LandMark develops two CVS/Pharmacy stores in California
Woodland Hills, Calif. — LandMark Retail Group said it has completed the development of two CVS/Pharmacy stores in California – in Bakersfield and Palmdale.
The Bakersfield store will be located in the newly developed Grand Island Village Shopping Center, a 90,000-sq.-ft. neighborhood center home to Chevron, Republic Bank and other small tenants.
The Palmdale store is located in a Vallarta-anchored neighborhood shopping center and offers a drive-thru pharmacy.
LandMark Retail Group is a subsidiary of NewMark Merrill Cos.
Pet Supplies Plus to open three new retail locations
Conshohocken, Pa. — Pet Supplies Plus has signed leases for three new stores in the Delaware Valley, totaling more than 26,000 sq. ft.
An 8,700-sq.-ft. store will open at Greentree Square Shopping Center in Marlton, N.J.; a 9,800-sq.-ft. store will open at Doylestown Pointe in Doylestown, Pa.; and a7,650-sq.-ft. location will open at The Shops at Blue Bell in Blue Bell, Pa.
All three stores are slated to open prior to year’s end.
Livonia, Mich.-based Pet Supplies Plus retained Fameco Real Estate to assist them with expansion in the greater Philadelphia region. According to Donna Capichano, Pet Supplies Plus’ senior VP real estate, the retailer is aggressively looking for new locations across the region.
The chain operates more than 240 supermarket-style pet stores in 23 states.
Advance Auto parts names head of Mid-Atlantic store ops
ROANOKE, Va. — Advance Auto Parts has promoted Rusty Tweedy to area SVP, responsible for store operations in the Mid-Atlantic regions. Tweedy will report to Kurt Schumacher, SVP national field operations. Effective with this promotion, the company is adding a fourth operational area which will enable the company’s field and commercial sales leaders to be more aligned and focused on driving profitable growth.
“I am pleased to announce that Rusty will serve Advance Auto Parts as area SVP,” said Schumacher. “Rusty is passionate about serving our customers and has a proven track record of success. His 30 years of retail experience and understanding of our commercial business will be strong assets as he inspires his team to bring our promise to life and grow sales.”
Tweedy joined Advance in July 2004 and most recently served as commercial VP. Prior to this role, he served Advance as regional VP and district leader. Prior to joining Advance, he held a variety of management positions with both big box retailers and specialty retail organizations.