Velocity Retail Group’s Andy Kroot announced that Goodwill of Central Arizona signed two new leases in February.

Goodwill leased the 25,740 SF former Whole Foods building at the NEC of Lindsay and Warner in Gilbert. The store is expected to open in 2Q 2013. Goodwill also completed a 14,400 SF, 10-year lease is San Luis. That store is expected to open in 3Q 2013.

“We are honored to be able to help Goodwill of Central Arizona expand their presence in Arizona while positively impacting the community with each new store,” Kroot said. “Goodwill now has well over 60 stores in the area with many more planned for 2013/2014; we are continuing to search for great, high traffic locations.”

With 65 years of serving central Arizona’s communities, Goodwill of Central Arizona is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit agencies in Arizona. In 2012, it served more than 42,000 youth and adults on their quest toward self-sufficiency and secured more than 15,563 employment opportunities.

In another transaction, Kroot announced that Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop/Everything Bagel will be moving into the former Schlotsky’s Deli in Old Town Scottsdale at the SEC of Scottsdale and Indian School roads.

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop has five other stores in Metro Phoenix.