Reality TV star NeNe Leakes’ new store chain could include Chicago

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NeNe Leakes (“The Real Housewives of Atlanta”) is but the latest reality TV star to keep building on her brand — moving to launch a chain of women’s apparel stores.

As first tipped by TMZ, Leakes already has scouted locations in New York, Atlantic City, N.J., Los Angeles — and, of course, Atlanta. But I’m hearing from my own commercial real estate sources in Our Town that Chicago is also one of the key cities the TV personality and her team think would make sense.

No word yet on any possible addresses, but a source close to Leakes stressed Monday, “NeNe knows she has strong appeal in all the major urban markets — and that certainly includes Chicago.”


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