Signage promises more shops at Fulton Center - Metro US

Signage promises more shops at Fulton Center

An electronic marquee that hangs below Fulton Center’s oculus has added several new shops to the list of growing businesses promised for the transit hub.

Belgian chocolatier Neuhaus, iconic notebook provider Moleskin and Gateway Newstand have added their names to the list of retailers that will eventually fill the 66,000 feet of retail space.

A spokeswoman for Neuhaus said the chocolate shop is set to open before the end of the year, though a date hasn’t been set.

Fulton Center is currently without a permanent tenant after the popup Men’s Bar, which sold men’s skincare products, closed last week after a two-month run.

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Organic popcorn shop Pop Karma is close to opening, the owner recently told Metro, and Irving Farm Coffee Roasters, Wasabi, Zaro’s and Shake Shack are slated to open in 2016.

Gateway Newstands, a Canadian company that sells tobacco and newspapers, will open two locations at Fulton Center and one at the World Trade Center in December, said Noah Aychental, vice president of marketing and promotions.

Gateway has 45 other newsstands in New York City.

Moleskine, which opened a Grand Central location on Tuesday, will likely open up dowtown in the spring or summer, according to a company spokesperson.

Leasing agency Westfield Group is not paying rent to the MTA, but continue to pay operating expenses the MTA would otherwise be responsible for.

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Westfield expects store openings to start in the next few weeks, and 20 retail and food shops to open through 2016.

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