Home decor store At Home to move into former Macy's
West Manchester Town Center seems to have found a new tenant for the largest vacancy left by the former West Manchester Mall.
Preliminary plans were approved by West Manchester Township for a home decor superstore — Texas-based At Home — to move into the more than 104,000-square-foot building formerly occupied by Macy's, according to code enforcement officer Monica Love.
Love said the plans, filed in December by Callaway Architecture, detail major internal demolition and At Home occupying the entire building.
At Home, which currently operates 100 stores in 27 states, has listed the West Manchester Town Center store as "coming soon" on its website.
The store is planning to open this summer, according to spokeswoman Stacey Sullivan.
According to its website, At Home is "a big box specialty retailer of home décor products" with its stores averaging more than 120,000 square feet in size and offering approximately 50,000 unique items, including furniture, garden, home textiles, housewares, patio, rugs, seasonal décor, tabletop décor and wall décor.
Sullivan said customers can expect a very open environment with a variety of products that serve the needs of all different styles.
The company currently operates stores in Erie and Pittsburgh, and Sullivan said the company is looking to continue expanding through Pennsylvania because of the success at the those locations.
The store is just the latest in a series of new retailers/restaurants that have announced plans to move into West Manchester Town Center.
The list also includes still-to-open MOD Pizza, Outback Steakhouse and Fresh Market.
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