Le Club to open at Country Club Plaza
Country Club Hills, Ill. — Midwestern shopping center owner/developer Tucker Development announced that Le Club has signed a lease at Country Club Plaza, located in the southern portion of Country Club Hills, Ill.
The woman’s apparel retailer, which operates four locations throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, will occupy a 2,500-sq.-ft. inline space at the 450,000-sq.-ft. center. According to Tucker’s VP leasing Adam Moschin, approximately 5,600 sq. ft. of space remains available for lease.
Anchored by Walmart Supercenter and Loews Cineplex 16, Country Club Plaza is home to Guitar Center, Bare Feet Shoes, Payless Shoes, Rainbow, DTLR, Foot Locker, Touch of Beauty and restaurants including Applebee’s, Panda Express, Shark’s Fish & Chicken, Baby’s Steak and Lemonade, Kingston’s Jerk Chicken and Subway.
LA Fitness to open in former Mervyn’s building in Garland, Texas
Dallas — Venture Commercial said that LA Fitness has signed a long-term lease to open a 45,000-sq.-ft. facility in Garland, Texas.
The sports club will build a prototype building on the site of the former Mervyn’s building, which is being razed.
Buxton to launch SCOUT 3.0 at ICSC RECon
Fort Worth, Texas — Customer analytics firm Buxton announced it will officially launch the latest version of its real estate and analytics platform at the International Council of Shopping Centers RECon show in Las Vegas later this month.
SCOUT 3.0 is a cloud-based, data visualization and analytics tool used by executives in the retail industry to execute real estate and marketing strategies. The platform includes dashboard capabilities for C-level executives to see performance across their entire organization via mobile/tablet technology.
“For a retailer to be able to visualize their customers at the household level is a real game-changer,” said Charles Wetzel, CEO, Buxton.
SCOUT illustrates who a retailer’s customers are, where they are located, and the value of those customers to the retail organization. The platform connects decision makers from executives, operations, marketing and merchandising to Buxton’s custom analytic models.
New features in the platform include Google street view, split screen views, loading and editing customer data, full market optimization, reverse geocoding by clicking on a map, dynamic thematic mapping, mobile and tablet capability, and unlimited scenario testing.
SCOUT 3.0 will be featured during in the Marketplace Mall at RECon 2012 on Monday, May 21 at 3:00.