October 4th, 2012 by WCBC Radio
The most significant tenant news made this year at the Shops at Canal Place wasn’t a shop at all- but rather a school. In August, it was announced that Beginnings Montessori School had signed a five-year lease for about 3,000 square feet of space. Nick Scarpelli, the city of Cumberland’s representative on the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority, said he understands that some people may be leary of a school opening as opposed to an actual shop. He adds however that he believes it will bring with it some vitality and energy that is badly needed.