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Second Publix Super Market Location Announced For Dothan

Release Date: September 30, 2009

Montgomery, Alabama - Aronov Realty Management announced that another lease with Pubix Super Markets was signed for a second store location in Dothan. The new lease is for a store which will be located at the northwest corner of US Highway 84 and John D. Odom Road in the new Westway Shopping Center.

The announcement of Dothan’s first Publix Super Market came last week. That store will be located at the corner of Ross Clark Circle and East Cottonwood Road (AL HWY 53).

The most recent Publix super market announcement is for a new 54,340 square feet store which will anchor the new Westway Shopping Center. The 87,415 shopping center will provide over 33,000 square feet of leasable space for retail, service and food establishments, as well as outparcels available for sale.

Groundbreaking is scheduled for Fall 2009 with a fall 2010 opening planned.

“The second Publix location in Dothan will make it even more convenient for residents to experience the extraordinary selection, value and customer service offered by one of the top grocery retailers in the country,” stated John Argo, project developer for Aronov Realty Management. “Aronov is pleased to announce the signing of the second Publix location, and appreciates the assistance of the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce, the City of Dothan and the West family in our efforts to introduce this fine grocery retailer at the new Westway Shopping Center.”

Founded in 1930, Publix Super Markets is the largest and fastest growing employee-owned super market chain in the United States, and is recognized as tops in the grocery business by an American Customer Index survey. Publix is one of the 10 largest-volume super market chains in the country, with 2008 retail sales of $23.9 billion. Currently, Publix operates 1,009 supermarkets and employs more than 138,000 people. Headquartered in Lakeland, Florida, Publix operates stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee. For more information about Publix, visit publix.com.

Aronov is the largest privately-owned, fully diversified real estate company in the Southeast with over 100 properties, and performs acquisitions, development, management, leasing and brokerage services for its portfolio and property owned by third parties. Leasing inquiries for Westway Shopping Center may be made to Steve Wallace at Aronov at 334-277-1000 or steve.wallace@aronov.com. For more information about Aronov, visit aronov.com.

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