Myers Park Bustling with New Services and Retail

Crosland announces several new retailers and services throughout four quaint specialty shopping centers in Myers Park. These announcements are representative of the trend of retailers wanting to locate within high-quality neighborhoods to make shopping as convenient as possible for their customers.

“Myers Park remains one of the most desirable historic neighborhoods in Charlotte and retains attractive demographics with higher incomes and moderate population density which is appealing to retailers for site selection,” said Charles Thrift, senior leasing associate with Crosland Investment Services, who represented the property owners on the transactions, Eastern Federal Corporation and Crosland.
Tranquil Court on Selwyn

Metro Fitness (7,847 sf), an urban, upscale fitness center will offer members a variety of unique benefits including state-of-the-art cardio and weight equipment, a full-line of nutritional supplements, a full-service smoothie bar and small group classes as well as personal training services.

Planning to open mid-August, Metro Fitness will focus on functional training for small groups and individuals to create a unique member experience in the stylish facility. Fitness classes such as spinning and kettlebell will be available. Professionally-trained staff including high-level Crossfit-certified instructors will be available to assist members in reaching their fitness goals. Membership pre-sales will begin in late May. “We really felt there was not a fitness club in the area with this type of focus,” said co-owners Darlene Malecki and Denis Abood.

Salon P (1,253 sf), a local, full-service hair salon plans to relocate to Tranquil Court mid-May. Offering services ranging from shampooing and organic straightening to cut and colors and waxing, this salon is focused on sustainable products and practices. The salon offers the best in hair care for adults and children and utilizes unique and natural professional products such as Kevin Murphy, Peter Coppola and Fairytales.

“Myers Park is my neighborhood,” said Preston Henderson, owner. “I started here 21 years ago as an assistant, and I am thrilled to operate my own salon in an area that I love surrounded by my supportive clientele.”
The Villa

Old Dog Clothing (569 sf), which specializes in custom-made clothing for men and women as well as custom-made leather and upholstered furniture is relocating from Phillips Place and plans to open in August. Old Dog Clothing provides its custom furniture services to individuals as well as businesses such as hotels and country clubs. The Villa is a lovely two-story retrofitted home anchored by Acquisitions and Something Classic and offers a unique shopping environment totaling 13,931 square feet.
Colony Shops

Rococo Antiques and Interiors (1,300 sf), which opened in March, specializes in interior design services as well as provides an assortment of antiques, art work, chandeliers and accessories for purchase. Colony Shops is located directly next to Tranquil Court on Selwyn and is anchored by Sterling Manor Antiques and Bicycle Sport.
Manor Shops on Providence

Pure Barre Charlotte (2,104 sf) which opened its first North Carolina location at Manor Shops on Providence in early April is a premier studio offering Pure Barre classes. Manor Shops is a popular 20,134 square foot shopping center anchored by Manor Theatre and Panera Bread.

Pure Barre, a total-body workout that employs yoga, ballet and Pilates, is designed to lift your seat, tone your thighs and burn fat utilizing the ballet barre to perform small isometric movements. Pure Barre Charlotte offers several 55-minute classes each day. These classes are taught by professionally-trained instructors who participate in on-going training throughout their careers.
“The response of the Charlotte community has been overwhelming,” said owner Bratschi Johnston. “Prior to opening, I received more than 200 e-mails from people who have heard about Pure Barre from friends in other cities. They wanted to know how soon they could sign up for our fantastic classes.”
About Tranquil Court on Selwyn

Tranquil Court on Selwyn is a mixed-use development comprised of two buildings on a 2.73-acre site at Selwyn and Tranquil avenues. The commercial component, totaling approximately 63,000 square feet, is located within a five-story building adjacent to the Tranquil Court residences. The commercial building includes class-A office space for small- and medium-sized businesses above retail. Pedestrian-level retail will feature boutique shops and dining offerings. The 104 luxury residences include studio, one- and two-bedroom condominiums ranging from 562 to 1,419 square feet. For more information, visit
About Crosland LLC

Founded in 1937, Crosland is one of the most prominent diversified real estate companies in the Southeast and is recognized as a leading community builder. Its expertise in retail, multifamily, office, land development and general contracting enables it to be an innovator in multi- and mixed-use development.
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Crosland has offices in Raleigh, Orlando, Tampa and Nashville, and develops, builds and manages properties in the Carolinas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia. The privately held company’s asset portfolio and current projects have a market value exceeding $1 billion. For more detail, visit

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