September 2011

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Ram Adds Aqua Home & Design to Midtown Palm Beach Gardens

September 20, 2011

Ram announced today that Aqua Home & Design has signed a lease for 1,900 square feet of retail space at its Mainstreet at Midtown center in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Aqua Home & Design is a new destination for home décor, design services and exclusive gifts for the discerning homeowner and the casual shopper alike. According to partner Julie Lashinger, “Aqua offers style elements for all budgets and provides access to the industry’s top designer goods previously only available to the trade. We believe that our new Midtown location is a central destination point for the North County shopper.” The Aqua Home & Design team provides a full range of planning and design services and can oversee all phases of a project from initial consultation, schematic design and development, construction and procurement to final installation. A Grand Opening celebration is planned for late Fall 2011.

Other notable Midtown tenants include: III Forks Steakhouse, J Alexander’s, Cantina Laredo, Saito’s Japanese Steakhouse, Christopher’s Kitchen and Justin’s Salon & Spa.

About Midtown
Midtown is a village-like, mixed-use center offering an impressive blend of living, working and retail space in one of Palm Beach’s finest locations. Fronting on PGA Boulevard, Midtown offers 96,000 square feet of nationally recognized restaurants, specialty retail and the 500-seat Borland Center for the Performing Arts, adjacent to condominium residences. The property is located in the heart of Palm Beach Gardens’ retail and dining corridor on PGA Boulevard, between I-95 and Florida’s Turnpike. For more information, visit

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Queen City in Pink Lights South End Water Tower

September 13, 2011

CHARLOTTE, NC— The Design Center of the Carolinas (DCC) and CREW Charlotte, Inc., a leading networking organization of women in commercial real estate in the Charlotte region, are joining forces with Susan G. Komen for the Cure to turn South End’s 125-foot historic water tower pink beginning at sundown on Saturday, September 24 and continuing through sunrise on Sunday, October 2, 2011.

Ivy Greaner, chief operating officer of Ram Realty Services said, “We love that the Design Center can support this effort in a creative way. This is the fourth year of lighting the water tower and sending a beacon to remind the community of this serious cause.

“As part of Queen City in Pink, a reminder to stay vigilant in the fight for a breast cancer cure, buildings and fountains across Charlotte will be pink during the week of Race for the Cure®. “

“We are asking owners and tenants of Charlotte buildings and fountains to turn them pink, whether by illumination or other pink displays to share this important message,” says Holly Alexander, president of CREW.

CREW Charlotte, Inc. and Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Charlotte Affiliate encourage you to join us in going pink to support the Komen Charlotte Race for the Cure® and promote breast cancer awareness. This will be a unique public opportunity for your company to increase corporate visibility and community recognition. The event is a reminder to stay vigilant in the fight for a breast cancer cure and will be a touching tribute to breast cancer survivors and those who have been affected by or lost their lives to the disease.

About CREW Charlotte
CREW Charlotte consists of a diverse group of professional women engaged in commercial real estate and related service industries. CREW Charlotte was organized in 1991 and its core purpose is influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women. The group strives to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas concerning the commercial real estate industry and to provide additional opportunities and advancement for members through education, networking, recognition and leadership.

About Design Center
The Design Center of the Carolinas is ideally located between Camden Road, West Tremont and Worthington Avenues in the Historic South End of Charlotte, NC, along the LYNX Light Rail at East/West Blvd. A signature example of adaptive reuse of historic buildings, DCC is comprised of three distinct buildings featuring exposed brick, expansive windows and compelling architectural details, giving a vintage vibe to contemporary workspace. Its trademark water tower is also a landmark of Historic South End and a symbol of its urban redevelopment. This unique workspace is designed to bring life to a progressive mix of showrooms, studios, offices and event spaces, resulting in a one-of-a-kind gathering place for creativity and forward-thinking businesses. For more information, please visit