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.
Two additional tenants join Cobblestone Plaza
Pembroke Pines, Fla. — Indianapolis-based Kite Realty Group announces that two additional tenants have joined Cobblestone Plaza, located in Pembroke Pines, Fla.
Great Clips will open a 1,066-sq.-ft. store and Michael’s Jewelry will open in a 1,400-sq.-ft. space.
The 140,452-sq.-ft. Cobblestone Plaza is newly anchored by Whole Foods, which opened March 28, joining All Pets Emporium and Party City.