4 new retail and dining experiences coming to The Summit, including three making their debut in Alabama

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Levi’s NextGen, is coming to The Summit next to lululemon in spring of 2022.(The Summit)

The Summit is debuting four new retail stores and a restaurant in 2022, including three “first of their kind” establishments in Alabama, according to a Bayer Properties news release.

“We are proud these brands chose to call The Summit home,” said Carver Boynton, General Manager of The Summit. Even with the changes happening in the retail industry, our leasing team continues to have great momentum in attracting high quality, unique and exciting brands.”

The Big Reveal

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LensCrafters opened their pop-up location near Bromberg’s on January 19. They will open in their new showroom, next to Barnes & Noble later in the year. (The Summit)

Bayer Properties flagship development, The Summit is home to many iconic brands and first to market concepts such as Trader Joe’s, Peloton, REI and Tecovas

Who’s next in 2022?

  • Levi’s Strauss and Co. will open their newest concept, Levi’s NextGen, next to lululemon in spring of 2022. This will be the first NextGen opening in Alabama. The elevated denim experience will feature a tailor shop for personalization, customizations, and interactive design; a reimagined fitting room; and digital in-store tools that educate customers on the various fits and styles offered to help them find their perfect fit.
  • LensCrafters, known for their premium eyecare and designer frames opened their pop-up location near Bromberg’s on January 19. They will open in their new showroom, next to Barnes & Noble later in the year and will feature an enhanced eyewear shopping experience along with cutting-edge eye-exams.
  • The Good Feet Store, a retailer specializing in custom fitted arch support will offer shoppers personalized fittings and shoe support solu/ons. With over 100 stores world-wide, The Good Feet Store is the first in the state of Alabama and is set to open next to Ulta in early 2022.
  • Blue Sushi Sake Grill, is a first-to-state concept that features creative ingredients with an energetic vibe. The sushi destination will offer a diverse range of traditional and creative maki, sashimi and nigiri, shareable plates, sake and cocktails, as well as happy hour and daily specials. Blue Sushi Sake Grill will open later in 2022, next to AT&T.

“It’s exciting to see brands that have stood the test of time, like Levi’s NextGen, continue to elevate the in-store experience to better connect with the consumer and strengthen their brand loyalty,” said Krista Wood, vice president of leasing for Bayer Properties. “We look forward to welcoming these brands to The Summit collection in 2022.”

Looking to buy some new shoes, eat sushi with a cocktail, upgrade your glasses and try on a new pair of jeans? The Summit will have all those places and more in 2022.

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Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

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