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Exeter Commons Opens For Business

CHAIN STORE AGE, August 24, 2009 Exeter JV Associates, LP, a partnership of The Goldenberg Group and Ironwood Property Group, said Thursday its Exeter Commons shopping center has had its first retail openings. Target opened a 132,000-sq.-ft. store on July 26, and Giant Foods opened an 81,000-sq.-ft. store and gas station on Aug. 19. Additional retailers now open for business in the 490,000-sq.-ft. center include Sonic, America’s Drive-In, Sleepy’s, Five Below, Red Robin, Chick-fil-A, Petco, Famous Footwear, and America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses. Other openings in August include Five Guys Burgers & Fries, T-Mobile, GameStop and Supercuts. September openings include Staples and Affinity Bank. Early October marks the opening of a 171,000-sq.-ft. Lowe’s home-improvement store, followed by the planned opening of a Wachovia branch in late October or early November