Nest hires VP of sales
Gloucester City, N.J. — Nest International, a leading facility maintenance management firm, has appointed Joni Mayo to the position of VP of sales. Mayo brings 30 years of proven sales, marketing and operations leadership experience. Mayo joins Nest from Sylvania Lighting Services where she led sales in excess of $49 million in 2012.
In addition to her facility maintenance management experience, she brings with her expertise with sustainability initiatives including energy audits and analysis, environmental regulations, energy rebate programs and new product technologies.
“Joni has been a well-respected member of the industry for many years,” stated Kellie D’Andrea, president, Nest. “Her dedication to customer satisfaction and staying on top of the latest trends make her a perfect fit for the Nest culture. With her record of sales and marketing success, solid understanding of the facility maintenance industry and strong partnerships, the value she will bring to our growing client portfolio is substantial.”
Retail Live! acquires Retailer One on One
Austin, Texas — A national networking company that brings retailers together at events with industry leading landlords, brokers and developers, Retail Live! recently acquired Orlando, Fla.-based Retailer One on One, expanding the company’s market presence in the Southeast.
Founded in 2011, Retail Live! has programs in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and now Orlando.
The 16th Annual Retailer One on One networking event will run from 11:30 a.m. through 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Hilton Orlando.
Retail Live! programs are condensed, retailer-centric networking events conducted in a casual format, all while being productive and entertaining. Each program includes a trade show and reception, affording commercial real estate professionals the opportunity to network directly with the retailer’s representatives.
Levin adds two New Jersey shopping center assignments
Edison and Eatontown, N.J. — Levin Management has added two new shopping center assignments — on behalf of two new clients — to its portfolio.
Festival Plaza in Edison has named Levin managing agent for the 151,000-sq.-ft., Asian-themed, grocery-anchored property. The firm is also offering two proposed 10,000-sq.-ft. pads at the center for leasing. The center’s current tenants include H Mart Supermarket, a leading high-end Asian supermarket brand, Edison Healthcare, BBQ Buffet, Great Clips, China Trust Bank and others.
In Eatontown, the 30,000-sq.-ft. Eatontown Plaza, directly across from Monmouth Mall, has selected Levin is leasing agent. Levin is marketing a 7,700-sq.-ft. space. The Plaza is otherwise fully occupied by national tenants including Men’s Wearhouse, The Vitamin Shoppe, Leisure Fitness, Beach Bum Tanning and Sprint.