UPDATED — Eccentricity owner Linda Burton has been working on leasing the former Olive Tree Bistro space since December.
When several other parties also recently showed interest, she realized she had to act fast.
“It was a quick decision,” Burton says.
The 3,680-square-foot space at Comotara Center is now hers.
That means she’ll be moving from several doors down where she already has 2,200 square feet at the center, which is at 29th and Rock.
“We’re busting out the seams here,” Burton says.
In addition to being nearby, the Olive Tree space is special to Burton.
“I loved that building forever.”
She plans to transform the space and add a lot of new lines and products to her already eccentric shop, which sells things like women’s clothing, home furnishings and bath products.
Burton won’t go into too many details yet, but she plans “funky, crazy, really neat stuff.”
“We’re going to do lots of not normal things,” Burton says. “It’s just going to be a totally different flair.”
She’s not sure how long it will take to open in the new space.
Burton laughs when talking about already pestering her landlord.
“I call her every day, and I say, ‘I don’t see any trucks over there,’ and she’s like, ‘Oh, be quiet.’ ”
The move will take Eccentricity closer to its original Comotara space, where Imagine That Toys is now.
Burton is thrilled with the move.
“It’s going to be a lot of fun.”