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J. H. Berry & Gilbert, Inc. Appointed as Leasing AgentJWA logo

J. H. Berry & Gilbert, Inc. Appointed as Leasing Agent

MONTGOMERY, AL | October 10, 2018 – The offices of Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC, in Montgomery, Alabama, announce the appointment of J.H. Berry & Gilbert, Inc. as the exclusive office leasing representative for The Offices at 3000 RiverChase in Hoover, Alabama and Sterling Centre in Montgomery, Alabama.  Guiding the leasing efforts of J.H. Berry & Gilbert will be Ken Findley, Vice President.  “These two buildings are great venues for today’s office market,” said Findley, “and provide a service and accommodation level that’s outstanding in each market.”

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Edgewater Mall Announces New Development with Brick and SpoonBrick and Spoon logo

Edgewater Mall Announces New Development with Brick and Spoon

BILOXI, MS  |  August 29, 2018 – Edgewater Mall and its leasing and management company, Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC, announces another new project development for Edgewater Mall.  Located at the west Eisenhower Drive entrance to Edgewater Mall, the free-standing building will be home to three new stores.  Construction is anticipated to begin in the fourth quarter of 2018 with the shopping venue completed and new stores opening in the third quarter of 2019.

Leading the project will be a 2,500 square foot Brick & Spoon restaurant, a southern style breakfast, brunch, and lunch restaurant known for its sophisticated, yet casual, atmosphere.  Other additional merchants for the three store project will be announced in the near future.  This project adds to the addition to Edgewater Mall of Premier Cinemas and Sky Zone, both currently under construction.

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Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce moving to The Offices at 3000 Riverchase3000 Riverchase Office Building

Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce moving to The Offices at 3000 Riverchase

BIRMINGHAM, AL  |  July 23, 2018 – The Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce today announced that it is moving its office from The Centre at Riverchase to The Offices at 3000 Riverchase, formerly known as the Galleria Tower.

The chamber is leaving a 2,400-square-foot space in The Centre at Riverchase, which is across U.S. 31 from the Hoover Municipal Center, and moving into a 2,500-square-foot space on the third floor of the office tower adjoining the Riverchase Galleria, Executive Director April Stone said. The office will overlook the Galleria food court, she said.

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Third Generation of the Wilson Family in the Business of Shopping Center DevelopmentWill Wilson, William Wilson, and Jim Wilson

Third Generation of the Wilson Family in the Business of Shopping Center Development

MONTGOMERY, AL | May 22, 2018 – ICSC National Convention, 1983, and the former President of the trade organization, James W. Wilson, Jr. is leading his 1975 formed organization Jim Wilson & Associates through the national convention of developers and retailers in Las Vegas. Attending that convention was a young, 16 year old high schooler, Will Wilson, with his Dad. Today, the next chapter in that family legacy story, William Wilson, arrived at the 2018 ReCon Convention in Las Vegas with his father, Will Wilson. Having just completed his freshman year of college at TCU William Wilson joins his father, now President of Jim Wilson & Associates, and his uncle, Jim Wilson, III, Chairman at the annual shopping center convention. And so begins with William Wilson, the third generation of the Wilson family int he business of shopping center development.

From 1975 until today the Jim Wilson & Associates team has found, developed and operated properties all over the United States and abroad and while doing so has successfully navigated the ups and downs of challenging markets. Today there are new hurdles in front of development such as the changed landscape of development created by the internet and how to integrate the brick and mortar world into a new environment.

The JWA team survived and thrived with leadership by Jim Wilson Jr. That leadership formula is still present and is found in Will Wilson and Jim Wilson, III. Now, with over 42 years of company history, the third generation steps into the arena where new challenges exist but with a desire to be a real part of the game.

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Carriage Crossing Market Place Announces New Stores

Carriage Crossing Market Place Announces New Stores

COLLIERVILLE, TN  |  April 30, 2018 – Carriage Crossing Market Place, on East Shelby Drive in Collierville, and Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC announce the signing of two new leases for the Market Place – Dogtopia and Urban Air Adventure Park.  These new stores will bring great activity to the Shopping Center.  The overall positive residential growth of Collierville, teamed with the excellent location at Carriage Crossing Market Place, are positive factors for these two new ventures at the Shopping Center.  “We are fortunate to have completed the leases with these two excellent operations,” said Will Wilson, President of JWA, “You’ll find Urban Air Adventure Park providing entertainment for the entire family and Dogtopia an excellent and convenient daycare and boarding facility for your pets.”

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The Galleria Tower is Now The Offices at 3000 RiverChaseThe Offices at 3000 RiverChase logo

The Galleria Tower is Now The Offices at 3000 RiverChase

BIRMINGHAM, AL  |  March 28, 2018 – The Galleria Tower has changed its name to The Offices at 3000 RiverChase. The Class A office building is and remains an integral part of the Riverchase development. Yet the name change offers the opportunity to operate independently as a commercial property while retaining a unique position in the overall Galleria development.

The Offices at 3000 RiverChase is owned by the family of Jim Wilson, Jr., founder of Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC (JWA). It is managed by JWA and leased by Harbert Realty Services.

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Sky Zone Joins Edgewater MallSky Zone Trampoline Park logo

Sky Zone Joins Edgewater Mall

BILOXI, MS  |  March 7, 2018 – Edgewater Mall and its leasing and management company, Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC, announces the completion of a new lease agreement with Sky Zone Trampoline Park.  To be under construction within the next 90 days, and opened in Spring 2019, the new Sky Zone will be an outstanding venue for exceptional family entertainment at Edgewater Mall.  Sky Zone, operated by R Fun Zone, a Sky Zone franchisee, will provide the next new phase of bringing new opportunities to Edgewater Mall, joining Premiere Cinemas with its Fall 2018 opening.

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CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE IN NEW PARKNew Park monogram logo

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE IN NEW PARK

MONTGOMERY, AL  |  December 7, 2017 – New Park, a Jim Wilson & Associates Development is please to announce construction has begun on the community clubhouse in New Park located on Park Crossing between Taylor Road and Ray Thorington Road.  The clubhouse will be named “The Gatehouse” and will be a gathering place for residents in New Park and will be located adjacent to the pool at the entry way into the community.  The Gatehouse will consist of a heated and cooled indoor space as well as a spacious outdoor covered patio with a fire place.  In addition to the clubhouse, the developer will be adding some additional amenities to New Park. The community playground, “Playscape” will be located adjacent to The Gatehouse and a small splash pad will be added to the existing pool area. In addition to the playground and small splash pad, a walking trail is being enhanced around Chastain Lake in the center of the community. “We are excited to be adding these new amenities and family friendly attractions to New Park”, says Anita Carter, Vice President, Jim Wilson & Associates.  The completion of The Gatehouse and additional amenities is projected for May 2018.

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Jim Wilson & Associates Sells Eastchase CentralEastChase Central logo

Jim Wilson & Associates Sells Eastchase Central

MONTGOMERY, AL  |  November 29, 2017 – Montgomery, Alabama based developer Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC (JWA) completed the new shopping venue, Eastchase Central, in October this year and has now successfully completed the sale of the 56,000 square foot project featuring the outstanding, national retailers Marshalls, HomeGoods, Kirkland’s and Five Below.  Eastchase Central is the latest commercial retail development of the 330 acre, mixed-use project, EASTCHASE, that started in 2002 by JWA with the initial opening of the Shoppes at Eastchase and continues today with this new, featured retail center, Eastchase Central. The sale transaction to an institutional buyer was completed on November 17, 2017.

Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC, based in Montgomery, Alabama, has developed and managed a wide array of properties throughout the eastern United States, including Class A office buildings, hotels, residential communities and millions of square feet of premier shopping space.  JWA was founded by Jim Wilson, Jr. and today is led by his sons, Jim Wilson, III and Will Wilson, and a well-established team of talented and experienced professionals.  For more information about Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC, please visit www.jwamalls.com.

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