Forest City, Cafaro complete renovation of Charleston Town Center
Charleston, W.Va. — Cleveland-based Forest City Enterprises and Youngstown, Ohio-based Cafaro Co. announced the completion of the six-month, $7-million renovation of the jointly owned Charleston Town Center, located in Charleston, W.Va.
The comprehensive renovation included new surfaces, furnishings, Center Court floor plan and fountain, color palette, signs and banners and restrooms. A new 10-year sponsorship with Charleston Area Medical Center added a new indoor playscape, new family restroom, and other center amenities.
Charleston Town Center is a one million-sq.-ft., three-level regional shopping and dining destination located in downtown Charleston, anchored by Macy’s, J.C. Penney and Sears.
Sleepy’s to open at Hamilton Plaza
Hamilton Twp., N.J. — North Plainfield, N.J.-based Levin Management Corp. said that mattress retailer Sleepy’s has joined the tenant roster at Hamilton Plaza in Hamilton Twp., marking continued progress at the 175,425-sq.-ft. shopping center.
Levin Management, which serves as the property’s leasing and managing agent, credits a multi-million-dollar renovation, completed less than one year ago, for enhancing its appeal and occupancy.
The renovation included significant common area upgrades, and the addition of two pad sites and a 10,000-sq.-ft. end cap. It coincided with a store renovation and expansion by long-time anchor tenant ShopRite, which now occupies 80,625 sq. ft. A.C. Moore, another long-time anchor, renovated its 20,400-square-foot store as well.
Sleepy’s leased 7,473 sq. ft. at Hamilton Plaza. It will join other tenants such as Dollar Tree, Hallmark, Fashion Bug, Vito’s Pizza and Hair Cuttery.
Weight Watchers, Bay 6 join Alameda South Shore Center
Alameda, Calif. — Jamestown, owner of Alameda South Shore Center, located in Alameda, Calif., announced that Weight Watchers and apparel retailer Bay 6 have signed leases at the open-air, regional shopping center.
Weight Watchers leased 1,225 sq. ft. and opened in early November between Massage Envy and European Wax Center. Bay 6 recently opened in 4,655 sq. ft.