Joe’s Crab Shack to open at Hunt Valley Towne Centre
Bethesda, Md. — Sax Realty said that Joe’s Crab Shack will open in the Hunt Valley Towne Centre, north of Interstate 695, in Bethesda, Md.
The center is anchored by Wegman’s, Burlington Coat Factory, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Best Buy, DSW and Regal Theatres. This will be the fourth new Joe’s to open in Maryland, joining restaurants in Greenbelt, Bel Air and Arundel Mills which opens summer 2012.
Kroger breaks ground at Griffin Pavilion
Griffin, Ga. — The Kroger Co. and Collins & Arnold said they have broken ground on Phase II of Griffin Pavilion, a retail development located in Griffin, Ga., and developed by The Sofran Group.
The final phase of the project will consist of a 94,000-sq.-ft. Kroger with an 18- pump Fuel Center. The grocery store site will include 20,000 sq. ft. for future expansion.
Phase I of Griffin Pavilion was completed in 2004 and includes a Lowes Home Center, O’Reilly Auto Parts and Wells Fargo bank.
The Sofran Group currently has plans to redevelop the adjacent Griffin Market Square, a 46,960-sq.-ft. retail center originally built in the 1970’s.
Inland Real Estate Group names COO
Oak Brook, Ill. — The Inland Real Estate Group of Cos. announced the appointment of Timothy D. Hutchison as COO of The Inland Real Estate Group.
In this position, Hutchison will be responsible for all non-investment operations of the company. Additionally, he will retain his duties as head of The Inland Services Group, leading the shared service entities.
Hutchison joined Inland in 2005 after having spent 14 years in operations and management roles in municipal government.