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A rendering of the proposed Macy's Square mixed-use development Brookfield Properties wants to build in Manhasset. (Courtesy Brookfield properties)
BY CLAUDE SOLNIK
Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks won over New Yorkers and viewers nationwide,
but a plan by the retailer and a developer to transform a parking lot around its
Manhasset store into mixed-use development is meeting very mixed reviews.
Macy’s, established in 1858, has grown to more than 740 stores including
Macy's Manhasset, a roughly 332,000-square-foot store at 1100 Northern Blvd.
with brands including Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, and Clinique. But a brand new
plan by Macy’s and Brookfield Properties would turn the store parking lot into a
$400 million mixed-use development known as Manhasset Square. Brookfield
has more than 600 properties worldwide, 28 projects under construction and
175 retail destinations.
“Brookfield firmly believes that a new development cannot be successful unless
it enhances a community’s way of life,” Brookfield Properties Vice President
Aanen Olsen says. “Brookfield Properties and Macy’s are committed to working
with community leaders to identify, understand and address the concerns
surrounding the project.”
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