Panera Bread opens at Columbus Center
Columbus, Ind. — New York City-based Centro Properties Group announced that Panera Bread has opened a 4,100-sq.-ft. location at Columbus Center, in Columbus, Ind.
Centro Properties Group is the owner of Columbus Center.
Sbarro to open six Illinois Tollway Oases locations
Chicago — U.S. Equities Realty said that Sbarro will open six new quick-service Italian restaurants at the Illinois Tollway Oases.
Sbarro restaurants will open at the Belvidere, Des Plaines, Hinsdale, Lake Forest, Lincoln and O’Hare Oases, and will vary in size from 700 sq. ft. to 1,240 sq. ft., for a total of 6,360 sq. ft.
“With the addition of Sbarro, we are expanding restaurant offerings for travelers and commuters alike,” said Kevin Stanley, VP U.S. Equities Realty, which manages and leases the Oases. “The growing dining options deliver even more attractions and services for all tollway users who visit the Oases.”
Sbarro operates more than 1,000 restaurants across 42 countries.
The Oases cater to more than 12 million annual visitors, and are home to 10 retail shops and restaurants, including McDonald’s, Starbucks, Subway and Panda Express.
Main Street Cinemas to open at Main Street Shopping Center
Carrollwood, Fla. — RMC Property Management Group announced that Main Street Cinemas has executed a lease to open a family-oriented theater at Main Street Shopping Center, in Carrollwood, Fla.
The new tenant, which is slated to open May 2011, will occupy 20,500 sq ft., feature luxury seating and offer eight screens. It will join Mimi’s, Michael’s Grill, Jenn’s Wine Shop and others at the shopping center.