Colorado company Lamar Cos. has purchased a shopping center in North Richland Hills, Texas, from a Los Angeles-based private investment company for an undisclosed amount. The 99,331-square foot center was built in 1991.
Borders' new 23,000-square-foot store in National City, Calif., includes kiosks offering downloads, CD compilations and other digital services. The company hopes to profit from the growth of electronic media and give a nudge to lagging print sales.
The credit squeeze continues to haunt the economy, despite efforts to minimize its impact by the Federal Reserve. No major economic news is expected this week after a flood of headlines last week. The Fed has made some strides in both containing inflation and in efforts to keep the economy growing.
Bade Cos. will debut a 30,000-square-foot retail center in the master-planned community of Estrella, in Goodyear, Ariz. The company is also planning a 29-acre commercial center, with both office and retail space, to develop at a later date.