Charleston Town Center announces four new upscale retailers
Charleston, W.Va. — Cleveland-based Forest City Enterprises announced that four new upscale women’s retailers have joined the company’s Charleston Town Center property, located in Charleston, W.Va.
White House | Black Market, Coach, Sephora and Francesca’s Collections will open spring 2012. The center will undergo an expansive renovation, incorporating aesthetic updates to both the interior and exterior of the property.
This will be the first retail location in West Virginia for Coach and Francesca’s, and the second West Virginia location for White House | Black Market. The Charleston shopping center will also be the first state location for a full service in-line Sephora store. Last year Sephora opened a location inside J.C. Penney. These four new retailers will occupy about 12,000 sq. ft. of retail space on Level One, behind Starbucks.
Charleston Town Center will undergo a major renovation, including new amenities and aesthetic changes such as new flooring, lighting, family restrooms and revitalized common areas. The renovation is to be completed prior to the center’s 30th anniversary in 2013.
CBL names asset management exec
Chattanooga, Tenn. — CBL & Associates Properties announced the promotion of Scott Word to VP – asset management.
Word began his career with CBL in 1993 as an accountant. In 1997, he moved into CBL’s Acquisitions Department as a financial analyst and, in 2008, he joined the Asset Management team as director – asset management.
Blink Fitness to open new location in the Bronx
New York City — Dallas-based SRS Real Estate Partners said that Blink Fitness has leased 15,830 sq. ft. at 800 St. Anns Avenue in Bronx, N.Y.
The new store is scheduled to open in second quarter 2012.