Metro Commercial Brokers Sign 4 New Leases at The Shoppes at Susquehanna Marketplace

Harrisburg–February 02, 2021– Metro Commercial Real Estate, Inc. (Metro), one of the nation’s leading full-service, independent retail real estate firms, is pleased to announce four new store openings at The Shoppes at Susquehanna Marketplace in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This destination center for upscale lifestyle shopping in central Pennsylvania is located at the intersection of I-81 and I-83. Executive Vice President Kathy Sawin represented the Landlord in the deals.

Details on the new lease signings are as follows:

  • Sephora recently opened this 6000 square foot Flagship and only freestanding store in the Harrisburg market bringing to the center their iconic selection of more than 500 national brands in all manner of cosmetics, fragrance, skin and personal care. This national retailer attracts the discerning shopper to this destination center for fashion and lifestyle shopping.
  • Pure Barre’s 2500 square foot studio brings to the center one of the most popular brands of boutique fitness. This location marks Pure Barre’s only studio on the east side of Harrisburg and the 19th location in Pennsylvania. Off to a strong start they are holding more than six classes daily for beginners to barre experts.
  • Nittany Scoops The famous Penn State Berkey Creamery Ice Cream can now be found in the State’s Capital! Nittany Scoops has created a sensation at Susquehanna Marketplace with their first location outside of State College. The ice cream parlor offers 16 flavors including Peachy Paterno and Death by Chocolate. Ice cream sells out by Sunday afternoons. Deliveries are made every Tuesday
  • Embella’s Gifts and Jewelry’s recent relocation from their 30 plus year tenancy in Colonial Park Mall brings to Susquehanna Marketplace their finely curated collection of jewelry and gift lines exclusive to Harrisburg including Vera Bradley, Alex & Ani, Puravdia, Brighton, Jellycat and dozens of others. Embella’s is Harrisburg’s destination for all special gifting.


“These four well known and established businesses have strengthened the mix and draw of the center,” said Kathy Sawin, broker for the Landlord. “We continue to focus on bringing to the center established brands that complement and support the strong collection of national retailers.” The Shoppes at Susquehanna Marketplace has over 110,384 square feet of retail including Williams Sonoma, Banana Republic, J.Jill, Talbots, Soft Surroundings, Plum Bottom Shoes, Hand & Stone, Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar and Macaroni Grill among many others. The center currently has three vacancies.

Retailers seeking brokerage services can contact Kathy Sawin at


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