Tenants impacted by the Ross deal include ACE Hardware, AlvernonOptical and PostNet. To accommodate the clothing retailer, ACEsigned a new lease for 16,904 square feet elsewhere in the center,while Alvernon Optical will relocate to 2,838 square feet at thesouth end-cap. PostNet will also shift its 1,325-square-foot spaceelsewhere in the center, which is at 2802-2990 N. Campbell Ave. Thequoted lease rate for space is $18 per square foot, triple net.

Nancy McClure, first vice president with CB Richard Ellis'Tucson office says the tenants were very cooperative and patientthroughout the negotiation process. McClure, who represented centerowners Holualoa Arizona of Tucson and Phoenix-based Pacific RidgeProperties, says the first goal is to build out ACE's space, andpermits are in hand to begin that work. "Then we'll start on theRoss build-out," she comments. "Ross should be able to move inthere by late 2009, or early 2010 at the latest."

The Campbell location will be Ross' ninth store in the area.McClure tells GlobeSt.com that the Pleasanton, CA-based retailerliked Campbell Plaza because of the demographics. "They thought itwould be a good location because of its proximity to University ofArizona students," she tells GlobeSt.com. "Plus this is surroundedby established neighborhoods." Ross was represented by Jayme Fabeof Bourn Partners in Tucson. CBRE associate Shannon Murphy teamedwith McClure on behalf of the center's owners.

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