DSW to open at River Forest Town Center
River Forest, Ill. — Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.-based Mid-America Asset Management said that DSW has signed a lease for 28,000 sq. ft. at River Forest Town Center in Chicago’s west suburbs.
The shoe retailer is taking space vacated by Linens ‘n Things and plans to open in fall 2012 as a new anchor joining The Children’s Place, The Loft, Chico’s, Whole Foods, Panera Bread, Petco and Walgreens.
A&G Realty brings on two partners
Melville, N.Y. — Commercial real estate consulting, advisory and investment group A&G Realty Partners announced that Peter Lynch and Andrew Margolick have joined the firm as partners.
Lynch joins A&G from DJM Realty, where he was a principal and senior managing director, and Margolick was president of his own firm, ARM Consulting, as well as a former VP at Hilco Real Estate.
Prior to his tenure at DJM Realty, Lynch was president, COO and CFO for numerous specialty retail, big-box, outlet and department stores in both publicly traded and venture capital-based companies that include Babystyle, Warner Bros. Studio Stores, Baby Guess Kids, STØR (a division of Ikea) and Emporium Department Store.
Margolick has represented such companies as A&P, Zales, WorldCom, Bally, The Pantry, Oakley, Panda Express, Mikasa, J. Jill, Select Comfort, Papyrus, and Anchor Blue.
Three new tenants join Polo Club Shoppes
Boca Raton, Fla. — Miami Beach, Fla.-based Terranova Corp. said that three new tenants will open at Polo Club Shoppes, a Publix-anchored center in Boca Raton, Fla.
Manhattan Joe’s Pizzeria will open a 753-sq.-ft. restaurant this fall; Blo and Go will open a 923-sq.-ft. salon this fall; and Hair Cuttery has opened a 1,400-sq.-ft. salon.
They join a line-up of stores that include Publix, Publix Apron’s Cooking School, Walgreens, Suntrust Bank, Brendy’s Yogurt and Ice Cream, as well as restaurants Josef’s Table and D.D. Flats.