Brixmor announces anchor repositioning and renovation
Glendale, Ariz. — Brixmor Property Group announced that Glendale Galleria, located in Glendale, Arizona, will undergo a comprehensive renovation and will add anchor tenant LA Fitness, a 36,894-sq.-ft. new prototype facility.
“With the addition of LA Fitness and plans for a newly renovated center, we will be delivering a substantially improved shopping environment for our customers and retailers at Glendale Galleria,” said Matt Berger, senior VP of leasing for Brixmor Property Group.
The planned renovation, which is slated to commence during the fourth quarter of this year, will include a contemporary façade, new signage and lighting. The center’s parking lot will also be improved with additional new spaces and decorative landscaping to create a more inviting atmosphere. Completion of the project is set for fourth quarter 2016.
Best Buy gets customers connected with AT&T
Best Buy is looking to keep its customers as connected as possible, with a little help from AT&T.
Starting this month, new AT&T shop-within-a-shops at select Best Buy stores will provide what the two companies are calling a “#ConnectedLife” experience.
In addition to offering smartphones, tablets, wearables and connected car plug-ins, the AT&T shops will provide AT&T’s home security and automation service, known as Digital Life. Coming soon, AT&T plans to demonstrate its nationwide DIRECTV service with in-store 4K TVs.
By the end of 2015, 250 Best Buy locations across the country will have a new AT&T space.
“The shops allow us to offer even better service to our customers, whether they need help with their data plan or understanding how their phone or tablet can better control their increasingly connected life,” said Josh Will, senior category officer of mobile and connected home at Best Buy.
CBL & Associates Properties names new VP IT
Chattanooga, Tenn. — CBL & Associates Properties, announced the addition of Chris Bursch as VP – Information Technology and will be responsible for all areas of IT.
Bursh has more than 30 years of experience in IT Leadership within the financial services, and most recently, the pharmaceutical industry.
Prior to joining CBL Bursch owned an IT management consulting business and held various leadership positions within information technology in the Chattanooga area.