Three retail businesses coming to Queen City Square

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Eagle Realty Group announced today that three retailers - PNC Bank, Coffee Emporium and Simply Grand - have signed long-term leases for retail space at Queen City Square. The businesses are scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2012.

"We are very pleased to have PNC as the retail bank in the newest, largest and most prominent office tower in downtown Cincinnati," said Mario San Marco, president of Eagle Realty Group. "Simply Grand and Coffee Emporium will further enhance the food and beverage choices available to thousands of area workers."

PNC Bank will be leasing a prime retail space in Queen City Square's promenade, just inside the entry rotunda at the corner of Fourth and Sycamore St.

Adjacent to the bank is the under-construction Coffee Emporium location in the heart of the promenade. Coffee Emporium was voted "Best Coffee Shop" this year by both Cincy magazine and Metromix.

Simply Grand, a high-quality sandwich, salad and soup restaurant by the operator of the highly successful Burrito Joe's enterprise, with also be coming to Queen City Square in spring 2012. This 80-seat restaurant will be located at the corner of Third and Sycamore St., with entrances from Third St. and directly from the Queen City Square lobby.

Eagle Realty Group, the real estate investment and property management subsidiary of Western & Southern Financial Group, is presently negotiating with several other tenants for the remaining spaces in the complex. The project has been represented exclusively by Kathleen Norris, director of Brandt Retail Group's Urban Focus division.

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