OREM, Utah (ABC4) — Retail therapy just got more exciting with the opening of a new department store in Orem on Wednesday.
Upscale department store Dillard’s opened its new location at University Square mall. This will be the fifth location in the state of Utah.
A Grand Opening Ceremony will take place all day Wednesday, with special appearances scheduled throughout.
The brand new store is 160,000 square feet and is located on the west side of University Place facing State Street. The retailer will carry over 22,000 pairs of shoes and over 650 name brands, including designer brands.
“It’s an honor to see such a well-known retailer move to University Place,” said Randy Woodbury, President and CEO of Woodbury Corporation. “As University Place continues to grow and evolve offering housing, office and entertainment options, shopping has always been the foundation of our success. This beautiful new Dillard store further strengthens University Place as a shopping destination.
University Place, also formerly known as University Mall, is currently in the midst of a $500 million revitalization.
Dillard’s Senior Vice President, William Dillard, III, said, “We are truly excited to open Dillard’s at University Place. The amazing new store allows us to put our best foot forward for our Provo-Orem customers. We’ve had a strong presence in Utah for nearly three decades, and this new location underscores our commitment to this beautiful state.
Dillard’s will be open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
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