Visions for Vacancies: What would you like to see in Ford Road retail plaza?
- REAL ESTATE
- John McKay
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The retail space at 43711 Ford Road in Canton has been utilized during the fall season in past years as a landing spot for a variety of roaming Halloween-themed retailers. Situated between Pet Supplies Plus and Subway in a retail plaza adjacent to Canton Cinema, the space certainly could use a more permanent tenant. Do you want to see a retail spot, another restaurant or something else? Let us know in the comments! Know about a vacancy in Plymouth or Canton you would like to see featured? Please tell us in the comments.
Open just two months each year, specialty stores capitalize on a $6-billion-a-year holiday industry. Hot selling costumes could be Angry Birds, Glee, Captain America and Thor.
Signs of fall: Leaves turning color, football on TV, bags of single-serving candy bars in the store aisles — and the temporary Halloween City costume and decoration stores. Halloween City outlets are opening throughout the country, including at 43711 Ford Rd. in Canton, which means between 20 and 25 temporary job opportunities at that location. The walls of the Canton store are lined with frightening figures, including the Grim Reaper, all overlooking rows of rings, necklaces, makeup, fingernails, eyelashes, fangs, cuts and bruises, tattoos, chains, beard-and-mustache kits, masks and more accessories. Stacks of fog machines line the main store walkway, in various wattages; some include self-timers. Halloween City, headquartered in Livonia…