LAX, Westfield Unveil New Dining/Retail Concepts
space at LAX’s
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Westfield recently unveiled the more than 50 premier dining and luxury retail concepts coming to the New Tom Bradley
International Terminal (TBIT) as part of the Los
Angeles International Airport modernization.
Westfield and its tenant partners are investing $80
million to develop the new dining and retail program
at TBIT. The first phase of New TBIT, which
includes a Great Hall and boarding gates on the west
side of the terminal, is scheduled to open in spring
2013. The second phase — which includes new
gates on the east side of the terminal, new security
screening area, and upgraded customs arrivals area
— is expected to be completed by 2014.
The Westfield program will introduce 42
concepts to LAX for the first time, including 28
new concepts never before seen in an airport
environment, and is expected to generate annual
sales of $98 million, airport officials said.
The New TBIT dining lineup includes
sandwiches from ink.sack by Top Chef winner
Michael Voltaggio; upscale, modern Mexican
food from “Top Chef Masters” Susan Feniger and
Mary Sue Milliken at Border Grill; L.A. restaurant
Umami Burger; LAMill Coffee boutique; gourmet
sandwiches from Larder at Tavern; wood-fired
Neapolitan pizzas at 800 Degrees Pizzeria; III Forks
steakhouse; sushi from Chaya and Lucky Fish
by Sushi Roku; Petrossian Caviar & Champagne
Bar; Vino Volo; Short Cake and Vanilla Bake
Shop; American comfort food at James Beach; and
Starbucks Evenings, which offers coffee during
the day and a glass of wine or beer in the evening.
The dining options also include Cantina Laredo,
Marmalade Café, Pinkberry, Starbucks Coffee,
Drink.LA, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Scoreboard
LA and Panda Express.
The New TBIT retail program will include
Bvlgari; Michael Kors; Emporio Armani; Fred
Segal boutique; Kitson clothing; Coach; Porsche
Design men’s accessories; Tumi travel and
business accessories; Victoria’s Secret; Hugo Boss;
iStore Boutique; and Bliss spa.
Other retail brands in the Westfield lineup
include: See’s Candies, XpresSpa, Hudson,
The Bead Factory, Bienvenida Flowers & Gifts,
Angeleno News, RELAY, Malibu Shades, Virgin
Mobile/Boost Mobile, Travel & Leisure, CNN
Newsstand Los Angeles, USA Today Travel Zone,
The Economist, Sanrio Surprises, Hollywood
Reporter and 7-Eleven.
The duty-free shopping line-up by DFS will
encompass 25,000 square feet and three free-standing fashion luxury boutiques.
DFS is investing $32 million in TBIT and is
projecting first full year sales for the airport-wide
duty free concession of more than $300 million.