JLL hiring in Austin
Austin, Texas — Jones Lang LaSalle has hired Todd Wallace and Robert O’Farrell to lead its retail brokerage practice in Austin, Texas. Wallace joins the firm as an executive VP and O’Farrell will serve as a senior VP.
“We’re committed to growing our local market retail practice in key hubs around the United States,” said Greg Maloney, president and CEO of Retail, Jones Lang LaSalle.
Both come to JLL from SRS Real Estate Partners. O’Farrell served as senior VP and specialized in tenant representation, lease negotiations, site acquisition, project analysis and dispositions initiatives for clients such as Target, In N Out Burger, USAA, Bridgestone/Firestone, Verizon Wireless, FedEx Office, Family Christian and Goodwill Industries.
Wallace has represented national and regional retailers with their expansion and disposition needs. Retail brands served include J.C. Penney, Toys “R” Us/Babies “R” Us, Academy Sports & Outdoors and Raising Cane’s.
Winick brings three new tenants to Flatbush Avenue
New York — Winick Realty Group has negotiated leases bringing three new retailers to the Flatbush Avenue retail Corridor in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Starbucks, Game Champ and Cohen’s Fashion Optical will all open doors at 395 Flatbush Avenue Extension, a full-block retail site anchored by Applebee’s and McDonald’s.
Winick represented landlord Rabina Properties in all three transactions.
Bar Louie opens new location in Arlington, Texas
Dallas — Bar Louie has opened a new location in south Arlington, Texas. It will be the brand’s second north Texas location.
The grand opening will host a four-day blowout bash starting Oct.17. In addition to $2 signature martinis, Bar Louie will offer all guests a free appetizer or flatbread just for stopping by.