Who’s moving into the Blockbuster and Barnes & Noble sites in Hoboken?

HOBOKEN – What will emerge at the former Blockbuster site located at 412 Washington St. in Hoboken is still a mystery, according to Ron Zimmerman, the broker from Remax who is working on a deal. One local website says they have pinpointed the new tenant, but those involved are mum.
A representative from Realty Express LaBarbera, the property manager, said he was unaware of any leases signed for the property.
However, the local website reported earlier this week that the women’s clothing store Anthropologie is moving into the spot.
Zimmerman said no lease had been signed as of Wednesday, and added that negotiations are underway.
Small signs for Blockbuster still appear on the outside window. Construction picked up at the site recently, with permits posted in the front window. The inside still has the Blockbuster-style front desk.
The local website, the Boken Online, also reported that an Office Depot is opening at the former Barnes and Noble site at 59 Washington St.
A call to the property owner was not returned by press time, and the story will be updated if a comment is given.
Watch the Hoboken Reporter for updates. — Ray Smith

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