Zara to open first Michigan store at Somerset

Posted at 11:06 AM, Nov 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-17 11:06:47-05

Zara, the popular Spanish clothing retailer, will open a 30,000-square-foot store at Somerset Collection in 2017.

The two-story store will be the first Zara location in Michigan, officials announced Wednesday. It will also be one of the largest stores at Somerset.

"Our guests consistently rate Zara as the number one brand they want to see us introduce to our market," said Nathan Forbes, managing parnter of The Forbes Company, which owns Somerset.

Somerset is home to other upscale tenants, including Neiman Marcus, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Burberry.

The upscale Troy mall is celebrating its 20th anniversary of when the mall expanded to 1.4 million square feet between its north and south properties connected by a skywalk.

Construction is set to begin in the spring of 2017, with plans to open by the holidays.

Zara has 2,100 stores in 88 countries, according to its website.