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‘Rotate the Plate’ to offer chance for chefs to test drive concepts in Alabama

Birmingham’s Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors is giving would-be restaurateurs a shot later this year at properties in Birmingham and Montgomery to test out their dining concepts. “Rotate the Plate” will bow in Alabama after opening in Louisville, Ky. at Westport Village. The concept is designed to revamp former restaurant locations by placing established local…

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Two Alabama shopping centers try new contact-free curbside delivery

It may be the future of retail in the era of the pandemic – shopping centers offering curbside pickup for multiple retailers. Birmingham’s Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors is launching a curbside service at two venues in Alabama – The Shoppes of EastChase in Montgomery and Mountain Brook’s Lane Parke. The company is rolling out…

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Wedding boutique moves from Homewood to Mountain Brook

A boutique wedding shop is moving from Homewood to Lane Parke. Carriage House Weddings owner Caroline Eades is moving the business to Mountain Brook on March 9 after 16 years in Homewood. “We are redefining the shopping experience with a state-of-the-art bridal boutique with no comparison in the southeast,” Eades said. “We have grown immensely…

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Post Office Pies to Open at Lane Parke Spring 2020

An Avondale pizza restaurant will open a location in Mountain Brook this spring. According to a press release from Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors, which handles leasing and management for Lane Parke, Post Office Pies will hold a grand opening April 2 from 5-7:30 p.m. The restaurant will occupy close to 3,500 square feet in…

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Wicker Park Capital Snags 335K-SF Retail Center in Kennesaw

A fund sponsored by Wicker Park Capital Management has acquired Cobb Place, a 335,190-square-foot retail center in the Atlanta suburb of Kennesaw. The sales price was undisclosed. Cobb Place features the largest concentration of furniture and home-centric retailers in the Atlanta metro, including Bassett Furniture, American Signature Furniture, Ashley Furniture, Bed Bath & Beyond, Cost…

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Old Navy and Bath & Body Works Set to Open at Cleveland Towne Center

Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors announces the openings of Old Navy and Bath & Body Works at Cleveland Towne Center in the heart of Cleveland. “The new additions to the shopping center are an excellent complement to the current retail mix which includes Target, Kohl’s, Ross Dress for Less, Bed, Bath & Beyond and Books-A-Million,”…

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Lane Parke Gaining Steam

No, Lane Parke isn’t where owner and developer John Evans wants it to be. He wishes construction had already begun on the second phase, which is now a vacant parcel of dirt, and he’s sympathetic toward Mountain Brook residents who have tolerated the project’s protraction. But Evans remains optimistic about Lane Parke’s future. In recent…

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Lane Parke Announces 2 New Retailers

Mountain Brook’s Lane Parke has announced two new tenants coming – the ABC Store and The Happy Olive Specialty Shop. Just in the past month, the shopping destination has announced the return of the U.S. Post Office and the reopening of Sol Y Luna. Lane Parke is a 14-acre, $140 million commercial, office and residential development in Birmingham’s Mountain…

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Wicker Park Capital Management acquires a Huntsville apartment community for $27 Million

A real estate investment firm with an office in Birmingham has made a $27.45 million deal in the Rocket City. Wicker Park Capital Management LLC, an affiliate of Savannah, Georgia-based Wicker Park Capital Management and Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors, acquired Fern Parc, a 343-unit multifamily property in Huntsville, for $80,029 per unit from Panther…

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Mountain Brook Post Office opening at Lane Park

It may be one of the worst kept secrets in Mountain Brook, said John Evans, principal of Evson. But today it’s official: The U.S. Post Office will return to Mountain Brook Village in February 2020, offering services in Lane Parke in a 2,700-square-foot space between Swoop and the Lane Parke Apartments. Evans announced today that…

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