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December 30, 2013

Bob’s Discount Furniture has signed a definitive agreement to sell a majority stake of its business to Bain Capital for an undisclosed amount.

Manchester, Conn. — Bob’s Discount Furniture has signed a definitive agreement to sell a majority stake of its business to Bain Capital for an undisclosed amount. Bob's management team will continue to own a "significant stake" after the deal and will remain involved in operations, according to the company, which has been majority owned by private equity firm KarpReilly/Apax for the past nine years.

September 10, 2012

Clothing retailer Big Dogs has opened a new prototype for future expansion.

Manchester, N.H. -- Clothing retailer Big Dogs has opened a new prototype for future expansion. The new format has opened in three 2,400-sq.-ft. stores, in outlet shopping centers in Alabama, Missouri, and Nevada.

April 4, 2012

Eastern Mountain Sports announced plans to open three stores during the next three months.

Peterborough, N.H. -- Eastern Mountain Sports announced plans to open three stores during the next three months.

The company is moving an existing location at the Plaza at Buckland Hills in Manchester, Conn., approximately 12 storefronts down into a new, 18,831-sq.-ft. site. It also is opening a 20,442-sq.-ft. store in South Portland, Maine, and a 13,013-sq.-ft, location in North Brunswick, N.J.

September 21, 2011

Nordstorm plans to open a Nordstrom Rack in Manchester, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis.

Seattle -- Nordstorm plans to open a Nordstrom Rack in Manchester, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis.
 
The new 35,000-sq.-ft. store is scheduled to open in fall 2012. Construction of the store will begin immediately, according to Mark Sedgwick, managing director of St. Louis-based Pace Properties, L.L.C., which will develop and own the building where Nordstrom Rack will be located.
 

August 3, 2011

In a notification to Connecticut’s labor department, J.C. Penney Co. said it will lay off 442 workers at J.C. Penney’s distribution center in Manchester, Conn.

Plano, Texas -- In a notification to Connecticut’s labor department, J.C. Penney Co. said it will lay off 442 workers at J.C. Penney’s distribution center in Manchester, Conn.

According to the notice, J.C. Penney is closing the facility's dot-com unit, and that employees' last day will be Sept 30.
 

May 17, 2011

Centro Properties Group, based in New York City, announced that two DSW stores recently opened in Connecticut; in North Haven, a 24,824-sq.-ft. store opened, and in Manchester, a 20,000-sq.-ft. store opened.

New York City -- Centro Properties Group, based in New York City, announced that two DSW stores recently opened in Connecticut; in North Haven, a 24,824-sq.-ft. store opened, and in Manchester, a 20,000-sq.-ft. store opened.

The North Haven store is located at North Haven Crossing, and the Manchester store is located at Slater Street, near Buckland Hills Mall.
 

February 14, 2011

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers said it has leased restaurant space in Franconia, Va., to two new retailers at Festival at Manchester Lakes.

Franconia, Va. -- Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers said it has leased restaurant space in Franconia, Va., to two new retailers at Festival at Manchester Lakes.

Dunkin’ Donuts has leased 1,800 sq. ft., and Genghis Grill, a build-your-own bowl, fast casual, Asian stir-fry concept, has leased 4,443 sq. ft., bringing the center to 95% leased. Both restaurants plan to open this spring.

February 14, 2011

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers said it has leased restaurant space in Franconia, Va., to two new retailers at Festival at Manchester Lakes.

Franconia, Va. -- Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers said it has leased restaurant space in Franconia, Va., to two new retailers at Festival at Manchester Lakes.

Dunkin’ Donuts has leased 1,800 sq. ft., and Genghis Grill, a build-your-own bowl, fast casual, Asian stir-fry concept, has leased 4,443 sq. ft., bringing the center to 95% leased. Both restaurants plan to open this spring.

November 11, 2010

Barnes & Noble is testing 3,000-sq.-ft toy boutiques in five test stores: Enfield, Conn.; Manchester,...

October 21, 2010

The Lightstone Malls announced Friday that a new 87,000-sq.-ft. Kohl's department store has opened at...

September 7, 2010

St. Louis-based developer Pace Properties has sold a major portion of Manchester Highlands shopping center,...

September 7, 2010

St. Louis-based developer Pace Properties has sold a major portion of Manchester Highlands shopping center,...

September 30, 2008

Six years ago, when Pace Properties eyed a rising 74-acre site at what was...

September 30, 2008

Six years ago, when Pace Properties eyed a rising 74-acre site at what was...

February 29, 2008

Developer Pace Properties, St. Louis, may well change the shape of shopping in West...

February 29, 2008

Developer Pace Properties, St. Louis, may well change the shape of shopping in West...

January 20, 2008

Manchester, N.H. CCA Global Partners, whose retail holdings include Carpet One Floor & Home, announced...

September 30, 2007

As the spotlight continues to focus on companies that are reducing their carbon footprints, the...