New Kroger shopping center for Castle Hills, Texas
Lewisville, Texas — Kroger and retail developer Cencor Realty Services will break ground on a 123,000-sq.-ft. Kroger Marketplace this week. Slated to open in the first quarter of 2015, the new Kroger will anchor a community-regional-draw center located in the 2,500-acre master-planned community of Castle Hills, Texas.
In addition to the Kroger Marketplace, the center’s first phase will include 40,000 sq. ft. of in-line retail space and several ground sites for national restaurant concepts that have not been announced yet.
The planned shopping center will incorporate approximately 350,000 sq. ft. of retail space including additional anchor space, freestanding uses and small-shop retail and restaurant space. The Weitzman Group (www.weitzmangroup.com) will lease the space.
Charming Charlie to South Shore in Alameda, California
Alameda, Calif. — Charming Charlie has signed a 10-year lease for a new 5,570-sq.-ft. store at Alameda South Shore Center in Alameda, California. Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank represented the landlord, Jamestown, the real estate investment and management firm, in the transaction.
Slated to open in September, the new Charming Charlie will join Carter’s and Crazy 8, two more recently signed tenants, in the 594,000-sq.-ft. open-air shopping center.
Bebe will rebrand at six Mills properties
Chevy Chase, Md. — Formerly known as 2b Bebe, Bebe has rebranded at six Mills properties across the country.
Shoppers will find the new Bebe concept at Arizona Mills (Phoenix), Franklin Mills (Philadelphia), Great Mall (San Francisco), Ontario Mills (Los Angeles), Potomac Mills (Washington, D.C.) and Sawgrass Mills (Ft. Lauderdale/Miami).
The Mills, a hybrid outlet concept, is one of Simon Property Group’s five real estate platforms.