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At Crawford Square, we always have a lot of irons in the fire. If you have questions about any of our projects, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re always happy to discuss. You can direct your inquiries to Suzanna Wasserman, our Director of Marketing.

Davenport’s Pizza Palace opening location in Vestavia City Center

A family-owned pizza spot is expanding its Birmingham footprint with a location in Vestavia. Davenport’s Pizza Palace will be coming to Vestavia City Center in a 3,800-square-foot space next to Taco Mama. The move marks a return to the area after Davenport’s last Vestavia location closed in the 1980s when its building was sold.

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Crumbl Cookies and Grimaldi’s to Open at Valley Bend

Crumbl Cookies and Grimaldi’s Pizzeria are opening new locations at Valley Bend at Jones Farm in Huntsville, which is managed by Birmingham-based Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors. This will be the third Crumbl location in Alabama and the first for Grimaldi’s, which first opened in Brooklyn in 1990. “The Huntsville community is quite large and quickly…

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Sephora opening at The Shoppes at Eastchase

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – The Shoppes at EastChase is about to get busier. Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors has announced several new retailers joining the east Montgomery shopping center this year. In the fall, The Shoppes at EastChase will become home to Sephora. Crawford Square says the beauty supplier has been a big request in…

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Two new retailers added at Westport Village, others announce expansions

Two new local retailers are set to open this week while a couple of others are growing their established footprint at the shopping destination.

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams coming to Lane Parke

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams is planning to open its second location in the Birmingham area. The popular franchise will be part of Phase II of Lane Parke in Mountain Brook, according to Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors. Jeni’s first area location opened in Pepper Place last year. Founded in Columbus, Ohio, in 2002, Jeni’s has more…

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BBJ 2020 Women to Watch: Mary Beyer Lell

Mary Beyer Lell Principal, Crawford SquareReal Estate Advisors How did you choose the career you are in? A professor in graduate school guided me towards doing an internship in commercial real estate. I guess you could say it was luck that I was directed into a profession that I knew so little about and absolutely love….

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Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors lands Nashville management contract

A Birmingham-based full-service leasing and management company has secured a contract in one of Nashville’s fastest-growing suburbs. Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors has been selected by Heitman to manage and lease Merchant Pointe, a grocery-anchored center in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Chicago-headquartered Heitman acquired the 138,818-square-foot shopping center in 2018. Retail anchors include Aldi, Five Below, Michaels,…

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Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors tapped to manage four properties for Nuveen

Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors has significantly expanded its portfolio as a result of a deal with Nuveen. The Birmingham-based firm now leases and manages more than 7.5 million square feet after being selected to lease and manage four properties for investment manager Nuveen. The properties include Buford, Georgia’s Marketplace at Millcreek, a 33-retailer power…

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Two new tenants at Lane Parke, first phase now 100% leased

The first phase of the Lane Parke mixed-use development in Mountain Brook is now fully leased. The newest tenants to sign on for the Evson Inc. development are X4, an expansion of Homewood’s Nexus Fitness that offers high-intensity training, and Buff City Soaps, which features soaps and skincare all made daily on site from plant-based,…

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Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors lands Nashville management contract

 Birmingham-based full-service leasing and management company has secured a contract in one of Nashville’s fastest-growing suburbs. Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors has been selected by Heitman to manage and lease Merchant Pointe, a grocery-anchored center in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Chicago-headquartered Heitman acquired the 138,818-square-foot shopping center in 2018. Retail anchors include Aldi, Five Below, Michaels, Off…

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