April 30, 2015

Whether local or global, growth has been robust for 2014’s top third-party managersThe 26th annual survey of Fastest-Growing Managers surveys new domestic and international third-party management and leasing contracts obtained during the 2014 calendar year and ranks the top performers.

April 30, 2015

Local communities in Arizona reportedly can no longer ban plastic bags. According to the Associated Press, the Arizona state legislature has voted to make it illegal for cities and town to forbid the use of plastic bags, as well as Styrofoam containers or other disposable products, within their limits.

April 30, 2015

The largest economic development project in Bridgeport, Connecticut, since the Industrial RevolutionSteelpointe Harbor in Bridgeport, Connecticut, is that city’s largest economic development project since the Industrial Revolution. Don’t believe it?

April 24, 2015

WineStyles Tasting Station, a boutique wine and craft beer retail chain, is launching expansion plans to grow its national footprint.

April 14, 2015

The Picture People will open new studios in four Cafaro malls, according to the Youngstown, Ohio-based mall owner.

April 14, 2015

Dover Saddlery Inc. entered into a definitive merger agreement with a company formed by Webster Capital. Webster will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Dover common stock for $8.50 per share in cash and take Dover private.

April 10, 2015

AT&T has opened one of its largest stores yet, a 9,000-sq. ft. location on Boylston Street in Boston.

April 10, 2015

Ikea has broken ground for its future Las Vegas store.

April 8, 2015

Newk’s Eatery is planning franchise growth in new markets stretching across the South.

April 7, 2015

99 Cents Only Stores is opening nine new stores in California between April 9 and April 11.

April 7, 2015

Leslie’s Poolmart Inc. will open 15 new retail locations throughout the U.S. on Thursday, April 9.

April 7, 2015

Japanese retailer Uniqlo continues its U.S. expansion with plans to open its first-ever stores in the Seattle, Denver and Washington, D.C., metro areas.

April 6, 2015

A 17-acre parcel of land at the northwest corner of Houghton and Old Vail Roads in southeastern Tucson, Arizona, is slated to become a new retail and restaurant hub.

April 6, 2015

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of Summit Crossing located in Crown Point, Indiana.

April 6, 2015

Recent completion of the $60 million power center Coastal North Town Center signaled the arrival of Myrtle Beach’s first Publix supermarket and Hobby Lobby store.

April 6, 2015

West Marine will celebrate the grand opening of its Chicago flagship on Thursday, April 23, and continuing through Sunday, April 26.

March 31, 2015

Torrid, the edgy plus-sized apparel division of Hot Topic, will open a flagship on State Street in Chicago, on April 8. It’s part of 60 stores the retailer is planning to open across the country this year.

March 25, 2015

JLL announced the expansion of its platform in Alabama with the addition of Shannon Tyndall and Allen Garstecki. Tyndall and Garstecki join JLL as VPs, and bring more than 20 years of combined experience to the firm.

March 25, 2015

JLL announced the firm has been retained to manage One Hundred Oaks located in Nashville, Tennessee, on behalf of LaSalle Investment Management.

March 23, 2015

McAlister's Deli is targeting Phoenix for franchise growth.

March 23, 2015

Pizza retailer Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc. plans to strengthen and grow its presence in the Southeast.

March 19, 2015

Dollar General Corporation announced that Rhonda M. Taylor, currently senior VP and general counsel, has been promoted to executive VP and general counsel.

March 19, 2015

The developer of Celebration Pointe, a 225-acre mixed-used regional development located in Gainesville, Florida announced that its work on the public infrastructure improvement phase of the $200 million project is on schedule.

March 17, 2015

Arby's Restaurant Group Inc. (ARG) is promoting John Bowie, senior VP of operations, to COO, reporting to Paul Brown, CEO.