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Route 1 revival

Developers buck economic trends and spend millions on Saugus properties

Anchored by Trader Joe’s, PetSmart, and La-Z-Boy, the Shops at Saugus on Route 1 north is expected to open July 1. Anchored by Trader Joe’s, PetSmart, and La-Z-Boy, the Shops at Saugus on Route 1 north is expected to open July 1. (Globe Staff Photo / David Kamerman)
By Kathy McCabe
Globe Staff / March 23, 2008

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A retail boom has hit Route 1 in Saugus, where developers are spending millions to turn old properties into new shops and restaurants, and clearing land to make room for more big stores. (Full article: 984 words)

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