The Shoppes of Madison, scheduled to open next month, are nearly complete with tenants ranging from cellular phone and pet stores to discount chains and dining establishments.
In addition to the anchor store, Target, some of the most recognizable retail stores include AT&T, Petco, Ross and the Dollar Tree, according to the City of Madison's website, www.madisonal.gov
Some of the Shoppes of Madison eateries will be the first in Alabama.
Denver-based Smashburger is one of the nation's fastest-growing, fast casual "better burger" restaurants where the burgers are "smashed," seared and seasoned on the grill.
Another new restaurant to this area will be the Nashville-based Pie in the Sky Pizza, which was named "Best Pizza" in Nashville."
Dallas-based Which Wich, a sandwich shop, will also open in the Shoppes of Madison, along with Decatur-based Zen Berry Yogurt shop, and Fulin's Asian Cuisine, based in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Some of the new retail stores include Kinnucan's, which started in Auburn, but is now based in Oxford, Miss. It specializes in footwear, outerwear and women's apparel. Some of its top brands will include Carhartt, Columbia, The North Face, Patagonia, Mountain khakis, Ray Bay, Oakley and others.
Another women's apparel store opening in the shopping center will be Maurices.