PetSmart Coming to Westdale

PetSmart to Open SW Cedar Rapids Location

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Frew Development Group, LLC is pleased to announce it has signed a lease with PetSmart at Westdale Mall in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. PetSmart, Inc. is the largest national specialty pet retailer in North America.

PetSmart will join Westdale Mall and fellow retailers Ross Dress for Less, JCPenney, Younkers and Burlington. The store will be located to the east of Younkers near the 29thAvenue entrance to Westdale Mall in a newly constructed building. The store is expected to open in the second half of 2017.

PetSmart provides pet parents with a broad range of competitively priced pet food and a comprehensive line of pet products and services including pet training, grooming and adoptions.

“PetSmart will be a valuable addition to Westdale Mall as well as to Southwest side of Cedar Rapids and the surrounding communities.PetSmart’s new Westdale location will allow them to conveniently serve the needs of area pet parents.We are very happy to welcome PetSmart to Westdale Mall and further add to expanding retail mix of the Westdale Redevelopment,” said Lisa Rowe, Vice President, Retail / Westdale General Manager.

About PetSmart®

PetSmart, Inc. is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets, and we believe pets make us better people. Every day with every connection, PetSmart’s passionate associates help bring pet parents closer to their pets so they can live more fulfilled lives. This vision impacts everything we do for our customers, the way we support our associates and how we give back to our communities. We employ approximately 55,000 associates, operate approximately 1,500 pet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico and 204 in-store PetSmart® PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities. PetSmart provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet products and offers dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp day care services and pet adoption services in-store. Our portfolio of digital resources for pet parents – including,, and – offers the most comprehensive online pet supplies and pet care information in the U.S. Through our in-store pet adoption partnership with independent nonprofit organizations, PetSmart Charities® and PetSmart Charities™ of Canada, PetSmart helps to save the lives of more than 500,000 homeless pets each year.

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About Westdale Mall

Westdale Mall is the former 900,000sf, 72 acre regional mall in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that is being repositioned as a mixed-use development by Frew Development Group, LLC. Westdale has been managed and operated by Westdale CR Ventures #1, LLC, a subsidiary of Frew Development Group. For more information, visit

About FDG

Frew Development Group, LLC is a private real estate development company based in Denver, Colorado. For more information, visit