Seattle-based retailer Nordstrom Inc. announced it will open its first full-line department store at 225 W. 57th St., between Seventh and Eighth avenues.
The 285-000-square-foot location will cover seven floors in a new tower by Extell Development Co. It is expected to open by 2018.
"We wanted to be where the people are," says Peter Nordstrom, an executive vp and president of merchandising of Nordstrom, reports Crain’s New York. "We fully expect this to be our most productive store."
Nordstrom operates a Treasure & Bond shop in SoHo and a Nordstrom Rack location near Union Square.