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WWD brings us the latest in Kohl's ongoing search for a Manhattan home. Last month, Crain's reported that the Wisconsin-based company had its eye on 1775 Broadway near Columbus Circle, but that the building's financial problems might be a dealbreaker. It sounds like the deal hasn't been broken yet, though: An anonymous real estate insider tells WWD that Kohl's likes the fact that 1775 Broadway could provide them with 100,000 square feet of space.
Other sites Kohl's reps have explored include the empty retail space at the Argonaut Building at 57th and Broadway, which used to house a Duane Reade. They're also considering locations in Herald Square and Times Square, according to the article, which rather notably doesn't mention a certain other, more downtown square. Maybe Nordstrom Rack, Best Buy, Tim Horton's, and TGI Fridays snapped up all the available Union Square space? In any case, it looks like we're in for a long, Kohl's-less winter, since they're clearly far from settling down any time soon.
· Kohl's Said Eyeing Broadway Site [WWD, subscription req'd]
· Storecasting: Kohl's to Struggling Midtown Building? [Racked]