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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 10.2 million square feet of property in six states across the Southeast.

The first property, Columbiana Station, is located in the heart of Columbia, South Carolina. The shopping, dining and entertainment destination is anchored by Target, Publix and Regal Cinemas. The property spans more than 377,000 square feet with a total of 44 national and regional retailers. Columbiana Station will be Crawford Square’s first asset in South Carolina.

The second property, Winslow Bay Commons, is located in suburban Charlotte. The 441,000-square-foot shopping center has an anchor tenant lineup including Target, Ross Dress for Less, HomeGoods, and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Crawford Square Real Estate will handle leasing, property management, accounting, construction management and marketing efforts for both Carolina properties.

“Our team is thankful to have the opportunity to expand our relationship with Nuveen Real Estate,” said Sam Heide, chief executive officer for Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors. “Columbiana Station and Winslow Bay Commons are both important assets with their respective communities, and we look forward to enhancing the experience at these venues.”

The Birmingham-based firm also leases and manages Lane Parke in Mountain Brook which is expecting to add several tenants to the retail and restaurant lineup including Onward Reserve and Ladybird Taco.