NRDC opens five new retailers in New Jersey
Five stores are opening at National Realty & Development Corp.-owned shopping centers in New Jersey.
A 14,230-sq.-ft. Old Navy opened in Phillipsburg, New Jersey’s Pohatcong Plaza last month. Also, Arby’s will replace the Burger King parcel at Pohatcong Plaza in early 2019.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore, a nonprofit home improvement store and donation center, will celebrate their grand opening on October 26 at the Marketplace at Manville in Manville, N.J.
NRDC’s Hadley Center in South Plainfield, N.J. recently opened 9Round Fitness. It is the fitness center’s eighth New Jersey location.
Mavis Discount Tire will build a new 6,040 sq.-ft. building on one of the two remaining outparcel buildings at CooperTowne Center in Somerdale, N.J. Construction is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2019.
Purchase, New York-based NRDC has 78 projects in 14 states, including large retail power centers, grocery-anchored community shopping centers, and corporate/ industrial business parks.
Sprouts Farmers Market to open 30 new stores
Sprouts Farmers Market keeps expanding its store portfolio.
The fast-growing organic grocer will open seven stores in the first quarter of 2019. The locations include its second site in the state of Washington, which the company entered in August.
Sprouts, which currently operates more than 300 stores in 19 states, plans to open a total of approximately 30 stores in 2019.
The Sprouts stores opening in the first quarter of 2019 include:
• Carlsbad, Calif.;
• Clearwater, Fla.;
• Fontana, Calif.;
• Las Vegas;
• Lynnwood, Wash.;
• Naples, Fla.; and
• Sugar Land, Texas.
Phoenix-based Sprouts specializes in fresh, natural and organic products at prices that appeal to everyday grocery shoppers. The shopping experience includes an array of fresh produce in the heart of the store, a deli with prepared entrees and side dishes, The Butcher Shop and The Fish Market at Sprouts, an expansive vitamins and supplements department and more. Headquartered in Phoenix.
Great Clips veteran joins Mid-America
Holly Robinson, who for the last six years was a real estate manager at Great Clips, has joined Mid-America Real Estate of Minnesota as a senior leasing specialist.
Robinson maintained strategic plans for Great Clips in assigned DMAs before being named real estate projects manager in 2015. In that role she directed in-store leasing with national grocery and discount retailers, as well as with non-traditional real estate such as military bases, airports and universities. Prior to that, she served as a planning commissioner for the city of Mounds View, Minn.
At Mid-America, Robinson will work with owners, developers, and retailers to provide leasing, strategic planning and market research throughout the upper Midwest.
“We’re excited to have Holly’s expertise and perspective as we continue to grow our leasing team,” said Mid-America principal Tricia Pitchford.