The Gateway’s Bastille Named Hottest Place to Shop in Utah
ELLE.coms 50 States of Shopping highlights Bastille among the countrys best boutiques
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ELLE.com, the website of the number one fashion magazine in the world, has recently named The Gateway shopping centers Bastille as Utahs top shopping destination. In its piece titled, 50 States of Shopping, the site designated the hippest boutiques in each state and describes why shoppers love Bastille, Because its chic as chic can get. Design snobs will swoon.
Its really rewarding to be acknowledged by such a major fashion magazine, said Jeremy Steenblik, partner with Swimming Horses, which owns and operates Bastille. We work to curate a product mix that is not driven by price points whether high or low. Instead, we focus our selections around solid design. Were always pleased when this resulting aesthetic resonates with our clientele& or in this case, ELLE.com.
Created in 1997 as a shoe salon, Bastille moved to The Gateway in 2001 with full womens and mens clothing lines including shoes and accessories. It carries cutting-edge fashions including brands like Rick Owens, Doo.Ri, Band of Outsiders, Alexander Wang and 10 Crosby. Bastilles evolving offerings reflect their interpretation of current, relevant and inspiring fashion.
Bastille truly represents one of the nations top retailers, and we are thrilled that they are here at The Gateway, said Jason N. Kasal, vice president/leasing director for RPAI Southwest Management LLC, a subsidiary of Retail Properties of America, Inc. This concept provides a fresh and vibrant energy that defines The Gateway, and is one of the best executed multibranded retailers not only in the market but also in the country.
About The Gateway
The Gateway is the premier shopping destination in the Salt Lake region with over 100 shops, restaurants and attractions including the dancing waters in the fountain at the Olympic Legacy Plaza, Megaplex at The Gateway, Discovery Gateway Childrens Museum and the Clark Planetarium and IMAX Theatre. The Gateway is also home to The Grand Hall, a restored 100-year-plus historical train depot. For more information, visit www.shopthegateway.com.
Retail Properties of America, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate company that owns and operates high quality, strategically located shopping centers across 35 states. The company is one of the largest owners and operators of shopping centers in the United States. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol RPAI. Additional information about the company is available at www.rpai.com.
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Source: Retail Properties of America, Inc.Copyright Business Wire 2012