Shake Shack to Open First Westchester County Location at Cross County Shopping Center

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The sit-down restaurant will occupy 2,397 square feet and will include an expansive outdoor patio with customer seating

Cross County Shopping Center is proud to announce they will be home to Westchester County’s first Shake Shack location in late 2016. The popular NYC-based restaurant will open in a new retail space, north of AX Armani Exchange, facing the Cross County Parkway.

Shake Shack is a critically acclaimed, modern day “roadside” burger stand known for its all-natural burgers, flat-top dogs, frozen custard, beer, wine and more. A fun and lively community-gathering spot with widespread appeal, Shake Shack has earned a cult following in New York City and around the world.

“The opening of Shake Shack comes as the culmination of a series of several new fashion retailers and eateries to open at the shopping center within the last year,” said Claude Chandonnet, president & CEO of Marx Realty and executive vice president of Brooks Shopping Centers, LLC, the center’s owner. Shake Shack will join other new retailers including Michael Kors, Skechers, Sunglass Hut, Noodles & Company and Burrata Pizza. “We will continue to answer the needs of our shoppers by bringing in fresh, popular brands that appeal to a broad range of tastes.”

The sit-down restaurant will occupy 2,397 square feet and will include an expansive outdoor patio with customer seating.

“This is an exciting time for Cross County Shopping Center,” said James Stifel, CIO of Benenson Capital Partners, LLC and executive vice president of Brooks Shopping Centers, LLC, the center’s owner. “Shake Shack will be a tremendous draw for customers coming from both Westchester and The Bronx. We look forward to offering neighboring communities an inspiring new food and shopping experience.”

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About Cross County Shopping Center
Cross County Shopping Center, owned by Brooks Shopping Centers, LLC, was acquired by Leonard Marx, Sr. and Charles Benenson in 1976 on behalf of a strategic partnership between Merchants’ National Properties, Inc., and Benenson Capital Partners, LLC. Merchants’ National Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ-MNNP) (, a prominent New York City based real estate investment, development and management company, incorporated in 1928, who currently has interest in 63 properties in 20 states. Benenson Capital Partners, LLC (, a New York–based firm dating back to 1905, has holdings in over 150 properties throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.

Cross County Shopping Center features more than 100 specialty stores and restaurants including Macy’s, Zara, H&M, Steve Madden, Swarovski, Longhorn Steakhouse, Olive Garden, Noodles & Company and more. Children’s play areas, free parking and seasonal events draw millions of residents to the outdoor center, year-round. Cross County Shopping Center is located at the junction of Interstate 87 and the Cross County Parkway in Yonkers, NY. For more details on stores, events, hours and other Center happenings, log on to

About Shake Shack
Shake Shack is a modern day “roadside” burger stand known for its 100% all-natural, antibiotic-free Angus beef burgers (no hormones added ever), hot dogs, frozen custard, crinkle cut fries, beer and wine (available at select locations), and more. With its fresh, simple, high-quality food at a great value, Shake Shack is a fun and lively community-gathering place with widespread appeal. From its premium ingredients and caring hiring practices to its environmentally responsible designs and deep community investment, Shake Shack’s mission is to Stand For Something Good. Since the original Shack opened in 2004 in NYC’s Madison Square Park, the company has opened multiple locations in 12 states and the District of Columbia, as well as international locations including in London, Istanbul, Dubai, Moscow and more.

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Liz Pollack
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