Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE: RPAI) announced today that one of its subsidiaries recently signed a 15,169-square-foot lease with Henry’s Tavern, an American Bar & Grill, and Kenny’s Smoke House, a 2,736-square-foot barbecue restaurant at The Shops at Legacy (“Legacy”), one of the premiere shopping destinations in Plano, TX. In addition, Francesca’s Collections, Bevello, The Boardroom and Legacy Crossfit recently opened at Legacy. Expected to open around Halloween, this will be Henry’s first location in Texas. The Portland based restaurant combines its rich history with an avant garde approach to beer inspired food and a dedication to local brews. Kenny’s Smoke House is a restaurant concept more than twenty years in the making by owner and well known chef, Kenny Bowers, with an opening planned for first quarter of next year. Fashion retailers that recently opened include a 1,388-square-foot Francesca’s Collections store, a boutique of handpicked items with excellent prices, and Bevello, a 3,463-square-foot boutique which promotes a ‘love-centric’ fashion experience. Two additions to Legacy’s health and beauty category include The Boardroom, a 1,750-square-foot hair salon, which delivers the ‘ultimate relaxed grooming experience for men’, and Legacy Crossfit, a 2,470-square-foot fitness facility. “Adding almost 27,000-square-feet of new restaurants and retail continues to enhance The Shops at Legacy’s outstanding merchandise mix,” said Jason Kasal, vice president/leasing director for RPAI Southwest Management LLC, a subsidiary of RPAI. “The Shops at Legacy truly sets the standard in the market for providing a total shopping, dining and entertainment experience with a vibrant environment seven days a week,” added Kasal. The Shops at Legacy is the modern-day answer to a town square, set in the affluent community of Plano, Texas. It’s a highly successful “urban village” that embodies a live, work, play attitude for its shoppers, business workers and residents. Fashion-forward boutiques, an art-house movie theater, and a myriad of options for dining and nightlife, The Shops at Legacy is a true destination for the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The Shops at Legacy features over 90 boutiques and restaurants including Urban Outfitters, Mi Cocina, Bob’s Steak and Chop House and Sambuca 360.