02/01/2011 - 5:13pm

X Team International, an international alliance of retail real estate advisors, said Tuesday that Venture Commercial, through its Venturetainment division, assisted with site-selection efforts and completed two leases for global visitor attraction operator Merlin Entertainments Group to bring two of its iconic attraction brands to the Texas market for the first time.

02/01/2011 - 5:05pm

Gordon Brothers Group, a global investment, lending and advisory firm, and WME, a leading talent agency, jointly announced the formation of a strategic partnership to identify, acquire and often revitalize undervalued, distressed or orphaned consumer product and retail brands.

02/01/2011 - 2:36pm

Boca Raton, Fla.-based Woolbright Development announced that it has acquired Village Commons shopping center, located in West Palm Beach, Fla.

02/01/2011 - 2:35pm

Shoe City has opened a 7,680-sq.-ft. store at Puente Hills Town Center, located in Rowland Heights, Calif.

02/01/2011 - 2:34pm

Privately held European women’s apparel retailer, Desigual, said it has leased nearly 6,400 sq. ft. on the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica from landlord Promenade Gateway, an affiliate of Maxxam Enterprises.

02/01/2011 - 2:33pm

Purchase, N.Y.-based National Realty & Development Corp. said that RadioShack has opened for business at North Haven Pavilion, located in North Haven, Conn.

02/01/2011 - 2:32pm

La Palmera shopping center, located in Corpus Christi, Texas, said it has launched a new smart phone application designed for all smart phone platforms, including Android, Blackberry and iPhone.

02/01/2011 - 2:30pm

Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based Taubman Co. announced that The Cheesecake Factory and Forever 21 will open at the company’s Mall at Short Hills, located in Short Hills, N.J.

02/01/2011 - 2:27pm

Columbia, S.C.-based Edens & Avant announced that Ulta, along with additional retailers and restaurants, will open at its Merchant’s Walk open-air center in the East Cobb area of Atlanta.