Tuesday Morning opens five Chicago-area stores
Chicago — Transwestern’s Chicago Retail Advisory Services team said Wednesday it represented Tuesday Morning in five transactions across the Chicagoland area totaling 95,416 sq. ft.
The retailer signed leases for the following new store locations: a 20,000-sq.-ft. store at Village Crossing, in Niles, Ill., opened in early 2011; an 8,474-sq.-ft. store at Grand Hunt Center, in Gurnee, Ill., which opened in April 2011; a 26,964-sq.-ft. relocation to Lake View Plaza, in Orland Park, Ill., which opened in May 2011; a 24,931-sq.-ft. store at Northpoint Center, in Arlington Heights, Ill., slated to open this summer; and a 15,407-sq.-ft. relocated store at Chestnut Court, in Darien, Ill., scheduled to open this summer.
“With three new stores and two relocations in Illinois, Tuesday Morning continues to expand, as well as strategically look for ways to improve the positioning of existing stores by taking advantage of current market conditions,” says Patrick Owens, senior VP of Transwestern’s Retail Advisory Services group.
Planet Fitness opens at Delta Center
Lansing, Mich. — Centro Properties Group said that Planet Fitness recently opened a 22,950-sq.-ft. location at Delta Center, directly across from Lansing Mall, in Lansing, Mich.
New York City-based Centro owns Delta Center.
Former Home Depot execs to expand LaVida Massage in Georgia
Atlanta — LaVida Massage said Wednesday it has named Duane Goodwin and Terry Sharp as Master Developers in the state of Georgia.
Goodwin and Sharp, both former Home Depot senior executives based in Atlanta, will be charged with spearheading the regional growth and the development of several centers in Atlanta and throughout Georgia.
LaVida’s development throughout Georgia is part of a consistent and strategic plan being implemented by the brand, which includes concentrated market expansion and growth in key market sectors throughout the U.S. and Canada, according to the company.
With two centers currently operating in Georgia, Sharp and Goodwin will double LaVida’s presence in Georgia by the end of 2011 with plans for further expansion into 2012.
Goodwin was previously VP merchandising-hardware for Home Depot and Sharp was VP human resources.