[Miami Beach, FL.] Quiksilver, one of the world's largest surf wear retailers, has signed a lease for a new flagship store at 673 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. The premium lifestyle & culture clothing brand will occupy approx. 2,800sf and is expected to open during 2019/20 season. The retailer opted for a prime corner location, in the heart of the Collins Avenue “Fashion District”, just one block form Ocean Drive and the Beaches.
“We are excited to be locating in Miami Beach. It is a key market for our brand, and we expect to provide a strong assortment of products that cater to the Miami Beach lifestyle. We have been focused on this market for some time and believe that we have achieved the ideal location.” – Ajai Datta, Vice President Retail of Boardriders Inc.”
The retailer will join MAC Cosmetics, Sunglass Hut and Round Two at the highly trafficked corner of Collins Avenue & 7th Street. The property is strategically located between the beach and the main parking garage in the area. Other tenants in the area include Vans, H&M, Free People, Zara, Rip Curl and Steve Madden.
Comras Company’s Michael Comras and Michael Silverman represented the Landlord and Tenant in this transaction. “Quiksilver is the perfect retailer to join the South Beach market. It’s exciting to see Collins Avenue recapturing its legacy of catering to Miami Beach’s sneakerheads, skaters and surfers,” said Michael Comras, president of the Comras Co. “We look forward to filling out the balance of the building with great complementary uses and continue to activate the area.”
The new space was formally occupied by the Gap, an original tenant in the building that was built in 1994. Spaces ranging from 1,400-4,500sf are available and are ideal for cafes and boutiques.