ILLINOIS *-based CCR McCaffery Developments is redeveloping One Schaumburg Place into Streets of Woodfield, a 650,000 sq. ft. urban center in Schaumburg. The project involves removing the front of the center and creating brick and glass storefronts for each retailer. The center is being completed in three phases, with one section already open. Phase II will be completed next spring, while Phase III will be ready by the 1999 holiday season. Anchor tenants include Maggiano's Little Italy, Galyan's Trading, Loews Theatres, GameWorks and FAO Schwarz.
* Highland Park, Ill.-based TuckerCorp. has several projects under development, including:
- Wheatland Marketplace, a 150,000 sq. ft. neighborhood center in Naperville. The center, which is set to open this fall, will be anchored by Dominick's Finer Foods.
- Pointe Plaza, a 330,000 sq. ft. power center in Niles. The center will be anchored by Wal-Mart, Office Depot, Babies 'R' Us and Walgreens when it opens fall 1999.
* Northbrook, Ill.-based Bradley Real Estate Inc. has redevelopment and expansion projects under way at its community centers. Among the projects:
- The Commons of Crystal Lake, a 354,000 sq. ft. center in Crystal Lake, is in the midst of renovation. Existing anchor Jewel Osco razed a space vacated by another anchor, then built a new prototype store, which opened in August. Toys 'R' Us has leased the former Jewel Osco space. The renovation is slated for an April completion at which time the remaining anchors, Toys 'R' Us and a yet-to-be named third anchor, will open.
- Rollins Crossing, a 340,000 sq. ft. center in Round Lake Beach, is being expanded to add a 73,000 sq. ft. Regal Cinema as well as an outlot building to accommodate five new tenants. Super Kmart, Regal Cinema, Sears Hardware, MC Sports, Super Trak, Hollywood Video and Petco anchor the center. Completion is set for October.
* Minneapolis-based Ryan Cos. US Inc. is developing Bohl Farm Marketplace, a 365,000 sq. ft. shopping center in Crystal Lake. The center will be anchored by Target, Kohl's, Dominick's, Barnes & Noble, Linens 'n Things, Pier 1 Imports and Party City when it opens in March.
* Chicago-based Hiffman Shaffer Associates Inc. has several projects in development. Among the projects:
- Century Shopping Centre in Chicago is being developed in collaboration with Highland Park, Ill.-based Lake Shore Development Corp. The center, which opened as The Diversey vaudeville theater in 1925, will be renovated and retenanted to include a more upscale mix of retail stores as well as a Landmark Theatres cinema. In addition, the building's original Arabesque facade and grand marquee will be restored. The project is set for a fall 1999 completion.
- Just around the corner, The Broadway Centre, a 150,000 sq. ft. shopping center anchored by T.J. Maxx, Filene's Basement, Cost Plus World Market and Wolf Camera & Video, was recently completed. The remaining tenant openings took place in September.
- Hyde Park Shopping Center in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago is being developed in collaboration with Lake Park Associates Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Chicago and owner of the project. The 73,844 sq. ft. center will, with newand demolition, total 103,838 sq. ft. when completed in early 1999. Office Depot will anchor the center.
* Wheeling, Ill.-based Joseph Freed and Associates Inc. is developing Arlington Town Square in Arlington Heights. The mixed-use center includes 80,000 sq. ft. of retail, 95 condos, a theater and 30,000 sq. ft. of office space. Tenants include Gap, Floyd & Aggies, Panera Bread, Ritz Camera, Starbucks and Techline. The center is set for a fall 1999 completion.
In addition, the company is redeveloping Crystal Point in Crystal Lake from a mini-mall into a 375,000 sq. ft. strip center. The center, which is anchored by Dominick's, Kmart, The Sports Authority, Borders, Office Depot, Walgreens, Ace Hardware and Bed, Bath & Beyond, is set for a fall 1998 completion.
* Chicago-based MCL Cos. is developing River East Plaza, a 500,000 sq. ft. mixed-use building, formerly the North Pier Terminal, in Chicago. Part of the 13-acre River East neighborhood, the Plaza will be ready for 75,000 sq. ft. of office occupancy this fall. The retail area, which has been refurbished and consolidated to one location, will be ready for occupancy this fall.
* Chicago-based Urban Shopping Centers Inc. is renovating Fox Valley Center in Aurora. The 1.5 million sq. ft. center is getting a $12 million overhaul, including everything from new paint and interior landscaping to new flooring and signage improvements. The center, anchored by JCPenney, Marshall Field, Sears and Carson Pirie Scott, is set for an early 1999 completion.
* The John Buck Co., Chicago, in partnership with The Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds, is developing North Bridge, a 2.1 million sq. ft. retail, entertainment and hotel complex that fronts North Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Working with existing structures in six city blocks, the development will better link renovated stores and hotels with each other and the main thoroughfares. New development includes a Nordstrom store, three new hotels and 300,000 sq. ft of stores and restaurants. The renovation of the Marriott Hotel block, which includes a new Virgin Megastore, is set for a late 1998 completion. Other completions are rolling until mid 2000, when the department store and last hotel blocks are completed.
* Chicago-based Tanguay-Burke-Stratton is renovating Quentin Corners, a 42,584 sq. ft. neighborhood shopping center in Palatine. The center, tenanted by White Hen Pantry, Boston Market, Blockbuster Video, Mailboxes Etc. and Great American Bagel, will be repainted and will receive new awnings. Also, the parking lot will be overlaid, sealed and repainted and the landscaping enhanced.
* St. Louis-based Pace Properties Inc. has redeveloped The Fairview Marketplace, an 85,000 sq. ft. regional center in Fairview Heights. The center is anchored by Borders, The Men's Wearhouse, Beautyco, and Bed, Bath & Beyond. The project was completed earlier this year.
* Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group is renovating Northwoods Mall, a 667,937 sq. ft. regional mall in Peoria. Sears will be replacing a former Montgomery Ward. JCPenney and Famous Barr also anchor the center. Completion is set for this fall.
INDIANA * The Skinner & Broadbent Co., Indianapolis, worked on several projects this year, including:
- Greenwood Place, a 362,301 sq. ft. neighborhood center in Indianapolis. The center, anchored by Kmart, Cub Foods, Galyan's Trading and Osco Drug Store, is undergoing a renovation that will update the center's look with paint and gutters, and new paving in the parking lot. The project was set for a September completion.
- Washington Corner, a 60,630 sq. ft. neighborhood center in Indianapolis. The center, anchored by Video Update, Bedroom One and Creations, got new paint and gutters as well as new paving in the parking lot. The work was completed in August.
- Greyhound Plaza at Greyhound Pass, a 198,029 sq. ft. power center in Westfield. The new development will be anchored by Office Depot, Barnes & Noble, PetsMart and Cub Foods when it opens in February.
* The Linder Co., Indianapolis, worked on several projects this year, including:
- Merchant's Square, a 350,000 sq. ft. retail community center in Carmel. The center underwent a $25 million renovation that concluded with a late August opening. The center is anchored by Marsh Supermarket, Old Navy Clothing Co., Cost Plus World Market, Finish Line and Paul Harris.
- Avon Village, a new Wal-Mart-anchored power center in Avon. The center will include a 200,000 sq. ft. Wal-Mart supercenter as well as more than 250,000 sq. ft. of adjacent retail. The project is set for a summer 1999 completion.
- Whitehall Crossing, a 650,000 sq. ft. power center in Bloomington. Phase I (300,000 sq. ft.) of the new development is set for this fall, with Phase II planned for a spring 1999 completion. The center will be anchored by Lowe's, Office Depot, Michaels, T.J. Maxx, Goody's, PetsMart, Toys 'R' Us, The Pep Boys and Rack Room Shoes.
* The Richard E. Jacobs Group Inc., Cleveland, is adding a food court to Southlake Mall, a 1.5 million sq. ft. superregional mall in Hobart. The food court will include 475 seats, an exterior entrance, a children's play area, escalators and restrooms as well as several non-food retail spaces. Construction is expected to begin in early 1999 and be completed by fall 1999. Carson Pirie Scott, JCPenney, L.S. Ayres and Sears anchor the mall.
* The Trademark Cos., Fort Worth, Texas, and Bobeck Real Estate, Fort Wayne, Ind., have entered into a joint venture to develop Apple Glen Crossing, a 450,000 sq. ft. open-air community center in Fort Wayne. Kohl's and an existing Wal-Mart will anchor the center, which is set for a spring 1999 completion.
* Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group is renovating and expanding three centers:
- Castleton Square Mall, a 1.35 million sq. ft. regional mall in Indianapolis. Galyan's and Von Maur are coming to the center, as are more small stores and a new food court. Anchor L.S. Ayres is also expanding. Lazarus, Sears and JCPenney also anchor the center. Completion is set for fall 1998.
- Greenwood Park Mall, a 1.27 million sq. ft. regional mall in Greenwood. The center is gaining a General Cinema and Von Maur, which is replacing Montgomery Ward. L.S. Ayres, Lazarus, Sears and JCPenney also anchor the center. Completion is set for fall 1999.
- Muncie Plaza, a 195,500 sq. ft. community center in Muncie. The center, which opened in April, will undergo a Phase II expansion that will add 250,000 sq. ft. to the center. Kohl's, T.J. Maxx, OfficeMax, Factory Card Outlet and Shoe Carnival anchor the center. Completion of Phase II is set for fall 1999.
IOWA * Chicago-based General Growth Properties Inc. has developed Coral Ridge Mall, a 1.2 million sq. ft. superregional retail/ entertainment center in Coralville (Iowa City). The center, which opened July 29, is anchored by Dillard's, Younkers, Sears, Target, JCPenney, Scheels All Sports, Barnes & Noble and Best Buy. (See story on p. 32.)
KANSAS * Chattanooga, Tenn.-based CBL & Associates Properties Inc. is renovating Garden City Plaza, a 190,000 sq. ft. shopping center in Garden City. The renovation includes the replacement of the building's canopy, rehabilitation of the parking areas, replacement of the sidewalks and improved parking area lighting. The center's renovation is scheduled to be completed before the grand opening of the new Sears store, which opens in the former Wal-Mart location in October.
* Work on Cleveland-based Developers Diversified Realty Corp.'s Merriam Town Center in Merriam is nearing completion. Tenants have already begun opening at the 441,497 sq. ft. power center. The remainder are expected to open by November. The Home Depot, Cinemark Theaters, Hen House Market, Marshalls, PetsMart, OfficeMax and Old Navy Clothing Co. anchor the center.
* Kansas City, Mo.-based Block & Co. Inc. Realtors is developing two projects in Kansas:
- Glenwood Plaza Shopping Center, a 190,000 sq. ft. power shopping center in Overland Park, is being renovated and expanded. The existing T.J. Maxx store is expanding by 15,000 sq. ft. Other anchors include Service Merchandise, Progressive Beauty and Coomer's Crafts.
- Northridge Shopping Center, a 275,000 sq. ft. power center in Olathe, is under development. The center will be tenanted by Ruby Tuesday, Hallmark and Borders when completed in summer 1999.
* Bingham Farms, Mich.-based Malan Realty Investors Inc. is redeveloping the 250,000 sq. ft. Pine Ridge Plaza in Lawrence. The center is being expanded to include an 80,000 sq. ft. Kohl's, which is set for an Oct. 4 opening. In addition, Big K is being expanded by 22,000 sq. ft. Completion is set for spring 1999.
* Birmingham, Ala.-based AIG Baker Shopping Center Properties LLC is developing Olathe Station, a 640,091 sq. ft. power center in Olathe. Target, AMC Theatres, Michaels, OfficeMax, PetsMart and Factory Card Outlet anchor the center, which is set for a first quarter 1999 completion.
MICHIGAN * Farmingon Hills, Mich.-based Friedman Real Estate Group Inc. is developing two projects in Michigan.
- Brownstown Shopping Center, a 115,000 sq. ft. center in Brownstown Township. The center will be anchored by Farmer Jack, Blockbuster Video and Hallmark when it opens in March.
- Redevelopment continues at Bay Town Plaza, a 160,000 sq. ft. center in Saginaw. Office Depot and Shoe Warehouse have recently joined the expanded and renovated Kmart at the center. Completion is set for November.
* Wheeling, Ill.-based Joseph Freed and Associates Inc. is redeveloping Arborland, a 350,000 sq. ft. center in Ann Arbor. The center is undergoing some demolition and redevelopment to convert it from a mini-mall into a major strip center. Borders, The Sports Authority, Circuit City, Toys 'R' Us, Service Merchandise, Office/Copy Max and Bed, Bath & Beyond will anchor the center. Completion is set for fall 1999.
* Ground was broken in July for Southfield, Mich.-based Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust's White Lake MarketPlace, a 350,000 sq. ft. community shopping center in White Lake Township. The center will be anchored by Wal-Mart, The Home Depot, Farmer Jack and OfficeMax.
* The Taubman Co., Bloomfield Hills, Mich., is preparing for the opening of Great Lakes Crossing, a 1.4 million sq. ft. shopping/entertainment center in Auburn Hills. The center will include such tenants as Off 5th-Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus-Last Call Clearance Center, GameWorks, Jeepers! and Star Theatres. It is set to open Nov. 12.
* Portage, Mich.-based Meyer C. Weiner Co. is developing Quality Acquisitions LLC, a 50,000 sq. ft. regional strip center in Portage. The center will be tenanted by national restaurants when it opens in spring 1999.
* Southfield, Mich.-based Schostak Brothers & Co. Inc. has two projects under development:
- Campus Martius, a five-block, 2.5 million sq. ft. development district in the midst of downtown Detroit among three new casinos, two stadia, two music/entertainment theaters, the GM Global Headquarters, housing and a recently expanded convention center. The project is in the planning phase.
- Wonderland Mall, an 852,000 sq. ft. center in Livonia, has expanded to include a new food court. New York-based Ogden Entertainment Inc. will operate the 28,854 sq. ft. food court, which is scheduled to open Oct. 29. Dunham's, Montgomery Ward and Service Merchandise anchor the center.
* Chicago-based General Growth Properties Inc. is developing Rivertown Crossings, a 1.2 million sq. ft. regional mall in Grand Rapids. The center, anchored by Sears, Younkers, Hudson's JCPenney and Kohl's, is set for a summer 1999 completion.
* Birmingham, Ala.-based AIG Baker Shopping Center Properties LLC has two new projects opening in December:
- The Forum at Gateways, a 368,489 sq. ft. power center in Sterling Heights. AMC Theatres, Farmer Jack and Wal-Mart anchor the center.
- West Wood Plaza, a 240,000 sq. ft. power center in Saginaw. Wal-Mart and GKC Theater anchor the center.
MINNESOTA * Northbrook, Ill.-based Bradley Real Estate Inc. is expanding Burning Tree Plaza, a 139,000 sq. ft. community center in Duluth. The expansion will add 36,000 sq. ft. to the center, which includes a 12,000 sq. ft. Factory Card Outlet. Best Buy, T.J. Maxx, Hancock Fabrics and Onlyanchor the center. Completion is set for December.
* Minneapolis-based Ryan Cos. US Inc. has completed The Quarry, a 420,000 sq. ft. community shopping center on a former limestone quarry site in northeast Minneapolis. The center, which was completed last October, is anchored by Target, Rainbow Foods, The Home Depot, OfficeMax, PetsMart, Old Navy Clothing Co., Party City and Video Update.
MISSOURI * Kansas City, Mo.-based Block & Co. will manage and lease Lee's Summit Town Centre, a 275,000 sq. ft. power center in Lee's Summit. The center is owned and being developed by E.J. Plesko & Associates. Completion is set for summer 1999. Anchors include Cinemark Theaters.
* St. Louis-based Walpert Properties Inc. has celebrated the grand opening of The Crossings at Halls Ferry, a 227,000 sq. ft. redeveloped center located on the site of the former Central City Shopping Center in Ferguson. The Home Depot, Shop N Save, Jo-Ann Fabrics and Video Update anchor the center. Completion is set for November.
* St. Louis-based Sansone Group/THF Realty is developing several new centers, including:
- Center Town Plaza, a 572,000 sq. ft. power center in Olivette. The center will be anchored by The Home Depot, Sam's Club and Wal-Mart when it opens in fall 1999.
- Jefferson Grande Center, a 300,000 sq. ft. power center in Jefferson County. Anchors have not been announced. Completion is set for fall 1999.
- Grand Prime Outlets at Eureka, a 730,000 sq. ft. outlet center in Eureka. Anchors have not been announced. Completion is set for 1999.
* The DESCO Group, St. Louis, has worked on several projects this year, including:
- Kirkwood Commons, a 522,000 sq. ft. center in Kirkwood. The center is part of a 135-acre mixed-use redevelopment project. Wal-Mart and Lowe's will anchor the center and will open in fourth quarter 1999. The remainder of the project is scheduled to open in fourth quarter 2000.
- City Plaza, an 80,149 sq. ft. neighborhood center in St. Louis. The center, a new project in an urban renewal area, will be anchored by Schnuck Markets. The supermarket is set to open in November. All other stores should be open by that time.
- University City Square, a 91,000 sq. ft. center in University City. The center is anchored by Schnuck Markets, which opened in November 1997, and is tenanted by retailers such as One Price Clothing, Dollar Tree, Ashley Stewart and Hon's Wok, all of which opened earlier this year.
OHIO * Baltimore-based Prime Retail is expanding and renaming Buckeye Factory Shops in Lodi. The 238,000 sq. ft. outlet center, which will be renamed Prime Outlets at Lodi in November, is being expanded by more than 100,000 sq. ft. The expansion will be anchored by Nike and Gap. Completion is set for November.
* Cleveland-based Developers Diversified Realty Corp. has two new centers under development:
- Uptown Solon, a 250,000 sq. ft. power center in Cleveland. The center will be anchored by Borders, Talbots, Newman Outfitters, and Bed, Bath, & Beyond when it opens in November.
- Springfield Commons, a 300,000 sq. ft. power center in Toledo. The center will be anchored Kohl's, Babies 'R' Us, and Bed, Bath & Beyond when it opens in late 1998 or early 1999.
* The Richard E. Jacobs Group, Cleveland, is adding food courts to two of its centers:
- Richland Mall, an 816,178 sq. ft. regional mall in Mansfield. A six-unit food court was created by revamping existing mall space. A revamped mall entrance was also included in the project, which was completed in May.
- Eastland Mall, a more than 1 million sq. ft. regional mall in Columbus. The project includes a nine-unit food court, several non-food store spaces, and a new entrance serving the mall and the food court. Completion is set for November.
* Visconsi Cos. Ltd. and The Richard E. Jacobs Group, both of Cleveland, are developing Midway Market Square, a 400,000 sq. ft. power center in Elyria. The Home Depot and Target will anchor the center. Phase I is set for a spring 1999 completion, with Phase II finishing up in fall 1999.
* Columbus, Ohio-based Steiner + Associates and The Georgetown Co., New York, are codeveloping Easton Town Center, a 750,000 sq. ft. leisure center in northeast Columbus. Planet Movies by AMC, Barnes & Noble, GameWorks, Lifetime Fitness and The Cheesecake Factory will anchor the center. Completion is scheduled for June 1999.
* Dayton, Ohio-based Oberer Development Co. is developing The Shoppes at Valle Greene North, a neighborhood center in Fairborn. The center's size has not been decided. Kroger will anchor the center. Completion is set for early spring 1999.
* The Cafaro Co., Youngstown, Ohio, has been working on several projects. Among them:
- Eastwood Mall, a 1.6 million sq. ft. superregional mall in Niles, is being expanded and renovated. Dillard's, Sears, Kaufmann's and JCPenney anchor the center. A fall/winter 1998 completion is set.
- College Plaza, a 185,692 sq. ft. neighborhood center in Alliance, has been renovated. RadioShack and Stambaugh's anchor the center, which was completed earlier this year.
- Southland Mall, a 732,072 sq. ft. regional mall in Marion, has been renovated. JCPenney, Elder Beerman, Sears, Stage and Regal Cinema anchor the center, which was completed earlier this year.
* Columbus, Ohio-based R.J. Solove and Associates is developing two projects with Tuller Square Partnership, an Ohio general partnership:
- NorthPointe Plaza, a power center in Orange Township. Phase I, an 87,000 sq. ft. Kohl's, is set for an October opening. Phase II, comprising 320,000 sq. ft. and including a Wal-Mart super center, is set for a fall 1999 opening.
- Tuller Farms, a 260,000 sq. ft. power center in Columbus. The Home Depot and Sam's Club will anchor the center. Completion is set for fall 1999.
WISCONSIN * Concordia Realty Manage-ment Inc., Westchester, Ill., manages and represents the owners of Southgate Mall, a 400,000 sq. ft. community center in Milwaukee. The center is being de-malled and is gaining a 300,000 sq. ft. strip center. Walgreens, Cinemark Theaters and Dunham's will anchor the center. Completion is scheduled for September 1999.
* Madison, Wis.-based Hilldale Inc. has announced that two of its anchors at the recently renovated Hilldale Shopping Center in Madison are also being renovated as well as expanded. Completion of Marshall Field's three-level store is set for November. Sentry Foods is expanding to include more selections for shoppers on the go. Completion is set for September 1999. Walgreens also anchors the center.
* Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group is renovating Randall Park Mall, a 1.6 million sq. ft. regional mall in North Randall. The center is also being expanded to include Magic Johnson Theatres and a new food court. Burlington, Dillard's, Sears and Kaufmann's anchor the center.
- Compiled by Libby Waldrop, Associate Editor