Levin Management Promotes Senior Property Manager to Portfolio Manager

North Plainfield, N.J. — Denise Ciaravino has been promoted to portfolio manager at Levin Management Corporation (LMC), according to Erika Toscani, vice president of property management. Ciaravino joined the North Plainfield, N.J.-based commercial real estate services firm in 2006 as

Kimco Realty and Weingarten Realty Plan to Merge

Jericho, N.Y., and Houston — Kimco Realty Corp., one of North America’s largest publicly traded owners and operators of open-air, grocery-anchored shopping centers and mixed-use assets, and Weingarten Realty Investors, a grocery-anchored Sun Belt shopping center owner, manager and developer,

Liberty University to Redevelop Portion of Mall Near Campus

Lynchburg, Va. — The first week of January, River Ridge outlined the next phase of its redevelopment, beginning with the demolition of the former Macy’s building on the West End of the property scheduled for first quarter 2021. The revitalized West

Phillips Edison’s Top Retail Shopping Center Trends to Watch in 2020

Cincinnati — Phillips Edison & Company (PECO), an internally-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) and one of the nation’s largest owners and operators of grocery-anchored shopping centers, has released its insights on the top shopping center trends to watch in

Levin Named Managing Agent for Morris County, N.J., Shopping Center

Chester, N.J. — Levin Management Corporation (LMC) of North Plainfield, N.J., has added another quality Garden State assignment to its retail portfolio. The commercial real estate services firm has been named exclusive managing agent for Chester Springs, an approximately 226,000-square-foot,

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,