OPERATIONS

Corner Bakery names new president to lead expansion

BY Katherine Boccaccio

Dallas — Corner Bakery Café said Wednesday it has named Gary Price as president of the chain.

Price, a franchise and restaurant veteran, will be responsible for overall strategy and growth as the fast-casual brand executes previously announced plans to double its footprint in the U.S. over the next four years through a combination of franchised and company-owned cafes.

Price was previously head of food service operations at travel-center chain Pilot Flying J.

Corner Bakery Cafe CEO Mike Hislop launched a search to fill the position earlier this year.

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Running Specialty Group acquires Run On!

BY Katherine Boccaccio

Denver — Regional chain The Running Specialty Group announced Wednesday it has acquired five Dallas-based Run On! stores, bring the total number of stores to 24.

RSG is a joint venture between The Finish Line and private-equity firm Gart Capital Partners.

Plans call for RSG to begin expanding in Texas and surrounding areas over the next five years.

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Green building leaders establish firm to advance sustainable real estate

BY Staff Writer

Seattle — Green-building consulting firm Paladino and Co. said Wednesday it has acquired S.D. Keppler & Associates, a green consultancy out of Rockville, Md.

The two firms have joined to establish a comprehensive consulting offering focused on elevating the impact of green real estate programs within business.

The acquisition combines Paladino’s green building technical analysis leadership and real estate portfolio optimization expertise with S.D. Keppler’s strong signature building and advanced commissioning capabilities. The newly integrated offering serves as a platform for expansion of the firm’s increasing activity within corporate real estate divisions and the building development community, as it helps portfolio owners derive business value from built assets and evolve towards more sustainable business models and practices in general.

Paladino will retain its headquarters office in Seattle under the direction of Tom Paladino, who will now serve as CEO. Steve Keppler has been appointed president, reporting to Tom Paladino, and will manage the D.C. office and other East Coast regional business.

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