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Summer Pampering at Ruby Nails

Summertime is finally here! Whether you’re headed to the pool in Fayetteville this weekend or have a tropical vacation coming up soon, it’s the perfect time to make sure you are looking and feeling your best. Luckily, our tenant Ruby Nails is a community favorite that offers top-quality services for nails, waxing and eyelashes.

With over 300 nail polish colors, you are sure to find your color for any occasion. Ruby Nails offers different types of manicures and pedicures including acrylic sets, powder gel, liquid gel, crystal nails and more. This season is perfect for bright pops of color and fun designs, like paint splatters. If you’re feeling bold, try adding jewels to your look. The possibilities are endless!

For makeup lovers, there are various options to enhance your features at Ruby Nails. Try eyebrow tinting, eyelash tinting or lash extensions to treat yourself to a different look, or a facial to refresh your skin during the summer hot months.

Ruby Nails is located in the Marketfair shopping center at 1916 Skibo Rd. Call 910-867-9010 or email rubynailsnc@gmail.com ​to make an appointment, or feel free to stop by!

Marketfair Mother’s Day Gift Guide

ICYMI: Mother’s Day is just around the corner! We’ve rounded up some great gift ideas from our Marketfair stores, perfect for every type of mom in Fayetteville and beyond! Make sure you plan ahead to have something special for mom this year.

For the Adventurous Mom: Hiking and camping season is upon us – surprise your nature-loving mom with a new pair of hiking boots or a tent for the upcoming summer season.

For the Movie-Obsessed Mom: Spend some quality time together with a one-on-one trip to the movies. If you’re an Amy Schumer fan, you’ll love her mother-daughter adventure in “Snatched,” coming out Mother’s Day weekend at Carmike Cinemas.

For the Active Mom: If your mom never misses her afternoon walk around the neighborhood, there’s no better way to say, “Keep up the hard work!,” than with a membership from Planet Fitness!

For the Indulgent Mom: Satisfy your mom’s sweet tooth with a candy gift basket. Rocky Fizz puts together a variety of gift baskets such as the “nostalgia” gift basket, which is sure to tug at her heartstrings.

For the Relaxed Mom: Thank your mom for all those times she’s pampered you by returning the favor. A manicure-pedicure treatment is the perfect way to spoil her!

For the Foodie Mom: If your mom is a foodie who loves snapping pictures of her food, treat her to excellent fine dining Indian experience at Marketfair’s newest restaurant, Tandoori Bites.

Salon Suites and Coffee Shop Coming to Marketfair

We’re excited to announce we’re bringing two new lifestyle spots to the community at Marketfair, which is located at 1916 Skibo Rd. Phenix Salon Suites is scheduled to open in the centrally located Fayetteville shopping plaza in early fall and Good Living Coffee Zone is projected to join this May.

The newest tenants each bring a unique offering to the shopping center:

  1. Phenix Salon Suites, the fastest-growing salon of its kind in America, provides premium suites that allow salon professionals to operate their own businesses while creating an exclusive spa experience for customers with services such as hair styling, massage therapy, spray tanning and more.
  2. Good Living Coffee Zone offers the finest coffee roasts from Honduras, Kenya, Sumatra and more, along with an expansive menu that includes a variety of smoothies, tea, sorbet and food options including specialty sandwiches and croissants.

The addition of these two new stores furthers the variety of dining, retail and entertainment options available at Marketfair. Additionally, the fine Indian cuisine restaurant Tandoori Bites is expected to open in April 2017.

Grant-Murray Real Estate, a Fayetteville-based full-service commercial real estate firm, represented the shopping center on these new tenant transactions. Two remaining available spaces range from 1,900 to 2,150 square feet. For additional leasing information, visit www.shopmarketfair.com, and to stay up-to-date on the latest Marketfair news visit facebook.com/shopmarketfair.

New Youth Escort Policy Starts this Weekend

Starting this Friday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. Marketfair shopping center will be implementing a new Youth Escort Policy for the enhanced safety of our guests. Parents and teens should plan ahead for rides – here are all the details:

  • Anyone under the age of 18 is required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is 21 years or older after 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Unescorted youth utilizing the theatre, restaurants or fitness services at Marketfair after 8 p.m. must go straight inside to the retail service provider and immediately leave the property after exiting the interior of the retail service provider.
  • After 8 p.m., unescorted youth will not be allowed to linger and remain on the common areas of the shopping center following the use of the Marketfair retail services.
  • Individuals without personal transportation Friday or Saturday nights must schedule their departure time before occupying the property to ensure proper compliance with the Youth Escort Policy.
  • Individuals in violation of the Youth Escort Policy will be asked to leave immediately and may be prosecuted for trespassing.
  • Anyone who appears to be under 18 will be asked to present a valid photo ID, including a driver’s license, state ID, military ID, passport or school ID card with a date of birth.
  • Youth employees working on property will be allowed access without a parent or guardian. Youth employees must go directly to their place of employment and should be prepared to show proof of work status in the evenings.
  • A parent or guardian over 21 years of age may escort no more than three (3) unrelated youths.

Your One-Stop Holiday Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again, Fayetteville – the holiday shopping craze is among us. Have you been racking your brain for gift ideas? Look no further! We have compiled a special Marketfair holiday gift guide that includes ideas for everyone on your list.

  • For the Outdoorsman: It is always important to be prepared when venturing into the wilderness! A quality backpack is a great gift that is a must-have when hiking, camping or exploring.
  • For the Tech Savvy: There is nothing better than being able to still be connected while on the go – a tablet is the perfect portable device any tech-enthusiast is sure to love.
  • For the Beauty Lover: A little pampering can go a long way. A nail salon gift certificate is a great way to give the beauty in your life a way to relax and rejuvenate.
  • For the Fitness Obsessed: With the start of a New Year comes new health and wellness resolutions. A gym membership is a great way to help the fitness guru in your life reach their goals!
  • For the Movie Buff: Surprise any movie lover with tickets to the latest release for a fun night out!
  • For the Fixer Upper: Any home décor enthusiast is sure to love sprucing their home up with new flooring!
  • For the Little Athlete: Get your aspiring little athlete started out with multi-sport classes that teach fundamental skills and teamwork.

Opening this Month: Kids In Sports

Don’t miss the grand opening of North Carolina’s first Kids In Sports location, right here at Marketfair shopping center! A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held tomorrow and the official grand opening is this Saturday, Sept. 17.

Kids In Sports teaches children ages 12 months to 12 years sports fundamentals in a safe, fun, friendly and supportive environment. The educational youth sports program aims to make a difference in the community and future generations by helping youth develop those type of skills that lead to long-term success in life.

All of its multi-sport or sport-specific classes are designed to offer a combined learning experience that engages a child’s mind as well as their bodies – meaning youth of all ages in the Fayetteville community will be able to develop not only athletic abilities, but also everyday skills such as respect and communication.

No matter if your child is just starting to learn a new sport or looking to develop their competitive skills further, there is a Kids In Sports program for children of all ages and levels. Stay in the loop on Kids In Sports updates and more new business coming to the plaza here!

How We Said Goodbye to Summer!

Around 400 members of the Fayetteville community gathered to say goodbye to summer and hello to the new school year at our block party last weekend! We had a blast with everyone – from eating delicious free food from Which Wich and Mikoto Japanese Express, to visiting the complimentary face painting booth and playing outdoor games from Gander Mountain. 

Here’s a recap of some of the fun activities that went on and were made possible by our Marketfair shopping center stores: 

  • The Rocket Fizz soda tasting station and bottle ring toss game were definitely crowd favorites! The candy and soda pop shop also raffled off gift baskets and gift cards to a few lucky winners.
  • DJ Tommy King kept the party going with his fun mix of tunes!
  • Sports lovers enjoyed our interactive football and volleyball toss station provided by our newest tenant, Kids in Sports! Some raffle prize winners also went home with backpacks and gift cards!
  • Many guests left with other raffle prize winnings like free movie tickets to Carmike, gift cards, backpacks, a tablet from H.H. Gregg and free one-year memberships to Planet Fitness.

Thanks to everyone who came out and made this year’s Back-to-School Block Party a huge success! We are so grateful for everyone’s support – together we raised hundreds of dollars for our charity partner the Cumberland County District PTA Council, and we’ll also be donating another $1,000 on behalf of Marketfair. Here’s to a great 2016-2017 school year! 

 

Back-to-School Block Party

Feeling the end of summer blues? Join us at our Back-to-School Block Party this Saturday, Aug, 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to gear up for school in a fun way for the whole family! We are bringing the community together to experience free food, music, games, tastings and activities for all ages.

Everyone from children to parents are sure to have a good time at this event that includes free face painting, a soda tasting station from Rocket Fizz and complimentary massage chair sessions from Planet Fitness. For sports lovers, our newest tenant Kids In Sports will even have volleyball serve and football toss lessons!

All guests will have the chance to enter our raffle giveaways for exciting prizes that range from backpacks to tablets to a year-long Planet Fitness membership. Raffle tickets will be available for only $1 and all proceeds will directly benefit the Cumberland County District PTA. May the odds be in your favor!

Start this school year out the right way by joining the Fayetteville community at our Block Party – we will see you there!

 

Taste of Summer: Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop

Calling all fans of fizz! Featuring a selection of 500 glass-bottled sodas, Rocket Fizz would like you to come and taste the flavors of summer to find your favorite pop!

Carrying hundreds of soda flavors from its own line, Rocket Fizz offers classics and unique treats alike. Come try Banana Nut, Rocket Fuel and Marshmallow. Or, get fruity with Watermelon, Cherry Cola and Orange Cream!

Other soda lines include unique flavors like ranch dressing, bacon and buffalo wing in Lester’s Fixins, Melba’s Fixins, Martian Soda, Fluids Soda and Gourmet Sodas. For the star struck fans, Rocket Fizz carries a line called Soda Pop Labels of Fame featuring drink names such as “Kourtney’s Baby Bubblies” and “Snooki’s Wild Cherry.”

For more traditional soda lovers, the store also boasts more than 75 kinds of root beer.

Find the nearest Rocket Fizz right here in Fayetteville in the Marketfair Shopping Center!

Announcing Our Newest Tenant

Kids In Sports is joining the retail, dining and cinema destination, which is located at 1916 Skibo Rd. The specialized educational franchise that teaches children ages 12 months to 12 years sports fundamentals in a safe, fun, friendly and supportive environment, is opening it’s first North Carolina location in our Fayetteville shopping plaza in the fall of 2016.

Kids In Sports aims to make a difference in local communities and future generations by helping youth develop skills that lead to long-term success in life. The company offers multi-sport or sport-specific classes in baseball, basketball, football, floor hockey, lacrosse, soccer, volleyball and more, as well as a preschool and after school programs. All classes are designed to offer a combined learning experience that engages the child’s mind as well as their bodies. During summer and holiday breaks throughout the year, Kids In Sports also hosts weekly camps, parties and picnics.

“We are ecstatic that North Carolina’s first Kids In Sports location will be opening at Marketfair shopping center,” said Sonji Clyburn, franchise owner of the local Kids In Sports. “As an Army veteran and Fayetteville native, it’s an honor to bring this educational youth sports program to the community and serve as a building block for young athletes by coaching them on sportsmanship, teamwork, respect and communication. Founders Michael Strutt and Kenneth Colon are extremely passionate about this new location, and we all can’t wait to share our fun and innovative concept with kids in the area.”

This new shopping center addition joins anchors Carmike Cinemas, Gander Mountain and H.H. Gregg, as well as Planet Fitness, Mikoto Japanese Express, Which Wich Superior Sandwiches, Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop, Ruby Nails, Lumber Liquidators, Pioneer Services and The Air Force Recruiting.

“We’re proud to help introduce such a positive youth-oriented program to the Fayetteville community,” said Dusty Wiederhold, founding principal at WSB Retail Partners. “Kids In Sports is a perfect addition to the centrally-located lifestyle destination and we are extremely excited to welcome them to the Marketfair shopping center family.”

Grant-Murray Real Estate, a Fayetteville-based full-service commercial real estate firm, represented the shopping center on the new tenant transaction. Remaining available spaces range from 2,000 to 7,000 square feet. For additional leasing information, visit our leasing page, and to stay up-to-date on the latest Marketfair news visit facebook.com/shopmarketfair.