Plymouth Meeting, PA — The Goldenberg Group announced that the first Ashley Furniture store within city limits has opened at Whitman Square Shopping Center in Northeast Philadelphia. The new 20,023 s/f store opened June 15 and expands the Center’s co-tenancy assortment for home furnishings and related offerings.
The Goldenberg Group is enthusiastic about the addition of Ashley Furniture to increase Whitman Square’s customer base, drive new traffic, and promote cross shopping opportunities as an appealing destination for home-related offerings. Customers will enjoy exciting shopping opportunities with complementary co-tenants to Ashley Furniture including Lowe’s, hhgregg, Michael’s and Walmart.
“We’re very excited to welcome Ashley Furniture HomeStore to Whitman Square, a vibrant urban power center in Northeast Philadelphia that today remains 100 percent occupied,” said Adam Rosenzweig, Goldenberg Group’s senior vice president of leasing & asset management. “In addition to being a perfect complement to the current tenant mix, Ashley Furniture’s presence will provide exciting opportunities to draw traffic to and from the Center’s dining amenities including LongHorn Steakhouse, Famous Dave’s and Chick-fil-A.”
Whitman Square, comprised of a total GLA of 468,121 square feet, is located on Roosevelt Boulevard (Rte. 1), the main thoroughfare that carries in excess of 50,000 vehicles per day through Northeast Philadelphia. The center opened in 2004 at the site of the former Whitman Chocolates and since its inception Whitman Square has provided this densely populated section of the city with a dynamic mix of tenants that offer a variety of retail categories that contribute to the overall shopping experience for its patrons. The site also benefits from the added traffic signals and turning lanes, which provides access to the center through a fully signalized intersection from all four divided lanes of traffic.