Dollar General to open at Bowie Plaza
Bowie, Md. Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers said it has leased retail space in Bowie, Md., at Bowie Plaza to Dollar General.
Dollar General has leased 9,400 sq. ft. and is slated to open in November 2011.
Additionally, existing tenant Golden Pavilion Restaurant has moved out of its prior location in order to build out in a larger, 3,300-sq.-ft. space within the center.
The 102,537-sq.-ft. shopping center is anchored by CVS/pharmacy alongside Subway, KFC and Cricket Wireless.
Macy’s in burned Roseville mall to re-open Friday
Roseville, Calif. A late Monday report by the Sacramento Business Journal said that the Macy’s at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville will reopen for business on Friday. All departments except shoes and cosmetics are expected to open.
According to the report, Macy’s will be a freestanding store as the roof caved in over the area that connected Macy’s to the rest of the mall.
Macy’s said it expects to have its shoe and cosmetics departments operating by the end of November.
The mall was damaged over a week ago in an arson fire that resulted in at least $55 million in damages. It is not yet known when the mall will fully reopen.
Energy Kitchen taps Rhys Commercial for expansion
Stamford, Conn. New York City-based health food restaurant chain Energy Kitchen said it has teamed with real estate company Rhys Commercial to handle its expansion throughout Westchester County (N.Y.).
Rhys is also representing Energy Kitchen in Connecticut.
Currently, the restaurant has eight Manhattan locations with another opening soon on the Upper West Side, and an additional outpost in Hoboken, N.J.
As part of a nationwide expansion with initial concentration on the east coast, the chain said it has development deals in place for Connecticut, Boston, south Florida and Washington, D.C.
A typical Energy Kitchen restaurant requires 2,000 sq. ft. to 3,000 sq. ft. of space.