The Wilder Cos. takes on five new centers in eastern Massachusetts
Boston — The Wilder Companies has been awarded five new leasing and management contracts for nearly 900,000 sq. ft. in five shopping centers on the north and south shores of Boston.
The Crossing at Walkers Brook in Reading, Mass., is a 480,000-sq.-ft. center featuring Jordan’s Furniture, an IMAX Theatre and The Home Depot. An 80,000-sq.-ft. pedestrian-friendly lifestyle portion of the center features Staples, Golfsmith, the Paper Store, Macaroni Grill, Chili’s, and Starbucks.
Merrimac Plaza in Methuen, Mass,. is a 180,000-sq.-ft. center featuring Market Basket, C.W. Price, Dollar Tree, Rite Aid, McDonalds, Bank of America and small shop office space.
Dickinson Development awarded the leasing and management contracts for both of these properties to The Wilder Cos.
Investment advisor Angelo, Gordon & Co. contracted with The Wilder Cos for leasing and management services of three south shore centers:
Cushing Plaza is a 74,760-sq.-ft. center with Shaw’s Supermarket, Walgreens, The UPS Store, Supercuts, Rockland Trust Bank and additional small shops and services including the independent Buttonwood Book & Toy Store.
Two Shaw’s Plazas, one in Easton is a 104,923-sq.-ft. center featuring a 67,000 Shaw’s Supermarket and Rite Aid and another in Hanover — a standalone 57,181-sq.-ft. store.
CBRE Group appoints global president of capital markets
Los Angeles — CBRE Group has appointed Chris Ludeman global president of Capital Markets.
Ludeman will oversee the global growth and integration of CBRE’s Capital Markets Service business line, which includes Investment Sales, Debt & Structure Finance and Capital Advisors activities worldwide, working with CBRE’s Capital Markets leaders around he world.
A 33-year veteran of CBRE, Ludeman most recently served as president of the Capital Markets business in the Americas.
Nordstrom opens newly relocated store at Americana at Brand
Glendale, Calif. — Nordstrom has unveiled its new, relocated store at Americana at Brand, the Caruso-owned luxury shopping center in Glendale, Calif.
Seattle-based Nordstrom was formerly located at nearby Glendale Galleria, but closed that store to reopen in 135,000 sq. ft. at Americana at Brand, featuring a refreshed interior design over three levels, farm-to-table restaurant Bar Verde, updated beauty experience, and an expanded selection of designer fashion brands including the first TopShop and TopMan in-store boutiques in Los Angeles.
"We’re thrilled to give our Glendale customers a brand new store and thank them for shopping with us for the past 30 years," said Brynn Herthel, Nordstrom Americana at Brand store manager. "When our customers walk through the doors for the first time we hope they’ll love the new store design and enhanced merchandise selection we can now offer them."
Other store amenities include an in-store alterations and tailor shop, certified bra and prosthesis fitters, complimentary gift boxes and a personal shopping service.