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International Real Estate Investor: Can Outlet Centers Continue to Succeed by Luring Shoppers with Bargains and ‘Experience?’

by Mitchell Brown / September 14, 2018

By: Liz Wolf | Sep 13, 2018 While many CRE pros agree that outlet centers are today’s best-performing retail asset, some say the sector may be losing some of its appeal. As regional malls continue to grapple with tenant bankruptcies and store closings, outlet centers by many accounts have been thriving. Shopping centers offering an […]

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ONE Travel Conference: 5 Key Takeaways

by Mitchell Brown / September 5, 2018

The One Travel Conference brings tourism representatives from all over the country, along with visitors from around the world. The conference discusses the topics of shopping, dining and cultural tourism in the United States. Attendees learn about new research, upcoming trends, growth strategies and about the tourism industry in general. This year, the One Travel […]

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WCJB-ABC: Celebration Pointe unveils sculpture honoring women

by Mitchell Brown / April 19, 2018

Celebration Pointe unveils sculpture honoring women WCJB-ABC Gainesville Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Celebration Pointe held a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday evening, to unveil a new sculpture. The sculpture honors the work of women in the community. The sculpture is in partnership with the “Women’s Giving Circle.” It is a metal multi-panel sculpture that depicts girls […]

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MyCBS4 Gainesville: Celebration Pointe to open new stores Thursday

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Celebration Pointe to open new stores Thursday By: Josslyn Howard, MyCBS4 Gainesville Wednesday, April 18th 2018 When you drive on I-75 near Archer Road in Gainesville, it’s hard to miss the ongoing progress of the new, massive Celebration Pointe development. It’s been a spectacle for years, but for some the wait is coming to an […]

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WCJB-ABC: Regal Cinemas Raises Thousands for Gainesville Charities

by Mitchell Brown / April 12, 2018

Regal Cinemas Raises Thousands for Gainesville Charities Thursday, April 12, 2018 With a 3-day fundraiser, Regal Cinemas at Celebration Pointe celebrated their grand opening by raising money for the local Child Advocacy Center, Ronald McDonald House, and March of Dimes. The company offered three dollar movies, popcorn, and drinks for a three day period to […]

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The Gainesville Sun: Big retail openings in the next month

by Mitchell Brown / April 10, 2018

Big retail openings in the next month The Gainesville Sun By Daniel Smithson April 10, 2018 A new Regal theater, Tommy Hilfiger and Nike stores, and Whole Foods all open in the next 30 days. Gainesville’s newest development projects, Celebration Pointe and Butler Town Center, will open their doors in the next 30 days to […]

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The Gainesville Sun: Gainesville retail development giant focuses on ‘experience’

by Mitchell Brown / March 9, 2018

The Gainesville Sun: Gainesville retail development giant focuses on ‘experience’ By: Daniel Smithson, March 4, 2018 Celebration Pointe and Butler Town Center encourage lingering as well as shopping Sprawling retail developments linked by a new bridge over Interstate 75 promise to reshape the shopping experience in Gainesville. Some of the anchor tenants are in place, […]

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Shopping Center Business: Celebration Pointe

by Mitchell Brown / November 29, 2017

Shopping Center Business: Celebration Pointe Celebrating Growth: Celebration Pointe will bring retail, hotels, restaurants, entertainment and gathering space to a population spurred by thriving education and job growth. By: Randall Shearin, December 2017 “Gainesville, Florida, is seeing a new day for retail. With job growth in tech, biotech and manufacturing along with continued job growth […]

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Chain Store Age: OKC Outlets displays new look

by Mitchell Brown / November 15, 2017

Chain Store Age: OKC Outlets displays new look BY AL URBANSKI November 14, 2017 The Outlet Resource Group threw a party to introduce Oklahoma City residents to their re-branded and refurbished outlet center. TORG purchased the 394,000-sq.-ft. property for $130 million last year, and immediately set about creating a more modern environment for its tenants, […]

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The Journal Record: New owners update OKC Outlets, more changes planned

by Mitchell Brown / November 10, 2017

The Journal Record: New owners update OKC Outlets, more changes planned By: Molly M. Fleming, The Journal Record November 9, 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY – Outlet Resource Group Principal Lisa Wagner said the OKC Outlets fit perfectly into the company’s portfolio. It looks for properties that are performing well and have a high occupancy rate. The 394,000-square […]

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