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August 27 , 2007

Retail Collaboration Leads to New Retail Development in Mansfield, Texas

Retail Collaboration Leads to New Retail Development in Mansfield, Texas

August 27th, 2007 - MANSFIELD, Texas –The Retail Connection L.P., a real estate services and investment firm created with exclusive focus on retail today announced plans to break ground on a 16 acre, 157,000 square foot retail center in the southeast quadrant of Debbie Lane and Hwy 287 at Home Depot Drive. The project will tie into the 420,000 square foot Mansfield Towne Crossing center anchored by Super Target, Home Depot, Staples and Ross. The new center will be the third development for The Retail Connection’s development arm, Connected Development Services, to break ground since the company’s inception in 2004. “Mansfield Pointe is the result of key clients looking for a solution in the trade area that did not exist and our capacity to extend the reach of their expansion programs by creating the project," said Steven A. Lieberman, The Retail Connection’s CEO. "Mansfield Pointe will be anchored by Bed Bath & Beyond, Circuit City, The Sports Authority and one more national retailer to be announced in the coming weeks and will have several restaurants and numerous shop space users." added Chad Bradshaw, the projects developer. The project is scheduled for completion in summer of 2008. The Retail Connection I Connected Development projects currently being developed include the 625,000 square foot Arlington Highlands and the 380,000 square foot Weatherford Ridge. The company is also set to break ground on Arlington Highlands East, a 21 acre, 175,000 square foot compliment to its Arlington Highlands center. Arlington Highlands East’s fifteen retailers will bring the total number of tenants in Arlington Highlands to 115. The Retail Connection, L.P. is a retail real estate services and investment firm with over 160 retail tenants and over 20 million square feet in leasing assignments. The company is headquartered Dallas, Texas with additional offices in Houston and San Antonio. The company’s Connected Development Services delivers all aspects of the development process. Additional information on The Retail Connection, L.P. is available at www.theretailconnection.net.