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Retail Specialists Projects Named Real Estate Deals of the Year

Press Release

March 3, 2020

CONTACT: Courtney Hall
Retail Specialists

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – The Birmingham Business Journal has released its 2019 Commercial Real Estate Deals of the Year, naming two Retail Specialists projects to the list. Commercial Real Estate Deals of the Year recognizes the top deals from 2019, specifically highlighting leases, developments or transactions that will impact the Birmingham metro area for years to come.

The Retail Specialists team handled the leasing for the Dick’s Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy at The Village at Lee Branch, which is the first of its kind in the state of Alabama. Featuring separate entrances for each brand, Dick’s Sporting Goods is 47,000 square feet and Golf Galaxy occupies 24,000 square feet.The grand opening was February of this year.

We are extremely proud of our roots in Birmingham and were excited to have two deals make the BBJ’s list this year. The Village at Lee Branch continues to be a premier shopping destination and the new Dick’s and Golf Galaxy are great retail anchors for that development.”


The second deal making the BBJ’s list was the leasing of 2200 Magnolia Building, with Bayer Properties leasing 5,400 square feet of space for their new Birmingham office. The 2200 Magnolia Building is also home to Retail Specialists and Retail Strategies.

The BBJ will honor all winners at an event at Cahaba Brewing on March 5. 

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About Retail Specialists

Retail Specialists, LLC (RSI) is the premier retail real estate services firm in the south. We are committed to long-term relationships in property management, retail representation, development, and leasing and brokerage. Founded in 2005, we’ve thrived through tough times and shine under pressure. A unique mix of experience, technology, and data have proven successful in a business we love.

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