CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Banana Republic is finally open for business following the severely damaging July 2012 roof collapse at SouthPark Mall.
The store officially opened its doors a week ago, last Wednesday, but is celebrating their official Grand Reopening Thursday at 5 p.m.
You can swing by the newly-renovated store and browse merchandise while enjoying complimentary beverages.
Banana Republic is also offering shoppers a 25-percent discount on nearly all of its fully-priced merchandise.
SouthPark's Banana Republic boasts the chain's Revolution 2.0 design that offers patrons a new interior aesthetic than they've seen before.
The GAP and Banana Republic suffered the brunt of the damage when torrential rains sent the roof collapsing through the mall on July 20, 2012. The GAP reopened in a new location within the shopping center just two weeks later.
The July 20, 2012 collapse shut down at least a dozen stores in the mall, Banana Republic and GAP suffering the brunt of the damage. The GAP reopened in a new location within the shopping center just two weeks later.