Jones Lang LaSalle adds team to retail brokerage in Hawaii
Honolulu — Jones Lang LaSalle said that it has named Wendell Brooks III as senior VP of the firm’s retail brokerage business in Hawaii.
Brooks will work closely with Hawaii Retail Market Lead Kirk Horiuchi to assist landlord and retail clients. He will be joined by James “Kimo” Greenwell and Robert Kelley, who will focus on retail leasing and sales. Additionally, Melissa Masicampo joins the firm as brokerage coordinator and Mark Ching joins as graphic designer and marketing specialist to support the growing retail team.
“JLL Retail is committed to expanding its local market knowledge and presence in core markets nationwide, and Hawaii is a priority,” said Greg Maloney, CEO and president, Jones Lang LaSalle Retail.
JLL currently leases and/or manages some of the state’s largest shopping centers including Windward Mall in Kaneohe, Queen Ka’ahumanu Center in Kahului, Kings’ Shops in Waikoloa, as well as Hawaii Kai Towne Center and Kapalama Center in Honolulu.
Kite Realty announces new leases
Cary, N.C. — Indianapolis-based Kite Realty Group announced that Petco has leased 12,500 sq. ft. at Parkside Town Commons, located in Cary, N.C.
As well, Total Wine & More has leased 23,890 sq. ft. at International Speedway Square, in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Rue21, Jared to open at El Paso retail centers
El Paso, Texas — Dallas-based Venture Commercial Real Estate said it has negotiated leases for two retailers entering or expanding in the El Paso, Texas, market.
Rue21 has opened a 5,000-sq.-ft. store at El Paseo Marketplace, its fourth location in El Paso.
Jared, The Galleria of Jewelry has signed a lease to open its first El Paso location in a 6,057-sq.-ft. store at The Fountains at Farah, a 600,000-sq.-ft. power lifestyle center currently under construction and opening fall 2013.