Rookwood hotel wins Marriott Opening of The Year

December 20, 2018

Competing against properties across North America, The Residence Inn @ Rookwood was honored with the Marriott Hotel Opening of The Year Award. Open in October of 2017, The Residence Inn follows in the footsteps of its sister property - The Courtyard by Marriott @ Rookwood - who won the same award for its opening in 2013.


Anderson Real Estate Partners in Midtown Tampa Project

September 28, 2018

Casto Southeast Realty and Jeffrey R. Anderson Real Estate have partnered to develop 240,000sf of retail and restaurant space as part of the 22 acre, $500million mixed-use development called Midtown Tampa. The project also includes 750,000sf of office, 400 apartment units, and 225 room boutique hotel.


Banks developers working to establish new taxing authority to fund events

August 10, 2018

Commercial property owners at The Banks riverfront development project are trying to form a new taxing authority that would raise more than $500,000 a year to fund “programming and place-making improvements” that “create a heightened sense of community” for the district.


Momentum building at The Banks; new "Escape Game'' venue will be next addition to lineup

June 7, 2018

A new escape-room venue is coming to The Banks, bringing one of the fastest-growing forms of entertainment in the U.S. to Cincinnati's riverfront.

The Escape Game is slated to open toward the end of the year in a 6,000-square-foot space between the Taste of Belgium and Pies and Pints along West Freedom Way, according to Jeffrey R. Anderson Real Estate, the management and retail leasing agent for The Banks.


$200M town center development proposed for Germantown

March 14, 2017

Developers have proposed a major mixed-­use development in Germantown's central business district with a total price tag of about $200 million, which would make it one of the largest capital spending projects in the Memphis area in recent years.


'Urban' Target coming to Cincinnati, but it won't be Downtown

September 8, 2016

Target is opening a new "flexible format" store next to the University of Cincinnati at USquare at The Loop. The 18,000sf store is scheduled to open in July 2017.


What's Fueling Cincinnati's Office Market Rebound

November 7, 2015

See why Rookwood Exchange's successful 250,000sf office building typifies what tenants and employees are seeking today.


Blue Ash firm moves to Norwood

September 8, 2015

Blue Ash-based iSqFt plans on moving its headquarters to the Rookwood Exchange office tower in Norwood. Occupying two floors and nearly 60,000sf, iSqFt is a commercial construction software firm, providing customers access to a network that connects hundreds of thousands of general contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers and suppliers.


Rookwood Exchange's new spaces may give you office envy

May 19, 2015

It's hard to argue with the description of Rookwood Exchange as a trophy office building with spaces including a 7,000sf outdoor terrace on the 4th floor equipped with free wifi and plenty of patio seating; 4,500sf A/V equipped conference center; fitness center complete with showers and a coffee bar, marble slab lobbies, and glass wall elevators in the 750-car free parking garage.


HopCat bringing bar, craft brewery and restaurant to The Square

March 24, 2015

HopCat is bringing a $3million bar, restaurant and brewery to The Square in Downtown Lexington. Slated to open in August 2015, it will occupy 2 stories, seat 300 people, and feature as many as 140 craft beers.


Norwood's One Rookwood Latest Upscale Address

March 3, 2015

One Rookwood apartments welcome its first residents this week. The 127-unit upscale apartment complex is part of the Rookwood Exchange project.


Pies & Pints - Downtown Lexington Review

February 13, 2015

Pies and Pints at The Square in downtown Lexington is a fun and inviting atmosphere and is a magnet for young people looking for above average pizza and a wide selection of craft brews.


Mayfield Clinic to move HQ and medical offices

February 3, 2015

The Mayfield Clinic will relocate its headquarters and three of its 10 medical offices to Rookwood Exchange. The group will occupy 45,000 sf - an entire floor of the eight-story office building.


Mayfield Clinic consolidates in Norwood

February 3, 2015

Mayfield Clinic worked with Jeffrey R. Anderson Real Estate to move its clinical and corporate offices to 45,000 sf of space to the new office tower at Rookwood Exchange.


Pembroke Pines - "Best Place to Live 2014"

October 1, 2014

Money Magazine's annual "Best Place to Live in America" list was unveiled on September 22, ranking the City of Pembroke Pines #32 in the top 50, and the only city in Florida to make the list.


The Outlets of Southeast Michigan is taking shape. Learn more!

August 21, 2014


Macomb's First Exhibition Center may be in Works

August 17, 2014

The developers vying to bring an outlet center to Chesterfield Township plan to build a conference center and hotel on the same site.

The 120,000-square-foot center, planned near M-59 and I-94, would be Macomb County's first independent exhibition center.


New Restaurant and Opening Dates set for The Square in Downtown Lexington

August 5, 2014

Tony's Steak and Seafood of Cincinnati, and Alumni Hall join Urban Outfitters (opening Oct. 20), Saul Good, Sincerely Yours, Explorium, and the Lexington Convention & Visitors Bureau at The Square in Lexington


Yard House starts pouring its 140 tap beers Thursday

April 16, 2014

Yard House Open at West End in St. Louis Park, MN (Minneapolis).


Urban Outfitters to move into former DeSha's; Victorian Square Renamed The Square

February 7, 2014

New Tenants, New Name, New Opportunities - Urban Outfitters, Pies and Pints, and the The Brass Tap have leased space, and will open in the fall. The retail is now 80% spoken for. The project, purchased by a JV partnership of Jeffrey R. Anderson Real Estate & The Webb Companies, will be rebranded "The Square." The redevelopment project has gained momentum and has converted the second story to office/commercial uses.


Price tag rises for project that lured Saks Fifth Avenue to Kenwood

November 15, 2013

Having recruited Saks Fifth Avenue to The Kenwood Collection, Developer David Birdsall speaks with WCPO about how he plans to flesh out the project.


Upscale apartments next for Rookwood Exchange

July 25, 2013

With a new 123-rom Courtyard by Marriott open this week, and the opening of Capital Grille slated for August 7th, developer Jeff Anderson turns his attention to the next phase of Rookwood Exchange - upscale apartments and another hotel.

The Cincinnati Enquirer - July 24, 2013


Rookwood's Encore

May 7, 2013

The final phase of Cincinnati's Rookwood developments nears completion, as reported in the May 2013 issue of Heartland Real Estate Business


Explorium, Victorian Square sign new lease

April 4, 2013

Long-time family favorite destination agrees to long-term lease in downtown Lexington redevelopment project.


Saul Good Restaurant & Pub to open in Downtown Lexington

March 29, 2013

A Lexington favorite eatery - Saul Good Restaurant & Pub - is the first new tenant to join the redevelopment underway at downtown's Victorian Square.


The Exploratorium Reaches Agreement to Stay

February 23, 2013

The Exploratorium of Lexington and owners of Victorian Square have reached a financial agreement that will keep the children's museum in its current location.


Tactic Shift

January 28, 2013

With its $100 million Rookwood Exchange Project, Jeffrey R. Anderson wants to get this plan just right.


Anthropologie Opens at Lexington Green

January 18, 2013

Handling leasing for the owners of Lexington Green, Anderson Real Estate brings marquee fashion retailer Anthropologie to the revamped center. The Lexington Green store is the first and only Anthropologie in the market.


Victorian Square Explores Its Options

January 15, 2013

New Owner asks more of Children's Museum while seeking to fill space.


Rookwood Pavilion Helps Upscale Outlets Go Urban

December 26, 2012

Nike Factory Outlet latest high-end retailer to sign on, as hundreds of outlet mall tenants begin looking for high-quality urban infill locations.


Victorian Square returns to ownership of the Webb Companies

August 29, 2012

Anderson Real Estate and the Webb Companies team up to acquire and reinvigorate historic Victorian Square in downtown Lexington, KY.


Pieces in place for next Banks phase

January 19, 2012

Mark Fallon, vice president of leasing at Anderson Real Estate and leader in leasing The Banks retail component hosted over 80 meeting with potential tenants last year. Touting Phase I restaurant mix, Developer Carter USA hopes grocery store, bookstore not far behind for Phase II.


Rookwood Commons lands 'big fish' with REI

December 14, 2011

Jeffrey R. Anderson Real Estate has recruited Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) to Rookwood Commons in Norwood/Cincinnati, Ohio. The 21,000 retail space will be the retailer's first Ohio location when it opens in the fall of 2012.


Rookwood Going Beyond Commons

October 3, 2011

$125 million Rookwood Exchange to Include Hotel, Theater, Parking and future Office


The Banks Comes Alive

March 27, 2011

The Cincinnati Enquirer writes about the "Urban Renaissance" with The Banks at the heart of it all.


East-West Divide

March 15, 2011

The Sun Sentinel reports on the retail development in Pembroke Pines, FL.


3 Local Firms Eye Space at The Banks

March 3, 2011 spotlights a few potential tenants that could make a large impact on The Banks.


Shops at West End Getting 5 More Restaurants

February 6, 2011 in Minneapolis, MN writes highlights 4 new restaurants being added to The Shops at West End.


Banks Venues Aim for Summer Opening Dates

January 25, 2011

Cincinnati's News Channel 5 reports summer opening dates of The Banks.


Sephora to open in Crestview Hills Town Center

January 13, 2011

The national perfume and makeup chain is set to open its doors in the Crestview Hills Town Center at the end of April.


More Tenants Confirmed for The Banks

January 10, 2011

More tenants confirmed for The Banks is reported by


Toby Keith Restaurant Officially Set for Banks

January 5, 2011

The first of its kind, "I Love This Bar and Grill" restaurant by Toby Keith is set to open at The Banks.


West End Establishes 'live-work-play-shop' Blend

December 9, 2010 highlights uniqueness of the Shops at West End in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.


Charming Charile now open at Rookwood

October 13, 2010

Charming Charlie opens it third local fashion boutique at Rookwood Commons in Cincinnati.


Banks Close to Signing Four Tenants

July 21, 2010 reports on The Banks closing a deal to bring in four new tenants.


Two New Stores Big Boost to Deerfield Towne Center

July 13, 2010

Deerfield Towne Center in Ohio opens two new stores. Charming Charlies and Buy Buy Baby.


Banks Bringing Revitalization to Cincinnati's Riverfront

July 1, 2010

Heartland Real Estate Business spotlights The Banks on the Cincinnati riverfront.


Sauce, Rojo Restaurants Coming to West End

June 7, 2010

Arizona restauranteurs Michael McDermott and Jason Merritt plan open a pair of restaurants at the Shops of West End in St. Louis Park this summer.


Anderson to Lease The Banks in Cincinnati

May 21, 2010

Anderson Real Estate to lease The Banks retail center.


New Retail Leasing Team Picked for The Banks

May 20, 2010

Atlanta-based Carter and The Dawson Co. have enlisted JRA to lead the retail leasing efforts for The Banks.


Three New Stores to Open in Deerfield Towne Center

November 19, 2009

The Western Star reports on three new stores to open in Deerfield Towne Center.


West Broward's Mall Alternative

October 26, 2007

The Miami Herald reports on the Shops at Pembroke Gardens in West Broward county in Florida.


Shoppes at Montage Open

March 30, 2007

The Shoppes at Montage opens to big crowds as reported by the Times Tribune in Moosic, PA.


Area's First Lifestyle Center to Open in March

December 5, 2006

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Business Journal reports on the area's first "lifestyle center" opening in March.


Norwood Exchange - What’s the Big Deal?

April 30, 2006

A Q & A session with the parties involved in the Rookwood (Norwood) Exchange


Norwood - Myth vs. Reality

April 30, 2006

The Cincinnati Enquirer and report on the facts and fakes about the Norwood property.


Tiny Property Sold for Largest Return

April 30, 2006

J. Mark Anderson sells a tiny plot of land for a large return.


Norwood - The Untold Story

April 30, 2006

The government wanted their homes and businesses for offices and shops. Six owners said no. And the dissension began.


Eminent Domain Exacts High Price

April 30, 2006

The Cincinnati Enquirer and spotlight Norwood's Rookwood Exchange as a win-win scenario for residents.


Duke Realty Restarts Retail Business

April 26, 2006

Retail Traffic highlights the Indianapolis based Duke Realty Corp's operation to co-develop $350 million worth of lifestyle centers.


More shopping in store at Commons

March 6, 2005

The Northwest Herald reports that the Algonquin Commons will gain more stores over the years to come.


The Shoppes at Montage to Break Ground in Spring

February 9, 2005

Announcement of the Shoppes at Montage in Moosic, PA to break ground in the Spring.


Algonquin Commons moves to 2nd phase

October 13, 2004

The Algonquin Commons moves to phase two of construction as reported by the Northwest Herald in PA.


Commons retailers cash in

October 12, 2004

The Algonquin Commons fills up with retailers for its extended opening weekend.


BEYOND THE MALL - Deerfield Towne Center is Anderson's Latest Challenge to the Mall

August 3, 2004

JRA pushes to the "Lifestyle Center" concept. It's more than a mall.


SHIFTING SHOPPING - Market Competition Mall vs. lifestyle centers

March 14, 2004

JRA prepares to shift the idea of a shopping mall to more of a "Lifestyle Center".


Center has uncommon success in Geneva

November 9, 2003

The Beacon News reports on the success of the Geneva Commons on Randall Road.


Geneva Commons Fills a Growing Need; $80 million development opens in booming far west suburbs

September 6, 2002

The Chicago Tribune spotlights the booming development of the Geneva Commons.


Rookwood developer Jeffrey Anderson seeks hot retailers

May 1, 2002

The Cincinnati Post discusses the domino theory for retail development with Jeffrey R. Anderson.


City Council Should Just Give Up

December 31, 2001

A letter to the editor of the Cincinnati post discussing retail development in the downtown area.


Big-Name Retailers to fill Geneva Stores

November 30, 2001

The Kane County Chronicle spotlights high profile retailers that plan to move into the Geneva Commons community.


Town Square Reincarnated

May 2, 1999

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports on JRA's role in developing the downtown Cincinnati area.