October 22, 2014

Retail Properties of America, Inc. announced that it was assigned a BBB-corporate credit rating from Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services with a stable outlook. 

October 15, 2014

Bank of America has reportedly released a report saying that Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is the leader in global e-commerce, followed by Amazon.com.

October 7, 2014

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of Prairie Crossings Shopping Center in Frankfort, Illinois.

October 7, 2014

Cautious spending and a spending divide that has bifurcated the American holiday shopper into two distinct segments, are two of the 10 big trends that are expected to drive the 2014 holiday shopping season, according to a new report from PwC US and Strategy&.

October 2, 2014

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s investment sales team recently brokered the sale of Birch Run Station in Maplewood, Minnesota.

October 2, 2014

WebMD Health and Walgreens on Thursday announced a partnership designed to improve health and wellness in America by helping and encouraging consumers to make healthier choices at home, work and on-the-go.

September 30, 2014

With major credit card breaches recently confirmed at a number of America's largest retailers, payment security has become a serious problem almost overnight.

September 25, 2014

L.L. Bean plans to open a 29,000-sq.-ft. store in Mall of America, Bloomington, Minnesota, the Star-Tribune reported.

September 17, 2014

Lately you can't turn on the television or pick up the newspaper without seeing a story about Millennials, also known as Generation Y. People are endlessly fascinated by their traits, values, work habits and shopping patterns. Why all of this focus on the group of people born between the early 1980's and 2000's?

September 11, 2014

Adam Goodman, VP of Mid-America Real-Estate-Michigan, announced the following leases:

September 8, 2014

Nearly all Americans (96%) are coupon users, according to the latest edition of the Shoppers Trend Report conducted in conjunction with The Omnibus Company.

September 5, 2014

Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) zoning technology is transforming the way commercial buildings are cooled and heated. This smart, energy-efficient, and fully customizable HVAC technology not only provides comfortable air to occupants, but also opens design possibilities for architects and maximizes profitability for building owners. Mitsubishi Electric is leading the HVAC industry with its advanced VRF zoning solutions as America’s #1 selling brand in this market.

September 4, 2014

CBRE’s National Retail Investment Group announced the sale of Centennial Plaza, a 233,797-sq.-ft. power center in Oklahoma City, on behalf of Kimco Realty Corp., to American Realty Capital-Retail Centers of America.

September 2, 2014

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of Buttermilk Towne Center in Crescent Springs (Cincinnati MSA), Kentucky.

August 28, 2014

Mid-America Asset Management recently secured new retail leases on behalf of two shopping centers in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. DSW Shoe Warehouse signed a lease for 23,773 sq. ft. at Village Square of Northbrook located at the southeast corner of Lake Cook Road and Skokie Boulevard in Northbrook, Ill.

August 28, 2014

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation has recently been retained as an agent on behalf of Yoga Six during its multiple store roll-out in the Chicago area.

August 20, 2014

Delhaize America banner Food Lion has unveiled a new shopping experience for customers in 31 stores in the greater Wilmington, North Carolina, market, and has announced plans to remodel 45 stores in Greenville as part of the grocery’s "Easy, Fresh and Affordable…You Can Count on Food Lion Every Day" strategy.

August 20, 2014

Seiko Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Seiko Watch Corporation, announced the grand opening of its first Seiko boutique to enter the United States at 510 Madison Avenue in New York City.

August 18, 2014

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launched a national campaign on Monday calling on Kroger Co. to prohibit the open carry of guns in its supermarkets.

August 5, 2014

A city with a booming population, one of the nation’s lowest unemployment figures, and an expanding presence on the national and international stage, Houston, Texas is on this rise.

July 23, 2014

Richard Spinell, principal of Mid-America Asset Management Inc., announced that the firm recently secured three leases at River Forest Town Center in River Forest, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago.

July 18, 2014

Discount optical retailer America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses has leased 4,500 sq. ft. at Hamilton Plaza in Hamilton Township, announced Levin Management, exclusive leasing and managing agent for the 175,000-sq.-ft. shopping center.

July 18, 2014

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of Wanamaker Shopping Center in Topeka, Kansas.

July 16, 2014

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team, in cooperation with NAI Farbman, recently brokered the sale of The Willits Retail in Birmingham, Michigan.