Jones Lang LaSalle to help Time Warner Cable with launch of six California stores
Los Angeles — Jones Lang LaSalle has been selected by Time Warner Cable to handle project management for the development of the firm’s six new retail stores in Southern California. The new stores are expected to open over the next six months.
Jones Lang LaSalle provides project management, which will include lease negotiation, strategic planning, site selection, budgets, and scheduling. Additionally, it will provide program management including assisting TimeWarner Cable to roll out a national program of the new store format in 26 stores including the selection of contractors, services and products.
“Jones Lang LaSalle is the perfect partner for us — ensuring that we will complete this project on time and within budget," said Debi Picciolo, regional VP operations, Pacific West, Time Warner Cable. "We are committed to providing cable stores that meet our customers’ needs in terms of convenient locations as well as products and services."
West Elm to make Indiana debut
Brooklyn, N.Y. — West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma, announced that it will open store in Indianapolis on Nov.15.
Located in The Fashion Mall at Keystone, it will be the first West Elm in Indiana. Through a partnership with Etsy, the store will feature a locally made collection of decorative accessories from artists in the Indianapolis area.
Corner Bakery Café expanding in the Northeast
Dallas — Corner Bakery Café has signed a franchise agreement to open its first restaurants in New York’s Nassau County beginning in 2013. Earlier this year, Corner Bakery Cafe announced similar expansion plans in the Northeast, including Northern New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island.
Four M Bakery, LLC, a group of veteran restaurant operators, which also owns 12 Buffalo Wild Wings through Four M Capital, LLC, has plans to open seven Corner Bakery Cafes in Nassau County.
With several locations expected to open in the next 24-36 months, Corner Bakery Cafe is currently reviewing sites for its first restaurants in Nassau.