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July 11, 2014

oss Dress for Less will open two new stores in the Southeast on July 19th. The store openings are in The Village on Pooler Parkway in Pooler, Georgia, and Dixie Valley Shopping Center in Southwest Louisville, Kentucky.

Dublin, Calif. -- Ross Dress for Less will open two new stores in the Southeast on July 19th.  The store openings are in The Village on Pooler Parkway in Pooler, Georgia, and Dixie Valley Shopping Center in Southwest Louisville, Kentucky.  These new openings are part of the retailer’s 2014 expansion program, totaling approximately 75 new locations during the year.

Together, Ross Dress for Less and dd’s Discounts currently operate over 1,300 off-price apparel and home fashion stores in 33 states, the District of Columbia and Guam.

July 11, 2014

oss Dress for Less will open two new stores in the Southeast on July 19th. The store openings are in The Village on Pooler Parkway in Pooler, Georgia, and Dixie Valley Shopping Center in Southwest Louisville, Kentucky.

Dublin, Calif. -- Ross Dress for Less will open two new stores in the Southeast on July 19th.  The store openings are in The Village on Pooler Parkway in Pooler, Georgia, and Dixie Valley Shopping Center in Southwest Louisville, Kentucky.  These new openings are part of the retailer’s 2014 expansion program, totaling approximately 75 new locations during the year.

Together, Ross Dress for Less and dd’s Discounts currently operate over 1,300 off-price apparel and home fashion stores in 33 states, the District of Columbia and Guam.

July 8, 2014

Academy Sports + Outdoors announced a third planned Louisville-area store, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, scheduled to open in 2015.

Katy, Texas - Academy Sports + Outdoors announced a third planned Louisville-area store, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, scheduled to open in 2015. Academy previously announced stores opening in Louisville and Middletown, which will both open prior to the 2014 holiday season.

All three locations were developed in partnership with GBT Realty Corporation. Academy Sports + Outdoors also announced new multi-year partnerships with both the University of Louisville Cardinals and also the University of Kentucky Wildcats.

July 8, 2014

Academy Sports + Outdoors announced a third planned Louisville-area store, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, scheduled to open in 2015.

Katy, Texas - Academy Sports + Outdoors announced a third planned Louisville-area store, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, scheduled to open in 2015. Academy previously announced stores opening in Louisville and Middletown, which will both open prior to the 2014 holiday season.

All three locations were developed in partnership with GBT Realty Corporation. Academy Sports + Outdoors also announced new multi-year partnerships with both the University of Louisville Cardinals and also the University of Kentucky Wildcats.

March 31, 2014

Lane Bryant has opened new stores in Kentucky, New Jersey and Texas.

Suffern, N.Y. — Lane Bryant has opened new stores in Kentucky, New Jersey and Texas. The Kentucky store is located at The Shoppes at Gary Farms in Bowling Green. In New Jersey, the new Lane Bryant has opened at Willow Ridge Plaza in Marlton. The third location is in the Chimney Rock Shopping Center in Odessa, Texas.

Lane Bryant is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group.

 

March 27, 2014

Wal-Mart showcased its futuristic truck at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky.

Bentonville, Ark. – Wal-Mart showcased its futuristic truck at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. The Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience is a tractor-trailer combination that features leading edge aerodynamics, an advanced turbine-powered range extending series hybrid powertrain, electrified auxiliary components, and sophisticated control systems, developed in support of the company’s sustainability program.

March 26, 2014

The Cheesecake Factory and H&M will open at Fayette Mall in Lexington, Ky., as part of a redevelopment by owner CBL & Associates Properties.

Chattanooga, Tenn. — The Cheesecake Factory and H&M will open at Fayette Mall in Lexington, Ky., as part of a redevelopment by owner CBL & Associates Properties.

The redevelopment will renovate a former Sears store and expand the mall entrance to create 115,000 sq. ft. of new retail space for a mix of fashion and home furnishing stores and restaurants. Construction has begun, and CBL expects the work to be completed this fall.

March 19, 2014

Sporting goods retailer Academy Sports + Outdoors will continue its Midwestern expansion push with plans to open four new stores across Indiana and Kentucky later this fall.

Katy, Texas -- Sporting goods retailer Academy Sports + Outdoors will continue its Midwestern expansion push with plans to open four new stores across Indiana and Kentucky later this fall.
 
The first two locations — Evansville, Ind., and Owensboro, Ky. — will mark Academy's entry into both states followed by the opening of stores in Louisville and Middletown, Ky., prior to the holidays.

March 10, 2014

Whole Foods Market has signed a lease for 40,000 sq. ft. at The Summit in Lexington, Ky.

Birmingham, Ala. — Whole Foods Market has signed a lease for 40,000 sq. ft. at The Summit in Lexington, Ky. Currently under development by Bayer Properties LLC, The Summit Lexington is a mixed-use project with 450,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurants plus 306 multi-family residential units.

Phase I of the project will open during the spring of 2016 with 340,000 sq. ft. of retail and the full complement of the planned 306 residential units. Phase II will add 110,000 sq. ft. of retail.

January 22, 2014

Nordstrom has broken ground on a fulfillment center at Conewago Industrial Park in Elizabethtown, Pa.

Seattle — Nordstrom has broken ground on a fulfillment center at Conewago Industrial Park in Elizabethtown, Pa. It will be the company’s third fulfillment center. The 672,000-sq.-ft. building, with a 470,000-sq.-ft. mezzanine, is scheduled to open in summer 2015.

In its first three years, the new center will create nearly 400 full-time positions and additional opportunities for part-time and seasonal jobs. Looking ahead, Nordstrom expects to increase staffing to 700 full-time positions or more.

January 2, 2014

GBT Realty Corp. has closed on the purchase of approximately 32 acres along Shelbyville Road at I-265 for the development of Middletown Commons in Louisville, Ky. Plans call for the first tenants to open in late 2014.

Louisville, Ky. — GBT Realty Corp. has closed on the purchase of approximately 32 acres along Shelbyville Road at I-265 for the development of Middletown Commons in Louisville, Ky. Plans call for the first tenants to open in late 2014.

The mixed-use power center will include more than 225,000 sq. ft. of retail space and six outparcels ranging from 0.6 acres to 1.88 acres. According to GBT Realty, total development costs will likely exceed $50 million.

January 2, 2014

GBT Realty Corp. has closed on the purchase of approximately 32 acres along Shelbyville Road at I-265 for the development of Middletown Commons in Louisville, Ky. Plans call for the first tenants to open in late 2014.

Louisville, Ky. — GBT Realty Corp. has closed on the purchase of approximately 32 acres along Shelbyville Road at I-265 for the development of Middletown Commons in Louisville, Ky. Plans call for the first tenants to open in late 2014.

The mixed-use power center will include more than 225,000 sq. ft. of retail space and six outparcels ranging from 0.6 acres to 1.88 acres. According to GBT Realty, total development costs will likely exceed $50 million.

December 17, 2013

TravelCenters of America said it has completed its acquisition of 31 convenience stores/gas stations in Kentucky and Tennessee for $67.9 million.

Westlake, Ohio -- TravelCenters of America said it has completed its acquisition of 31 convenience stores/gas stations in Kentucky and Tennessee for $67.9 million. The deal was first announced on Nov. 14.

December 5, 2013

Cabela’s plans to open a 42,000-sq.-ft. Cabela’s Outpost store in Bowling Green, Ky.

Sidney, Neb. – Cabela’s plans to open a 42,000-sq.-ft. Cabela’s Outpost store in Bowling Green, Ky. The store will be Cabela’s second in Kentucky, joining the Louisville location, and is scheduled to open in the fall of 2014.

December 5, 2013

Cabela’s plans to open a 42,000-sq.-ft. Cabela’s Outpost store in Bowling Green, Ky.

Sidney, Neb. – Cabela’s plans to open a 42,000-sq.-ft. Cabela’s Outpost store in Bowling Green, Ky. The store will be Cabela’s second in Kentucky, joining the Louisville location, and is scheduled to open in the fall of 2014.

November 1, 2013

Brazeiros Churrascaria, a traditional Brazilian steakhouse will open its doors at Fourth Street Live! in Louisville early next year.

Louisville, Ky. — Brazeiros Churrascaria, a traditional Brazilian steakhouse will open its doors at Fourth Street Live! in Louisville early next year. The restaurant will occupy more than 6,000 sq. ft. and employ approximately 85.

Brazeiros is an authentic churrascaria, which means steakhouse, and churrasco is a gaucho’s traditional way of cooking meats.

October 18, 2013

Dick's Sporting Goods announced the openings of two new stores, one in Kentucky, and its first ever in the state of Wyoming.

Pittsburgh -- Dick's Sporting Goods announced the openings of two new stores, one in Kentucky, and its first ever in the state of Wyoming.

The retailer said it will open a store in Casper, Wy., on Oct. 25 at the Eastridge Mall. Also on Oct. 25, Dick’s will open at Gary Farms, Bowling Green, Ky.

The Bowling Green location will be the retailer's ninth store in the state of Kentucky and its 544th nationwide. 
 

October 17, 2013

Dick’s Sporting Goods is opening new stores in Wyoming and Kentucky on Oct. 25.

Pittsburgh – Dick’s Sporting Goods is opening new stores in Wyoming and Kentucky on Oct. 25. The new stores are located at the Eastridge Mall in Casper, Wy., and Gary Farms in Bowling Green, Ky.

The Casper store will be Dick’s first store in Wyoming, and the Bowling Green will be the retailer’s ninth store in Kentucky. Dick’s will have a total of 547 stores as of Oct. 25.

 

October 14, 2013

Dick’s Sporting Goods announced that its second freestanding Field & Stream location will open on November 1, in Buttermilk Towne Center, Crescent Springs, Ky.

Pittsburgh -- Dick’s Sporting Goods announced that its second freestanding Field & Stream location will open on November 1, in Buttermilk Towne Center, Crescent Springs, Ky.

September 19, 2013

Dick’s Sporting Good will open its second Field & Stream specialty store in November, in Crescent Springs, Ky.

Pittsburgh – Dick’s Sporting Good will open its second Field & Stream specialty store in November, in Crescent Springs, Ky. Earlier this week, Dick’s said it plans to grow Field & Stream to approximately 55 locations and $750 million in sales by the end of fiscal 2017.

In addition to outdoor merchandise, the Field & Stream store will provide professional services for archery equipment, fishing gear, and firearms, among other goods.

August 28, 2013

Bayer Properties has announced that it will develop a third member of its signature Summit property brand: The Summit Lexington, a mixed-use shopping destination located in the Lexington, Kentucky’s retail hub.

Bayer Properties has announced that it will develop a third member of its signature Summit property brand: The Summit Lexington, a mixed-use shopping destination located in the Lexington, Kentucky’s retail hub. An outdoor fashion center, The Summit Lexington will offer specialty retail, restaurants and residences.

August 28, 2013

Bayer Properties has announced that it will develop a third member of its signature Summit property brand: The Summit Lexington, a mixed-use shopping destination located in the Lexington, Kentucky’s retail hub.

Bayer Properties has announced that it will develop a third member of its signature Summit property brand: The Summit Lexington, a mixed-use shopping destination located in the Lexington, Kentucky’s retail hub. An outdoor fashion center, The Summit Lexington will offer specialty retail, restaurants and residences.

August 23, 2013

Kentucky Oaks Mall in Paducah is welcoming two new tenants.

Youngstown, Ohio — Kentucky Oaks Mall in Paducah is welcoming two new tenants. Ulta Salon will open an 11,000-sq.-ft. store in October. Neel Thredz Spa opened in July in the Dick’s Sporting Goods concourse. The new salon specializes in eye aesthetics.

The newly renovated mall encompasses more than one million sq. ft. It is owned and managed in association with Cafaro-affiliated companies.

 

August 23, 2013

Kentucky Oaks Mall in Paducah is welcoming two new tenants.

Youngstown, Ohio — Kentucky Oaks Mall in Paducah is welcoming two new tenants. Ulta Salon will open an 11,000-sq.-ft. store in October. Neel Thredz Spa opened in July in the Dick’s Sporting Goods concourse. The new salon specializes in eye aesthetics.

The newly renovated mall encompasses more than one million sq. ft. It is owned and managed in association with Cafaro-affiliated companies.

 

June 27, 2013

Randy Dewitt, CEO, Front Burner Restaurants

Headquarters: Addison, Texas

Type of business: Casual-dining (Twin Peaks)

Number of units: 36 Twin Peaks restaurants in 16 states