Content about Circuit City

June 30, 2014

Richard Sharp, the former CEO of Circuit City and driving force behind CarMax, has died due to complications from a rare type of Alzheimer’s disease.

December 3, 2013

Michael’s has leased a 21,400-sq.-ft. former Circuit City store at the Torrington Fair shopping center in Torrington, Conn.

October 3, 2013

Power centers have proven themselves to be a resilient asset class in recent years. First the recession cut into business. Then e-commerce leveled some of their big-box tenants, hurt others and ignited a downsizing trend. 

Yet research from Washington, D.C.-based CoStar Group shows that only 2% of power centers have vacancy rates of 40% or higher and probably won’t recover. Another 6% have vacancy rates of 20% to 40% and are in serious condition but may recover.

After all the carnage, only a little more than 2% can’t recover? How can that be?

April 4, 2013

Whether you are a retail analyst or a casual observer, it can be all too easy to get lost in the negativity of recent store closings and retail bankruptcies.

April 20, 2012

The Hodgdon Group said it has completed construction on the conversion of a Circuit City building in Laguna Hills, Calif., for the grand opening of an Ashley Furniture HomeStore on Friday, April 20. 



December 7, 2011

By Tom Mullaney, Huntley, Mullaney, Spargo & Sullivan, Inc.

October 17, 2011

The Hodgdon Group announced that it has completed the entitlements and has launched construction on the renovation and expansion of a former Circuit City building located in Laguna Hills, Calif.

October 17, 2011

The Hodgdon Group announced that it has completed the entitlements and has launched construction on the renovation and expansion of a former Circuit City building located in Laguna Hills, Calif.

July 25, 2011

By Michael Havdala, senior VP, retail brokerage, HSA Commercial Real Estate

July 25, 2011

By Michael Havdala, senior VP, retail brokerage, HSA Commercial Real Estate

May 17, 2011

Chicago-based General Growth Properties announced that Fresco World Market is slated to open at Eastridge Mall, located in Santa Clara County, Calif., by September.

February 18, 2011

Electronics and appliances retailer Hhgregg said Friday it is planning to open as many as 20 new stores in the Chicago market this fall.

February 10, 2011

A 3,500-sq.-ft. Walmart? Sounds hard to believe, but the world’s largest retailer broke new ground in January when it opened “Walmart on Campus” on the grounds of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. The store, open to students and non-students alike, reflects the sea change that has occurred at Wal-Mart Stores and throughout the industry during the past couple of years as retailers across the board show increased flexibility and a willingness to rethink formats and footprints — most often, by thinking smaller. 


December 20, 2010

Colton, Calif.-based Hodgdon Group said Monday it has completed the conversion of the former Circuit City for an Ashley Furniture HomeStore in downtown Burbank, Calif.

December 3, 2010

For many retailers, the “best customer” search has been an ineffective venture where the results haven’t warranted the time or expense, despite a host of different efforts.

September 30, 2010

Call it the Phoenix syndrome: Out of the ashes of the Great Recession, dynamic...

September 13, 2010

Colton, Calif.-based Hodgdon-Miank Construction said it has completed a major renovation of the former Circuit...

July 29, 2010

So the era of high-growth is officially over. Every party has to end. Now what? Retailers are turning their attention back to core brands and existing locations. Frank Blake, CEO of The Home Depot, told writers at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, that the company was mapping its current stores the way it used to map potential sites, identifying underperforming stores for renewed attention, and that that is by far the company’s biggest opportunity.

June 14, 2010

The Boston Globe reported Tuesday that the state of Massachusetts is outpacing the rest of...

May 18, 2010

Chain Store Age talked with Andy Graiser, co-president of Melville, N.Y-based real estate advisory firm DJM Realty, about the growth indicators he is currently seeing.

March 24, 2010

Best Buy reported its fourth-quarter earnings rose 37% due in part to better sales of...

March 16, 2010

Hhgregg has signed leases for several additional stores in the D.C. area, according to the...

February 28, 2010

Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust announced that since November 2009 it has signed 10...

February 28, 2010

Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust announced that since November 2009 it has signed 10...

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