Phoenix, Ariz. – Weingarten Realty (NYSE: WRI) announced The University of Arizona is leasing 2,240 SF at Shoppes at Bears Path in Tucson, Arizona.
This specialty retail and office center is located in the heart of Tanque Verde Valley. This center is anchored by CVS, Carondelet Health Care, Leslie’s, Edward Jones, Allstate Insurance and Pizza Hut.
The University of Arizona will use this space for an office, academic outreach, and retail store and plans to open for business Spring/Summer 2019.
The landlord was represented by Weingarten Realty was represented by Senior Leasing Director, Brooke J Harvey and Vice President, Dave Dutson with NAI Horizon.
About Weingarten Realty Investors
Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE: WRI) is a shopping center owner, manager and developer. At December 31, 2018, the Company owned or operated under long-term leases, either directly or through its interest in real estate joint ventures or partnerships, a total of 178 properties which are located in 17 states spanning the country from coast to coast. These properties represent approximately 35.1 million square feet of which our interests in these properties aggregated approximately 22.9 million square feet of leasable area. To learn more about the Company’s operations and growth strategies, please visit www.weingarten.com.
About The University of Arizona
Established in 1885, the University of Arizona, the state’s land-grant university with two medical schools, produces graduates who are real-world ready through its 100% Engagement initiative. Recognized as a global leader, the UA is also a leader in research, bringing more than $622 million in research investment each year, and ranking 22nd among all public universities. The UA is advancing the frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship and entrepreneurial partnerships and is a member of the Association of American Universities, the 62 leading public and private research universities. It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $8.3 billion annually.