REI to open stores in San Antonio and Jacksonville
Seattle — REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) said Tuesday it is opening a new store in San Antonio, Texas, in the fall of 2012, and will make its Florida debut – in Jacksonville – in spring 2013.
The San Antonio location will occupy 27,500 sq. ft. at Huebner Oaks and the nearly 23,400 sq. ft. store in Jacksonville will be located at The Markets at Town Center.
"Texas and Florida offer an abundance of ways to enjoy the outdoors, and REI is eager to bring our quality products, helpful advice and hands-on classes to our current members and aspiring adventurers," said Rachel Ligtenberg, REI’s regional VP East Region.
The company currently operates 122 retail stores in 29 states with two online stores – rei.com and REI-Outlet.com. The new store in San Antonio joins seven other REI stores in Texas, the first of which opened in Austin in 1989 and was later relocated in 1995. Other locations opening this fall include Cincinnati, Woodbridge, Va., and Medford, Ore. A new store in Indianapolis will open on March 16.
Mid-America Real Estate closes sale of Stone Creek Towne Center
Cincinnati — Mid-America Real Estate Corp.’s Investments Sales Group announced the recent sale of Stone Creek Towne Center located in Cincinnati.
The property was purchased by Oakbrook, Ill.-based Inland Real Estate for $36 million from a joint venture between Brandicorp and Trinity Development Co.
Stone Creek Towne Center is a regional shopping center located on Cincinnati’s northwest side. The sale included 143,000 sq. ft. (out of 450,000 sq. ft. of new retail development). Stone Creek Towne Center is anchored by Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond and Old Navy, and shadow-anchored by Meijer, J.C. Penney, Toys R Us and La-Z-Boy.
It’s A Doggie Dog World opens at Voorhees Town Center
Voorhees, N.J. — Philadelphia-based Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) announced that upscale pet boutique It’s a Doggie Dog World has opened at its Voorhees Town Center property, located in Voorhees, N.J.
It’s A Doggie Dog World is located on The Boulevard, offering a wide variety of high-end merchandise and professional services for dogs and cats.
Firecreek Restaurant + Bar, Doghouse Gourmet Burgers and Qdoba Mexican Grill also recently opened at Voorhees Town Center, and new restaurant concept Catelli Duo and self-serve frozen yogurt emporium Spoon Me are opening this year.