|Size||275,000 square foot Shopping Center|
The Loop is a regional shopping center with a variety of retail and restaurant opportunities on the site of the former Methuen Mall. The Loop is situated adjacent to Route 213, with excellent local access provided by way of Route 113 (Pleasant Valley Street). The Loop is anchored by several key retailers – Home Depot and Stop & Shop, and provides entertainment – AMC/Lowes movie theaters (20 screens), as well as a variety of restaurant users (TGI Fridays, Not Your Average Joes, Bugaboo Creek Steakhouse, Quiznos Subs and Wendy’s. VAI worked closely with the project architect, The Wilder Companies and the site/civil engineer, John G. Crowe Associates to develop a site that would integrate each use and provide sufficient traffic flow and parking. VAI assisted the development team throughout the initial planning, design and permitting process for the development. As part of this redevelopment, VAI assisted in the securing of a $900,000 PWED grant to facilitate off-site infrastructure improvements.