Scott D. Fitzgerald has been named VP of leasing and development at Cullinan Properties Ltd. Fitzgerald, who is based in Cullinan’s Chicago office, is responsible for pre-development activities for Waller Town Center in Waller, Texas and Avenue Shoppes at P-83 located in Peoria, Arizona, as well as other new development opportunities sought by Cullinan.
While empty, decaying malls make for inspired photo shoots, most of America’s shopping malls are actually doing well. In fact, according to new data from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, shopping center occupancy rates were 92.7% at the end of 2014 – the highest level in six years! Occupancy was even higher for malls (both super-regional and regional malls) at 94.2%, the highest since 1987.
Lowe's Canada has reached an agreement to acquire the leases of 13 former Target Canada locations and to purchase Target's distribution center in Milton, Ontario, for a total purchase price of about $125 million.