PRLog - Sep. 23, 2013 - WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- New England Development today announced that Jim Roberts has joined New England Development as General Manager, Palm Beach Outlets. Jim joins the company from the Tanger Outlet Centers where he was the Director of Marketing responsible for promotions, events and business development. Prior to working at Tanger, he spent several years at GVA Advantis, a real estate service firm, as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Development where he was responsible for the creation of business development and brand strategy. In addition, Jim worked at Simon Property Group for over six years in several different marketing roles the most recent being Vice President, Mall Marketing working out of the Town Center Mall in Boca Raton and for The Mills Corporation where he was the Vice President of Marketing based out of Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise, Florida. Jim is a graduate of Buena Vista University in Iowa and currently resides in Boynton Beach, Florida with his family.
Says Issie Shait, Senior Vice President, New England Development, “We are thrilled to have Jim on board as the General Manager of Palm Beach Outlets. His industry knowledge and years of experience will be great assets to the organization and we welcome him to our team and to the new Palm Beach Outlets.”
Appealing to both residents and tourists, Palm Beach Outlets is the first outlet center in Palm Beach County. Palm Beach Outlets will officially open in February 2014 and is a partnership between New England Development and Eastern Real Estate. Located immediately off Interstate 95 on Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Outlets will feature nearly 100 outlet stores including many of the biggest and best names in fashion as well as an adjacent retail center with a dynamic mix of national tenants.
About New England Development
New England Development is one of the nation’s premier real estate development and management companies, with more than 50 million square feet of retail, commercial and residential space to their credit. Founded by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stephen R. Karp, New England Development has 35 years of retail development, leasing and management experience and is one of the major mall developers in the Northeast. Acclaimed for some of the country’s most widely recognized and successful regional malls, New England Development is also known for developing mixed-use complexes featuring retail, residential, hotel and office uses; outlet centers; power centers; marinas; golf courses; resort and convention hotel properties; and even an entire planned community.
Eastern Real Estate
Eastern Real Estate is a privately held commercial real estate firm with expertise in capital investment, real estate development, and asset management. The Company was founded and is led by principals Daniel J. Doherty III and Brian J. Kelly. During their thirty year careers Doherty and Kelly have had direct involvement in over 30 million square feet of transactions, building Eastern a well-earned reputation for industry leading insight and unwavering professional integrity.
If you would like more information on this topic please contact Melissa LaVita, Marketing Director, New England Development: