Hobby Lobby to open at Kohl’s Plaza
Dickson City, Pa. — Conshohocken, Pa.-based Metro Commercial announced Tuesday that it has brokered a 52,450-sq.-ft. lease for Hobby Lobby Stores at Kohl’s Plaza in Dickson City (Lackawanna County), Pa., about eight miles northeast of Scranton.
Construction on the space is currently underway and the new location is expected to open in February 2012.
The new location is Hobby Lobby’s fifth in Pennsylvania.
Three Big Lots to join Centro portfolio in Colorado, Louisiana and Florida
New York City — Centro Properties Group US announced that three Big Lots have joined its portfolio, encompassing 92,006 sq. ft. and bringing Big Lots’ total store count with Centro to 49 locations.
A 30,000-sq.-ft. Big Lots opened at Arapahoe Crossings, in Aurora, Colo.; a 28,000-sq.-ft. store opened at Lagniappe Village, in New Iberia, La.; and a 34,006-sq.-ft. lease has been executed with Big Lots at Panama City Square, located in Panama City, Fla.
Galleria at Tyler names marketing manager
Riverside, Calif. — Chicago-based General Growth Properties said that its Galleria at Tyler mall property, located in Riverside, Calif., has named Christina Riojas as its marketing manager.
Riojas’ marketing duties will include the coordination and implementation of strategic advertising, public relations, budgeting, retailer relations and special events. She most recently comes from Lake Elsinore Outlets (Lake Elsinore, Calif.) as marketing director.
Galleria at Tyler is home to over 160 retailers, including Bare Escentuals, The Cheesecake Factory, Coach and H&M.