San Antonio Business Journal (online)
August 20, 2013
Alamo City’s big malls are now more things to more people
Wonderland of the Americas last month announced that Bradenton, Fla.-based Burke’s Outlet would be opening a new store — its first in San Antonio — at the Northwest Side retail center.
The bargain retailer is leasing 25,000 square feet, roughly half, of a former Montgomery Ward space, says Oscar Montemayor, director of leasing for Wonderland.
Now comes the easy part — leasing up the rest of the Montgomery Ward box.
“We expect we’ll have retailers knocking on our door to be next to Burke’s,” Montemayor says.
Wonderland of the Americas dates back to 1961. It was once an enclosed mall …