Disney has announced 13 new tenants who will be moving into Downtown Disney as it transforms into the new Disney Springs at Disney World.
|Disney rendering of the new Disney Springs.
The tenants include five restaurants and eight retail stores. When complete in 2016, Disney Springs will have four districts and more than 1 million square feet of of space for stores and restaurants.
“Over the past few months we have opened several new dining and retail locations, which have quickly become the top producers in their chains,” George A. Kalogridis, president of Walt Disney World Resort said in a news release. “This type of momentum builds on the historical strength of the Downtown Disney area and its popularity with our guests from around the world as it evolves into Disney Springs.”
Here is the lineup of stores:
Zara: Owned by the Inditex Group, one of the world’s largest fashion retail groups. Zara is known for its men’s, women’s and children’s clothing and accessories.
Tommy Bahama: Iconic island lifestyle brand includes island-inspired sportswear, denim, and swimwear for men and women in luxuriously soft silks and cottons, richly woven textures and eclectic prints.
Lilly Pulitzer: American resort wear brand, offering clothing and accessories
UNIQLO: Leading global retailer UNIQLO designs, manufactures, and sells casual apparel that comes from the company’s Japanese values of simplicity, quality and longevity.
PANDORA: Building on its existing relationship with Disney Parks, the jewelry brand offers classic yet modern charm bracelets, along with necklaces, rings and earrings, as well as a line of exclusive Disney-themed jewelry.
UGG: The UGG brand is recognized as a premium lifestyle brand offering men’s, women’s and kid’s footwear as well as loungewear, outerwear, home products, cold weather accessories and handbags.
L’Occitane en Provence: L’Occitane en Provence is an international skincare and beauty line.
Edward Beiner: An eyewear designer, purveyor and retailer.
Here is the restaurant lineup:
Edison: Inspired by The Edison venue in Los Angeles, this“Industrial Gothic” -style restaurant, bar and nighttime destination is themed to a 1920s-period power plant, recalling an exuberant era of invention and imagination. It will feature classic American food, craft cocktails and live entertainment including cabaret and music.
Sprinkles: The world’s first cupcake bakery, as named by Food Network and others, serves up handcrafted cupcakes, slow churned ice cream and homemade cookies.
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza:
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza is a modern day “pizza joint” known for its custom-built artisanal pizzas, freshly made salads, blood orange lemonade and s’more pies.
Vivoli Gelateria: Vivoli Gelateria serves crafted gelato made with fresh, seasonal ingredients, panini sandwiches and espresso drinks.
Tea Traders Café by Joffrey’s: Tea Traders Café by Joffrey’s specializes in premium loose-leaf teas (hot, iced, blended) featuring customs blends, accessories and packaged teas from all over the globe.