LAX World, a lacrosse superstore featuring Maryland’s largest selection of lacrosse equipment, clothing, gifts and accessories, recently opened two new locations in the York Galleria Mall in York, Pa. and Harford Mall in Bel Air, Md.
Twelve are employed at the 3,600 square foot York Galleria store which opened in October. The location, which follows mall hours, generally 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., was selected due to the rapid growth of the lacrosse markets in York, Lancaster and Harrisburg.
LAX World’s new Bel Air location, formerly on Main Street, opened in the recently-renovated Harford Mall in early October. The nearly 2,200 square foot store features additional frontage and will employ 12-15 full and part-time associates.
“Our new locations in York Galleria and Harford Mall offer high-end showrooms for our wide selection of lacrosse gear and are strategically located at the center of two rapidly expanding lacrosse markets,” said Jerry Scott, Director of Operations for LAX World.
The national retailer employs more than 100 employees in nine locations nationwide, including two additional stores in Maryland at The Shops at Kenilworth in Towson and in Maple Lawn, a 600-acre mixed-use development in Howard County.
“LAX World’s expansion is particularly exciting and signifies an uptick in the regional retail environment,” said John Harrington, Senior Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Retail, who represented the firm in both transactions. “By being proactive, the progressive firm was able to obtain excellent, highly visible locations and to take advantage of opportunities in the current tenant market.”
Bowie Arnot, a Senior Real Estate Advisor with MacKenzie Retail, also assisted LAX World in the Harford County transaction.
LAX World offers a wide variety of Brine, STX, Warrior, Gait, Under Armour, Nike and Ridell products at its Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Georgia and Colorado stores, and through catalog and internet sales.
MacKenzie Retail, LLC, a division of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, is a specialized team of associates developed to meet the distinctive real estate challenges specific to Retail.
Lutherville-based MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC provides a full range of commercial real estate services, including leasing and sales, tenant and landlord advisory services, corporate consulting, commercial and residential development, general construction, property and asset management, market research, and debt and equity capital placement. With offices strategically located throughout the State of Maryland and 140 employees, MacKenzie is one of the largest commercial real estate service firms in Maryland.