Orlando's Festival Bay adds retailers

ORLANDO -- Ron Jon Surf Shop and Vans Inc., a prominent footwear and apparel manufacturer, became the latest tenants at Festival Bay, a retail complex of more than 1 million square feet specializing in sports-oriented recreation.

Festival Bay is to open in the fall of 2000. The developer is Memphis, Tenn.-based Belz Enterprises.

The Cocoa Beach-based Ron Jon's fifth location will be a 50,000-square-foot anchor store at the development, which fronts tourist-dominated International Drive. Vans Inc. is also building a 50,000-square-foot skatepark.

Festival Bay's other tenants include Bass Pro Shops-Outdoor World, another anchor tenant with 162,000 square feet, and Cinemark USA Inc., a 20-screen cineplex. Festival Bay will be working with group tours, but details have yet to be settled.

Belz Enterprises

Phone: (901) 260-7376

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