NewMark Merrill Companies Welcomes WSS to Southgate Plaza in Sacramento

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Premier shoe retailer to host grand opening celebration on August 11

Sacramento, Calif. (August 10, 2018) – NewMark Merrill Companies, a Woodland Hills, California based retail shopping center development company, announced today that WSS has opened a 9,900-square-foot store at Southgate Plaza, a 339,369-square-foot retail center located at 4242 Florin Road in Sacramento, California. WSS, a leading footwear retailer, is hosting a grand opening celebration at the store on August 11.

WSS has been providing footwear and apparel in the heart of their communities for over 35 years. Each store has the latest styles from top brands such as Nike, Jordan, Vans, Converse, adidas and Puma, at exceptional values. With stores across southern and northern California, Arizona, Nevada and most recently, Texas, the 76-store retail chain is excited to open its doors in Sacramento.

“WSS is a great complement to our existing tenants,” said Sandy Sigal, President and Chief Executive Officer of NewMark Merrill Companies. “NewMark Merrill will continue the process of adding new tenants and events that will enhance the customer experience. We have received tremendous feedback from the community on our efforts.”

Southgate Plaza is situated in the densely populated market of South Sacramento and serves as a regional draw due to its direct access to Highway 99. NewMark Merrill will begin construction in fourth quarter 2018 on a new corner pad site with completion scheduled for second quarter of 2019. The pad has been preleased to Starbucks, T-Mobile, Stanton Optical and Ono Hawaiian BBQ with one space available. Southgate Plaza is nearly 100 percent leased to Walmart Neighborhood Market, 99 Ranch Market, 99 Cents Only, Ross Dress for Less, Baskin-Robbins and Sally Beauty.

About WSS
WSS is a premier footwear and apparel retailer in the U.S., doing business in neighborhood-based stores, and deeply rooted in the customer loyalty. Consumers trust WSS for the best brands, greatest values and largest selection of athletic dress, fashion and casual footwear for the entire family

The WSSCares initiative serves to make a difference that goes beyond selling footwear and apparel. WSS believes in the future of their customers and is committed to giving back to the local communities that they serve. The retailer partners in over 350 local events each year.

About NewMark Merrill Companies
NewMark Merrill Companies, LLC owns or manages a portfolio of over 70 shopping centers valued at more than $2 billion. Since 1987 President and Chief Executive Officer Sandy Sigal has led the company of shopping centers representing over 1,500 tenants and 10 million square feet in California, Colorado and Illinois. The Company has founded and invested heavily in BrightStreet Ventures, its technology company, which is working on leading edge solutions for landlords and tenants to succeed in today’s retail environment. For more information, visit

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