Uplift will offer a variety of brands exclusive to Indiana, such as Conturelle, Jolidon, Fabienne Hansoul, Moretta, Marlies Dekkers, Lise Charmel, KnockOut, and Jane Woolrich and will launch Jolidon Swimwear in the U.S.
Owner, Carla Mackie, originally from Indiana, comes to Carmel after 40 years in Virginia. Mackie has spent the past 12 years building and growing an intimate apparel business and serving the industry. She has a passion for women in general and in guiding them to care for themselves through breast health in particular. Certified by National Fit Specialist, Freddy Zappe in New York City, Mackie enjoys building a relationship with her customers and facilitating the emotional and physical transformation that happens when ladies find the right fit for their bodies. Uplift is where dressing begins.
“I am thrilled to be a part of the Carmel community and work with women for their intimate apparel needs. Carmel City Center provides the perfect European backdrop and atmosphere that complements all we do and offer. I am excited to be among the other locally-owned businesses and share my passion with the community,” said Mackie.
During the Grand Opening month of May, stop in to register for your chance to win one of 4 $50 Gift Cards drawn each Saturday.
“We are very excited to welcome Uplift Intimate Apparel to the Fashion District at Carmel City Center. Uplift provides a complete shopping experience when visiting Carmel City Center. With Carla’s passion for working with women and involvement in the community, Uplift will be a destination for many,” said Melissa Averitt, senior vice president at Pedcor Companies.
Uplift Intimate Apparel is located on the interior plaza level of Carmel City Center at 711 Veterans Way.<
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About Carla Mackie
Carla Mackie, owner, is an entrepreneur and a serial connector of people - and a new Carmel resident. Carla has been in the intimate apparel industry for 12 years — learning the business while managing and growing an intimate apparel store in Virginia. After 40 years in Virginia, Carla returns to Carmel, Indiana to be closer to her growing family and pursue her dreams of owning her own business and educating women on the importance of quality bras and intimate apparel.
About Carmel 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 Carmel City Center: 14 Districts Weekend, Addendum, Bath Junkie, beauty + grace, Bike Line, Blue Bar, Carmel Tailoring & Fine Clothier, CenterBridge Partners, L.P., Century 21 Rasmussen, Christopher Scott Homes, divvy, Eggshell Bistro, Fishman Fine Jewelers, Guardian Wells, Harrison & Moberly, LLP, House of Z, Hubbard & Cravens, InCycle, IndyFit, J.Benzal Menswear, Leena’s Bridal, Matt the Miller’s Tavern, Matt’s Wine Bar, Megan Danielle Skincare, Polleo Systems, Pure Concepts Salon, Silver Door Boutique Spa, Stratice Healthcare, United Fidelity Bank 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 93 percent 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 as well as a boutique hotel.
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. The Center Green in Carmel City Center is also the home of the Carmel Farmers Market. 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.
About The Nash
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.
Graeter’s Ice Cream, Endeavor Boutique and SEP Product Design Studio are open. Pedcor is in various stages of lease negotiations with other restaurant, retail and service concepts as well.
For more information, please visit www.carmelcitycenter.com<http://www.carmelcitycenter.com>.