New Bern, N.C. — Columbia Development has signed leases with HomeGoods and Rack Room Shoes to anchor Phase II of New Bern Marketplace in New Bern, North Carolina, a town situated along the Neuse River near the Atlantic Ocean. HomeGoods will occupy 22,000 square feet of space while Rack Room Shoes will occupy 6,139 square feet. Phase II is underway with both stores expected to open in early 2020. Columbia Development is developing the 330,000-square-foot neighborhood center and recently opened the nation’s largest Harris Teeter, as well as other tenants including Academy Sports + Outdoors, Hobby Lobby, Ross Dress for Less and Ulta Beauty. Located at the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and South Glenburnie Road, New Bern Marketplace is 90 percent leased. The Shopping Center Group represented the landlord in the lease transactions.