According to the Newsday article:
Designer Shoe Warehouse signed a lease last month for the 26,650-square-foot Jericho Turnpike space, according to Cliff Sondock of Spiegel Associates in Jericho, which owns the property. The shoe store is expected to open in late fall, Sondock said.
A DSW representative could not be reached Tuesday.
"There's not a lot of space available, so it's not been difficult to re-lease them," Sondock said of the former book chain's locations on Long Island. Borders filed for bankruptcy and closed all its stores last year, including its last six stores on Long Island.
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The Syosset Borders officially in September 2011, after months of , , and . The property was briefly inhabited by Spirit Halloween, a short-term Halloween store. See a
In April, we noticed the lettering had been removed from the facade of the former Borders and 69 percent of voters felt the property would be split into multiple stores, and only one Patch reader, , correctly predicted that DSW would be the next tenant.
Patch will update on this story as new information becomes available.