Content about Charlottesville

August 7, 2012

Columbia, S.C.-based Edens said that Trader Joe’s is among the anchor tenants of its new Shops at Stonefield development, under construction in Charlottesville, Va.

Charlottesville, Va. -- Columbia, S.C.-based Edens said that Trader Joe’s is among the anchor tenants of its new Shops at Stonefield development, under construction in Charlottesville, Va.

The Shops at Stonefield will begin opening stores and restaurants in November 2012. Tenants include Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Langford Market and Trader Joe's. Edens said it is also working with local retailer Blue Ridge Mountain Sports on a new flagship store.

May 9, 2012

That’s not a bad headline leading into RECon 2012 next week in Las Vegas. Not that I can take credit for the verbiage; “Regional malls alive and kicking” is a report issued by SNL Real Estate, Charlottesville, Va.

According to SNL’s information, despite stalled growth in household income, regional malls have held their own, boosted by ongoing consumer interest in luxury items. In fact, occupancy levels at domestic regional malls owned by U.S. REITs moved to 93.2% by the end of 2011, from 91% at the end of 2009. That’s recovery for you.

June 2, 2011

Real estate investment firm The Cogent Group said Thursday it has acquired 12 convenience stores & gas stations in the Charlottesville, Va. market.

Dallas -- Real estate investment firm The Cogent Group said Thursday it has acquired 12 convenience stores & gas stations in the Charlottesville, Va. market.

The properties are leased to Charlottesville-based Virginia Oil Co. and feature food partnerships with McDonald’s, Blimpie and Dairy Queen.

Cogent’s real estate purchase was part of a simultaneous transaction among The Cogent Group, VPS Convenience Store Group and Virginia Oil Co.