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Blue to Open New Store at Plaza at Grand Prairie

(Peoria, IL – April 14, 2016) – Cullinan Properties announces that locally owned boutique, Blue, will open a second store at Plaza at Grand Prairie, joining Massage Envy and Great Clips late this summer. Blue will occupy approximately 1,600 of the new 7,200 sq. ft. multi-tenant building currently under construction at War Memorial Drive and American Prairie Road across from Hy-Vee Supermarket.

Blue offers a variety of stylish clothing, shoes, boots and accessories that transcend all ages with brands like Keen, Merrell, prAna, Frye and Free People. Known for their exceptional customer service, Blue creates a unique experience for guests as the full-service staff strives to instill confidence in the women they serve.

Blue’s owners, Damon and Krista Piper, are thrilled to open the boutique’s second location at Plaza at Grand Prairie. “We are looking forward to the opportunity to serve our local community by offering a positive shopping environment where moms and daughters can shop side by side. Offering a second convenient location will allow us to better care for our current customers and continue to grow our business,” stated Krista Piper. The boutique’s first location has been open for three years on the Washington Square in Washington, Illinois.

“We are delighted to welcome locally-owned Blue to Plaza at Grand Prairie. Blue is truly a shop designed for women of all ages which will nicely complement the rapidly growing shopping experience at Grand Prairie Developments,” stated Vice President of Leasing, Kathleen Brill.

About Blue

Blue is an independent, locally-owned clothing store that has been in the Peoria area for three years. As a
full-service boutique, Blue offers outstanding customer service including private parties and personal shopping while their guests enjoy quality goods for the mindful soul who is inspired by travel, creativity, nature and fitness. Blue’s products include lifestyle, yoga and fitness wear for women of all ages. To learn more about Blue, visit

About Grand Prairie Developments

Grand Prairie Developments is a 200-acre mixed-use development that includes Plaza at Grand Prairie, Shoppes at Grand Prairie, Plaza West, Prairie Place, Shoppes West, Apartments at Grand Prairie and the Carmike Theater. Plaza at Grand Prairie is co-anchored by HyVee Supermarket and Gordmans, and also includes Longhorn Steakhouse, Famous Dave’s BBQ, Steak n Shake, Starbucks and many other shops and restaurants. Cullinan Properties continues to develop in and around the Grand Prairie Developments, while adjacent to the development is the recently opened $18 million Louisville Slugger Sports Complex estimated to draw 450,000 visitors each year, and Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center which is opening this summer.

About Cullinan Properties, Ltd

Cullinan Properties, Ltd., with offices in Chicago, IL, Peoria, IL and St. Louis, MO, is a multi-disciplined real estate firm that develops, manages and owns mixed-use, retail, multi-family, office and medical properties throughout the United States. For additional information on Cullinan Properties, Ltd., visit

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