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April 10, 2014

In the wake of acquiring Houston-based RediClinic, Rite Aid on Thursday reported revenues of $6.6 billion for the fourth quarter ended March 1, resulting from a 2.2% lift primarily attributed to an increase in pharmacy same-store sales.

April 7, 2014

The 1.2-million-sq.-ft. Baybrook Mall in Houston is getting another 550,000 sq. ft.

April 2, 2014

Pita Grill has signed a 12-year lease for 2,700-sq. ft. in Greenwich Village at 496 LaGuardia Place between West Houston and Bleecker Streets.

April 2, 2014

Pita Grill has signed a 12-year lease for 2,700-sq. ft. in Greenwich Village at 496 LaGuardia Place between West Houston and Bleecker Streets.

March 26, 2014

While 91 new stores boosted sales for the final fiscal quarter and year-end, Francesca’s Holdings Corp. saw net income for the 13-week period ended Feb. 1 slide to $10.6 million, from $14.9 million last year.

March 20, 2014

Houston-based developer NewQuest Properties is reportedly planning to build a roughly 22-acre shopping center in southwest Shreveport, La.

February 26, 2014

Torchy’s Tacos has leased a 3,886-sq.-ft. restaurant at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch in the Houston suburb of Katy, according to Vista Equities Group, the owner of the center. Baker Katz represented Torchy’s in the transaction.

February 24, 2014

Men's Wearhouse has increased its purchase offer for Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. to $63.50 per share, or about $1.78 billion, from $57.50 per share, or about $1.6 billion.

January 24, 2014

The Home Depot has acquired Houston-based window coverings retailer Blinds.com.

December 16, 2013

Growth in the Houston retail estate market is expected to follow strong residential real estate growth in 2014.

December 16, 2013

Growth in the Houston retail estate market is expected to follow strong residential real estate growth in 2014.

December 12, 2013

Exceptional job growth, population gains and improved retail fundamentals have significantly elevated the sales prices for shopping centers in Texas over the last year, according to Deal Sikes & Associates, a Houston-based real estate valuation and counseling firm.

December 11, 2013

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Capital Markets group has closed the sale of Northwest Crossing Centre, a 179,469-sq.-ft., fully leased shopping center in Houston.

December 6, 2013

Simon Property Group announced today that four new, high-end retailers, Rolex, Tod's, Trina Turk and Tourbillon, will be added to the retail mix at The Galleria shopping center in Houston.

December 6, 2013

Simon Property Group has announced four new leases for The Galleria in Houston.

December 2, 2013

Krispy Kreme has signed a development agreement with Dulce Restaurants, LLC, to develop 10 new Krispy Kreme shops in Houston over the next five years.

December 2, 2013

Real estate plays a key role in optimizing retail store portfolios. Stores must have enough square footage but never too much. Portfolios must also match the number of stores across regions to customer demand. 

“Portfolio optimization means reducing or adding store square footage and matching merchandising and inventory to customer demand in a trade area,” said Kenneth Katz, principal with Houston-based Baker Katz. 

November 20, 2013

Nordstrom will open a Nordstrom Rack at Village Plaza at Bunker Hill in Houston.

November 15, 2013

Susser has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the convenience store assets and fuel distribution contracts of Sac-N-Pac Stores, Inc. and 3W Warren Fuels, Ltd.

November 12, 2013

Trademark Property Co. has announced that Trina Turk and Kendra Scott Jewelry will open at Market Street-The Woodlands, a mixed-use destination located north of Houston.

November 8, 2013

RadioShack will open its newest Houston location as a concept store on Nov. 9.

October 24, 2013

Transwestern’s San Antonio office today announced that it has completed the sale of Rosenberg Center in Rosenberg, Texas, a suburb of Houston.

October 16, 2013

The Mansour Group has completed the sale of an LA Fitness in Houston for $12 million.

September 10, 2013

Transwestern’s Houston headquarters today announced that it is acquiring Richards Barry Joyce & Partners, a full-service real estate firm based in Boston.

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