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Gwinnett Mall Turns Into A Star

Chris Trujillo Reveals How He Made a Star Out of Starcourt Mall for ‘Stranger Things’The production designer details how the bodacious mall is like the Death Joey MoserJune 20, 2020 in ADTV, ADTV FeatureI remember the first mall that I used

Some N.J. mall owners seek federal help and may ask for tax breaks to stay afloat

The owners of 16 New Jersey malls are sending up an SOS in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and economic downturn.Simon Property Group, which owns 13 malls in the state, and Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, which owns three, are both calli

HNT Chicken will soon be a household name across Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut.

By Laura Smythe  – Reporter, Philadelphia Business JournalDec 20, 2019, 7:39am ESTHNT Chicken, a fried chicken concept started in Brazil, will open its first Philadelphia-area store this Friday at Philadelphia Mills. The company aims to create 1,000 jo

Staten Island marina getting 100 new slips for upcoming season

The National Park Service selected Moonbeam Leasing and Management to operate Great Kills Marina in Staten Island, N.Y., at Gateway National Recreation Area.

On the one hand, there’s what he called “the Burlington Mall story.” It’s the one you’ve likely heard about with buzz about the “retail apocalypse” and “dead malls.” Earlier this month, Moonbeam, for example, sold an empty shopping mall with more than 1.2

Among regional mall owners, you hear a lot of talk about converting vacant boxes into new uses - and you see a variety of proposed uses. From medical office complexes to large-scale entertainment venues, anchor spaces are being reinvented at regional cent

Gwinnett Place Mall

Colliers International Awarded Exclusive Listing toSell Gwinnett Place Mall in Metro Atlanta ATLANTA — Colliers International’s Atlanta-based Southeast Retail Investment Sales Team of Tony D’Ambrosio and Joe Montgomery have been awarded the Exclusiv

New Uses For Shopping Centers

Shopping centers find new uses Posted by SDD Contributor on December 14, 2019

W. Colonial Dr. Branch Will Close Today, January 8 at 4 pmWest Oaks Mall Branch Will Create More Than 20 New JobsJanuary 8, 2019 - Orange County, FL - The Orange County Tax Collector's call center, mail processing center and two motor vehicle offices

Bringing The Malls Back

The strategy to reinvent one of Orlando‘s malls has been to reposition vacant retail space to prospective office tenants, medical centers, gyms and apartments.

We are proud to announce that the National Park Service(NPS) has selected Moonbeam Leasing & Management LLC, as the new operator of Gateway Marina, in the Jamaica Bay Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area.“There is no better way to appreciate the nat

Reinventing Malls

Reinventing Malls With New Uses: Larger floor plates and higher parking ratios allow for malls to accommodate call centers and other back-office support opportunities.

Moonbeam Selected As New Operator

Gateway National Recreation Area News Release

It could be a Gateway to a solution.The controversial “booze cruise” part boats that the city wants to move from Sheepshead Bay to Mill Basin could find a home instead at the federally owned Gateway National Recreation Area nearby, according to a local

Moonbeam Shines Bright

Moonbeam Capital Investments has quickly created a niche for itself  in  the  shopping  center business.

Duluth, Ga. — Moonbeam Capital Investments LLC has promoted Shawl Pryor Sr. from senior vice president to chief operating officer.The promotion was announced Dec. 22, 2018. Pryor has been with Duluth, Georgia-based Moonbeam since 2011. Before then, Pryo

Foothills, Greeley Malls face changing shopping habits

Think about how you shop — it's probably different than five or 10 years ago, or even a year ago.Maybe you research a product online and buy at the local store. Perhaps you try on clothes at the store and then search the internet for cheaper prices. Whi

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A Dallas-based company is under contract to purchase the indoor retail portion of Gwinnett Place Mall for an undisclosed sum, with plans to transform the 1.2M SF regional mall into a cricket stadium, Global Sports Ventures Chairman Jignesh “Jay” Pandya co

Steven Maksin said he was reminded of a line from one of his favorite movies recently as he was unloading a 97-acre site of a dead mall to a new owner.“I’m not your best friend. I’m your only friend.” The line goes from Other People’s Money, the 1991 ro

The former owner of the failed Burlington Center Mall described the barren 97-acre property as a “cancer” on the community that needs to be treated.Steven Maksin, CEO of Moonbeam Capital, sold the mall to Texas-based real estate investment firm Clarion

Press Release from MCI:The Moonbeam Capital Investments group of companies ("MCI") is pleased to announce that it plans to further diversify its real estate portfolio by converting portions of certain retail properties to venues for professional sports.

Destination Yachts has a long-standing reputation for getting houseboaters out making memories without breaking the bank. Every build takes classic Amish craftsmanship and unites it with artfully innovative elements such as fresh wall features and custom

Leawood,Kan. (September 17, 2018) – Movie-lovers in the Ocoee, Florida area can now enjoy the complete AMC movie-going experience for the first time at AMC West Oaks 14. The theatre, located at the West Oaks Mall,now features AMC’s most popular movie-goin

The “Gate-” is still open, but there’s no “-way” that Sheepshead Bay’s party boats can move to the national park by next spring.Two booze cruises that are supposed to shove off from the Emmons Avenue pier once and for all will not find berths at the Gat

He makes a living at the World’s Most Famous Arena, but starting this season, Lance Thomas of the New York Knicks will be spending some leisure time at Brooklyn’s most famous marina.The 6-foot-8, Brooklyn-born power forward, an avid fisherman, has chose

As retail properties work to stay competitive and reinvent themselves to reflect changing consumer habits, has “mall” become a dirty word?  Regional malls are “general merchandise or fashion-oriented offerings;typically, enclosed with inward-facing stores

 Moonbeam Capital Investments Presents Steven Maksin   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  San Antonio, Texas– Steven Maksin, founding member and CEO of Moonbeam Capital Investments, LLC (MCI) will present an educational program at the2018 BOMA International Co

Moonbeam Capital Investments focuses on leasing to a diverse group of next-generation tenants

Moonbeam Capital Investments LLC (MCI), a private equity fund whose affiliates own and operate commercial real estate nation- wide, is actively exploring adaptive reuse of the enclosed malls in its portfolio and finding ways to make empty big box space pr

Richland Renaissance Gateway at Columbia Place MallRichland County Government will relocate its core operations from the Administration Building on Hampton Street to three former store locations at Col

A giant home-goods retailer is moving into an indoor mall west of Orlando this summer, but it isn’t opening a store.Instead, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is leasing roughly 75,000 square feet at West Oaks Mall for a call center, taking up about a third of the

West Oaks Mall owners hope to fill vacancies with non-traditional businesses

Numerous stores have closed at the West Oaks Mall in Ocoee, but new designs from the property’s owners show they are hoping to fill the open units with businesses that are not normally found in a mall.The mall’s owners gave up on trying to fill the prop

First look: Here's what's in store for West Oaks Mall

West Oaks Mall has a lot happening, including repurposing former anchors, bringing more non-traditional mall tenants, working on outparcels and future multifamily residential development.An open-air plaza with a mix of restaurants also is in the works d

A familiar tenant is coming to West Oaks Mall but in a different type of concept than we’ve seen in the past — one that will bring about 500 jobs to the region by 2018.A new Bed Bath & Beyond e-commerce call center is expected to take up 34,991 square f

OCOEE  For local restaurant Bates New England Seafood & Steakhouse, it’s out with the old and in with the new — at least as far as the location and name.The family-owned restaurant shuttered its old location on Winter Garden-Vineland Road in November an

New seafood steakhouse concept joins West Oaks Mall lineup

West Oaks Mall has reeled in a new tenant.A concept called Bates New England Seafood & Steakhouse is completing construction on a new 250-seat restaurant expected to bring an “authentic New England ambience” to the Ocoee mall.The new restaurant will f

Moonbeam: Working the Alternatives

Moonbeam thinks outside the box and is incorporating non-retail uses into what were once traditional indoor malls and shopping centers.

What's next for West Oaks?

 As 2017 approaches, it will signal not only a change in the calendar but also new beginnings and a new game plan for Ocoee’s West Oaks Mall.

Exclusive: GameTime has more flagship locations in the works for Orlando

GameTime opening at West Oaks Mall

Cortana Mall parking lot turned into donation site by Salvation Army

A large section of the parking lot at the Cortana Mall is now a donation site for flood victims in Baton Rouge.People lined up in cars and on foot to get everything they needed. The site offers food, water, and cleaning supplies."

ShoppingTown Mall pitch call center idea

Lydia Johnson can see ShoppingTown Mall from the front parking lot of her family's camera shop in Dewitt.  In recent years she has watched her once vibrant neighbor lose several stores. "The emotions that go through any business owner's mind looki

Exclusive: Demo to start this week on former Sears at West Oaks Mall

The vacant Sears store at West Oaks Mall this week is going to start its transformation into a new customer care center set to create hundreds of jobs.The first level of Sears, which is about 69,000 square feet, will be renovated int

West Oaks Mall inks ‘catalytic’ tenant, 500+ jobs to come

Ocoee’s West Oaks Mall on April 22 signed a huge new tenant that is set to help kickstart redevelopment of the ailing property into a  new, jobs-rich, mixed-use complex.Las Vegas-based mall owne

Owners planning nontraditional tenants for Cortana Mall along with new retail businesses

A new Cortana Mall on the inside may not look anything like the old Cortana Mall.At least that’s the plan for Nevada-based Moonbeam Equities, the company that purchased the struggling mall three years ago.With the exodus of national

New owner wants to slim down Century III Mall - and turn it inside out

One of the region’s largest shopping centers could soon face a partial “de-malling,” a process in which an enclosed mall’s interior is typically turned inside out so the stores face the exterior.

Greeley Mall ropes At Home for new anchor store

By: Bridgett WeaverGreeley Tribune.April 17, 2015Greeley Mall officials made claims in February that they were working to revitalize the mall and add a new anchor store. Just a couple months later, they’re coming through on their promises.Official

Against all the odds, malls are thriving again

Indeed, the National Retail Federation expects shoppers to ramp up spending by 4.1% this year, the fastest clip since 2011 and a boon for malls and their tenants

Greeley clothing sales closing in on milestone

Greeley notes that three stores in the mall last year collectively grew 31 percent over the previous year.

Plans to transform underperforming Burlington mall

Over the next two to three months, officials in Burlington Township will be getting architectural and civil engineering drawings of what the new Marketplace at Burlington

Despite e-commerce, shopping malls continue to see growth

While online shopping has become prevalent among consumers, trends clearly suggest that in-person shopping is here to stay.

The Transformation of Lake Park Tower

Lake Park Tower is no exception to Moonbeam's track record of success.

Laughlin Mall Under New Ownership

Priceless Outlets of Las Vegas at Laughlin, LLC, a member of the Moonbeam Capital Investments group of companies, purchased the mall

Regional Manager Remains Positive about Century III Mall's future

The regional manager of Moonbeam Capital Investments LLC that there will be a theater

Mobile theme park under construction at Gwinnett Place Mall

By Deanna AllenJune 21, 2014Gwinnett Daily PostDULUTH — A former department store at Gwinnett Place Mall is undergoing a very unique makeover.Very little of the more than 200,000-square-foot Belk store is recognizable now — a fitting room here, two

Moonbeam Shopping for Malls

Moonbeam Capital Investments LLC, a private equity invest­ment fund based in Las Vegas, has been busy purchasing and stabilizing distressed mall assets in recent months. The company acquired nearly 8 million square feet in 2013 and another 2 to 3 million

Turnaround specialist gambling on moribund Burlington mall's revival

Starting next spring, here's what Maksin says to expect: a complete face-lift of the mall's facade

The Greeley Tribun's Spring Craft & Gift Show brought a variety of vendors

By Odili MaciasApril 26, 2014The Tribune[VIDEO]Jason Wertz of Greeley began his business last year at the Greeley Farmer’s Market.The business offers hand crafted tote bags, toy bags, travel bags and aprons, along with — as their business cards st

Mall owner, others discuss Gwinnett Place's future

Gwinnett Place is where it’s happening,” said Joe Allen, the executive director of a community improvement

Burlington Center Mall Makeover

The Burlington Center is getting a much needed makeover and when it's all said and done, it will be one of the largest mall renovations on the East Coast.

Developers unveil plans for new Marketplace at Burlington

Calling it one of the biggest makeovers of its type on the East Coast, developers came to the Burlington Center Mall yesterday to unveil the plans for the project

Developer unveils $230M plan to upgrade Burlington Center Mall

Plan to redevelop Burlington Center Mall drew rave reviews from state and local officials

Moonbeam's Plans For Gwinnett Place

After Vegas-based Moonbeam Capital purchased the 1.3M SF Gwinnett Place Mall out of foreclosure, we had a long chat with SVP Shawl Pryor and CEO Steve Maksin.

Closure of J.C. Penney at Burlington Center Mall a 'possible opportunity' to expand redevelopment, owner says

J.C. Penney closes its store there, but the mall’s owner insists the departure of the anchor store is not a setback, but a chance to in

Burlington Center owners: J.C. Penney closing not a setback

adjacent site would encompass more than 150 acres, creating what company officials called “a new shopping experience.”

CBC: Orlando's Top of the Heap for CRE

Orlando's economic outlook is "shining bright," says Coldwell Banker's Paul Hoffman.MADISON, NJ-The top market in the US for commercial real estate, as determined by Coldwell Banker Commercial? Cal

Burlington Center to get new name

Burlington Center mall on Route 541 are planning a major restructuring of the long-strugglin

Century III new owner seeks to reverse vacancy trend with new theater

The owner of Century III is betting that a movie theater could help revitalize the struggling West Mifflin mall.

Greeley shoppers flood mall, search for Black Friday deals amid sleep depriviation

“It’s the only day I like to shop,” she [Rhoadarmer] said Friday while taking a break with her family at the Greeley Mall’s food court.

CMBS Delinquencies Dip to 6.3%

The delinquency rate among securitized commercial mortgages continued to drop last month,

Sale of Gwinnett Place Mall in the works

The executive director of Gwinnett Place CID is looking forward to working with the new owner of Gwinnett Place Mall.

New ShoppingTown owners tout ‘family-friendly’ mall to compete with Destiny USA

By Jim KenyonCNYCentral.comCBS/NBC NewsSeptember 25, 2013[VIDEO]DEWITT -- The new owners of ShoppingTown Mall, who were in DeWitt Wednesday morning to discuss the future of the mall with town officials, indicated their intent to compete with Dest

ShoppingTown Mall's New Owner: 'This is a Long-Term Play'

By Kevin TamponeThe Post-StandardSeptember 24, 2013[VIDEO] DEWITT, N.Y. - The new owner of ShoppingTown Mall plans to keep the property's focus squarely on retail."We want to stay a mall; a retail destination," said Steven Maksin, founder and

ShoppingTown Mall in DeWitt gets a visit from its new owner this week

A team from the private equity fund that bought ShoppingTown Mall at an auction this month will be in Central New York for meetings on the property's future over the n

Video: ShoppingTown's New Owners Talk to News Chanel 9

Video: ShoppingTown's new owners talk to NewsChannel 9

Las Vegas real estate investors buy ShoppingTown Mall in DeWitt

By Mark WeinerSeptember 09, Central New York Washington -- After weeks of secrecy surrounding the buyer of ShoppingTown Mall in DeWitt, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer today identified the new owner as a Las Vegas private equity fund.

The Talk Tonight: Moonbeam Capital Investments LLC new owner of ShoppingTown Mall

Senator Charles Schumer announced Monday that Moonbeam Capital Investments LLC purchased Shoppingtown Mall in DeWitt at auction nearly three weeks ago.

Partner Agency Spotlight: Emergency Food Box, Marshalltown

By FoodBank of IowaJuly 2013 Newsletter The Emergency Food Box has a systematic method for soliciting donations for the food pantry by communicating updates to local churches each month, equipping volunteers with a list of the “most needed donations

Mervyn’s building fetched discount price

By Chad calderJune 22, 2013The AdvocateApparently, there was still one last bargain left at the former Mervyn’s department store at Cortana Mall.Moonbeam Capital Inc. paid $150,000 for the two-story anchor building, according to The Woodmont Compan

Supporting Oil and Gas, but Resisting Encroachment

By Jack HealyNew York TimesJune 9, 2013GREELEY, Colo. — This is a town running on oil. From dawn till dusk, trucks carrying men and machinery rumble away for the oil and gas fields. New steakhouses and wine bars have popped up downtown. Energy compan

New West Oaks owners has big plans for troubled mall

The new owner of West Oaks Mall vows to reinvent it into a thriving, family-friendly destination.

Century III apparently sold to Las Vegas company

Century III Mall in West Mifflin appears to be under new ownership. Moonbeam Capital Investments LLC of Las Vegas is posting on its company website that it owns the mall.

Century III Mall changes hands

Century III Mall's new owners promise they're going to revive the West Mifflin shopping destination.

New Investors Hoping to Revitalize Century III Mall

New investor has just purchased the property, and hopes to revitalize it very soon

Students, community to help rename Burlington Center Mall

The feat: to give an old mall with an evolving image a new name. The experts: the young people

Key Building in Akron sold to Las Vegas private equity company

A Las Vegas private equity fund is the new owner of the Key Building in downtown Akron.

Seeking a brighter future: New owners of Cortana Mall see retail as viable option

Cortana Mall may be known as the half-empty mall at Florida Boulevard and Airline Highway, but its new owners and management team see it as half full.

Mall owners working to revive aging shopping center

Mall owners working to revive aging shopping center By Sharon DunnApril 27, 2013The Tribune The Greeley Mall is on the third of its nine lives, now a year after being purchased out of foreclosure.Mall manager Sandra O’Clock said with the economy

Big-box stores and restaurants slated for Burlington Center revitalization

The Burlington Center’s new owner is planning to turn the ailing shopping mall into a thriving mecca of big-box retailers and restaurants.

Greeley Mall owner recruiting tenants, planning upgrades

Moonbeam Equities, the new owner of the Greeley Mall, is considering adding a new and improved access point to the south side of the mall, along 30th Street.

Cortana manager confident mall can succeed after sale

The manager of Cortana Mall says he believes Baton Rouge is a "two-mall town" that has all the elements needed to revive the ailing shopping center at Airline Highway and Florida Boulevard.

Moonbeam Capital Investments Acquires the Cortana Mall

Moonbeam Capital Investments LLC, one of the fastest growing retail Landlords in the United States, announced today that is has closed on the purchase of the Cortana Mall located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Cortana Mall sold to Las Vegas company

Moonbeam Capital Investments, of Las Vegas, has purchased Cortana Mall for $6 million and plans to lease available space to retail, restaurant and office users by working closely with the surrounding community.The mall’s main anchor stores were not par

The Sweet Smell Of Success

The delightful aromas waft through the air the minute you round a corner on the main level of the Burlington Center Mall.

REITs Gaining 26% Ditch Failing Shopping Malls: Mortgages

Mall owners including Simon Property Group Inc. (SPG) and General Growth Properties Inc. (GGP), the biggest in the U.S., are signaling they’re moving on from struggling retail centers as the economic rebound

Meet the new man behind West Oaks Mall: Exactly what is Moonbeam Equities?

Exactly what is Moonbeam Equities LLC?

Auction leaves ownership questions. Many want to know who bought Cadillac Tower loan

The auction process gives almost no information about the deals.