Robert Graham to open new store in Dallas
New York — Robert Graham has signed a new lease agreement to open a branded retail store featuring the full Robert Graham collection in NorthPark Center in Dallas. The store will carry the complete range of Robert Graham, including men’s sportswear, premium denim, furnishings, accessories, outerwear, newly launched footwear collection and women’s sportswear.
NorthPark Center features a unique backdrop of art, architecture and landscaping for the enjoyment of its discerning customers. The Robert Graham store will open in late Spring 2014.
"We are thrilled to be opening our first store in Dallas, TX and couldn’t imagine a better place than at NorthPark Center," said Michael Buckley, CEO of Robert Graham. "The city attracts people from all over the world, so we are excited to introduce the Robert Graham lifestyle to a varied consumer base in this area. We are eager to continue to expand the number of freestanding Robert Graham stores and are delighted to be adding this coveted location to our growing portfolio."
Sam Hosn named GM of Potomac Mills
Woodbridge, Va. — Potomac Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in the Washington, D.C., area has appointed Sam Hosn as its new general manager. Paul Fickinger, executive VP of property management for The Mills, a Simon Company, made the announcement.
As general manager, Hosn will manage the day-to-day operations of Potomac Mills including leasing, contract negotiations, staff supervision, office management, budgeting, tenant relations and marketing.
A 28-year veteran of the shopping center industry, Hosn comes to Potomac Mills from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Fla., where he held the position of director of retail operations. In that position, Hosn managed Seminole Paradise, the hotel’s retail and entertainment complex featuring 17 restaurants, 11 nightclubs, 22 retail shops and a state-of-the-art concert arena.
Prior to that, he served as general manager of Town Center at Boca Raton, a 1.8-million-sq.-ft. shopping destination in Boca Raton, Fla., owned by Simon Property Group.
Divaris arranges three lease signings in Richmond area
Virginia Beach, Va. — Divaris Real Estate has announced the signing of two new leases for a combined 7,700 sq. ft. and one lease renewal for 3,612 sq. ft. in the greater Richmond area.
Sherwin Williams signed a new lease for 6,000 sq. ft. of retail space in the Town Hall Shopping Center in Colonial Heights, Va. DRE’s Richmond office represented the tenant in the transaction.
The Parlor has taken 1,700 sq. ft. of retail space at 115 Broad Street in Richmond. DRE’s Richmond office represented the tenant in the negotiations. The Parlor is a hair salon and spa opening on the first floor of the newly renovated Class A apartment building in Richmond’s Arts District.
Premier Audio renewed its lease for 3,612 sq. ft. of retail space in the 360 West Shopping Center in Richmond. Divaris leases and manages 360 West, and the company’s Richmond office handled the lease negotiations on behalf of the landlord.