Gateway Pavilions Welcomes Sally Beauty to Avondale, AZ

Joins DSW, Ross Dress for Less, Bed Bath & Beyond and Sports Authority

OAK BROOK, Ill.--()--Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI or the “Company”) announced today that Sally Beauty will be joining Ross Dress for Less, DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse (“DSW”), Marshalls and more at Gateway Pavilions, in Avondale, AZ.

Gateway Pavilions is a dynamic center in one of the fastest growing areas of Maricopa County, successfully drawing customers with a great mix of retail stores and restaurants and ease of access from the highway. It also boasts two shadow anchor tenants, Costco Wholesale and Harkins Theatre.

“The addition of Sally Beauty continues RPAI’s leasing momentum in the small shop space at Gateway Pavilions, as well as our improved overall tenancy with the recent openings of DSW and Ross Dress for Less” said Stacy Short, assistant vice president, leasing director – west region. “We are excited to have them join the Gateway Pavilions community.”

Sally Beauty will occupy 2,086 square feet between Molina Bridal and Mor Furniture and is expected to open Fall 2014.

About Retail Properties of America, Inc.

Retail Properties of America, Inc. is a REIT and is one of the largest owners and operators of high quality, strategically located shopping centers in the United States. As of December 31, 2013, the Company owned 228 retail operating properties representing 31.6 million square feet, including its pro rata share of unconsolidated joint ventures. The Company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol RPAI. Additional information about the Company is available at www.rpai.com.

Contacts

Media Contact:
Retail Properties of America, Inc.
Kimberly Freely
Director, PR & Communications
630-634-4319
freely@rpai.com

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Gateway Pavilions Welcomes Sally Beauty to Avondale, AZ

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Contacts

Media Contact:
Retail Properties of America, Inc.
Kimberly Freely
Director, PR & Communications
630-634-4319
freely@rpai.com