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Natural Grocers to open at Scottsdale Towne Square

DTZ, a global leader in commercial real estate services, has announced that Colorado-based Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage signed a lease for 27,827 square feet at Scottsdale Towne Square, 13802 N. Scottsdale Road.  DTZ Managing Director’s Cliff Johnston and John Appelbe represented the landlord, Holualoa Scottsdale Retail, LLC.

Established in 1955 by Margaret and Philip Isely, Natural Grocers was founded under the premise of providing consumers with affordable, high-quality foods and dietary supplements. It has provided free nutrition education classes to more than 50,000 customers and donated more than $1 million to local food banks and non-profit community organizations. Natural Grocers is a family run, publicly traded company with 95 locations across Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The Scottsdale Towne Square location will be the organic and natural food company‚s first store in Scottsdale. It is expected to open before the end of the year.

Scottsdale Towne Square is located at the northwest corner of Scottsdale and Thunderbird Roads. Originally built in 1986 and 1987, Holualoa Companies purchased the property in 2012 and immediately began a renovation and rebrand for the property. Since being awarded the marketing assignment for the neighborhood retail center, DTZ has completed 12 new leases for 66,294 square feet and 16 renewals, bringing the center’s occupancy to 91%.

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Bonefish Grill to Open First Arizona Location

Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced it has completed an 18,611 square foot ground lease for Bonefish Grill, LLC, at Paradise Valley Mall Village Fair North located on Cactus Road and Tatum Boulevard in Phoenix.

Cassidy Turley Managing Directors Cliff Johnston and John Appelbe represented the landlord, FTT Village Fair North LLC, in the lease transaction, while Bonefish Grill was represented by SRS Real Estate Partners. The first Bonefish Grill location in Phoenix is scheduled to open by the end of 2014.

Founded in 2000 in St. Petersburg, FL, by Tim Curci and Chris Parker, the Bonefish Grill experience is the perfect recipe marrying simplicity, quality and consistency in food, service, ambiance and value. As the “Fresh Fish Experts,” Bonefish Grill specializes in market-fresh fish and other wood-grilled specialties. Recently named a “Golden Chain” award winner and the top consumer pick for seafood from Nation’s Restaurant News, as well as “Best Seafood Restaurant in the Nation” by a leading consumer product guide, Bonefish Grill has locations in several states and prides itself on the local feel of each restaurant. For more information about Bonefish Grill visit www.bonefishgrill.com.