December 21st, 2006
BoConcept, the Danish-based retail furniture chain store will be opening their Dumbo Brooklyn store this Friday at 79 Front Street, in time for the last minute holiday shopper and before Dumbo’s ‘two towers‘ are ready for occupancy (Beacon Tower with 79 units and J Condo with 267 units) in 2007. BoConcept joins other furniture maker and stores in the area: Journey Home, West Elm, Susan Woods, Wonk, Baxter Liebchen, Prague Kolektiv, Freecell and Jonah Zuckerman of City Joinery.
Welcome to Dumbo, BoConcept!
79 Front Street
(Between Main & Washington Streets)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel. +1 718 246 8188
Fax +1 718 246 8007
See press release after the jump.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EUROPEAN FURNITURE STORE – - BOCONCEPT – - TO OPEN IN DUMBO ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22nd
BROOKLYNâ€™S WATERFRONT COMMUNITY MORPHING INTO A SHOPPING DESTINATION
Brooklyn, NY- Two Trees Management Co. announces that BoConcept, a Danish-based retail furniture chain store located worldwide, will be opening in Brooklynâ€™s trendy DUMBO at 79 Front Street on Friday, December 22nd. BoConcept, known for unique home furnishings and other home dÃ©cor items, has pinpointed the Brooklyn waterfront community as the perfect location for its first foray into Brooklyn.
BoConcept opened its first shop in Paris in 1993 and has grown to 170 stores located in 32 countries. Currently, three stores are open in Manhattan — in Chelsea, SoHo and Midtown locations.
â€œWeâ€™re thrilled to welcome BoConcept to DUMBO,â€ said Caroline Thebaud, Associate Director of Leasing for Two Trees Management Co. LLC., who, along with Jason Gerbsman of Welco Realty, represented Two Trees in the transaction. â€œThe area has so many new residents, many of whom are furnishing new homes, and we expect the shop to be a magnet for them. BoConcept joins home furnishing stores –Journey Home, West Elm, Susan Woods, Wonk, Prague Kolektiv and Jonah Zuckerman — as well as clothing boutiques, bookstores and art galleries. With this influx of retail, we expect DUMBO to become a unique and popular shopping destination.â€