MACON, GA | FEB 12, 2008–Representatives for many of the retailers and restaurants located at The Shoppes at River Crossing will be accepting applications and conducting interviews at a job fair sponsored by General Growth Properties, Inc. and Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC, developers of the open-air center. The job fair is scheduled for February 28 at the Mabel White Baptist Church, 1415 Bass Road, off I-75 at exit 172 and the hours are 3:00–8:00 p.m. The Shoppes at River Crossing Job Fair will be conducted to assist the center’s retailers in providing qualified applicants for employment in a variety of positions including management, retail and restaurant services. Job seekers are encouraged to bring a resume and photo identification. Additional information may be obtained through the retail center’s website, www.theshoppesatrivercrossing.com or by contacting Joe Netto at General Growth Properties at (678) 385-1422.
Companies that will be in attendance include Aeropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Ann Taylor Loft, Body Central, Bonefish Grill, Champs, Charlotte Russe, Chico’s, Christopher & Banks, CJ Banks, Coach, Dairy Queen, Foot Locker, GameStop, GNC, J.Jill, Journey’s, Lady Foot Locker, Lane Bryant, Lenscrafters, New York & Co., Portrait Innovations, The Sleep Number store®, Talbots, Wild Wing Café and Wolf Camera. The 750,000 square-foot, The Shoppes at River Crossing is scheduled to grand open March 19, 2008 at I-75 and Riverside Drive. The center will feature upscale specialty stores, restaurants, anchor tenants; Dillard’s and Belk, and five mid-size anchors.
Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC is a privately owned real estate company specializing in shopping centers, residential real estate investments, offices, condominiums, hotels and mixed-use developments. With over three decades of real estate experience, JWA has developed in excess of 21 million square-feet of shopping center space. The company’s development portfolio includes residential communities and condominium residences, mixed-use developments, Class A office buildings and hotel and country club assets. www.jwamalls.com
General Growth Properties, Inc. is one of the largest U.S.-based publicly traded real estate investment trusts (REIT), based upon market capitalization. Best-known for its ownership or management of more than 200 shopping malls in 45 states, General Growth is also a leading developer of master-planned communities and mixed-use properties. It has ownership interest in master-planned communities in Texas, Maryland and Nevada and in smaller mixed-use projects under development in additional locations. Its shopping center portfolio totals approximately 200 million square feet of retail space accommodating more than 24,000 retail stores nationwide. General Growth’s international portfolio includes ownership and management interest in shopping centers in Brazil and Turkey. General Growth Properties, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GGP. For more information, please visit the company web site at http://www.ggp.com.