Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sports Authority Signs at Santa Fe Place

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 19, 2012) – Trademark Property Company, the Fort Worth-based retail and mixed-use development, investment and services firm, today announced Sports Authority, one of the nation’s top full-line sporting good chains, will open at Santa Fe Place mall in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Construction on the 40,000-sf store, an existing anchor space formerly occupied by Mervyn’s, is scheduled to begin in October with opening slated for spring 2013. It will be only the second Sports Authority in New Mexico; the other store is located in Albuquerque.

Trademark has been directing the remerchandising and redevelopment of the 571,238-square-foot Santa Fe Place, Northern New Mexico’s only regional mall, since the mall was acquired by a private equity fund.

“The transformation of this mall continues to move in the right direction,” said Trademark Chairman and CEO Terry Montesi. “The first step was to stabilize the mall by adding an attractive new anchor to join Dillard’s, JCPenney and Sears, and Sports Authority fits the bill perfectly.”

The Sports Authority, Inc. (“Sports Authority”) is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. It operates over 450 stores in 45 U.S. states under The Sports Authority. The Company’s website, located at is operated by GSI Commerce, Inc. Sports Authority has a rich history, dating back almost a century, of being an industry leader in providing a wide assortment of quality, brand-name sporting goods.

Trademark Property Company is an operator, investor and developer of enclosed regional malls, mixed-use town centers, and specialty, community and power centers. Since 1991, Trademark has invested in, or developed, over 10 million square feet of retail and mixed-use assets worth over $1 billion. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Trademark’s experienced team currently operates more than five million square feet including Alliance Town Center (Fort Worth, Texas), Watters Creek (Allen, Texas), Market Street – The Woodlands (Texas), La Palmera (Corpus Christi, Texas) Saddle Creek (Memphis, Tenn.) and Santa Fe Place Mall (Santa Fe, N.M). For more information,

Steve Sumell Joins Trademark as SVP, Property Management


Steve Sumell
Phone: 817.810.5316

We are pleased to announce that Steve Sumell has joined Trademark as Senior VP, Property Management.

Steve will direct Property Management for our 3rd Party Portfolio and provide oversight for property operations. Steve has had a 30 year career with Hines, Cushman and Wakefield, Trammel Crow/Faison, RREEF, Homart, JMB/Federated and has operated properties including the Houston Galleria, SouthPark Mall in Charlotte, Century City Shopping Center and The Century Plaza Towers in Los Angeles for institutional owners.

“ We are extremely pleased to have someone of Steve’s experience and industry stature join us as we continue to grow our national operating platform. Our decision to invest in great people in an unsettled market has paid off in a world class leasing, operating and investments team.” said Trademark Property Chairman – CEO Terry Montesi

Trademark Property Company
Since 1992, Trademark has invested in or developed over 10 million square feet of regional malls, outdoor retail and mixed-use projects worth over $1 billion. Our experienced team currently operates more than 5.3 million square feet.

Cinemark Opens at Alliance Town Center


Fremon Baker
Phone: 817.810.5323

Alliance Town Center is proud to announce the opening of Cinemark’s new 14 screen, state of the art theater today.

“We’re excited for all of our stakeholders in Alliance Town Center. This theater will be a great new asset for the community,” said Trademark CEO Terry Montesi.

The 800,000 Square-foot Alliance Town Center, located in North Fort Worth, TX on I-35, is a joint venture of Hillwood and Trademark. Alliance Town Center is a part of the Alliance, Texas 17,000-acre master-planned community, which is currently home to over 30,000 jobs.

Retail tenants include Belk, JCPenney, Best Buy, Rooms To Go, Children’s Place, JoS. A. Bank, James Avery, Kroger Marketplace, PetSmart, Ulta and Justice. Dining options include BJ’s, Olive Garden, Cheddar’s, Jason’s Deli, Mi Cocina and Houlihan’s (opens 9/2012).

An Interview With Paco Underhill


Terry Montesi

Tommy Miller

In celebration of our 20th Anniversary, our President Tommy Miller and I will continue our series of articles and interviews with industry icons to give back to the industry that has done so much for the people at Trademark. In this edition, we interviewed author Paco Underhill, whose books Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping, The Call of the Mall: How we shop, and What Women Want: The Science of Female Shopping, have been among the most important to the retail and consumer industry. We hope you find this informative.

Terry Montesi: What would you like to share with mall owners and investors?

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