RD Management Leases Academy Sports + Outdoors at Academy Plaza in Huntsville, AL
September 21, 2016
RD Management LLC, one of the nation’s largest privately held real estate development and management organizations, has entered into a lease agreement with Academy Sports + Outdoors, a premier sports, outdoor, and recreation lifestyle retailer, at Academy Plaza in Huntsville, Alabama. Academy Sports + Outdoors will occupy over 62,000 square feet of the retail property.
Academy Plaza is located with visibility to both Memorial Parkway SW & Drake Avenue SW, two major thoroughfares in the city of Huntsville. The property is in the process of being redeveloped, with 36,000 square feet of additional available retail space to come online. The center is situated opposite Parkway Place Mall, a popular shopping destination with tenants that include Dillard’s, Belk, Ann Taylor, Lens Crafters, American Eagle Outfitters, Chico’s, and Carrabba’s Italian Grill.
“Academy Sports + Outdoors is an ideal tenant for the community in Huntsville. The store is known for its unique product assortment and we are excited to bring it to the area,” said Richard Birdoff, principal and president of RD Management. “Academy Plaza is advantageously located in the center of Southwest Huntsville’s prime retail hub and the redevelopment opportunity it offers makes it an exciting project for us to lease and watch grow.”
Academy Sports + Outdoors is one of the nation’s largest sporting goods and outdoor stores with over 210 locations throughout the South. Academy Sports + Outdoors offers a unique assortment of quality hunting, fishing, and camping equipment and gear, along with sports and leisure products, footwear, apparel, patio sets, barbecue grills and much more.
Academy Plaza is one of two properties owned by RD Management in Alabama, with the other located in Hartselle. The company’s national portfolio consists of more than 200 properties. Those interested in leasing space at the center can contact Bradley M. Schwartz at 212-265-6600 ext. 298 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.