Regional tenant finds new home in ACH shopping center

2010-04-Locke-Supply-Press-ReleaseFort Smith, Arkansas — Locke Supply has relocated to ACH’s Central Shopping Center in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Locke Supply is a wholesale supplier of plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical supplies, Whirlpool Baths, refrigeration supplies, and tools. The company has over 150 branches throughout Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Texas. The new Locke Supply location will provide customers with 27,000 SF of retail space. The store’s expansion will provide 12 full-time positions and 5 part-time positions to the Fort Smith workforce. Albanese Cormier Holdings executives worked with commercial real estate broker, Chad Rogers in order to secure this 10 year lease term.

The 197,686 SF Central Shopping Center is a regional retail shopping center anchored by Malco Theaters and Chuck E. Cheese. Other tenants include 24 Hour Fitness; C&C Market Research; Dinner with TLC; Ocean’s Dental; Skillspan Staffing; Arkansas Sewing Center. The parking lot of this shopping center is adjacent to the largest mall in the state of Arkansas. Its great location, visibility and easy access make it one of Fort Smith’s most popular centers! The property is located in a commercial development area with a high concentration of office, retail and restaurants.

Albanese Cormier Holdings, based out of Beaumont, Texas, owns and manages over 1.2 million square feet of commercial real estate within five states. For additional information on any property within our portfolio, please visit our website at www.AlbaneseCormier.com or call Chrisa Atkins at 409.892.0200.