We are so excited to share that today in a press release Laurelwood Shopping Center announced a deal has been negotiated with Memphis’ newest bookstore called Novel.
The new store will be in a portion of the old Booksellers and Davis-Kidd space. The store has a 5 year lease (with an option). Novel will take up 10,000 square feet, and the cafe will take up 3,100 square feet. Archimania and the U of M Architecture Department are helping with design work.
Laurelwood has also announced that most employees from The Booksellers and Davis-Kidd will be rehired for the new store.
Construction is expected to begin in the next 2-3 weeks with a grand opening set for August 1st. Stay tuned for more info.