Businesses Expanding at Carmel City Center

Carmel City Center is excited to announce the growth and new offerings of two businesses within the Center.  Addendum and Hey Little Diddle will both add second locations at Carmel City Center this spring, growing the fashion and gift district in the Center.

Description automatically generatedAddendum, a luxury lifestyle concept store specializing in tabletop, crystal and entertaining pieces, focusing on designer jewelry and home fragrances will add a second location within Carmel City Center this spring. The new second location will be a standalone MacKenzie-Childs shop featuring an extensive selection of their renowned courtly check tabletop, kitchen, décor, lighting and furniture pieces which are all hand-made and hand painted in upstate New York. The displays in the shop will mimic the new MacKenzie-Childs shop in SoHo, New York.

The new Addendum shop located at 751 Hanover Place, Suite 159 will also feature the Indiana debut of the popular Stoney Clover Lane line. Items within the line include customizable bags, pouches, travel accessories and small accessories in bright, fun colors. In addition, luxurious candles by Cereria Mollá and Carrière Frères will be available.

“After more than a decade at Carmel City Center, Addendum has continued to grow and we are proud to be able to further showcase our exclusive partnership with MacKenzie-Childs,” says owner Shane Hartke. “The new shop will allow us to offer a larger variety of patterns and options in the MacKenzie-Childs line along with other new lines that we think customers will enjoy. We look forward to hosting the creative director of MacKenzie-Childs, Rebecca Proctor, to the shop this summer as well.”

Both Addendum locations will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and closed Sunday.

Description automatically generated with medium confidenceHey Little Diddle, a baby and child boutique offering designer clothing in a neutral color palette from sustainable, ethical brands from birth to 7 years of age is expanding and adding a second location within Carmel City Center focusing on baby gifts and accessories. The new second location will open this spring at 736 Hanover Place, suite 100F, across from Uplift Intimate Apparel on the plaza.

The Hey Little Diddle gift shop will offer unique take-home outfits and organic layettes, a large variety of beautifully illustrated storybooks and board books, eco-friendly rattles and teethers, plush animals, sustainable baby gifts and gift bundles, nursery décor, custom embroidery, baby memory books and sibling and family gifts that you will feel good about giving.

Visitors will be able to find a great baby gift in less than 15 minutes and have the option of complimentary gift wrapping in a variety of options. Hey Little Diddle offers a baby registry program for new parents as well as gift cards.

Owner, Celeste Nance, continually does research to curate and introduce new brands and concepts to provide customers with the best baby gift available. “I am thrilled to be able to expand Hey Little Diddle and offer more thoughtful, beautiful gift options for new parents, family members and friends,” says Nance. “Carmel City Center is the perfect backdrop for shopping locally and supporting small businesses – all while customers receive the best and most unique items available.”

Hey Little Diddle will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. A grand opening celebration including balloons, snacks and fun will be planned when the shop opens this spring.

“We are thrilled to have two shops growing their business and meeting more customer’s gift needs with their offerings within Carmel City Center,” said Melissa Averitt, senior vice president at Pedcor Companies. “In-store personalized experiences are more important than ever and that is the foundation for these shops and others in City Center.”

Carmel City Center is a one million square foot, $300 million, mixed-use development located in the heart of Carmel, Indiana. A destination like no other in central Indiana, the project offers the appeal of a neighborhood and the vibrancy of a downtown. Carmel City Center features luxurious residences, specialty retail and restaurants and premier office space. Phase One includes 62,427 square feet of commercial space.

The following restaurants, retailers and offices are currently open in Phase I of Carmel City Center: 14 Districts, 317 Charcuterie, 317Home, Addendum, Bath Junkie, beauty + grace, divvy, Eggshell Bistro, Fishman Fine Jewelers, Guardian Wells, Harrison & Moberly, LLP, Hey Little Diddle, The Imperial Spa, InCycle, IndyFit, The Ink Pad, Julie Browning Bova Design, Kits & Kaboodle Classic Toys, Kooi Law Firm, Lily & Sparrow Boutique, Linden Tree Gifts, Manelé Café, Matt the Miller’s Tavern, Megan Danielle Skincare, Out of the Blue Polish Pottery, Pure Concepts Salon, Purple Ink LLC, Stretch Zone, Tucci’s, Uplift Intimate Apparel and The Yoga Studio. Pedcor is also in various stages of lease negotiations with other restaurant, retail and service concepts.

The apartment units in the Residences of Carmel City Center opened in summer 2010. The penthouse condominiums are all committed. Law firm Drewry Simmons Vornehm occupies 16,500 square feet of office space in Carmel City Center. Future phases of Carmel City Center include additional residential and commercial space.

Carmel City Center is the location for The Center for the Performing Arts, which includes a 1,600 seat world-class concert hall named “The Palladium,” a 500-seat theater named “The Tarkington” and a 200-seat black box theater. Carmel City Center’s boutique hotel, Hotel Carmichael, is now open as part of the Autograph Hotel Collection, Marriott’s independent lifestyle brand. Feinstein’s, Vivante French Eatery and Adagio Lounge are open in Hotel Carmichael. Carter Green in Carmel City Center is also home to the Carmel Farmers Market, Carmel Christkindlmarkt and The Ice. This pedestrian-based master plan development is located at the southwest corner of Range Line Road and City Center Drive (126th Street). The Monon Greenway runs directly through the project. Carmel City Center was developed as a public/private partnership between the City of Carmel, Pedcor City Center Development Company and numerous developers.

The Nash, a three-story, $10 million mixed-use building, is just south of Phase I of City Center on the west side of Range Line Road. It contains 30 one, two and three bedroom apartments on the second and third floors and 8,000 square feet of commercial space at street level.

Be.You.tiful Nails, Forever Gallery, Graeter’s Ice Cream and Endeavor Boutique are open.

The United Fidelity Bank buildings, formerly known as the Baldwin & Chambers buildings, a four-story, mixed-use building, is just south of Phase I of Carmel City Center and north of The Nash on the west side of Range Line Road. It contains 26 studio, one and two bedroom apartments on the third and fourth floors and 31,000 square feet of commercial space on street and plaza level.

Addendum Gallery, The Cake Bake Shop, InCycle Strength, Lantz Collective, My Salon Suite, Oliver’s Twist and United Fidelity Bank are currently open. Pedcor is in various stages of lease negotiations with restaurant, retail and service concepts.

The Holland & Playfair buildings, a five-story, 178,000 square foot, mixed-use building is located just west of the Veterans Way Garage and Hamilton West commercial space along the Monon Greenway. It contains 112 one, two- and three-bedroom apartment homes on the second through fifth floors and office space on the first floor.

Industrious is open and occupies 27,000 square feet on the first floor of the Holland & Playfair buildings.

Hamilton East and Hamilton West are buildings connected to the Veterans Way Garage with 28,000 square feet of retail, office and residential space. It contains 5 apartment townhomes. Magic Hat Barber Shop is currently open. Pedcor is in various stages of lease negotiations with restaurant, retail and service concepts.

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