MetroPCS to open at 25th Street Shopping Center
Easton, Pa. — New York City-based The Lightstone Group announced that wireless provider MetroPCS has signed a 1,080-sq.-ft. lease at the 25th Street Shopping Center, located in Easton, Pa.
The 25th Street Shopping Center is a 131,000-sq.-ft. retail strip corridor that is home to CVS, Radio Shack, Petco, Retro Fitness, Jenny Craig, McDonald’s, Pizza Hut and Sherwin-Williams.
SRS names new brokers
Dallas — SRS Real Estate Partners announced that it has hired two new brokers in its Houston office.
Jennifer Paulson and Carter Malone recently joined the company as associates. The new hires come on the heels of a strategic move to grow the company’s local presence in Houston.
Survey: Holiday credit-card use drops to new low
New York City — A survey released Friday by America’s Research Group found that after the Thanksgiving shopping weekend, just 17% of shoppers were paying with credit, representing about half of last year’s level and the lowest rate in the 27 years that the firm has conducted the survey.
“The consumer really feels a lot of pressure from previous debts, and they just aren’t going to dig themselves into that kind of hole,” said Britt Beemer, CEO, of America’s Research Group.
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