Stirling Properties announces largest retail acquisition in company history
COVINGTON, Louisiana - Stirling Properties is pleased to announce the purchase of Turtle Creek Crossing shopping center in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on Friday January 22nd, 2016, at a purchase price of $48.1 million. Turtle Creek Crossing is the largest retail acquisition by Stirling Properties in its 40-year history.
Completed in 2007, the 295,000-square-foot shopping center is located on US Highway 98 in Hattiesburg adjacent to Turtle Creek Mall, and shares a lighted intersection with Sam’s and Walmart Supercenter. Anchor tenants include Ashley Furniture, Bed Bath & Beyond, Ross Dress for Less, Old Navy, Books-A-Million and PetSmart. Shadow anchors include Academy, Target and Kohl’s.
“Located in the markets’ dominant retail corridor, this center is very similar to several others that Stirling Properties has developed over the past 15 years,” said Jeffrey Marshall, Senior Vice President – Acquisitions/Finance with Stirling Properties. “We are confident that Turtle Creek Crossing will perform well for many years to come, and provide top-notch shopping, retail and economic opportunities to the area.”
Stirling Properties is one of the most diversified full-service commercial real estate companies in the country offering Brokerage Services, Development and Redevelopment, Acquisitions and Investments, and Property and Asset Management over a wide array of property types.
In 2010, Stirling Properties strategically focused our attention toward commercial property acquisition and creating opportunities to return-driven investors seeking to put capital into real, tangible property across the Gulf South.
“We identify assets—such as Turtle Creek Crossing—that offer stabilized current risk-adjusted returns where we can add value to improve performance. Our proven track record in acquisitions, and our in-depth understanding of market dynamics along with the positioning of assets within the market, enables us to create opportunities that others cannot,” concludes Marshall. “We are excited and optimistic—not just for Turtle Creek Crossing—but about the future growth of Hattiesburg and the entire South Mississippi region.”