Construction-management firm IMPACT Strategies has begun constructing the building that will soon house the metro east’s first HomeGoods, a popular off-price home and fashion retailer with more than 400 stores nationwide.
The store will be located at Fairview City Centre, a new multi-million dollar retail destination being developed by KIMCO Realty Corporation on Hwy 159 across from St. Clair Square. IMPACT Strategies was awarded a $2.4 million contract to build the HomeGoods store.
Since August 2013, IMPACT Strategies has built nearly 80,000-square-feet of new retail space as part of Fairview City Centre for retailers including Sports Authority, Petco, OfficeMax and Fresh Thyme Grocer. In phase I, IMPACT demolished the existing structure, which formerly housed a KMART and other retailers. In spring 2014, IMPACT began phase II of construction, which included building the shell for a Fresh Thyme grocery store and currently the space for the center’s fifth tenant, HomeGoods. Kimco Realty Corporation is actively marketing the remaining space.
IMPACT Strategies is working with architect MCG Architecture on the HomeGoods store. The companies also collaborated on the design/build for all other new stores at the development. IMPACT will complete construction of HomeGoods in September to accommodate the store’s plans for a grand opening later this year.