05/26/2011 - 2:50pm

Backed by an improving economy, a recent surge in jobs and ten consecutive months of rising retail sales, a broad range of retailers are poised to fill up empty retail spaces over the next 12 to 18 months, according to Colliers International, the third-largest commercial real estate services company in the world.

05/26/2011 - 2:45pm

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P), which is working its way through Chapter 11, will close 13 Suprefresh stores in the Baltimore area in July because it can't find anyone to buy the properties, The Baltimore Sun reported.

05/26/2011 - 2:43pm

Nordstrom announced plans to close its Circle Centre store in downtown Indianapolis, Ind. Opened September 8, 1995, the 216,000-sq.-ft. location will close to the public at the end of business on July 31, 2011.

05/26/2011 - 12:41pm

McWhinney Enterprises announced that its Marketplace at Centerra power center in Loveland, Colo., will see the addition of Menchie’s and Buffalo Wild Wings this year.

05/26/2011 - 12:39pm

Philadelphia-based Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) announced that it has hired two new directors of retail leasing— Peter Elliott and Amy MacLaren.

05/26/2011 - 12:37pm

Forest City Enterprises announced that National Amusements’ Cinema de Lux has opened at its Westchester’s Ridge Hill mixed-use development in Yonkers, N.Y.

05/26/2011 - 12:36pm

Los Angeles-based Westfield announced that its Westfield Old Orchard shopping destination in Skokie, Ill., has added more new tenants to its offerings.

05/26/2011 - 12:34pm

Robert K. Futterman & Associates said it has secured a 1,500-sq.-ft. retail space for women’s apparel brand WINK at 129 Prince St., located between Wooster and Prince Streets in SoHo.

05/26/2011 - 12:32pm

Mill Valley Kitchen, a new restaurant concept from former Excel Bank CEO, Craig Bentdahl, is opening on Tuesday, June 7, in the Ellipse on Excelsior development in St. Louis Park, Minneapolis.