Press Releases

BIRMINGHAM, AL/LEXINGTON ,KY — September 28, 2016— Bayer Properties announced the addition of Hollywood Feed, a natural and holistic pet food and product retail store, to its list of retailers coming to The Summit at Fritz Farm.

BIRMINGHAM, AL/LEXINGTON ,KY — August 24, 2016— Bayer Properties announced the addition of CRÚ Food & Wine Bar to its diverse list of restaurants set to open at The Summit at Fritz Farm in spring 2017.

BIRMINGHAM, AL/LEXINGTON ,KY — August 16, 2016— Bayer Properties announced Marine Layer, a California-based apparel brand, is the latest first-to-market retailer to join The Summit at Fritz Farm. 

BIRMINGHAM, AL — July 21, 2016—  Bayer Properties announced today that it has been selected by HCW, LLC as the third-party manager for Branson Landing. 

BIRMINGHAM, AL — July 12, 2016— Bayer Properties announced today the appointment of Chris McDuff as vice president of property management. 

BIRMINGHAM, AL — April 14, 2016— Bayer Properties announced the appointment of Molly Mackenzie as chief operating officer.

BIRMINGHAM, AL/Lexington, KY — April 14, 2016— As Lexington readies itself for the season of thoroughbred racing, Bayer Properties, the developers of The Summit at Fritz Farm, is ensuring that the new mixed-use development will provide an inspiring complementary destination for racing enthusiasts. 

BIRMINGHAM, AL/Lexington, KY — March 30, 2016— Bayer Properties today announced that Bonobos, a high-energy apparel company that designs and sells men’s clothing, has selected The Summit at Fritz Farm to house its next Guideshop.

BIRMINGHAM, AL/Lexington, KY — March 11, 2016 — Bayer Properties announced today that The Summit at Fritz Farm — a contemporary mixed-use development in Lexington, Ky. centered on the pedestrian experience — will house the first artisan food hall concept in the region. 

BIRMINGHAM, AL — February 18, 2016 — Bayer Properties today announced that Cos Bar, the first independent luxury cosmetics retailer in the U.S., has selected The Summit at Fritz Farm as its premier Southeastern location.

BIRMINGHAM, AL — February 8, 2016 — Bayer Properties announced today that it has been selected to lease and market Ashley Park, a 716,000-square-foot regional open-air retail center, located in Newnan, Georgia.

BIRMINGHAM, AL — January 19, 2016 — Bayer Properties announced today that the historic Pizitz building will house a food hall on the ground floor. 

BIRMINGHAM, AL — December 17, 2015 — Bayer Properties, LLC, one of the nation’s premier real estate companies, and Savannah-based Wicker Park Capital Management, LLC, a U.S. real estate investment management firm, recently completed the acquisition of Colony Crossing at Madison, a 77,427-square-foot grocer shadow anchored neighborhood center located in Madison, Mississippi.

BIRMINGHAM, AL — November 30, 2015 — Bayer Properties announced today that Shake Shack®—the critically acclaimed, modern-day ‘roadside’ burger spot that began in 2001 as a hot dog cart in New York City—will open its first-ever Kentucky location at The Summit at Fritz Farm in Lexington. 

BIRMINGHAM, AL — October 29, 2015 — Bayer Properties, LLC, one of the nation’s premier real estate companies, and Clarion Partners, a leading U.S. real estate investment management firm, recently completed the acquisition of The Shoppes at Susquehanna Marketplace, a 110,384-square-foot outdoor fashion center located in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania. 

LOUISVILLE, KY — June 9, 2015 — Springhurst Towne Center announces two new tenants – Gigi’s Cupcakes, which is now open, and European Wax Center, which will open late summer.

BIRMINGHAM, AL – March 2, 2015— Bayer Properties has announced that construction on the $66 million redevelopment of the historic Pizitz Building will begin today.

BIRMINGHAM, AL – June 5, 2014— Bayer Properties announced today that it has been engaged to oversee leasing and management of Springhurst Towne Center, a regional mixed-use power center located in Louisville, Kentucky.

BIRMINGHAM, AL – March 6, 2014— Bayer Properties announced today that Whole Foods Market has signed a lease to occupy 40,000 square feet at The Summit in Lexington, Kentucky.

BIRMINGHAM, AL – March 4, 2014— Brad Bailey has joined Bayer Properties as Vice President of Business Development.

BIRMINGHAM, AL – March 21, 2013— Bayer Properties announced today that it has been engaged by Institutional Mall Investors LLC (“IMI”) to oversee management of Bridge Street Town Centre, the premier mixed-use outdoor fashion center in Huntsville, Alabama.

BIRMINGHAM, AL – March 12, 2013— Bayer Properties announced today that it has been engaged by J.P. Morgan Asset Management to oversee management of the Metropolitan, a premier urban mixed-use asset located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

BIRMINGHAM, AL – January 29, 2013— Scott Laslo has joined Bayer Properties as Vice President of Asset Management