Palmetto Gardens Plaza completes first construction phase
Miami Gardens, Fla. VCM Builders said Friday it has completed the first phase of construction on Palmetto Gardens Plaza, a $19.8 million, 108,000-sq.-ft. retail center in Miami Gardens, Fla.
Phase 1 of the project included construction of a 20,000-sq.-ft. detached parcel that will house tenant 4U Lighting and Design Center.
VCM also completed all associated site work involving drainage, lighting and landscaping.
According to the center’s developer DZD Holdings, Palmetto Gardens Plaza will serve as both a neighborhood shopping center for the immediate community and as a destination shopping center for residents from northern Miami-Dade and southern Broward counties.
Designed by Behar Font & Partners, Palmetto Gardens Plaza features a clean, modern design, customized retail space to fit tenants’ needs, abundant parking and prominent signage for tenants.
Meijer to expand Grocery Express program
WALKER Meijer is expanding its Grocery Express program that enables customers to order groceries online and then pick them up at select stores.
According to reports, the retailer will offer the program at certain Meijer stores in Chicago, St. Charles and Aurora, Ill., and Westerville, Ohio.
Through the Grocery Express program, customers can order items online and then select a time and date for pickup.
Toys’R’Us expands Disney offering
WAYNE, N.J. Toys”R”Us and Disney Consumer Products announced that Toys”R”Us will carry an expanded assortment of exclusive Disney-themed Halloween costumes for boys, girls and babies.
In addition, the two companies have announced that they have made a joint contribution of $50,000 to kick off the 2009 costume program.
Beginning in September, an expanded line of 25 costumes based on popular Disney characters can be found at Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us stores and online at Toysrus.com ,including costumes resembling Disney Princess characters, Disney Pixar Toy Story’s “Buzz Lightyear” and “Woody”, Power Rangers, Winnie-the-Pooh and Tigger, and Disney Fairies’ “Tinker Bell.” The companies announced that the number of costumes in this year’s program is double that of last year and each bears a recognizable hangtag featuring the CAAF logo and a united mission statement from both companies.
Items range in price from $19.99 to $39.99 and are available in a variety of sizes from infant to toddler.