S.J. Collins News

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 7:25am

The Toledo Plan Commission approved site plans Thursday for Secor Village, a new shopping development that will have a Whole Foods Market as the anchor tenant.

The 40,000-square-foot upscale gourmet grocery and two smaller commercial/​retail buildings will be constructed on seven acres along Secor Road near Executive Parkway at the site of the former Showcase Cinemas

George Oravecz, the developer’s engineer, told the planning board the proposed shopping center will complete the rebuilding of the movie theater property that was demolished in 2011.

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 7:19am

Whole Foods, Oak Creek Marketplace

Whole Foods Market announced this morning an opening date of June 3 for the specialty grocer’s first Dayton-area location, on Miamisburg-Centerville Road (Ohio 725) and McEwen Road in Washington Twp.

The new 45,000-square-foot store is planning to hire for about 130 new positions and will employ about 150, including Whole Foods employees who will be transferring to the new store, a Whole Foods spokeswoman said.

The new store will include:

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 7:53am

TOLEDO, Ohio - Whole Foods Market is announcing it will open a store in Toledo. The supermarket chain specializing in natural and organic foods says it has signed a lease for a 40,000 square foot building near Secor Road and Executive Parkway. An opening date has yet to be announced. There are currently six Whole Foods stores in Ohio, with three more in development. The Secor Road area is currently under redevelopment with groundbreaking for a Holiday Express expected this spring.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 10:56am

Peachtree Crossing

Chamblee, GA, February 4, 2015 – by Trey Benton – Chamblee’s Architectural Review Board (ARB) met Tuesday evening to go over site plans and renderings of Peachtree Crossing, a new development that has Whole Foods planned as the anchor tenant.

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 2:08pm

In today’s Four on Friday, we talk with Jay Douglas of metro Atlanta-based S.J. Collins Enterprises, a firm that specializes in the development and acquisition of grocery-anchored shopping centers in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Jay gives us the lowdown on his duties at the company, talks about the brisk pace of leasing at S.J. Collins’ properties and details why he experienced a particularly strong bout of schadenfreude recently.

Many thanks to Jay for his time.