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Augusta executive to be elected to Synovus Financial board

...Companies, headquartered on Interstate Parkway in Augusta, was founded in 1992 and owns 13 million square feet of retail strip centers and enclosed malls throughout the Southeast.Storey is a graduate of the University of Georgia and serves as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-24/augusta-executive-be-elect
Coffee shop to open in center

...Commons shopping center in North Augusta is beginning to fill up. A Starbucks is expected to open this fall at the retail strip on Knox Avenue, across from the Wal-Mart Supercenter. Plans on file with North Augusta building officials show an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/08/bus_84513.shtml
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Rants & Raves

...raises)? Higher taxes, of course.I was disappointed at the new YMCA in Evans. Poorly planned and again placed in a retail strip mall. The YMCA should have designed a purpose-built building. This facility has very few amenities and even less...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-07-23/rants-raves
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Work nears end at store

...concentration of retail activity is obviously on Whiskey Road," said Arthur Kepes, the vice president of WRS Inc., an Aiken retail strip center investment firm. "We're looking at taking some of the pressure off of there and making it possible for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/23/met_136823.shtml
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Fiery, hot and independent

...the next several years. The Richmond County restaurant is uncommon because the majority of Firehouse locations occupy retail strip storefronts. The facade of the building will resemble a firehouse to play on the restaurant's theme. The location...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/21/bus_47941.shtml
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Vacant property at Kroger will get retailers

...with Blanchard and Calhoun and a half-acre lot Kroger purchased last month from a South Carolina corporation. The retail strip could be the beginning of major changes at the 20-year-old Kroger-anchored shopping center at the corner of Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/16/bus_431398.shtml
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Commercial center gets new look, life after rehab

...rehabilitate," Mr. Huggins said. "We bought the property in poor condition." The center isn't abandoned. The retail strip houses Coyotes night club, Badcock Home Furnishing Center, Faglier's Kempo Karate School of the Fighting Arts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/03/bus_18945.shtml
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2nd Wal-Mart adds to growth in Aiken

...recently lacked shopping options. WRS, Inc., an Aiken retail strip center investment firm, submitted rezoning and annexation...said the Wal-Mart and 15 shops will occupy the main retail strip and four stand-alone buildings would house other commercial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/22/bus_72571.shtml
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Panera Bread plans 2 stores in Augusta

...about 100 jobs, half of them full time, Mr. Connolly said. The Augusta Exchange bakery will occupy space in a small retail strip built on property formerly occupied by Just for Feet. The new development already contains a LifeWay Christian Store...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/24/bus_49337.shtml
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County gets fill of big-box stores

...but a recent ad campaign has renewed interest, he said. From his restaurant, Mr. Ratliffe can nearly see a vacant retail strip owned by Blanchard and Calhoun on Washington Road. He wonders about all the empty spaces but chalks it up to a sluggish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/02/met_189469.shtml
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