Houston — Simon has announced that Nobu and Fig & Olive will open new locations at The Galleria in Houston.
The 10,000-square-foot Nobu and 7,000-square-foot Fig & Olive will occupy the former Saks Fifth Avenue space at the center. Nobu will be located on the second floor, and will be accessed by a private elevator, while Fig & Olive will be located on the street level. The leasing transaction for Nobu was brokered by RFK.
The 2.4 million-square-foot center is currently undergoing a comprehensive renovation, including the reconfiguration of the former Saks Fifth Avenue box to feature 35 new retailers and several new restaurants, all opening in 2017.
Renovations will also include the addition of a luxury hotel and residential building; new flooring; enhanced lighting; luxury seating; a new color scheme of black and white; and refreshed landscaping.