DSW adds to urban presence with new downtown Chicago store
Columbus, Ohio — DSW Inc. said Tuesday that its newest store, located in the State Street shopping district of downtown Chicago, is slated to open on May 10, bringing the shoe retailer’s total downtown Chicago store count to two and 17 in Chicagoland.
The new two-level store features 25,000 sq. ft. of space.
DEB Shops selects Cassidy Turley for project management
New York — St. Louis Real estate services provider Cassidy Turley announced that its retail corporate services team has been awarded project management services for DEB Shops new and remodeled stores throughout the United States.
Cassidy Turley will work with DEB to manage all components of the program, from store planning and design through construction, fixturing, closeout, and opening.
DEB chose Cassidy Turley because of their ability to deliver comprehensive services and because of their proven track record with similar initiatives, according to John DeAngelis, VP real estate, DEB Shops, Philadelphia, which operates more than 300 stores.
“They proposed a solution that was tailored to our specific needs,” DeAngelis said. “Their ability to efficiently manage our phased remodel projects will allow for minimal business interruption, which is integral to the program’s success.”
Agree Realty named Florida development partner for Wawa
Armington Hills, Mich. — Agree Realty Corp. announced it has been named a Florida development partner for Wawa, which operates more than 590 convenience stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.
“We are extremely pleased and tremendously excited to partner with Wawa on their expansion into Florida. Their pioneering approach to the convenience store and fuel station experience will offer Floridians additional choices and varieties that they have never had,” said Joey Agree, president and COO.