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Butler North's Payless ShoeSource Now Open, Marshalls to Debut August 25

Butler North’s Payless ShoeSource Now Open, Marshalls to Debut August 25

Dominant value anchors are the latest openings at destination-oriented component of Butler collection of centers.

butlernorthPayless ShoeSource was recently welcomed to Butler North, the destination-oriented second phase of the 267-acre Butler retail development. This Thursday, Marshall’s will be welcomed to the development with a grand opening ceremony at 8 a.m..

One of the nation’s leading off-price retailers, Marshalls will occupy 22,000 square feet, offering a selection of high-quality, on-trend, brand name and designer merchandise in ladies, men, juniors, kids, shoes, accessories, home, pet, beauty and more. Payless, the largest specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere, is 6,143 square feet in size.

“We’re delighted to welcome Marshalls and Payless to Butler North,” says Deborah Butler, President of Butler Enterprises. “These two dominant anchors offer affordable fashion, accessories and home goods that are ideal to serve the families and thousands of students and visitors in North Central Florida.”

The retailers are the latest in a rolling series of openings at the new project, located on Clark Butler Boulevard. Wal-Mart Supercenter and Dollar Tree debuted earlier this month, following the openings of Sam’s Club and Dick’s Sporting Goods in June. Lowe’s opened in January. Also open are Five Below, Jimmy John’s and Orangetheory Fitness.

Scheduled to open in in the next couple of months are: Cricket Wireless, Florida Credit Union, Gamestop, Jersey Mike’s, Lee Nails, Sally Beauty, Sports Clips and Weight Watchers.

Butler North, the latest phase of the 267-acre retail development, joins the iconic Butler Plazawith openings throughout 2016. The mixed-use Butler Town Center is scheduled to open in fall 2018, with recently announced 365 by Whole Foods Market opening earlier. At completion, the three Butler centers will comprise 1.9 million square feet of retail, dining and entertainment experiences, as well as residential.

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