St. Johns Town Center starts work on women’s clothing stores Evereve, Aritzia

The retailers target customers who want contemporary and everyday apparel and accessories.

Evereve is a Minnesota-based women’s clothing retailer that has more than 100 stores. It plans to open a store in St. Johns Town Center.
Evereve is a Minnesota-based women’s clothing retailer that has more than 100 stores. It plans to open a store in St. Johns Town Center.
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Work proceeds on two new women’s clothing stores at St. Johns Town Center as the city issued permits Feb. 12 for Evereve and Aritzia.

Simon Property Group, the landlord of the South Jacksonville shopping center, has been repositioning retailers in St. Johns Town Center to be near other stores with similar target markets. 


The city issued a permit for KDS Construction Services Inc. of Racine, Wisconsin, to renovate space for Evereve at 4812 River City Drive, Unit 113.

The $625,979 project will renovate 3,002 square feet of space to include interior remodeling, news display fixtures, new storefront fixtures and more.

Verdant Studio of Rogers, Arkansas, is the architect.

Evereve is a retailer based in Edina, Minnesota, that has more than 100 stores in more than 30 states. Its two Florida locations are in Naples and Winter Park with another coming soon in Estero.

Megan and Mike Tamte opened the first Evereve store in 2004 in Edina, Minnesota. They posted this photo on social media to mark the company's 19th anniversary in November.

At St. Johns Town Center, Evereve will replace women’s athletic wear store Lululemon, which will more than double in size when it moves into an almost 7,500-square-foot at 4791 River City Drive, No. 143.

Evereve carries women’s clothing, shoes and accessories.

It will be between Kendra Scott and Talbots.

Evereve says that all of its clothing “is thoughtfully selected to complement women’s busy, multifaceted lifestyles, creating an inspiring edit of real trends for real life.”

It says it has weekly Evereve TV segments featuring its stylists; it has the Trendsend personalized subscription styling service; and offers daily fashion conversation on its social channel @evereveofficial.

“Today, EVEREVE delivers curated, contemporary women’s fashion through 100+ stores from coast to coast and a fast-growing ecommerce site making EVEREVE a destination for discovering exclusive, on-trend pieces from over 150+ incredible brands—including our own best-selling line,” says its


The city issued a permit for landlord Simon Property Group to prepare 8,089 square feet of shell space at 4751 River City Drive, Unit 101, at a cost of $268,000 for Canadian retailer Aritizia.

Capital Construction Services of Fishers, Indiana, is the contractor. Fox Design Group LLC of Solon, Ohio, is the architect. Enovative Technologies Inc. of Jacksonville is the permitting agent.

Build-out work would be permitted separately.

Aritzia is planning a store at St. Johns Town Center at 4751 River City Drive, No. 101.

J. Crew and Loft are moving to make way for Aritzia.

Aritzia will take the J. Crew and part of the Loft space, leaving 3,313 square feet for another tenant in Space 107. 

J. Crew is relocating to the former Altar’d State store at 4751 River City Drive, Space 125. Altar’d State moved into a larger store at 4712 River City Drive, No. 131.

Loft is moving into 4790 River City Drive, No. 133, the former Bath & Body Works space. Bath & Body Works moved to a larger space at 4791 River City Drive, No. 113, which previously was the Microsoft store.  

Aritzia sells clothing, shoes, accessories and gifts. It started in 1984 inside the Hill family’s department store in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and then Brian Hill opened the first stand-alone boutique in a Vancouver mall.

Aritzia sells clothing, shoes, accessories and gifts.

Aritzia expanded across Canada in 1999 and opened in the U.S. in 2007.

Its 117 stores include 51 in the U.S. It shows three in Florida in Miami, Orlando and Tampa.

It plans to have opened six new U.S. boutiques in fiscal 2024, which ends this month, and eight to 10 annually in the U.S. through fiscal 2027.

It says it has identified more than 100 locations in the U.S. that meet its criteria.

Aritzia carries its own brands, including Babaton, Wilfred, Tna, Sunday Best and Super World, as well as others such as Levi’s, Citizens of Humanity, Calvin Klein, New Balance, G.H. Bass and Dr. Martens.

It also has expanded into menswear.

An investor presentation shows Aritzia positions itself in a fashion tier as “everyday luxury,” below luxury and sub-luxury and above midmarket, fast fashion and discount.



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