Muji USA Limited Opens Flagship December 26, 2013 By KelsiMaree Borland

SA Limited has signed a lease with Hollywood Galaxy Shopping Center for an 8,600-square-foot retail space at the 13,500-square-foot facility. The new location is Muji USA Limited’s US flagship location and its largest US storefront.

“We are delighted to be opening the US flagship store in Hollywood, the center of visual entertainment that attracts millions of people annually from

all over the world,” says Hiroyoshi Azami, Muji USA Limited president. “We look forward to Muji establishing its presence in Los Angeles by bringing Muji’s philosophy and products to the residents and visitors in this dynamic district.”

The new location will carry new lines and food products as well as the company’s popular and best-selling items. The location is the fashion retailer’s eighth US storefront, and its first Los Angeles. The seven other locations are located in New York City and Northern California. Michael Lushing ofLushing Realty Advisors represented both the tenant and the landlord in the transaction.

In the nearby West Hollywood submarket, L3 Capital recently sold a 12,400-square-foot retail storefront at 145 N. Robertson to Thor Equities for $26.6 million. UK clothing retailer Reiss currently occupies the store, which is located in a prime retail district like Muji’s Hollywood store. L3 Capital co-founder and managing principal Greg Schott explained that investors in are looking for well-located retail assets in Los Angeles submarkets.

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