New Carter’s Store to Open at Alameda South Shore

Alameda, Calif. (December 16, 2013) – Jamestown, a leading national real estate investment and management firm, has announced that Carter’s, a popular brand of children’s clothing and accessories, has signed a 10-year lease for a new 4,178-square-foot store at Alameda South Shore Center.

Carters Alameda Jamestown Family-FriendlyCarter’s selected South Shore Center primarily due to the recent influx of family-friendly tenants and the center’s focus on events that appeal to children, teens and adults, noted Sara Sanders, first vice president at the San Francisco Bay Area brokerage SRS Real Estate Partners, who represented Carter’s in the transaction. The new Carter’s store, located close to Kohl’s, is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2014.

“With more visitors coming to South Shore Center for family events, dining and shopping, Carter’s realized this was an excellent opportunity for a new store location,” said Julie Taylor, senior vice president of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank, who along with broker Stephen Rusher, handled the lease for Jamestown.

Located at 523 South Shore Center West in Alameda, CA, Alameda South Shore Center is a 594,000-square-foot open-air shopping destination that features a variety of nationally known and local retailers and restaurants. The center has a long-standing presence in the City of Alameda and is a local gathering place for residents and visitors from the Bay Area.

For more information on Alameda South Shore Center, including activities, hours, and tenant promotions, please visit AlamedaSouthShoreCenter.com or call 510-521-8100.

Jamestown
Founded in 1983 with headquarters in Atlanta, Ga. and Cologne, Germany and offices in New York City, San Francisco, Ca. and Washington, D.C., Jamestown is a leader in acquisitions and value added management. Over 30 years, Jamestown has generated approximately $8 billion in strategic investments. The company is focused across the risk spectrum with core, core-plus and opportunistic funds in two primary markets: 24-hour cities and Sunbelt territories with strong demographic growth. For more information visit www.jamestownlp.com

Alameda South Shore Center
Alameda South Shore Center is an established, 594,000-square-foot open-air shopping center located in the East Bay community of Alameda, Calif. The only major shopping center on the 23-square-mile island, the recently renovated property is home to a variety of national and local retailers and restaurants, seasonal “pop-ups,” including Pedal Beach, a bike and beach supply rental shop, and Off The Grid @ Alameda, a weekly mobile food truck market. South Shore Center also features an exciting array of family-friendly events. The center has maintained its prominence as a thriving retail and recreational destination for more than 50 years. For more information, visit www.alamedasouthshorecenter.com.

About Carter’s, Inc.
Carter’s, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter’s and OshKosh B’gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 700 Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, and Japan and on-line at www.carters.com and www.oshkoshbgosh.com. The Company’s Just One You, Precious Firsts, and Genuine Kids brands are available at Target, and its Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart. Carter’s is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at www.carters.com.

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