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Home Depot Center to potentially be renamed

BY Staff Writer

Carson, Calif. — A Friday report by the Associated Press said that the home of Los Angeles’ professional soccer team will likely be getting a new name.

The Home Depot Center, which also includes facilities for tennis, track and field, baseball, basketball and other sports, as well as serves as an official training site for U.S. Olympians, is nearing the end of the $70 million, 10-year naming rights period, and Home Depot spokeswoman Jean Niemi told AP that the retailer does not plan to renew the deal.

Anschutz Entertainment Group, which owns the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team, said it is in the "final stages" of negotiations with a new naming rights partner for the sprawling complex, said AP.

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Macy’s Lundgren honored with a ‘Father of the Year’ award

BY Marianne Wilson

New York — The National Father’s Day Council, a nonprofit that recognizes modern day role model fathers, has named Terry Lundgren, chairman, president and CEO of Macy’s Inc., as a recipient of its 2013 “Father of the Year” Award.

Lundgren joins President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, as a fellow honoree. The awards will be presented at the 72nd Annual Father of the Year Awards in New York City on June 11.

With proceeds benefitting Save the Children’s U.S. Programs, the awards luncheon will take place at 12 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt New York Hotel.

Lundgren has two daughters and currently resides in New York City with his wife, Tina.

“We are truly privileged to have such an esteemed and well-respected retail industry veteran accept this award,” said Dan Orwig, chairman of the National Father’s Day Committee, and VP, group director men’s division Itochu Prominent. “Lundgren is recognized for his role as an inspirational and dedicated father, as well as his outstanding philanthropic efforts and distinguished career. He embodies the passion, leadership and true devotion to both his family and career that is celebrated by this award.”

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Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. — A Friday report by Mid-America Real Estate Corp. found that 2012 shopping center construction in the Chicagoland area grew 10% year-over-year, after a four-year decline.

According to the 2012-2013 Chicagoland Shopping Center Report, square footage increased from 1.02 million sq. ft. of space in 2011 to 1.14 million sq. ft. – a difference of about 113,000 sq. ft.

“It’s a start,” said Mid-America principal and author of the report, Andy Bulson. “And shopping center development already in the pipeline for 2013 is expected to increase GLA by another 900,000 sq. ft., to 2.04 million. So it looks like we’ve bottomed out and are slowly starting to see the end of the recession that stalled the shopping center development business.”

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