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Is H&M Looking Into a Jamaica Avenue Store?

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DNAinfo reports that H&M has submitted a letter of intent to the developer of 160-08 Jamaica Avenue in Queens. The developer is the same group that brought the retailer to the Fulton Street Mall in Downtown Brooklyn earlier this year. The Jamaica Avenue building is being renovated now after years of vacancy, and the developer is in the process of purchasing two historic building next door, with the vision to open 150,000 square feet of retail over five stories.

Regarding H&M's interest in the space, the building's owner said, "It's too premature. We are talking to a bunch of tenants," adding, "I can just say that we built the building for H&M on Fulton Street in downtown Brooklyn. Let's see what happens here." A spokesperson for the retailer said, "We haven't announced anything for that area."
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160-08 Jamaica Avenue, Queens, New York