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March 24 , 2009

The Retail Connection's Houston office lands big leasing deal

The Retail Connection's Houston office lands big leasing deal

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The Retail Connection’s Houston office lands big leasing assignment

Houston, Texas – March 24th, 2009 – The Houston office of The Retail Connection L.P. stated today that they have entered into a strategic alliance with Global Realty & Management TX, Inc. to assist in the leasing of Global's Houston Portfolio, which consists of fourteen shopping centers totaling over 1.5 million square feet. Notable properties include the 300,000 square-foot HEB-anchored Westgate Marketplace, the 90,000 square-foot Kroger-anchored Forestwood, and the 150,000 square-foot 24 Hour Fitness-anchored Copperfield Crossing.

Jason Gaines, Global's Houston Leasing Director, stated, "We chose The Retail Connection's Houston office to assist in our leasing efforts due to their excellent tenant relationships and market knowledge." Added Global Principal Rafi Zitvar, "We have had an excellent relationship working with The Retail Connection in Dallas and are happy to solidify our relationship in Houston."

"We are honored to be working with Global Realty," said David Stukalin, President of The Retail Connection's Houston office. The team, led by Stukalin, will include Greg Slusky and Jonathon Probst, both top-producing brokers in the Houston office. 

Global Realty & Management TX, Inc., a division of Global Fund Investments, LLC, acquires, leases, and manages properties in Texas, Florida, and Georgia. To learn more about Global, please visit the company's website at www.gfinvestments.net.

Established in January, 2004, The Retail Connection is a brokerage, advisory, and investment company focused exclusively on retail. The firm represents over 190 tenants, and over 124 shopping center listings totaling 15 million square feet. The company's website is www.theretailconnection.net.

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Leisa Barger l Senior Vice President Marketing l The Retail Connection 214.572.8401

David Stukalin | President – Houston | The Retail Connection 713.254.4823