Discount retailer Marshalls plans to open in the former
The national chain, known for selling brand-name apparel at a discount, signed a lease for more than 31,000 square feet at Lockwood Place on East
National retailer Filene's filed for bankruptcy protection last year and closed all of its stores. The Inner Harbor Filene's closed in January.
Marshalls, part of
Marshalls runs nearly 900 stores in the United States, including Baltimore-area locations at Towson Marketplace, Snowden Square in Columbia,
"Marshalls is a widely recognized and highly regarded retailer with a proven concept that brings tremendous affordability to brand-name fashions," Howard Brown, chairman of Owings Mills developer David S. Brown, said in a statement. The company is developing
Brown said he expected Marshalls to become a "destination retailer," attracting office workers and residents in downtown neighborhoods.