A New Type of Makerspace and More Opening at Citadel Mall

Charleston, SC, (September 25, 2018) –

Reforge Charleston, a new type of makerspace for the Lowcountry, is moving into the Belk wing, into space 424. Reforge Charleston will offer classes open to the public, including: 3D printing, 3D modeling and design, soldering, computer programming, rubber stamp making, wood working and fiber arts. Reforge Charleston is an educational, 501(c)(3) Charitable Non-Profit makerspace that provides a facility for people to utilize tools, equipment, and teach classes for the general public and hold events for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) awareness. Visit www.reforge.io for details on classes. Reforge Charleston is planning to open in early October.

Spirit Halloween is opening in the former Sears building as a seasonal shop in the first week of October. Spirit Halloween is the largest Halloween specialty retailer in the country with over 1,325 locations in strip centers and malls across North America. Celebrating 35 years of business, Spirit is the authority on all things Halloween, offering one-stop shopping for everything from costumes to decor and party goods to accessories. In addition to being a fun and interactive event for shoppers, Spirit stores offer complete selections of costumes and accessories for infants/toddlers, children, 'tweens, teens, and adults along with exclusive decor you won't find anywhere else. For more information, please visit: www.SpiritHalloween.com.

Avis Budget rental car services has opened across from Planet Fitness, in space 804. Avis Budget has a large selection of rental vehicles available, for personal or commercial use.

GC Printing, specializing in custom printing, has opened in space 274, the former Hat Shack, next to Atlantic Bedding and Furniture.

About Citadel Mall

Citadel Mall is located at the intersection of I-526 and HWY 7 in West Ashley. The shopping center features over 65 stores including Belk, Dillard’s and Target. Shopping hours are Monday through Saturday: 10 am to 9 pm, and Sunday: 12 noon to 6 pm. For more information, visit www.CitadelMall.net and find us on Facebook at @Citadel Mall Charleston. Citadel Mall is leased and managed by Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, INC.

About JLL Retail

JLL’s retail experts partner with retailers, investors and owner/operators with an extensive team of dedicated experts around the world. They understand the inherent complexities and variability associated with both the retail industry and increasingly complex capital markets. JLL’s specialists are recognized for their independent and expert advice to clients, backed by industry-leading research that delivers maximum value. With leading in-depth knowledge of the local, regional and global market dynamics, JLL aims to truly partner with its clients for the entire lifecycle of an asset or lease. Its experts deliver clients maximum value to support and shape their investment, site selection and brand strategies.

JLL is the largest third-party retail property manager in the United States with more than 1,000 centers, totaling 125 million square feet under management. The firm has more than 140 retail brokerage experts spanning more than 30 major markets, representing more than 900 retail clients. In 2015, JLL’s retail experts completed transaction management and portfolio optimization on 1,500+ leases, negotiated 500+ leases for retailers and 1,000+ leases for landlords and completed more than $2.7 billion of investment sales, dispositions and financing for investors. For more news, videos and research from JLL’s Retail Group please visit: www.jllretail.com.

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