CBL to manage mall in Texas

CBL to manage mall in Texas

September 5th, 2009 by Staff Report in Business Diary

CBL & Associates Properties Inc. on Friday announced it has been awarded the management contract for Midway Mall in Sherman, Texas. CBL has assumed management, leasing and marketing for the mall.

"We are pleased to assume management responsibilities for Midway Mall," said Stephen Lebovitz, CBL's president. "This is a great opportunity for CBL to use our expertise to enhance the performance level and overall shopping experience at the center."

Midway Mall is a 471,000-square-foot single-level regional center.

VW will ban tobacco, smoking

Volkswagen's production facility in Chattanooga will be tobacco-free, according to the company.

"Volkswagen Group of America is dedicated to being a green plant, and that includes providing a safe, clean, and healthy work environment for all employees, contractors and visitors," said Hans-Herbert Jagla, executive vice president of human resources for VW's Chattanooga operations.

Consumption of tobacco or tobacco products will be prohibited on company property, including offices, grounds, sidewalks, parking lots, streets and VW vehicles. Volkswagen said it will provide smoking cessation assistance to employees.