Regency Properties, an Evansville, Indiana based commercial real estate company, has just acquired Jackson Square Shopping Center. The nearly 74,000 square foot Center is located at 2415 College Avenue in Jackson, Alabama.

Regency Properties will renovate the exterior of the shopping center this year. At the same time, a renovation of the interior of the Pic-N-Sav grocery store, which is also located in Jackson Square, will be initiated by that store’s new owner, Ramey’s Markets. These improvements will give the shopping center a new look and provide shoppers with the shopping experience they deserve. There will also be improved retail spaces available to new tenants.

Other stores located in Jackson Square are Peebles Department Store, Rent-A-Center, No. 1 China Restaurant, Factory Connection and Hair & Nail shop. There will be about 18,000 square feet of retail space available for rent.

Jackson Mayor Richard Long commented, “It is my pleasure to welcome Regency Properties and Ramey’s Markets to our city and I can assure our community the companies will be outstanding corporate citizens. I have worked with Jim McKinney, Regency Properties’ CEO and his management team for many months and have realized they are shopping complex professionals who will convert Jackson Square Shopping Center into an outstanding, quality property. This project will create jobs during the renovation and also when the complex is full of retail businesses. The city of Jackson will gain additional sales tax to continue expanding our infrastructure to draw more retail and industrial investors. Thank you Regency Properties and Ramey’s Markets for choosing to invest your capital funds in our city, Jackson, Alabama.”

“We are very pleased to be a part of the vibrant Jackson community,” said Regency Properties’ CEO Jim McKinney. “We will invest about one million dollars in upgrades to Jackson Square which will provide a very pleasant and attractive shopping experience for the community.”

Brad Ramey, CEO of Ramey’s Markets said, “We are looking forward to a great working relationship with the citizens of Jackson. Over the next few months we will be working on remodeling the store. We ask that our customers please bear with us as we work to bring many new improvements to the store. We will continue to operate as a cost plus store and are working to bring in new product lines to give more value to the shopper.”

Regency Properties develops, manages and leases commercial properties in middle American county-seat communities in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Illinois, Kentucky and Indiana. For over 50 years, the company has endeavored to provide continually upgraded and improved commercial centers in the seven states it serves.

Madison Center has announced that a new Anytime Fitness Center is opening soon. Anytime Fitness is a unique concept offering 24-hour access to fitness equipment to their members, and the option of using over 1,000 clubs nationwide.

Anytime Fitness center will be open 24 hours daily and offers the newest workout equipment and a “Cardio Theater.” The 6,700 sq. ft. facility will be owned and operated by Mark and Melanie Garlitch, and Tom Runnebohm.

The Madison Center Shopping Center is located at the intersection of State Route 7 and Clifty Drive. Big Lots, Family Dollar and River Valley Financial occupy all the leased space in the center, but an outlot is available for further expansion.

Madison Center is one of two Madison, Indiana shopping centers managed by Regency Properties of Evansville, Indiana; the other is Hilltop Plaza. Regency Properties develops, manages and leases commercial properties in vibrant middle American county seat communities in seven states.

Flint River Plaza was just purchased by Regency Properties of Evansville, Indiana. They plan to invest about a quarter-million dollars in upgrades and property improvements in the shopping center, located in Montezuma, Georgia.

Regency Properties is a commercial real estate company that owns or manages properties in seven states, including Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana. They specialize in retail properties in vibrant, middle American county-seat communities. For over 50 years the company has endeavored to provide continually upgraded and improved commercial centers in the seven states it serves.

“We are very happy to have Regency as a partner in community development here in Montezuma,” said Jimmy Davis, Executive Director, Development Authority of Macon County and Chamber of Commerce. “We like their ideas for renovating Flint River Center, and like their enthusiasm about working with our community to meet consumer needs here. Flint River serves the people in both Montezuma and surrounding towns; it’s the only shopping center in a our trade area, so it’s important to us.”

Flint River Plaza contains several vital retail stores, including Harvey’s Grocery, Fred’s family friendly store, Family Dollar and Farmer’s Furniture stores. The shopping center is over 76,000 square feet of retail space, located at 508 Spaulding Road, just east of US 90. The shopping center’s leasing agent is Jim Wittman, CCIM, SCLL, Vice President of Development and Leasing for Regency Properties. For information about leasing available space at Flint River Plaza, contact Wittman at 812-424-9200.

Regency Properties, owners of the Jackson Park shopping center in Seymour, Indiana, announced that GameStop will open in the center soon.

GameStop is the world’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer. GameStop sells new and used video game software, hardware and accessories for video game systems from Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft. They sell PC entertainment software and related accessories and merchandise.

According to GameStop Vice President, Chris Olivera, “Each new GameStop location is an exciting proposition as it is an illustration of the broad landscape of individuals that game. From teens and young adults to parents and grandparents, our customers come from all different countries and continents, with interests ranging from sword fighting to sudoku, and from drag racing to dancing. But they all have two things in common: a passion for video games and GameStop.”

Jackson Park is a 122,000+ square foot shopping center located at the corner of US Hwy 50 and Jackson Park. The center is anchored by JC Penney. Regency recently announced the opening of a new Shoe Sensation store and construction of a new Subway restaurant.

“We’re very happy to offer Seymour area consumers these needed services and retailers,” said Senior Real Estate Representative Gayla Gubler of Regency. “It’s our mission to provide communities with the best shopping and entertainment options in retail centers that are convenient and well-maintained.”

Regency Properties develops, manages and leases commercial properties in vibrant, middle American county-seat communities. For over 50 years, the company has endeavored to provide continually upgraded and improved commercial centers in the five states it serves.

Bedford Plaza will soon feature a new Subway restaurant, according to shopping center owner and manager, Regency Properties. The new Subway is a relocation and upgrade of an existing one currently located down the road on US 50. The new building will feature a drive-thru and expanded seating. The franchise owner of the Subway is Chintu Patel. A new 1,200 square foot retail space attached to the new construction will be available for lease as well.

Construction of the new, free standing Subway is part of a massive, more than $600,000 renovation project by Regency Properties on the Bedford Plaza center. The renovations are facilitated by the planned road extension Plaza Drive which will create a new corridor between US 50 and John A. Williams Blvd. A new pylon will be erected as well.

Bedford Plaza is a 75,000+ square foot shopping center located on Highway 50 just west of Highway 37. Regency Properties is located in Evansville, Indiana. The company develops, manages and leases shopping centers in several states, primarily in middle American, county seat communities.