Sembler In The News: August 2017
Sembler Breaks Ground on Amberly Place, Cary, NC
The Sembler Company recently held a ceremonial groundbreaking event to mark the beginning of construction at Amberly Place, a new 77,000 square foot Publix-anchored neighborhood shopping center located at the Northwest corner of Greenlevel Church Road and Carpenter Fire Station Road.
Over 50 people attended the event alongside, Sembler senior executives, Publix Super Markets representatives, and Town of Cary officials.
During the ceremony, Sembler presented Cary’s new neighborhood school, Hortons Creek Elementary, with a donation from its School Grant Program. Hortons Creek Principal Dr. Sandy Chambers was also in attendance to accept the grant award. “Sembler has been partnering with many elementary schools over the last few years and we are happy to add Cary’s newest school to our program,” said Ron Wheeler, Sembler’s CEO.
The 77,000 square foot shopping center will be known as Amberly Place and will feature a pedestrian-oriented design, anchored by a Publix Supermarket and accompanied by a mix of retailers and restaurants.
Amberly Place will augment Sembler’s growing footprint in North Carolina where the company currently owns and manages grocery-anchored centers in Raleigh and Charlotte. “The shopping center market in this region is very healthy right now, and poised for growth,” said Josh Beyer, Sembler’s Senior Vice President of Development. “We look forward to developing this project for the Cary community and continue to seek other opportunities in the area.”
Steve Althoff Appointed Operations Chair for ICSC’s Southern Division Leadership Committee
Steve Althoff, Senior VP of Leasing, has been appointed to serve as the Operations Chair for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Southern Division Volunteer Leadership Committee.
The Operations Chair represents the operations, management, leasing, and marketing sectors of the retail real estate industry and works with the ICSC Team and program committees in 12 states in the Southeast.
As Divisional Operations Chair, Steve will assist in the management of content and number of programs to promote ICSC education and industry certification activities. The Operations Chair also organizes communications among committees and other volunteer groups, providing a focal point for committee work and overseeing the execution of meetings throughout the region
“We are delighted to welcome Steve as the ICSC Southern Division Operations Chair, and appreciate his ongoing commitment to our organization and our industry,” Margaret Wigglesworth, Executive Vice President of Membership and Volunteer Services remarked.
Althoff has held several volunteer leadership positions with ICSC over his lengthy career including serving as Chair of the 2014 ICSC Florida Conference, and committee member roles from 2009 through 2014. Althoff was the Florida Operations Chair from 2016 to 2017 before becoming the Southern Division’s Operations chair this year.
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