Attias Closes But No Target Opening Date on Horizon

Sayville's flea market is relocating to Westbury.

The Attias Flea Market in Sayville has officially closed its doors to the public but there is still no official date of when the new site’s occupant, Target, will open its retail operation.

According to a management spokesperson the flea market is relocating to a Westbury location and the vendors are in process of packing and making the move this week.

One vendor, Guru's, left the market in December and re-opened on Main Street in Sayville.

“We are in the process [of closing] and the vendors are in the process [of moving] as they have a lot to move,” said the flea market spokesperson.

How long the site will remain vacant is unknown as Target “currently does not have any information to share regarding a potential new store in Sayville,” stated spokesperson Sarah Van Nevel, in an email to Patch Tuesday. In a previous email Van Nevel stated Target typically doesn't announce a new store opening until a year prior to the build launch date.

Plans to build a Target store at the corner of Sunrise Highway and Broadway Avenue were approved by the Islip Town Board in late 2012 following a public planning board hearing in October.

At the hearing several residents voiced concerns about traffic impact.

Town planning officials told Patch Tuesday the project does not require any further public hearings or discretionary town approvals and that the next phase is the building permit process.

Douglas February 05, 2013 at 07:32 PM
Oh no! Where will people sell their gold and buy their drugs?
Douglas February 05, 2013 at 07:33 PM
and rat turd gyros?
teresa conso February 05, 2013 at 08:37 PM
like westbury needs anymore stores! they already have a flea market 15 mins away
Sandy Hamilton February 05, 2013 at 10:39 PM
"Some" are moving into Westbury. Like someone said there is a flea market in that area. I for one will not go to Westbury, a few of my friends said the same thing. I know if we look around in the next few weeks we will find some of the venders in the area. One is on Main St. Sayville, another in Staples center in Patchogue. Watch the building that was a floor place,near P.C Richards on service road south side, some where going in there
Hema Sonkiya February 05, 2013 at 10:42 PM
This is Owner and Manager of Guru's and I appreciate your interest in our business. If you want more info on our new location please like facebook.com/guruscreations
Sandy Hamilton February 05, 2013 at 10:55 PM
Thanks Guru's for posting. I find it hard to believe many will follow the landlord to Wesbury. Many complained about the services they got from the landlord for the high rent they paid. One complaint was that the venders had no security in the back and their cars were vandalized. I wish you the best Guru's in your new location. I hope you will carry lets say higher end dresses, say beaded for weddings.
Carol wallace February 06, 2013 at 03:30 AM
I can't believe they are closed very sad
ARCH STANTON February 07, 2013 at 04:36 AM
Miguel Nunez February 19, 2013 at 08:41 AM
Before this Flea Market opened there used to be a Fun Station USA in that same location! And when Fun Station USA closed thats when the Flea Market opened! That happened way before I knew about it!
Peter Patrikis March 05, 2013 at 11:22 AM
Flea market opening in busy Ronkonkoma location call 631 921-7052
Peter Patrikis March 05, 2013 at 11:24 AM
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