S. California Store Headed For Expansion

May 11, 2014

For five months it’s been common knowledge around the Manhattan Village (S. Calif.) shopping mall that the Apple store will move into an huge expansion space, but the company has yet to officially announce the move to its store employees. Security guards, other mall stores employees and even customers seem to know what’s happening and have been talking about the move. Either way, the store that opened in July 2005 will eventually leave its 3,985 square-foot space and move a larger space labeled “Available” on the mall’s lease plan. For now, the construction barricade isn’t painted Apple’s traditional black, but that move could come later. If Apple occupies the entire empty space, it would cover 7,000 square-feet and could open by year’s end. Update: Additional sources confirm the store is moving, but into a different space that housed Pottery Barn, closer to the mall’s central courtyard.

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Kyle May 12, 2014 at 1111

Finally! That is the only close Apple Store in the South Bay Area and it is always packed and cramped. Glad to hear this news.

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Sheeba May 15, 2014 at 1651

This will still not improve Manhattan Village’s terrible leadership group and day care center for disgruntled teens (yes, the employees.)

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