STORE SPACES

Hodgdon Group completes 12th project for Ashley Furniture HomeStore

BY Staff Writer

Colton, Calif. — The Hodgdon Group, a full-service real estate brokerage, development and construction firm, announced that it has completed construction on the conversion of the former Levitz building at Northridge Fashion Center in Northridge, Calif., for the opening of an Ashley Furniture HomeStore.

Hodgdon-Miank Construction served as the full-service design-build contractor and completed the major renovation of the 34,000-sq.-ft. Ashley store. This is the 12th Ashley HomeStore to open, which has been completed by the Hodgdon Group.

keyboard_arrow_downCOMMENTS

Leave a Reply

No comments found

TRENDING STORIES

Polls

Are you hiring seasonal employees this year?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
STORE SPACES

Davaco acquires Ecoxera

BY Staff Writer

DALLAS — Davaco has acquired Ecoxera, an Austin, Texas-based retail sustainability consulting firm. Justin Doak, who is the founder of Ecoxera, will continue to serve as president.

“Davaco is now able to further support retail and restaurant clients in meeting their environmental goals by offering a broader range of turnkey multi-site sustainability solutions. This comprehensive offering includes on-site/energy and waste assessments, analysis of data, including carbon benchmarking, as well as the roll-out/installation of sustainability programs,” said Rick Davis, Davaco CEO. “Together, Davaco and Ecoxera can provide expertise that provides national brands the ability to integrate sustainability as a low-cost value add to any existing roll-out program.”

According to Ecoxera’s Doak, for many retailers and restaurants, the biggest challenge is working through the notion that a greener solution has to come with a premium price, but the reality is in almost all cases, implementing sustainable operations practices actually produces real cost savings. Davaco to help nationwide brands evaluate and develop sustainability programs, so they can begin seeing tangible results,” Doak said. "Whether the focus is energy, waste, water or HVAC, we can develop practical and methodical approaches to integrate sustainable programs that benefit the environment and the bottom-line.”

keyboard_arrow_downCOMMENTS

Leave a Reply

No comments found

TRENDING STORIES

Polls

Are you hiring seasonal employees this year?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
STORE SPACES

Kohl’s to pilot electric vehicle charging stations

BY CSA STAFF

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.–Kohl’s Department Stores will pilot electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at 33 stores nationwide. Each participating Kohl’s store will have one to four parking spaces reserved for EV drivers to charge at no cost while they shop. Charging stations can be activated by EV drivers in various ways including radio frequency identification (RFID) cards available at Kohl’s customer service desk and via phone numbers provided on the charging stations.

To maximize the number of participating Kohl’s stores, the company is partnering with ECOtality Inc. and Coulomb Technologies on the installation of these charging stations and as a participant in their respective EV infrastructure pilot programs funded partially through the U.S. Department of Energy.

“Kohl’s pilot of electric vehicle charging stations demonstrates our commitment to advancing environmental solutions in a meaningful and tangible way for our customers,” said John Worthington, Kohl’s chief administrative officer. “Not only are these stations an added shopper convenience, they also encourage environmental responsibility among our shoppers. We will continue to explore additional locations to pilot charging stations at our stores nationwide.”

keyboard_arrow_downCOMMENTS

Leave a Reply

M.Foley says:
Apr-11-2013 02:28 am

They can reduce a significant amount of air pollution, as they do not emit harmful pollutants from the tailpipes of a gas dependent vehicle. This is perhaps one of the most appealing part of an electric car is how environmentally friendly it is. electrician truro

TRENDING STORIES

Polls

Are you hiring seasonal employees this year?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...