PRLog - April 29, 2014 - PHOENIX -- Westwood Financial Corp. (WFC), one of the largest privately held owner-operators of retail properties in the U.S., has announced that Flower Child, a farm-fresh fast-casual restaurant, has opened at the firm’s Camelback Village shopping center in Phoenix.
Camelback Village, Phoenix
According to Randy Banchik, executive vice president of Westwood Financial Corp., the concept that was developed by restaurateur and Chief Executive Officer of Fox Restaurant Concepts, Sam Fox, features wholesome ingredients such as grass-fed beef, wild-caught salmon, organic turkey and vegetables on a menu that steers clear of genetically modified options. The restaurant is also located across the street from Fox’s current office.
“We are very excited to add Flower Child to Camelback Village, a pillar of the community for over 40 years,” said Banchik. “It was important to us to offer the community clientele diverse and cutting edge dining choices and Flower Child is an excellent addition in that respect. Camelback’s central location to the affluent Paradise Valley and Arcadia communities positions the restaurant beautifully for the chain’s initial launch.”
Earlier this month, WFC announced the opening of the 8,421-square-
About Westwood Financial Corp.
Westwood Financial Corp. is one of the largest privately held owner-operators of retail properties in the U.S., with a track record spanning 44 years. Based in Los Angeles with offices in Atlanta, Dallas and Scottsdale, Ariz., the firm currently has a portfolio consisting of more than 115 shopping centers and retail properties in 26 metropolitan markets. Founded in 1970 by Steven Fogel and Howard Banchik, the firm has evolved into a fully integrated real estate company that acquires, leases, and manages its real estate portfolio. The firm implements an acquisition strategy that focuses primarily on mature neighborhood, grocery anchored shopping centers with portfolio holdings in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, and Washington. For more information, please visit www.westfin.com.