Laura and Greg LaMarre Anderson have leased a retail space at 189 Market street in downtown Lowell to start a new bookstore. The Edge Group, Inc. served as a real estate consultant. Laura and Greg ard not newcomers to downtown Lowell, the are also nearby residents. Edge worked with Demetrius Spaneas of Land and Sea Real Estate, who represented the owner.
Fred Faust of The Edge Group, Inc. welcomed the new venture as “adding committed entrepreneurs and real vitality to the downtown.” He expressed the hope that local residents would “strongly support this new venture.”
According to Laura, “After a year of living through virtual gatherings, we are super excited to create a space where folks can browse through books, sit and chat, and spend time with the kids. lala books will be a full-service bookstore with a strong children’s collection. Partnering with a local restauranteur, customers will also be able to sit a spell to immediately enjoy their new book with a small plate and a cocktail.”
The bookstore is targeting a July opening.