Westwood buys retail center in Macon, Ga.

Macon, Ga. -- Westwood Financial Corp., one of the nation’s largest owner-operators of shopping centers, has purchased Wesleyan Station, an 86,631-sq-.ft, retail center in Macon, Ga., for $8.9 million from a private seller.

“The center’s tenant mix creates a convenient, major retail hub for the growing number of people in the area,” said Joe Dykstra, EVP, Westwood Financial Corp. “This acquisition perfectly fits into what Westwood Financial Corp., is looking to accomplish in the Southeast. Our vision is to continue a history of success that will position Wesleyan Station as a dominant center in the market.”

The 20-suite, 92% leased Wesleyan Station was built in 1986 and remodeled twice in 1998 and 2009. Tenants include Kroger, Tuesday Morning, Starbucks, El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant, Cricket Wireless, ASP Pool Spa, LaBerry Yogurt and Macon Crossfit.