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TOBESOFKEE CROSSING SHOPPING CENTER COMING TO WEST MACONJWA Ventures logo

TOBESOFKEE CROSSING SHOPPING CENTER COMING TO WEST MACON

MACON, GA  |  March 5, 2019 – JWA Ventures, a division of Jim Wilson & Associates (JWA) is pleased to announce Tobesofkee Crossing, a fifteen (15) acre development that will be the home of a new shopping center anchored by Publix Super Markets at the northeast corner of Thomaston Road and Tucker Road in Macon, Georgia. The 68,000 square foot Tobesofkee Crossing shopping venue includes Publix in over 48,000 square feet plus additional retail space of about 20,000 square feet. Sites for two free standing buildings along Thomaston Road are also available for development. Construction of Tobesofkee Crossing is set to commence in the second quarter of 2019, with a targeted opening date in the second quarter of 2020.

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WALK-ON’S BISTREAUX & BAR TO OPEN AT EASTCHASEWalk Ons logo

WALK-ON’S BISTREAUX & BAR TO OPEN AT EASTCHASE

MONTGOMERY, AL  |  February 22, 2019 – At EastChase, one of the premier multi-use commercial developments in the Southeast, Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC, recently completed the sale of a 1.5-acre site, adjacent to EastChase Market Center near the intersection of Eastchase Lane and Eastchase Parkway, to Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar, a leading full-service family sports restaurant, new to Central Alabama.  The hot spot aims to provide residents a go-to community restaurant that embodies the go-getter spirit of a walk-on athlete while providing superior service and mouthwatering All-American menu items with a taste of Louisiana.

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Senior Living Facility Coming to EastChase with an Opening in 2020JWA logo

Senior Living Facility Coming to EastChase with an Opening in 2020

MONTGOMERY, AL  |  February 13, 2019 – Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC recently closed on the sale of 7.8 acres on Eastchase Lane to a national developer with plans to build a senior living facility within Montgomery’s Eastchase development.  Eastchase is a 330-acre mixed use site located on a two-mile, tree lined parkway.

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FiberRise is Joining the Redstone Gateway CommunityRedstone Gateway entrance sign with office buildings in background

FiberRise is Joining the Redstone Gateway Community

HUNTSVILLE, AL  |  January 24, 2019 – FiberRise, an engineering and software company specializing in the planning, integration, and implementation of broadband networks, has leased approximately 9,500 square feet in 4000 Market Street, a 36,000 square foot building developed and recently opened at Redstone Gateway, a class-A, mixed-use project just outside Redstone Arsenal’s Gate 9. FiberRise plans to occupy their new space by June of 2019, and to host a ribbon cutting ceremony soon thereafter.

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New Leases for The Offices at 3000 RiverChaseThe Offices at 3000 RiverChase logo

New Leases for The Offices at 3000 RiverChase

BIRMINGHAM, AL  |  November 12, 2018 – Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC announces the completion of new leases totaling over 21,000 square feet for The Offices at 3000 RiverChase.  Joining this prestigious address will be Grayson & Associates, the Hoover Chamber of Commerce, CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc. and GWC Wealth Management.  In addition, both Travelers Insurance and Influence Health, currently located in the Building, have renewed and extended their lease terms in 3000 RiverChase. Tanner Sumners, with Harbert Realty, represented the Building in these transactions. 

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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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