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WSJ: America’s Art Scenes Off the Beaten Track

by Mitchell Brown / September 19, 2018

A piece on the Wall Street Journal by Kelly Crow focused on some of the country’s “hidden art scenes” that are often forgotten by visitors when they focus on big cities. In the mix was the hometown, Kansas City, of our client, BluHawk. Kansas City is rapidly growing and evolving, becoming a rich and diverse […]

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REBusiness Online: Grocery Stores, Restaurants Dominate Retail Development in Kansas City Market

by Mitchell Brown / September 14, 2018

By Max DiCarlo As most that pay attention to commercial real estate know, the retail real estate market is constantly evolving. That said, with change comes opportunity, and we are both recognizing and capitalizing on that opportunity in the Kansas City market. As has been the case for the last few years, we continue to […]

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

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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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REjournals: Price Brothers’ Bluhawk development bringing big-time changes to Kansas’ Overland Park

by Mitchell Brown / March 9, 2018

REjournals: Price Brothers’ Bluhawk development bringing big-time changes to Kansas’ Overland Park By: Dan Rafter, March 7, 2018 Small plans? That’s not what the Bluhawk mixed-used development in Overland Park, Kansas, is all about. The Bluhawk mixed-used development has already brought a Cosentino’s Market, medical clinic, public safety building and single-family homes to Overland Park. […]

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

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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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