SPL Realty Partners opens in southern California
Santa Monica, Calif. — Real estate broker Scott P. Lifschultz announced he has formed SPL Realty Partners, a retail real estate brokerage and consulting company.
Current clients include CVS/pharmacy, Dean & Deluca, LandMark Retail Group, Johnny Was, Casual Male Retail Group and Destination XL. Based in Santa Monica, Calif., the company’s services include tenant representation, strategic planning, site selection, transaction management, owner representation, leasing & marketing, consulting and investment sales.
Grubb & Ellis names senior retail exec
Walnut Creek, Calif. — Grubb & Ellis Co. announced that John Sechser has rejoined the company’s Walnut Creek office as senior VP retail group.
Sechser returns to Grubb & Ellis after spending nearly 12 years with Colliers International, where he was a senior VP and co-director of the company’s Walnut Creek Retail division.
Casto closes sale on second Columbus location for Menards
Columbus, Ohio — Casto announced that Menards has purchased 20 acres of land at Columbus Corporate Center, on the east side of Columbus, Ohio.
According to Menards, construction on its 160,000-sq.-ft. store will commence later this spring. This will be the second Menards location in Columbus. The first location, situated at Northland is scheduled to open this spring.