 5TH’s “thrill-of-the-hunt” experience to the largest shopping center in New York City. The store is scheduled to open in the summer of 2017.
“New York is a special place for us and we’re excited to extend the Saks OFF 5TH footprint here,” said Jonathan Greller, President, Gilt and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH. “Bay Plaza Shopping Center is a unique shopping destination for New Yorkers, and we’re excited to join the community and offer an extensive selection of designer and luxury fashion at unrivaled prices.”
“We’re excited to welcome OFF 5TH to the Bronx and pleased to offer our shoppers an additional luxury option with great price points,” said Sam Shalem, Chairman and CEO of Prestige Properties, which owns and operates the Bay Plaza Shopping Center.
Jerry Welkis, President of Welco Realty, Inc., Exclusive Agent for the Shopping Center, said, “Saks OFF 5TH had many options to locate a store in the Bronx, but selected Bay Plaza because it is strategically located on the Bronx/Westchester border, at the intersection of two major highways, I-95 and the Hutchinson River Parkway, with great visibility and access from both.”
With new arrivals shipped to the store daily, Saks OFF 5TH features an ever-evolving selection of luxury designer fashion, accessories, and footwear from more than 800 leading brands for men, women and children—all at up to 70% off. To access even more Saks OFF 5TH shopping benefits, customers may sign up for the More! program on saksoff5th.com. Rewards of the program include insider access to exclusive discounts, new arrival alerts and more.
The new Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH will be located at 290 Baychester Avenue, Bronx, New York.
ABOUT SAKS FIFTH AVENUE OFF 5TH
As part of the Hudson’s Bay Company brand portfolio, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH is a world-class destination for top designer brands at extraordinary value. The retailer’s 117 stores and e-commerce division, saksoff5th.com, combine the two great joys of shopping: the delight of discovering the best in luxury and the thrill of finding a deal. A modern shopping experience of carefully curated off-the-runway trends, exceptional service, and savings on the biggest names in fashion, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH leads the market as the premier luxury-value destination.
About Bay Plaza Shopping Center
The Bay Plaza Shopping Center, which has operated in the Bronx for more than 30 years, is the largest shopping destination in New York City offering more than two million square feet of retail space. In 2014, the Mall at Bay Plaza was added to the development and welcomed national and global brands to the Bronx such as Forever 21, Michael Kors, H&M, Victoria Secret, Swarovskiand Kay Jewelers among many others. Bay Plaza is situated at the crossroads of I-95 and the Hutchinson River Parkway and offers ample parking and public transportation.
Senior Manager, Public Relations
Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH
Director of Mall Management & Marketing
Prestige Properties & Development
Mall at Bay Plaza