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October 8, 2013

Legends Outlets Kansas City has announced that a Toys “R” Us Express pop-up location is now open at the Village West shopping and dining destination.

October 4, 2013

National mobility equipment franchisor 101 Mobility is seeking to attract potential franchisees in the Kansas City, Mo., market.

October 2, 2013

By Yaromir Steiner

October 1, 2013

American Realty Capital – Retail Centers of America, Inc. ("ARC Retail") closed its acquisition of the Tiffany Springs MarketCenter, located in Kansas City, Mo., on Sept. 26, for a contract price of $53.5 million, exclusive of closing costs.

March 15, 2013

Expect no prophesying about the death of enclosed malls. The format is alive and well, and there are countless examples of thriving under-roof shopping centers around the country.

Still, there is no question that the open-air format has stolen mall thunder.

December 18, 2012

Shopping center owner and developer DDR Corp., based in Beachwood, Ohio, said Tuesday it will sell 22 acres of land to Ikea Property for the construction of Ikea’s first store in Kansas, located in the Kansas City bedroom community of Merriam, Kan.

October 1, 2012

SRS Real Estate Partners said it represented Brentwood Specialty Center, LLC in the sale of The Streets of Brentwood to a partnership between New York City-based DRA Advisors and RED Legacy out of Kansas City.

October 1, 2012

Ikea announced it is submitting plans to the city of Merriam, Kansas, for a Kansas City-area store that would increase the Swedish retailer’s presence in the Midwestern United States.

July 10, 2012

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) said it will make its state debut in Kansas in fall 2013, with a new store in Overland Park, Kan., a suburb of Kansas City.

June 13, 2012

Canned peaches, criminal records and political contributions were among the shareholder concerns expressed at Target’s annual meeting on Wednesday afternoon.

May 24, 2012

The area’s first White House Black | Market Outlet boutique opened on May 24 at Legends Outlets Kansas City.

May 2, 2012

Irvine, Calif.-based Passco Cos. announced it has completed the acquisition of Shoppes at Coronado Place I, a 14,534-sq.-ft. strip center in Blue Springs, Mo., two miles from downtown Kansas City.

February 23, 2012

Kansas City, Mo. -- Chain Store Age real estate columnist Jeff Green, featured regularly on’s community page with his “Retail Rap with Jeff Green” commentary, was interviewed by the Kansas City Star about trends in retail real estate. 

Click here to read the story.  

October 31, 2011

H&R Block said it will provide tax preparation services in an estimated 300 Wal-Mart locations nationwide beginning in December.

September 7, 2011

Developers Diversified Realty and Glimcher Realty Trust announced Wednesday that the companies have entered into an agreement to swap two assets better aligned with the other’s operating platforms and strategies.

June 22, 2011

Legends Outlets Kansas City said Wednesday that the region’s first Chico’s Outlet and Soma Intimates Outlet will open on June 24 at the Kansas City outlet shopping destination.

June 20, 2011

J.C. Penney Co. is aiming to be a major player in a growing market niche — men’s big and tall — that is estimated to be a $6 billion-plus annual business. The segment is expected to grow 25% in the next decade. 

May 17, 2011

Saks’ Off 5th outlet division announced Tuesday that it plans to open four new stores this year – Kansas City, Oklahoma City, Northbrook, Ill., and Charleston, S.C.

May 10, 2011

TIAA-CREF, a national financial services organization and a provider of retirement services for educators, and CBL & Associates Properties have formed a $1.09 billion real estate joint venture to invest in market-dominant shopping malls.

May 3, 2011

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group announces partnership with Service Management Group, a leading customer analytics agency focused on loyalty and service improvement, to increase customer loyalty and drive same-store sales.

April 28, 2011

The Foundry Big & Tall Supply Co., a new specialty retail concept for big and tall men from J.C. Penney, on Thursday made its retail debut in the Dallas area.

April 6, 2011

Tri-Land Properties announced that Dr. Holly Xu, Fashionista Exchange, Jimmy John’s, Lee Lee Nails, Party Time Liquor and Pride Cleaners have joined the company’s projects throughout Indiana and Kansas City.

March 21, 2011

As part of the multi-million dollar renovation and expansion of Power Plant Live! in Baltimore, The Cordish Cos. announced that entertainment concepts PBR Baltimore and The Baltimore Comedy Factory hosted grand openings the first two weekends in March.

March 17, 2011

OTB Destination, LLC announced that Chico’s and Soma Intimates outlet concepts will open at Legends Outlets Kansas City in June. Both concepts are new to the region.

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