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Weitzman to Remodel Fielder Plaza in Texas

Arlington, Texas — Weitzman’s management division will soon begin the redevelopment of Fielder Plaza, a 157,575-square-foot retail center in Arlington, Texas. The project will include a remodeling of the interior of the 52,000-square-foot anchor space occupied by grocer Tom Thumb,…

Levin Management Names Vice President of Leasing

North Plainfield, N.J. — Levin Management Corporation (LMC) has appointed Stephanie Harris as vice president of leasing, according to Matthew K. Harding, president. This key addition augments LMC’s executive leadership team during a period of strong growth and transactional volume…

Forest City Earns LEED, Green Lease Leader and ENERGY STAR Recognitions

Cleveland — Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. has earned three significant sustainability recognitions from prominent organizations. Along with other real estate companies committed to green development and management, Forest City was named a: LEED Power Builder by the U.S. Green…

Safari Energy and PREIT Add Solar Rooftop to Maryland Mall

New York City — Safari Energy, a leading commercial and industrial solar developer, has inaugurated its solar rooftop system at Francis Scott Key Mall in Frederick, Md. The 2,056 kilowatt capacity project, which is now operational, is currently providing clean…

Levin Management Names VP of Construction/Development

North Plainfield, N.J. — Maxim Gagneron has joined commercial real estate services firm Levin Management Corporation (LMC) as vice president of construction/development, according to Matthew K. Harding, president of LMC.…

Levin Management Corporation Hires 8 New Team Members

North Plainfield, N.J. — Commercial real estate services firm Levin Management Corporation (LMC) has added eight new team members. The appointments span a variety of departments — including accounting, marketing, property management and legal.…

RD Management Hires New Chief Development Strategist

New York City — RD Management LLC, one of the nation’s largest privately held real-estate development and management organizations, has hired Christopher Bowen as chief development strategist to manage the redevelopment project of University Mall in Tampa, Fla. Bowen brings…

Starwood Retail Partners Names VP of Construction

Chicago — Starwood Retail Partners has named Eric Allen vice president of construction, effective January 22, 2018. He will report to Starwood Retail COO Jeff Zeigler. Allen joins Starwood from Simon Property Group.…

Schostak Hires Operations Veteran as EVP & COO

Livonia, Mich. — Livonia Mich.-based Schostak Brothers & Company has hired Thomas W. Litzler as executive vice president and chief operating officer, according to CEO David Schostak. He joins the company from Brixmor Property Group.…

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PREIT Completes Anchor Improvements at Viewmont Mall

Philadelphia — PREIT has opened three new retailers at Viewmont Mall in Scranton, Pa., where the company recently recast its anchor mix. DICK’S Sporting Goods, Field & Stream and HomeGoods have opened within the space formerly occupied by Sears and…

Upper Canada Mall Plans $60 Million Redevelopment for 2018

Toronto — Oxford Properties Group plans to redevelop and expand the former Target location at Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket, Ontario (Canada). The redevelopment includes the introduction of a one-level, 64,000-square-foot Sport Chek location, a 40,000-square-foot first-to-market Food Market concept,…

CBRE Group, Inc. Acquires Skye Group

Los Angeles — CBRE Group, Inc. has acquired Skye Group (Skye), a leading provider of retail project management, shopping center development and tenant coordination services in the U.S. and Canada. This acquisition enhances CBRE’s position in the retail market by…

IKEA Canada Names Halifax Store Manager

Burlington, Ontario (Canada) — IKEA Canada has named Sue Coulet as the new IKEA Halifax store manager. Having held a variety of senior management roles in Atlantic Canada over the past two decades, including leading the expansion of two national…

NAS To Manage Texarkana, Texas, Shopping Center

Texarkana, Texas — National Asset Services (NAS), one of the country’s leading commercial real estate companies, has been selected as the asset management company for a 56,427-square-foot portion of Richmond Ranch Shopping Center in Texarkana, Texas.…

Northwood Retail Opens Regional Office in Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, N.C. — Northwood Retail, LLC has expanded its North Carolina presence with the addition of a leasing and management office in Charlotte. The regional office will oversee operations at Blakeney, Blakeney Crossing and Latta Arcade in Charlotte, N.C., as…

McAlister’s Deli Opens First New Jersey Location

Livingston, N.J. — McAlister’s Deli recently opened at The Shoppes at the Livingston Circle in Livingston, N.J. The restaurant, which occupies approximately 3,000 square feet, marks the fast-casual chain’s first location in New Jersey.…

Regency Centers Completes Major Solar Panel Installation in California

Jacksonville, Fla. — Regency Centers, a national owner, operator and developer of grocery-anchored shopping centers, in partnership with SoCore Energy and several of its retail partners, has installed over 750 KW of rooftop solar photovoltaic systems at Persimmon Place in Dublin, Calif.,…

Brixmor Property Group Names CEO & President

New York City — The board of directors of Brixmor Property Group Inc. has named industry veteran James (Jim) M. Taylor as CEO and president. Taylor joins Brixmor with more than 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. His…

Ford City Mall Names New Stores and Next Phase of Redevelopment

Chicago — In South Chicago, Ford City Mall has signed lease extensions with anchor stores Carson’s and JCPenney, and both retailers are planning interior renovations. JCPenney will also add a new Sephora store inside, which is expected to open in…

JLL Now Managing The Shops at Wailea in Hawaii

Honolulu — JLL has been retained to manage and handle accounting services for The Shops at Wailea in Maui, Hawaii, on behalf of a global real estate investment firm. The recently acquired 176,229-square-foot retail destination is located in the heart of…

JLL To Expand West Coast Retail Property Management Practice

San Francisco — In response to an increased demand for retail property management services, JLL has agreed to acquire Shelter Bay Retail Group, a retail property management firm based in Mill Valley, Calif. The addition of Shelter Bay’s 74 urban…

Del Amo Fashion Center Undergoing Transformation

Torrance, Calif. — Del Amo Fashion Center will tout a new nearly 2,000-car parking structure complete with quick-charge electric vehicle charging stations, car counters and direct access to the new Nordstrom when it debuts at the center this October.…