February 2, 2017

CBL has worked out sales-leaseback deals with Sears Holdings to take ownership of five Sears department stores and two Auto Centers located at company malls in the Southeast.

February 2, 2017

Acquisition-minded Inventrust Properties has announced the purchase of two adjoining centers in Pembroke Pines, Florida, for a total of $163 million.

February 2, 2017
Vestar announced the close of a deal to acquire the Twin Creeks Marketplace in Allen, Texas, north of Dallas.
 
January 24, 2017

Forest City announced it has closed on the sale of Shops at Bruckner Boulevard in the Bronx to Urban Edge Properties for $32 million. 

January 23, 2017

DDR has purchased a new Chicago center anchored by a Mariano’s supermarket for $81 million. 

January 20, 2017
A mixed-use project with 103,000 sq. ft. of retail in the western suburbs of Chicago has been purchased by Retail Properties of America for $88 million.
January 19, 2017
Trion Properties, which is in the business of acquiring and turning around distressed properties, has sold its Valencia Town Center Plaza outside of Los Angeles for $9.8 million.
 
January 17, 2017
New York-based Clarion Partners has acquired Brookside Shops, a Trader Joe’s-anchored center in Acton, Massachusetts.
January 12, 2017

Time Equities has acquired Colony Square, a 425,430-sq.-ft. mall in Zanesville, Ohio, for $31.5 million.

January 10, 2017
Dakota REIT has acquired what instantly became the largest shopping center in its portfolio — the 114,102-sq.-ft. Pinehurst Square East in Bismarck, North Dakota.
 
January 9, 2017
O’Connor Capital Partners has acquired The Shops at Stonefield in Charlottesville, Virginia, from Edens for $121 million.
 
January 6, 2017

The 388,000-sq.-ft. Flagstaff Mall has been acquired by Dallas-based Cypress Equities for an undisclosed sum. 

January 4, 2017
J.C. Penney continues to lower its debt load. 
 
December 22, 2016
After nearly 50 years of ownership, the Carl M. Freeman Companies has sold the Cabin John Shopping Center and Mall in Potomac, Maryland, to Edens for $165 million.
 
December 19, 2016

CBL announced it has closed on a sale of three Tier 3 malls to Hull Property Group for a price of $32.25 million.

December 12, 2016
CBRE has acquired Cleveland-based Skye Group, a provider of project management, development, and tenant coordination services. 
 
December 1, 2016
Cole Real Estate Income Strategy has purchased a 10.5-acre Sam’s Club property in Timonium, Maryland—just north of Baltimore — for $18.3 million in cash.
 
December 1, 2016

University Towne Center in Gainesville, Florida, has been sold at auction to Pacific West Land for $2.8 million. 

December 1, 2016
McLean, Virginia-based S2 Capital Partners has purchased an 8-acre center on the outskirts of Richmond with plans to build it out to its full potential.
 
November 29, 2016

Floor & Décor has signed a lease for a 74,200-sq.ft. superstore at the planned Richmond Plaza in Woodbridge, New Jersey. 

November 29, 2016
International Speedway Corporation has announced the signing of GameTime to a lease for a 35,000-sq.-ft. at One Daytona, a mixed-use project rising up across from its historic Daytona International Speedway.
 
November 23, 2016

Quincy Plaza in Ottumwa, Iowa, was purchased by Beaumont, Texas-based Albanese Cormier Holdings for $5.5 million.

November 15, 2016

Regency Centers, a major player in grocery-anchored centers with 307 properties, and Equity One, owner of 98 retail properties, have signed an agreement to merge.

November 2, 2016
Grocery-anchored center specialist Phillips Edison has announced the acquisition of two more centers, making it three for the week.