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...FAO Schwarz storeNEW YORK - Toys R Us is closing its iconic FAO Schwarz store, citing the rising costs of running the retail space on New York City's pricey Fifth Avenue.The company said Friday it will close the 45,000-square-foot store...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/business-news
Memphis Pyramid seeks former glory with new Bass Pro Shops

...than retail."In a 2011 report, real estate consultant RKG Associates estimated that a 300,000-square-foot retail space would generate $350 in sales per square foot, or $105 million, per year.City officials hope the new Pyramid generates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-04-30/memphis-pyramid-seeks-former
Shopgirl: Tin Lizzy's is another great addition to Augusta

...again, reopening in the old Weinberger's Furniture retail space at the corner of Washington Road and Furys Ferry Road...all according to reports from Goodwill, who owns that retail space now. They're saying that the discount Anthropologie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-03-26/shopgirl-tin
Upscale service hotel to join Gander Mountain, CarMax

...waiting to do over time, just waiting to find the right partner."As much as 200,000 square feet of additional retail space is available next to Gander Mountain. Restaurants and a grocery store would be ideal tenants, said Engler, adding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-22/upscale-ser
RadioShack to close mall stores

...Standard General to open mini-shops in stores that Standard General is buying. It would take up about one-third of the retail space in each store, and Sprint employees would sell mobile devices and service plans.Outside the metro area, RadioShack...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-06/radioshack-close-mall-stor
RadioShack files for bankruptcy protection, to sell stores

...as many as 1,750 of the RadioShack stores Standard General is buying. Sprint would occupy about one-third of the retail space in each RadioShack location, and Sprint would sell mobile devices and plans. And Sprint would be the primary brand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/radioshack-files-bankruptc
Where you live: The long hall

People walk through a long hall at the JB Whites Building in Augusta. Built in 1924, the historic building used to house the JB White & Co. Department Store but now features condominiums, a restaurant as well as office and retail space.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-14/where-you-live-long-hall
Washington Crossing shopping center renovation nears completion

...an outdoor courtyard and climbing wall.Skylights also are being installed to help light the 7,500-square-foot retail space, said Half-Moon Outfitters President and owner Beezer Molten.Molten said he expects the store to open by Valentine's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-13/washington-
Area's second Walmart Neighborhood Market opens in Martinez

...Tennessee-based Fletcher Bright Co. is developing a 42,000-square-foot market in addition to about 14,000 square feet of retail space at the south Augusta intersection. The center also will include a fuel station and two out-parcels for sale.Construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-28/areas-secon
Business was booming in 2014

...working to transform the property into a lifestyle center consisting of 149,000-square-feet of restaurant and retail space and more than 140 new parking spots. It expects to invest about $40 million on the project. FIRST BANK OF GEORGIA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-26/business-was-booming-2014