Nordstrom Rack to Open Another Washington Location
Seattle, Nordstrom Inc. will open a Nordstrom Rack discount store in Tukwila, Wash., this fall, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal. The 35,000-sq.-ft. store will open in Southcenter Square, a 231,000-sq.-ft. shopping center on Southcenter Parkway.
Filled with merchandise from Nordstrom.com and its full-line stores, Nordstrom Rack sells these goods at discounts ranging between 30% and 75%. The Rack stores also feature special-purchase items.
The retailer operates five Nordstrom Racks in Washington, including Lynnwood, downtown Seattle, Auburn, Bellevue and Spokane.
The Plaza at Fayette Mall in Lexington, Ky., celebrated its grand opening in November. The 190,000-sq.-ft. CBL & Associates Properties center is adjacent to CBL’s Fayette Mall and features 19 large-space and small-shop retailers and restaurants in a lifestyle-like format.… Colony Capital Acquisitions has completed the re-capitalization of the Meadowlands Xanadu project, lending the $1.5 billion additional financing needed to complete the 2.2 million-sq.-ft. New Jersey sports, leisure, shopping and entertainment destination development. Construction is under way and a target completion date of late 2008 has been set.
DLC Management Corp. has acquired nine shopping centers from Edens & Avant. The centers, totaling more than 1,135,000 sq. ft., are located in Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Tennessee. DLC has also acquired a 415,737-sq.-ft. community center, Akers Center, in Gastonia, N.C.… Woolbright Development added Southport Shopping Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to its portfolio in a joint-venture partnership with Principal Real Estate Investors.
MANAGEMENT & LEASING
Jones Lang LaSalle has been retained by Symphony Property Group as leasing and managing agent for Biltmore Square in Asheville, N.C. Jones Lang LaSalle also has been retained by F+F Development to lease and manage Inlet Square in Myrtle Beach, S.C.… Cousins Properties has selected Prudential Real Estate Investors to manage, lease and market The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove, Minn.
Winn-Dixie Adds 55 Stores to Hispanic Markets
Jacksonville, Fla., Winn-Dixie Stores announced it will be adding 55 stores to its Hispanic Neighborhood Merchandising program in the United States. The expansion includes 30 locations in the Miami market and 25 Orlando-area stores.
The chain has 103 of its 522 locations that are specifically merchandised and marketed to the Hispanic consumer, blending products and services for Hispanics into its core offerings.