Present Value Properties names VP
Tustin, Calif. — Real estate brokerage firm Present Value Properties said Tuesday that Britt Nelson has joined the company as VP.
Previously founder and president of NewCity Development, Nelson was responsible for site selection, acquisition, and procurement of development projects. Other responsibilities included coordination of the overall development teams and municipal relations.
Nelson will be working with existing Present Value Properties’ clients including Pizza Hut and Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt franchisees.
General Growth names marketing exec
Chicago — General Growth Properties announced Tuesday that Susan E. Houck has been named senior VP marketing.
In her new capacity, Houck will spearhead integrated field marketing efforts, including advertising, public relations, strategic planning, community relations, and travel and tourism.
Prior to her appointment as senior VP, Houck oversaw marketing efforts for the Southwest region of GGP.
Ross Stores set to open 1,000th store
Pleasanton, Calif. — Off-price retailer Ross Stores will celebrate the opening of its 1000th Ross Dress for Less store, in North Pleasant Hill, Calif., on July 16.
The new store is Ross’ 50th location in the Bay Area. The company operates more than 1000 Ross Dress for Less and dd’s Discounts locations.