Lord & Taylor – Stamford, CT
Client: Lord & Taylor
Project: Floors 1, 2, 3 renovations
Epic’s Role: Interiors Contractor
Construction Costs:$10.5 million
Project Scope: The renovation, was completed in two phases, touched all three levels of the store and gave the store a more intuitive flow, new finishes, and upgraded services.
Phase one was completed in late 2015 and revealed full renovations to the lower and upper levels. Both floors received upgrades to flooring, lighting, and fitting rooms. On the lower level, the men’s department, including activewear, was refreshed and reorganized to welcome several new brands.
The women’s department was expanded and relocated from the lower level to the upper level to join the dresses department, which nearly doubled in size.
Phase two focused on the store’s main floor. There, ladies’ shoes, cosmetics and jewelry was expanded, allowing each department to welcome new brands. Shoes expanded by more than 5,000 square feet to 14,600 square feet; cosmetics increased to more than 10,000 square feet; and jewelry doubled to 4,500 square feet.
Epic Interiors provided the necessary preconstruction related services for typical GC project. Coordinate and schedule complete phased demolition and renovation of 180,000 sf renovation while L&T’s CT flagship store remained open for business. To maintain the rigorous project schedule, EPIC supplied and installed millwork from Epic Millwork’s own shop. Complete new mechanical, electrical and plumbing was run to support new dressing rooms, private shopping area and lavatories. Imported Italian marble floor was placed throughout the store. Specialty boutique lighting was sourced for the project. Old kiosks were removed and new kiosks were installed to support Estee Lauder, Bvlgari, Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, Lancome, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Bobbi Brown, Dior, Kiehls, Elizabeth Arden and several others.