Lormax Stern in the News

The Plaza has date with wrecking ball

Evergreen Park Mayor Jim Sexton knows where he’ll be at 11 a.m. Wednesday. And he knows that a lot of longtime Southland residents may join him, camera phones in hand, to record the start of a historic event. That’s when the first wrecking ball is scheduled to slam...

H&M to open Oct. 22 at Macomb Mall

Good news for fashion forward shoppers in southern Macomb County! H&M — the fast fashion retailer that’s on an expansion jag — has announced it will open its new 20,000-square-foot H&M store at Macomb Mall in Roseville on Oct. 22. The store’s opening is...

Kirkland’s to Open in Frandor on Sunday

Home décor retailer Kirkland’s, Inc., will host its grand opening at Frandor Shopping Center on Saturday.Located at 408 Frandor Ave., the store will open at 9 a.m., according to a news release. It will be the first Kirkland’s in the Lansing area since its location in...

Days are Numbered at the Plaza

A Chain-link fence stands around the perimeter of The Plaza, a nearly vacant indoor mall in Evergreen Park, as crews relocate utility lines and dig into the parking lot for a standalone Carson’s store that will be an anchor of a new mall. Anyone who has wondered about...

Central Kitchen + Bar opens downtown

Opened Monday at 660 Woodward, Central Kitchen has a patio with a view of Campus Martius, and inside the open air dining room has booths for two people, larger booths and bar seating. In the open kitchen, cooks can be seen preparing the dinner and lunch menu, which...

Central Kitchen + Bar Springs to Life Next Week Near Campus Martius

Staff training was underway at Central Kitchen + Bar today as construction crews put the finishing touches on a patio railing. The American gastropub headed by executive chef Christina Stanco is set to debut August 10 in the First National Building, a representative...

From the Archives: Frandor

Frandor Shopping Center was the state’s second regional shopping center, built before the era of slick, suburban shopping malls. Built on what was formerly the nine-hole Glenmoor Golf Course, it held its dedication in August 1954, starting out as a haven of specialty...

East Beltline Development Signs Restaurants

An expanding development along a busy retail corridor on East Beltline is planning for the arrival of five tenants offering a range of dining options. Ground broke in May to bring the development to a total of about 248,000 square feet when finished.Lormax Stern is...

Macomb Mall Brings in More Stores; Sales Up in Last Year

New shops like Ulta Beauty and Rue 21 have recently opened their doors at Macomb Mall, with more stores and restaurants on the way later this year. Christopher Brochert, a partner at Lormax Stern — the development company that owns Macomb Mall — said Ulta Beauty...

Meijer Opens 200,000-Square-Foot Superstore in Detroit

Meijer has opened a new 200,000-square-foot supercenter located at the intersection of Grand River and McNichols avenues on Detroit’s northwest side. This is the second Meijer location in the city. The supercenter was built on the site of the former Redford High...

Commercial Developments Announced by Local Officials-Evergreen Park

The former Chesterfield bank building at 10801 S. Western Ave., has been purchased, according to 19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea. He announced the sale at a Morgan Park town-hall meeting at the Chicago Police Department 22nd District station on June 11. O’Shea also said a...

Could Evergreen Plaza look like this?

The Evergreen Plaza Mall was officially sold Friday and soon a redevelopment will begin, including tearing down the old place. Lormax Stern Development, in partnership with DeBartolo Development, has purchased the mall, which was built in 1952 at 95th Street and...