LoveSac Opens at The Shoppes at EastChase

Furniture retailer LoveSac has opened a new Montgomery location inside one of the area’s biggest shopping districts. The showroom near Pies and Pints in The Shoppes at EastChase features furniture with a range of fabric options, including velvet and top-grain leather. It offers sectional couches (or “Sactionals,” as the company calls them), bean bag chairs, […]

Academy Sports + Outdoors to Open in Birmingham, AL

According to recent signage at River Ridge Shopping Center on Highway 280, a new Academy Sports + Outdoors location is coming soon. Located in the former home of Best Buy, the store is now under construction. In 2019, Academy closed its 280 location in Lee Branch. The closure caused major disappointment for many area residents, […]

CSREA Expands Portfolio into Virginia

Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors, a Birmingham, Alabama-based leasing and management company, has been selected by Nuveen Real Estate to manage and lease The Creeks, a retail development in Glen Allen. Crawford Square manages more than 10 million square feet of institutional real estate assets. “We are proud to extend our partnership with Nuveen through […]

Buckle in Tuscaloosa Now Open

Buckle up for this one, Tuscaloosa! A new retailer has opened their doors in Midtown Village, and their grand opening celebration is just around the corner. Keep reading for all the details. Buckle is known for their incredible selection of jeans, but they have a lot more in stock, too. Over 200 brands fill the […]

Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors Marketing Team Named Face of Fashion and Events

In 2018, Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors (CSREA) took over management for The Shoppes at EastChase and redefined retail excellence in Montgomery. With more than 60 thoughtfully planned events each year, drawing over 20,000 attendees, it has become a premier shopping destination, known for unforgettable experiences. Under the visionary leadership of Suzanna Wasserman Edwards, VP […]

Annual Taste of Turkey Creek Event Returns

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE)  — The Annual Taste of Turkey Creek event, benefiting the Pat Summitt Foundation is an incredible culinary experience that combines the love for food with a meaningful cause. October 25th from 6 tp 9 pm The event is held at Pinnacle Turkey Creek and tantalizes taste buds, raising funds and awareness to fight […]

River Bank & Trust Lends $20M on Alabama Mixed-Use Build

Village Creek Development, a new development firm, has sealed $19.5 million of construction financing for a planned mixed-use development in suburban Birmingham, Ala., Commercial Observer can first report. River Bank & Trust provided the loan on Village Creek’s first project at 195 Oxmoor Road in Homewood, Ala., that will consist of 98,000 square feet of […]

Little Betty Steakhouse to Open at Lane Parke

A new steakhouse is coming to Mountain Brook! Earlier this year, the Birmingham Business Journal reported that an Atlanta-based restaurant group would be opening a then-unnamed steakhouse in Lane Parke later this year. Now, we finally know the name of the restaurant. Read on to learn more about Little Betty Steak Bar, the new steakhouse coming […]

Pinnacle Turkey Creek welcomes Athleta

KNOXVILLE – Pinnacle Turkey Creek has welcomed the arrival of Athleta, the iconic activewear brand. Athleta’s opening at Pinnacle Turkey Creek represents a significant milestone for both the shopping center and the local community. The store, located at 11325 Parkside Drive, offers a wide array of high-quality activewear and accessories, designed to empower an active […]

Mountain High Outfitters opens new store at Pinnacle Turkey Creek

FARRAGUT, TN – Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newest store at Pinnacle Turkey Creek, Mountain High Outfitters, a leading outdoor retail brand based out of Birmingham, AL. The highly anticipated addition to the shopping center will offer outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers a comprehensive selection of […]

Erik Schatz, Leasing Manager, named as NextGen BHM Honoree

What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? Converting 35,000 square feet of unleasable square footage in a shopping center to a leasable space with a strong credit tenant. It created a lot of value for the ownership group and enabled the retailer to land in a tight retail market. What is a […]

Eastchase unveils new restaurant, retailer and swim school

Three very different, new spaces are coming to The Shoppes at EastChase. The retail center announced Wednesday that First Watch restaurant, South Boutique and Goldfish Swim School all plan to open later this year. Birmingham-based South Boutique tested the market with a pop-up shop at the center and has now decided to open a full […]

Turkey Creek hosts country music singer-songwriter Hayden Coffman

Area summer music kicks off in June when The Pinnacle at Turkey Creek hosts country music singer-songwriter Hayden Coffman for its Summer Night concert event Thursday, June 8. Hailing from Nashville, Coffman is known for his powerful vocals and heartfelt lyrics, according to a press release. His music has been praised for its authentic country […]

Summer Nights returns to The Shoppes at EastChase

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – Summer Nights is returning to The Shoppes at EastChase with a free concert every Thursday in June from 7 – 9 p.m. The concerts will take place near Sephora and H&M. People attending the event are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the free, family-friendly event. “Summer Nights […]

Barton-Clay Fine Jewelers Moving to Lane Parke

Too much space, not the lack of it, is prompting Eric Clay McClain to move his store, Barton-Clay Fine Jewelers, a few blocks away later this summer, from Cahaba Road in Mountain Brook Village to 330 Rele Street in Lane Parke. “We knew we wanted a smaller space so we can serve our customers better,” […]

Midtown Village hosts Humane Society Fundraiser

Midtown Village in Tuscaloosa is going to the dogs Friday, as Puppy Palooza returns with life music, a pet photo booth, vendors and more. The event, happening April 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the grass between Barnes and Noble and Panera, benefits the Humane Society of West Alabama. More than 25 pet-friendly vendors […]

Condado Tacos Opening Soon at Pinnacle at Turkey Creek

Condado opening in Turkey Creek March 8, 2023 by Tammy Cheek Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors recently announced the opening of Condado Tacos, 11383 Parkside Drive in Pinnacle at Turkey Creek, on Thursday, April 6. “As a part of Condado Tacos growth plan, Knoxville, Tennessee, is one of many new cities opening (a Condado) in […]

Sandwich shop with roots stretching to 1915 coming to Lane Parke

By: William Thornton | Ousler Sandwiches will relocate to Mountain Brook’s Lane Parke in late April. The specialty sandwich shop, currently on Cahaba Road, will be located directly next to B. Prince along Rele Street. Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors announced the move today. Specializing in wholesale vending and catered party sandwiches, Ousler has […]

High-end steakhouse coming to Mountain Brook’s Lane Parke

By William Thornton | Atlanta’s Revival Restaurant Group will open a “high end steakhouse concept” in Mountain Brook’s Lane Parke later this year. Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors, the leasing and managing company for Lane Parke, said a brand identity for the steakhouse is in its final conceptual stages and will be announced later. The […]

Suzanna Edwards Named Women to Watch

Women To Watch: Suzanna Wasserman Edwards Women to Watch For six years, Suzanna Wasserman Edwards led the marketing efforts for The Shoppes at EastChase. Her ideas for events and programming that engaged River Region residents and visitors elevated EastChase from a collection of stores to a retail destination. In 2018, when Crawford Square Real Estate […]

Crumbl Cookies set for spring opening in Mountain Brook

Crumbl Cookies first opened in Logan, Utah, in 2017. At first, the new business only served fresh milk chocolate chip cookies for takeout and delivery. As Crumbl gained popularity, they developed new and unique flavor offerings, including their chilled pink sugar cookie, which became a semi-permanent menu item soon after its introduction. In December 2018, […]

Sam Heide Nominated for CEO of the Year Awards

The Birmingham Business Journal has unveiled the honorees in its 2022 CEO Awards. Finalists and an ultimate winner in each category will be honored at an event Dec. 8 at Events at Haven. The awards recognize excellence among top executives in the metro area for businesses of all sizes. This year’s list includes an elite […]

Condado Tacos to Open at Pinnacle at Turkey Creek

KNOXVILLE — Birmingham-based firm Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors (CSREA) is thrilled to announce the addition of Condado Tacos to Pinnacle at Turkey Creek early next year. Founded in Columbus, Ohio in 2014, the taco restaurant company specializes in original tacos with fresh toppings, margaritas and a premium assortment of tequilas. Condado Tacos takes an […]

Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors expands portfolio into the Carolinas

A Birmingham-based CRE firm has expanded its portfolio into the Carolinas with a new leasing and management deal with a global real estate investment management firm. Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors has been selected to lease and manage two properties for Nuveen Real Estate. The new assignment takes the Birmingham company’s portfolio to more than […]

Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors Lands Lululemon

By WSFA 12 News Staff Published: Sep. 14, 2022 at 7:44 AM CDT|Updated: 2 hours ago MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – Lululemon Athletica, a popular fitness brand, will open a pop-up location at the Shoppes at Eastchase this fall. According to Suzanna Wasserman Edwards, vice president of marketing for  Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors, the pop-up […]

Onward Reserve to Open at Lane Parke this Fall

By: William Thornton | Men’s lifestyle retailer Onward Reserve will open its first Alabama location in Mountain Brook’s Lane Parke this fall. Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors (CSREA) announced the Atlanta-based retailer will locate its 14th store in late fall next to tasc and across from Gunn Dermatology along Rele Street. Founded in 2012 […]

Nashville-based restaurant opening first Alabama location in Lane Parke

By William Thornton | Nashville-based Ladybird Taco will open its first location in Alabama at Mountain Brook’s Lane Parke later this year. Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors announced today that the fast-casual restaurant will open along Rele Street next to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. Lane Parke Phase II is slated to open later this year with recently announced […]

American Eagle Opening at Midtown Village

American Eagle and its sister brand Aerie are preparing to open two separate storefronts in Midtown Village next month after the jeans retailer left Tuscaloosa’s University Mall last year. Suzanna Edwards, the Vice President of Marketing for Midtown’s manager Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors, told the Tuscaloosa Thread that while American Eagle is a household […]