Westcore Properties, owner and property manager of Alpine Creek Town Center, has announced that Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market will soon join its roster of quality tenants at Alpine Creek Town Center in the space previously occupied by Daniel’s Market. Fresh & Easy recently signed a 10-year lease for 22,015 square feet of retail space at Alpine Creek Town Center. Financial terms were not disclosed, according to Westcore Properties. The company said Fresh & Easy plans to open in August 2012 and will begin making improvements to the space in mid-February. Don Moser with Retail Institute represented Fresh & Easy during lease negotiation. John Jennings and Aaron Hill with Cushman & Wakefield represented Westcore Properties.
“We’re excited to have Fresh & Easy on board,” said Hack Adams, senior vice president of leasing for Westcore Properties. “Fresh & Easy will become a staple for the Alpine community as residents seek wholesome, healthy food for their families. The company’s commitment to providing good food at a cost savings, while also giving back to each community it serves, was important to Westcore Properties as we continue to look for ways to support Alpine with a well-rounded tenant mix.”
Fresh & Easy offers a wide range of its own brand of products including freshly prepared meals with no artificial colors, flavors, high-fructose corn syrup and no added transfats. The company’s stores are designed with energy efficiency in mind in order to pass along cost benefits to customers. Fresh & Easy is a community champion, pledging $1,000 to a neighborhood charitable group with each new store opening. Nominations for the recipient group are accepted in the weeks leading up to the store’s grand opening. Alpine residents can make recommendations by visiting www.freshandeasy.com/nominategroup.aspx. The company operates stores in California, Arizona and Nevada.