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TRADEMARK ANNOUNCES DSW DESIGNER SHOE WAREHOUSE COMING TO THE SHOPS AT LA PALMERA IN CORPUS CHRISTI
FORT WORTH, Texas (August 29, 2013) – Trademark Property Company, the Fort Worth-based real estate development, investments, and services firm, today announced DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, will open at The Shops at La Palmera, a 200,000-square-foot outdoor shopping center in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Construction has begun on the 18,000-square-foot DSW, which is located adjacent to Catherine’s. This is the first Corpus Christi location for DSW Inc., which is scheduled to open in early 2014.
A popular destination for savvy shoe lovers, DSW Inc. offers a wide selection of brand name and designer dress, casual and athletic footwear and accessories for women, men and kids. DSW Inc. operates 376 stores in 42 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
“We continue to welcome new national tenants to The Shops at La Palmera, including DSW,” said Trademark Chairman and CEO Terry Montesi. “The project remains on schedule and shoppers will begin to see more of their favorite retailers opening this fall.”
Four previously announced tenants – Jared the Galleria of Jewelry, Dick’s Sporting Goods, T.J. Maxx and HomeGoods – are under construction and slated to open this fall, while Corner Bakery Café opened July 1.
The Shops at La Palmera is located across from La Palmera, a 1-million-square-foot super regional mall which underwent a two-year $50 million renovation after Trademark and Institutional Mall Investors LLC purchased the property in 2008.
ABOUT DSW INC.
DSW Inc. is a leading branded footwear, handbag and accessories retailer that offers a wide selection of brand name and designer fashion for women, men, and kids. As of August 5, 2013, DSW operates 377 Designer Shoe Warehouse stores in 42 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and operates an e-commerce site, http://www.dsw.com, and a mobile website, http://m.dsw.com. DSW also supplies footwear to 351 leased locations in the United States under the Affiliated Business Group. For store locations and additional information about DSW, visit http://www.dswinc.com. Follow DSW on Twitter at http://twitter.com/DSWShoeLovers and like DSW on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/DSW
Trademark Property Company is an operator, investor and developer of enclosed regional malls, mixed-use town centers, and specialty, community and power centers. Since 1992, the Fort Worth, Texas-based Trademark has invested in, or developed over 10 million square feet of retail and mixed-use assets worth over $1.25 billion. Trademark’s experienced team currently operates more than 4.7 million square feet including: Alliance Town Center (Fort Worth, Texas), Biltmore Park Town Square (Asheville, N.C.), La Palmera (Corpus Christi, Texas), The Shops at La Palmera (Corpus Christi, Texas), Market Street Flowood (Flowood, MS), Market Street – The Woodlands (The Woodlands,
Texas), The Shops of Saddle Creek (Germantown, Tenn.), Victory Park (Dallas, Texas), Watters Creek (Allen, Texas), Waterside (Fort Worth, Texas), and WestBend (Fort Worth, Texas). For more information, visit www.trademarkproperty.com.
ABOUT THE SHOPS AT LA PALMERA
The Shops at La Palmera is a 200,000-square-foot outdoor center located in Corpus Christi, Texas. Currently undergoing redevelopment, The Shops at La Palmera will feature approximately 26 retail and dining options, including Dick’s Sporting Goods, T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods and Corner Bakery Café when completed in 2014. Purchased in April 2012 by Trademark Property Company and joint venture partner Institutional Mall Investors LLC (IMI), the center is located directly across from Trademark’s La Palmera mall. For more information, go to www.theshopsatlapalmera.com.
ABOUT LA PALMERA
Located in Corpus Christi, Texas, La Palmera is a 1-million-square-foot super-regional mall with more than 100 retail and restaurant tenants including Dillard’s, JCPenney, Macy’s, P.F. Chang’s and Coach. Acquired in July 2008 by IMI and Trademark Property, La Palmera is the first mall to be awarded LEED® Silver for Core and Shell 2.0 established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Following a $50 million renovation, the mall features a new outdoor main entrance, 600-seat food court with a 4,500-gallon feature aquarium and a children’s ocean-themed play area. For more information on La Palmera, go to lapalmera.com or call (361) 991-5718.