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October 3, 2013

Divaris Real Estate has announced the sale of a net-leased Jiffy Lube on East Joppa Road in Parkville, Md.

Rockville, Md. — Divaris Real Estate has announced the sale of a net-leased Jiffy Lube on East Joppa Road in Parkville, Md. The 1,936-sq.-ft. building was purchased for $1,065,000 with a cap rate of 10%. Divaris handled the sale on behalf of but the buyer, Jiffy Joppa, and the seller, DLS Exchange Corp.

September 24, 2013

Mom’s Organic Market is opening its first Pennsylvania store, in Rosemont Square, Bryn Mawr, which is located outside of Philadelphia.

Rockville, Md. -- Mom’s Organic Market is opening its first Pennsylvania store, in Rosemont Square, Bryn Mawr, which is located outside of Philadelphia.

September 19, 2013

Kids First Swim School has leased an 8,654-sq.-ft. space at the Randolph Hills Shopping Center in Rockville, Md.

Rockville, Md. — Kids First Swim School has leased an 8,654-sq.-ft. space at the Randolph Hills Shopping Center in Rockville, Md. Divaris represented the landlord, Randolph Properties Limited Partnership, in the transaction.

Kids First Swim School is the nation’s largest provider of year-round, warm-water swimming instruction. The school operates in 16 locations in four states and teaches more than 80,000 students every year.

July 3, 2013

Federal Realty Investment Trust has announced that Russ Joyner has joined the company as VP-general manager of Assembly Row.

Rockville, Md. -- Federal Realty Investment Trust has announced that Russ Joyner has joined the company as VP-general manager of Assembly Row. Joyner’s responsibilities will include management and operations at the mixed-use development project in Somerville, Mass. Currently under construction, Assembly Row will open in mid-2014.

October 5, 2012

Paladino and Co., a sustainability and green building consulting firm, has acquired green building consulting firm S.D. Keppler & Associates, Rockville, Md.

Seattle -- Paladino and Co., a sustainability and green building consulting firm, has acquired green building consulting firm S.D. Keppler & Associates, Rockville, Md. The two firms have joined to establish a comprehensive consulting offering focused on elevating the prominence and impact of green real estate programs within business.

October 3, 2012

Green-building consulting firm Paladino and Co. said it has acquired S.D. Keppler & Associates, a green consultancy out of Rockville, Md.

Seattle -- Green-building consulting firm Paladino and Co. said Wednesday it has acquired S.D. Keppler & Associates, a green consultancy out of Rockville, Md.
 
The two firms have joined to establish a comprehensive consulting offering focused on elevating the impact of green real estate programs within business.

May 16, 2012

Divaris Real Estate, Virginia Beach, Va., said that Joseph Farina has been named manager of the firm’s Washington, D.C., regional office located in Rockville, Md.

Rockville, Md. -- Divaris Real Estate, Virginia Beach, Va., said that Joseph Farina has been named manager of the firm’s Washington, D.C., regional office located in Rockville, Md.

Farina will focus on commercial sales and leasing services to support the expansion of DRE’s portfolio of leased and managed properties in the greater D.C., metropolitan area. 

May 1, 2012

Chain Store Age senior editor Katherine Field Boccaccio sat down with Chris Weilminster, Federal Realty’s senior VP leasing and a 22-year veteran of the company, to talk about the industry in general and about Federal Realty’s 50-year perspective on retail.

As one of the oldest REITs in existence today, Federal Realty Investment Trust has every right to send up some fireworks over reaching the 50-year mark this year.

The Rockville, Md.-based real estate company was established in 1962 with three properties in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area, including Congressional Plaza (shown here, both then and now). Today, Federal Realty’s portfolio comprises about 19.3 million sq. ft. primarily in its core base of the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S., as well as in California.

November 17, 2011

Streetsense announced that Founding Farmers restaurant has opened a 7,000-sq.-ft. location at Park Potomac, an 110,000-sq.-ft retail center that is part of a mixed-use community developed by Foulger-Pratt of Rockville, Md.

Bethesda, Md. -- Streetsense announced that Founding Farmers restaurant has opened a 7,000-sq.-ft. location at Park Potomac, an 110,000-sq.-ft retail center that is part of a mixed-use community developed by Foulger-Pratt of Rockville, Md.

The new restaurant, which is described as “barnyard chic” and featuring natural ingredients, is joined by Harris Teeter grocery store, as well as Elevation Burger, Emily Grace Fashion Boutique, Love Couture Bridal, Wine Harvest, Zoe's Kitchen, and other shops and services.

September 15, 2011

Federal Realty Investment Trust announced that Ellwood Thompson’s has finalized a lease to open a local, organic market at Rockville Town Square in Rockville, Md.

Rockville, Md. -- Federal Realty Investment Trust announced that Ellwood Thompson’s has finalized a lease to open a local, organic market at Rockville Town Square in Rockville, Md.

The new grocer will operate under the name Dawson’s Market and the store is slated to open spring 2012.

Dawson’s Market at Rockville Town Square will house approximately 15,000 sq. ft. of local and organic produce, meats, cheeses, prepared foods and baked goods.
 

February 28, 2011

Federal Realty Investment Trust said Monday that The Fresh Market will open a new store at Congressional Plaza, a 332,000-sq.-ft. regional shopping center in Rockville, Md.

Rockville, Md. -- Federal Realty Investment Trust said Monday that The Fresh Market will open a new store at Congressional Plaza, a 332,000-sq.-ft. regional shopping center in Rockville, Md.

The store, the specialty grocer’s first in Montgomery County, will measure 19,860 sq. ft. Recent openings at the center include Last Call Studio by Neiman Marcus and Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro.

Acquired by Federal Realty in 1965, Congressional Plaza is a regional shopping destination anchored by Buy Buy Baby and The Container Store.

September 30, 2010

Urban retail opportunities are not restricted to downtown cores. While it’s true that central...

May 5, 2010

Willco Cos. said Thursday it has acquired 12401 Twinbrook Parkway, a 50,000-sq.-ft. retail property located...