Sudberry Development Inc. is completing construction for the Village Walk at EastLake, a 162,000-square-foot retail project in Chula Vista, Calif. The property is 93 percent pre-leased and scheduled to open in May of 2007.

Diversified Asset Planning will develop the Presidio, a 388-acre mixed-use development in North Fort Worth, Texas. The project will contain 1.4 million square feet of retail, 1.5 million square feet of multi-family residential space and 500,000 square feet of corporate offices and hotel facilities.

CB Richard Ellis hired Gregg Carlin (left) as senior vice president and Jayson Siano as first vice president in its Long Island retail services division. Carlin has 20 years of experience in retail brokerage and previously served as vice president with RIPCO Real Estate. Prior to joining CB Richard Ellis, Siano served as director of corporate retail services with Breslin Realty.

Developers Diversified Realty appointed Daniel B. Hurwitz as president and COO, effective May 8. Hurwitz will replace current president and COO David M. Jacobstein. He previously served as DDR's senior executive vice president and chief investment officer.

GreenbergFarrow completed the master plan for the Gateway Center at the Bronx Terminal Market in New York City. When completed, the $500 million project will feature a total of 1 million square feet of retail space.

Archon Group L.P. held a ground breaking for Alamo Ranch Marketplace, a 900,000-square-foot project in San Antonio, Texas. The center is scheduled to open in the summer of 2008. United Commercial Realty is leasing the project and EMJ Corporation is serving as the general contractor.

Hardin Construction Company promoted Haytham Gebara to vice president. Gebara has been with the company since 1999, starting as manager of pre-construction services for the hospitality/residential division.

CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. promoted Augustus Stephas to COO/senior vice president. In his new position, he will oversee leasing, management and asset management. Previously, Stephas served as senior vice president of accounting and controller.

Gatehouse Capital Corp. and Legacy Partners broke ground for the $600 million transit-oriented development project near the Hollywood/Vine Metro Red Line Station in Hollywood, Calif. When completed, the project will include 50,000 square feet of retail, a 305-room hotel, 143 residences and 375 luxury rental apartments. Completion is scheduled for the second quarter of 2009.

CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. started site work on Pearland Town Center, a 1.2-million-square-foot mixed-use development in Houston. The center will feature 718,000 square feet of lifestyle retail, a 110-room hotel, office space and a multi-family residential component. Completion is scheduled for the fall of 2008.

SmithGroup hired Elaine Gray as principal in its Washington, D.C. office. Gray has more than 20 years of business development experience in real estate and architecture. Previously, she served as vice president of Cassidy & Pinkard Colliers.