Kite Realty Group will develop Parkside Town Commons, a 1.5-million-sq.-ft. mixed-use property in the Triangle Region of North Carolina. The $134 million project is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2008.

Prime Retail plans to develop 1.5 million sq. ft. of new construction across the United States and Puerto Rico by the end of 2009.

Hines and Belaya Dacha Agrofirma will develop a mixed-use project in the Moscow region. The development will include a mixture of retail, office and residential space for a European-style suburban community. The first phase of the project will contain 968,800 sq. ft. Construction is scheduled to start in early 2008.

Passco Companies, LLC appointed Carey P. Levy as president of its affiliate Passco Companies Development, LLC. Levy will be responsible for overseeing the firm's development acquisitions, due diligence, financing, construction and marketing opportunities.

CBL & Associates Properties opened Phase I of Alamance Crossing, an 850,000-sq.-ft. open-air shopping center in Burlington, N.C. Phase I includes 660,000 sq. ft. of space.

Precision Development will develop Oak Street Commons, a 600,000-sq.-ft. mixed-use center in Schererville, Ind. The project will be completed in the spring of 2009.

Kite Realty Group will develop Delray Marketplace, a 318,000-sq.-ft. mixed-use center in Delray Beach, Fla. The $90 million project is scheduled for opening in the fall of 2008.

Cypress Equities will open Midtown Village, a mixed-use community in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The property will feature 264,000 sq. ft. of residential space, 343,000 sq. ft. of retail and 36,000 sq. ft. of offices.

UrbanAmerica is redeveloping Northside Center, a 540,000-sq.-ft. retail and office complex in Miami. The renovation will cost $32 million.

The Baltimore District Council of the Urban Land Institute elected Caroline G. Moore as its chair. Moore serves as COO of public-private partnerships with Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse.

KKE Architects, Inc. hired John G. Deenihan as principal and director of operations. Deenihan has more than 35 years of experience in architecture and interior design. Prior to joining KKE Architects, he served as principal and director of the retail studio with Rothenberg Sawasy Architects, Inc.

Stirling Properties appointed Grady Brame as executive vice president of operations and partner. In his new position, Brame will be responsible for asset, property and project management. He has more than 20 years of experience in real estate.

Primestor Development broke ground for Marshfield Plaza, a 440,000-sq.-ft. community center in Chicago. The center is scheduled to open in fall 2008.

DAVACO, Inc. promoted Wayne Stoltzman to vice president of support operations. Prior to joining DAVACO as director of operations in June 2006, Stoltzman was a director at 7-Eleven, Inc.

Poag & McEwen Lifestyle Centers appointed Eugene Bernstein, Jr., as vice president of legal. Bernstein has more than 24 years of experience in law. Previously, he provided outside legal counsel to Poag & McEwen.

Wakefield Beasley & Associates Architects, Inc. will design an upscale mixed-use project at Riverwood in Atlanta. When completed, the project will include 47,000 sq. ft. of retail space and 34,200 sq. ft. of office space.

Marcus & Millichap promoted Ted Kokernak to vice president of investments. Kokernak, who currently serves in Marcus & Millichap's national retail group, has been with the firm since 1981.

Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn Architects hired Jonathan Cohn as part of the firm's senior leadership team. In the past, Cohn served as the architectural design director for the $1.9 billion AirTrain Light Rail System at JFK International Airport.

Waikoloa Land Company will open Queens' MarketPlace, a 135,000-sq.-ft. lifestyle shopping center in Waikoloa Beach Resort, Hawaii.

Hillwood appointed Mark Miller as vice president of retail development. Previously, Miller worked at Regency Centers.

Mayor of Orange County, Fla. appointed Mary Hurley to the County's development Advisory Board. Hurley is a real estate and leasing manager with Pineloch Management Corp.

Poag & McEwen Lifestyle Centers appointed Maureen O'Connor as vice president of marketing. Prior to joining Poag & McEwen, O'Connor worked at WREG-TV News Channel 3.

Emaar Properties appointed Yousif Al Ali as general manager for the Dubai Mall. Al Ali is the first and only United Arab Emirates national to hold Certified Shopping Centre Manager and Certified Marketing Director designations from ICSC.

DAVACO, Inc. promoted Don Williams to director of retail operations. Williams has more than 20 years of experience in retail. Prior to DAVACO, he worked as a project manager with J. C. Penney.

Communication Arts Inc. announced the addition of seven professionals, growing its staff to 55. Robert Koch joined the firm as a project manager. Joan Lutz has been named landscape architect. Lance Reed was named senior designer. Brendan Kennedy has been named job captain. Nicholas Fiore and Jenny Krenek joined the firm as designers. Abraham Harrison has been named staff accountant.

RIDA Associates LP is building ChampionsGate in Osceola County, Fla. The $65 million, 65,000-sq.-ft. lifestyle center will include retail and restaurant space. Another 37,000 sq. ft. of office space will sit above. Construction will begin next spring.

Perkowitz+Ruth Architects has named Michael Bohn and Winston Chang as senior associates for Studio One Eleven. Bohn, a licensed architect, is responsible for both architecture and urban design within the Studio. Chang is specifically responsible for project direction of the Studio's mixed-use and in-fill projects. Studio One Eleven at Perkowitz+Ruth Architects is a architecture and urban design practice dedicated to smart growth principles.

Regency Centers appointed Jeff Pape as vice president of investments for the southeast region. Prior to joining Regency Centers, Pape worked as vice president of development at North American Properties.

The Boyer Co. recently closed on the purchase of 91 acres of land just north of its District in South Jordan. The 91 acres, to be known as the North District, will expand the District development with an additional mix of uses including single-family lots, townhouses, condominiums, office space and retail pads. As part of the overall development, Boyer is developing River Heights, a residential subdivision. The District in South Jordan is the largest mixed-use development of its kind in Utah.

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors promoted Jeremy S. McChesney to vice president. McChesney has seven years of experience in retail investment sales. He previously served as a senior associate with Hanley Investment.