That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

April 19, 2017

At Home opens in old Hills building

Filed under: Hampton,then & now — Anita @ 9:53 am

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PLANO, Texas, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

Specialty retailer brings on-trend furniture and accessories for any style or budget

At Home Group Inc. (NYSE: HOME) will open its new Hampton location today, Wednesday, April 19, at 1072 W. Mercury Blvd. in the Riverdale Plaza Shopping Center.

The 91,000-square-foot home decor superstore, the sixth in Virginia, will offer more than 50,000 home decor items from furniture, rugs, art and housewares to tabletop, patio and seasonal items.

“We offer the widest selection of home decor items to fit any budget or style, from boho to luxe, modern to traditional,” said Constance Williams, At Home store director. “We welcome everyone to explore the store and find decorating inspiration to turn any house into a home.”

Shoppers will find new design ideas throughout the store, with room vignettes that are continually updated to showcase new trends and seasonal items. More than 400 new products are brought in each week to provide fresh inspiration.

Grand opening events include a ribbon-cutting at 9 a.m., Friday, April 28, with the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, followed by mystery gift card giveaways to the first 50 people in line during the grand opening celebration on Saturday, April 29.

The new retail destination brings 25 jobs to Hampton.


Old Riverdale Shopping Center, Hampton, VA

(my photo)

I am so excited that a store took a chance on opening in the old Hills building which was abandoned for 20 years. Hills closed in January of 1997.

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