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More commercial development slated for Columbia County

...for a grocery-anchored center with restaurant and retail space at the corner of William Few Parkway and Columbia Road...would also include more than 50,000 square feet of retail space and five out-parcels fronting the intersection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-27/more-commer
Aiken Mall among shopping centers across nation struggling to survive

...mall with 802,000 square feet of retail space.Once titled Georgia's largest mall...than 1.2 million square feet of retail space with 125 storefronts.Owned and...180,000 square feet of outdoor retail space and brought new businesses including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-17/aiken-mall-
New construction to bring Family Dollar store in south Augusta

...miles away, work continues on a 42,000-square-foot Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market and 14,800 square feet of retail space at the corner of Windsor Spring and Tobacco roads. The project also includes three commercial outparcels for sale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-14/new-constru
Farewell FAO Schwarz: Last day of business at NYC toy store

...Owner Toys R Us announced the decision in May, citing the high and rising costs of running the 45,000-square-foot retail space on pricey Fifth Avenue. Though the flagship store is closing its doors for good, it may reopen elsewhere in midtown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-15/farewell-fao-schwarz-last-
After decades in business, architects finally collaborating on new ballpark in Atlanta

...SunTrust Park in Atlanta, the centerpiece of a mixed-use development that will include upscale residences, hotels and retail space.In many ways, it could be the future of ballpark development.Sure, other stadiums have served as the impetus for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-20/after-decades-business-a
Historic Enterprise Mill goes on sale

...179,122-square-foot property sits on about nine acres and includes nearly 119,000 square feet of office and retail space and 60 loft-style apartments. Occupancy rates are about 84 percent for commercial tenants and 97 percent for residents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-08/historic-en
Business news

...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