Rendering of a new phase of Elmwood Shopping Center via Lauricella Land Co.
Lauricella Land Co., the owner of Elmwood Center and developer of much of Elmwood, has announced future plans to convert the strip mall into a town center in the coming years, according to Nola.com.
In particular, Lauricella has released renderings for a new, five story building consisting of 85,000 square feet of retail on the first floor with 4 floors of apartments, along with a new parking garage. Lauricella told nola.com that they envision converting what is currently a massive strip shopping center into moew of a town center, complete with walking paths, bike lanes, and more greenscaping, all within a New Urbanisn backdrop.
Lauricella also announced new tenants at the nearly 100 acre development, including a new Express Factory Outlet, plus-size store Torrid, a Banana Republic Factory Store, and restaurant Boulevard American Bistro.