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Annapolis Town Center Attracts Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn from nearby Westfield mall

Annapolis Town Center to add national retailers Warby Parker, Pottery Barn, Williams Sonoma later this year

Baltimore Business Journal|May 20, 2022

Written by: Jessica Iannetta

Williams Sonoma and Pottery Barn will move down the road to Annapolis Town Center later this year as part of a trio of new national brands coming to the center.

The two retailers will relocate from Westfield Annapolis and open at Annapolis Town Center in late 2022, according to Anthony Henry, general manager at Annapolis Town Center. Pottery Barn sells home furnishings while Williams Sonoma offers a variety of kitchen and home products.

Both retailers are owned by Williams-Sonoma Inc. and while Henry told the Baltimore Business Journal Wednesday that the two retailers would be relocating, neither Pottery Barn nor Williams Sonoma immediately responded to a request for comment.

The Westfield Annapolis is expected to hit the market this year after its owner, European mall operator Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, said in April it plans to sell its U.S. portfolio.

Williams Sonoma has other Maryland locations at the Mall in Columbia as well as in Baltimore and Bethesda, while Pottery Barn has stores in Bethesda and at Towson Town Center.

Joining the two retailers at Annapolis Town Center is eyewear brand Warby Parker, which will open this summer, marking its seventh store in the state, including existing locations at the Mall in Columbia, Harbor East and Towson Town Center.

The three new retailers are the latest tenants signings at the 2-million-square-foot retail, office and residential center off Interstate 97, which has also snagged fitness chain Life Time and Washington D.C.-area Tex-Mex restaurant Urbano Mexican Fare this year. The roughly 12-year-old complex was previously owned by Greenberg Gibbons, before PGIM Real Estate purchased it in fall 2018 and brought on Texas-based Trademark Property Co. to manage it and oversee upgrades.

Renovations at Annapolis Town Center got underway last fall, including the addition of a new community gathering space called the Green Village and a Boat House Pavilion, which will host various programming and activities. Henry told the Business Journal earlier this week that…

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