Urban Outfitters is closing its Ybor City store in Tampa, one of the last of the original chain tenants left at Centro Ybor. Company officials declined to say anything about the closing, but Centro Ybor managers confirmed the chain is letting its lease run out this summer. The hip Philadelphia chain, which also owns Anthropologie in Old Hyde Park Village, augmented its Tampa presence last year with a store in more upscale International Plaza. Like nearby lifestyle centers Channelside in Tampa and BayWalk in St. Petersburg that opened around the same time, Centro Ybor's chain stores emptied within a few years and the complex fell into foreclosure. The Chicago owners who acquired the center from lenders have since been renting some of its empty storefronts as office space.
Urban Outfitters moving out of Centro Ybor
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