The Westfield Group completed the $240 million redevelopment of the Westfield Southcenter, a retail property in Seattle, Wash. The redevelopment included a 400,000-sq.-ft. addition to the 1.3-million-sq.-ft. property.

Poag & McEwen Lifestyle Centers promoted David Selberg to CFO. Previously, Selberg served as vice president of finance. Prior to joining Poag & McEwen, he worked as CFO with Global Material Services.

Poag & McEwen Lifestyle Centers appointed Joshua D. Poag as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Previously, Poag served as executive vice president and CFO with the firm.

Poag & McEwen Lifestyle Centers promoted Alesia Kempe to senior vice president of asset management. Previously, Kempe served as treasurer and controller with the firm.

Bayer Properties, LLC received approval on $250 million in Gulf Opportunity Zone bonds for the development of the Summit, a mixed-use development in Slidell, La. When completed, the $900 million project will contain approximately one million sq. ft. of retail, 500,000 sq. ft. of medical facilities, 675,000 sq. ft. of office space and 1,500 residential units.

Evoco Inc. appointed Alice Reimer as president. Reimer cofounded the company in 1999.

Lion's Gate Development began negotiations with city officials on the development of the Proscenium, a mixed-use center in Sarasota, Fla. The project calls for 130,000 sq. ft. of retail and entertainment space, a 225-room five-star hotel, an 800-seat performing arts center, 175 residential units and 230,000 sq. ft. of office space.

Lion's Gate set a tentative completion date of fall 2010.

Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services appointed Lori Schneider as senior vice president of investments. Previously, Schneider served as senior director of the firm's national retail group. She has been with Marcus & Millichap for nine years.

Forum Development Group will build Discovery, a 220-acre mixed-use project in Columbia, Mo. Discovery will combine lifestyle retail with office and residential space.

Transwestern hired Bruce Ford as executive vice president. Prior to joining Transwestern, Ford served as regional president with GVA Advantis.

Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services appointed Kirk Trammell as senior vice president of investments. Trammell has 19 years of experience.

Urban Land Institute appointed Jeff Mayer as chair of its Orange County District Council. Mayer serves as principal with McLarand, Vasquez, Emsiek & Partners. He has 30 years of experience.

Lauth opened Bryan Towne Center, a 400,000-sq.-ft. retail property in Bryan/College Station, Texas.

CORFAC International appointed Toby Nelson to its Next Generation Advisory Council. Nelson works for the Garibaldi Group/CORFAC International.

Passco Cos. appointed Jeff Olshan as vice president of asset management. Olshan has more than 20 years of experience in real estate. Prior to joining Passco, he served as asset manager with Robb Evans & Associates, LLC.

Passco Cos. appointed Todd Siegel as vice president of asset management. Prior to joining Passco, Siegel was in charge of the Western U.S. region for CalPERS/First Washington Realty.

Edens & Avant hired Alexandre Peker as vice president of leasing. Peker has more than 15 years of experience in retail real estate. Prior to joining Edens & Avant, he served as vice president of luxury leasing with the Westfield Corp.

AWE Talisman appointed Paul Schiffer as project leasing manager. Prior to joining AWE Talisman, he served as senior leasing representative with Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. He has more than 20 years of experience in real estate.

Equity hired Scott Kirkland as property manager in its Tampa, Fla., office. Kirkland has more than 20 years of experience in commercial property management. Prior to joining Equity, he served as senior property manager with Colliers Arnold Management Services.

Turnberry Associates appointed Crystal Petti as director of marketing for Destin Commons in Northwest Florida. Previously, Petti served as corporate marketing manager with the company's retail division.

The Citadel Mall appointed Jill Lais as specialty leasing manager. Lais has more than 15 years of experience in shopping center marketing. Prior to joining Midwest Mall Properties, she worked as a marketing director with General Growth Properties.

Commercial Investment Real Estate Inc. appointed Scott Armstrong as director of real estate sales.