News release

The Tile Shop to open
first Cary location at Crossroads Plaza

JLL represents landlord on lease at Cary shopping center

August 20, 2019

Raleigh, N.C., August 20, 2019 – The Tile Shop, a leading specialty retailer of natural stone and man-made tiles, setting and maintenance materials, has signed a lease for 17,000 square feet at the Crossroads Plaza shopping center in Cary, where it plans to open its second store in the Triangle.

The Tile Shop will offer the largest tile selection in the country, 40 inspiring real-space installations and hands-on customer service in the new Cary store. With a selection of thousands of natural stone and man-made tiles from marble to glass to porcelain and more, the Tile Shop offers something for every style and space. The Tile Shop’s expert store associates will help make sense of all of the choices and guide customers through the design process from inspiration to installation.

At Crossroads Plaza, The Tile Shop has leased a standalone building formerly occupied by Footaction and plans to open in early October.

“The Tile Shop is a nationally recognized retailer that will be a fantastic addition to the tenant mix at Crossroads Plaza,” said Jon Stanley, a vice president with JLL and retail lead for the firm’s Raleigh-Durham office.

Crossroads Plaza is an open-air, regional shopping center located at the interchange of Interstate 40 and U.S. Highway 1. Totaling 681,067 square feet, the center features a powerful lineup of anchors including Marshalls, Ross, HomeGoods, Michaels, Old Navy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Bed Bath & Beyond and DSW.

Stanley represented the landlord, Kimco Realty Corp., on the lease transaction.

About JLL

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