News

  • March 09, 2016
    Proud Member of Realty Resources

    We are pleased to announce that Indigo Centers has joined Realty Resources. Established in 1988, Realty Resources is a unique alliance of independent retail real estate brokerage firms from across the nation. Through Realty Resources (www.realtyresources.org) we now have the ability to provide clients with national coverage.

    “Our Tenant Rep practice is one of the fastest growing parts of our business, and by aligning with Realty Resources, we will be able to offer our clients national representation,” commented Jeffrey W. Higgins, CRX, CLS Founder + President.

    For more information on Realty Resources, please visit realtyresources.org. For more information on our Tenant Rep practice, please visit www.indigocenters.com.

  • January 22, 2016
    Jon A. Griffey – New Vice President, Leasing

    We are pleased to announce that Jon A. Griffey has joined the Indigo Centers team as Vice President, Leasing. Jon will be based in Dallas and will lead our retail leasing efforts in Texas.

    “Texas is a key growth market for us and we are thrilled to have Jon lead our Texas team. Jon will spearhead our leasing campaigns at West Oaks Mall in Houston and Collin Creek Mall in Plano,” commented Jeffrey W. Higgins, Founder + President of Indigo Centers, “We are seeking new property management and leasing assignments for malls in Texas and Jon will be an important part of that effort.”

    While Jon earned his BBA attending Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana on a basketball scholarship, he is Texas to the bone and settled in the Dallas area to begin his accomplished, 30-year career in retail leasing. To date, Jon has leased over 25 Enclosed Regional and Super Regional Malls, Power Centers and Lifestyle Centers across the United States and has a wealth of experience in new development and the remerchandising of existing centers. Jon’s primary focus has always been to add value for his clients, and in these changing times, Jon’s experience and insight will be a benefit to Indigo’s clients as they navigate the turbulent mall world.

    Jon is an active member of ICSC, lives in suburban Dallas and, like most proud Texans, loves fishing, hunting and country music.

  • December 02, 2015
    Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry Announced a Contract with Indigo Centers to Attract More Retail to South Fort Wayne

    The Community Development Division is contracting with Indigo Centers to attract more retail to south Fort Wayne.

    “Retail recruitment is a specialized field—one that is difficult to navigate without experience,” said Jeffrey W. Higgins, CRX, CLS founder and president of Indigo Centers. “We are excited to put our expertise and contacts to use on behalf of Fort Wayne’s south side business community.”

    To view links related to this exciting announcement, please view the links below:

    NS, Dec. 3, History shows the complexity of the south side’s commercial demise and of its rebirth, too
    http://news-sentinel.com/news/local/History-shows-the-complexity-of-the-south-side-s-commercial-demise—-and-of-its-rebirth–too

    JG, Dec. 3, City hopes first step lures retail growth to south side
    http://www.journalgazette.net/news/local/City-hopes–first-step–lures-retail-growth-to-south-side-10247645

    WANE, Dec. 2, City hires retail recruitment firm to attract business to south side
    http://wane.com/2015/12/02/city-hires-retail-recruitment-firm-to-attract-business-to-south-side/

    Inside Ind Bus, Dec. 2, Fort Wayne looks to boost retail
    http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/story/30653311/fort-wayne-looks-to-boost-retail

    WBOI, Dec. 2, Indigo Centers signed for south side retail recruiting
    http://wboi.org/post/indigo-centers-signed-south-side-retail-recruiting

    For more information please contact Jeffrey W. Higgins, CLS, CLX, Founder + President at  jwh@indigocenters.com.

  • August 20, 2015
    Fit Body Boot Camp Master Brokers

    Indigo Centers is proudly pleased to be hired as Master Brokers for Fit Body Boot Camp. Ben Rosenzweig will be representing Indigo at the 2015 Fit Body Boot Camp World Conference in Irvine, California August 21-22, 2015.

    To contact Ben, please email ben@indigocenters.com or call (248) 258-6400. To view Ben’s bio, please visit Our Leadership page.

  • July 08, 2015
    Now a Member of Urban Land Institute (ULI)

    Indigo Centers is pleased to announce the firm has joined the Urban Land Institute (uli.org). ULI’s mission is:

    The Urban Land Institute provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI is an independent global nonprofit supported by members representing the entire spectrum of real estate development and land use disciplines.

    “We are excited about the opportunity to tap into the resources of ULI. To be able to engage with real estate leaders will be especially beneficial to us during this period of time when the regional mall is being re-thought,” commented Jeffrey W. Higgins, CRX, CLS, Founder + President of Indigo Centers.

    For more information on ULI, please visit uli.org and for more information on Indigo Centers visit www.IndigoCenters.com or email info@indigocenters.com.

  • May 20, 2015
    Now Leasing Swansea Mall

    Indigo Centers is pleased to announce that the firm has been retained as the leasing agent for Swansea Mall in Swansea, MA.  Located on Ann Arbor’s east side on Washtenaw Avenue, Huron Village is anchored by Whole Foods, Barnes & Noble and Walgreen’s.

    For more information please contact Jeffrey W. Higgins, Founder + Presiden at  jwh@indigocenters.com or visit www.IndigoCenters.com.

  • April 03, 2015
    Ben Rosenzweig Earns CoStar Power Broker™ Award

    Indigo Centers is pleased to announce that Ben Rosenzweig, Vice President, Brokerage, has earned the CoStar Power Broker™ designation for the second year in a row. Ben is one of only 15 retail leasing brokers in the state of Michigan to receive this prestigious honor.

    Ben has an impressive client list and has built a nice practice focusing on Southeastern Michigan with approximately half of his business in Downtown and Midtown Detroit.

    To contact Ben, please email ben@indigocenters.com or call (248) 258-6400. To view Ben’s bio, please visit Our Leadership page.

  • March 30, 2015
    Now a Member of Michigan Downtown Association

    Indigo Centers is pleased to announce the company has joined the Michigan Downtown Association (www.michigandowntowns.com). MDA’s mission is to strengthen downtown areas throughout the great state of Michigan.

    Jeffrey W. Higgins, CRX, CLS, remarked, “Our newest solution offering is Retail Recruitment where we help cities improve their existing retail base and attract new retailers. Partnering with MDA is a natural extension and compliment to our Retail Recruitment business.”

    Indigo Centers has a joint venture with Gibbs Planning Group (www.GibbsPlanning.com) to provide Retail Recruitment services. For more information on this solution offering, please visit http://indigocenters.com/our-services/retail-recruitment/.

  • March 27, 2015
    SOLD: Mall of the Mainland

    Indigo Centers is pleased to announce the company has sold Mall of the Mainland in Texas City, TX. Indigo Centers along with Cordes & Co  (www.cordesco.com), brokered the deal and the property was acquired by a local investor.

    Unlike traditional investment sales brokers, Indigo Centers has a unique model and the proprietary process works best on distressed malls. For more information on our investment sales solution offering, visit www.IndigoCenters.com or contact Jeffrey W. Higgins, CRX, CLS at jwh@indigocenters.com.

  • March 20, 2015
    Jeffrey Higgins to Speak at Harvard University’s Urban Retail Program

    Indigo Centers is pleased to announce that our founder and president, Jeffrey W. Higgins, CRX, CLS will be speaking at Harvard University’s Urban Retail: Essential Planning, Design, & Management Practices Program in Cambridge, Massachusetts July 15-17, 2015.

    This fast-paced annual program demonstrates how proven principles of retail development can be combined with the best practices of New Urbanism, Smart Growth, and architectural design to create successful and competitive mixed-use urban commercial centers, and Jeff is honored to be invited to speak on the topic of Urban Retail Leasing & Retail Trends.

    For additional information and to register, please go to http://execed.gsd.harvard.edu/event/urban-retail-essential-planning-design-and-management-practices-1.

  • March 18, 2015
    Viva Las Vegas 2015!

    We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the RECon Global Retail Real Estate Convention in Las Vegas May 17-20. Visit our booth in Central Hall at C134 G Street. To schedule an appointment, please contact Debbie at debbie@indigocenters.com.

  • January 26, 2015
    Gibbs Planning Group – Our New Strategic Alliance Partner

    We are pleased to announce we have formed a strategic alliance with Gibbs Planning Group (www.GibbsPlanning.com). Led by Robert J. Gibbs, AICP, ASLA, CNU-A, Gibbs Planning Group is considered one of the foremost urban retail planning consultancies in America. Bob is the author of the highly acclaimed book Principles of Urban Retail Planning and Development.

    We recently announced retail recruitment and consulting as a new service offering, and teaming with Gibbs Planning Group will be a great way for us to grow our business.

    “Bob Gibbs is an industry icon and his unique perspective will be invaluable in helping us grow our retail recruitment business,” commented Jeffrey W. Higgins Founder + President of Indigo Centers. For more information on our strategic alliance partnership with Gibbs Planning Group or retail recruitment please email info@indigocenters.com.

  • January 06, 2015
    Expanding Service Line For Expanding Retailers

    We are pleased to announce that we are growing our Tenant Representation service line. We are now assisting retailers with their store location decisions. The Site Evaluator™ – a proprietary scoring system – is a new tool we have recently developed to assist retailers in the location decision process.

    “As former retailers, we feel we bring a unique perspective to real estate decision making,” commented Jeffrey W. Higgins, Founder + President of Indigo Centers. For more information on our Tenant Representation service line, please contact Wayne Macktinger at wim@indigocenters.com or Ben Rosenzweig at ben@indigocenters.com.

    See more at http://indigocenters.com/our-services/tenant-representation/.

  • December 30, 2014
    Our Newest Service Offering: Retail Recruitment
    We are pleased to announce we have added Retail Recruitment – a service line geared to assisting cities and municipalities attract retailers and retail development. Many cities and municipalities find attracting retailers challenging. We have developed The Attraction System™ – a unique proprietary model to address the need.

    “We feel that our mall leasing model can be used to solve the challenges faced by many cities and municipalities,” remarked Jeffrey W. Higgins, Founder + President of Indigo Centers. For more information on Retail Recruitment, please email info@indigocenters.com.

  • December 01, 2014
    Now Leasing Huron Village

    Indigo Centers is pleased to announce that the firm has been retained as the leasing agent for Huron Village Shopping Center in Ann Arbor.  Located on Ann Arbor’s east side on Washtenaw Avenue, Huron Village is anchored by Whole Foods, Barnes & Noble and Walgreen’s.

    For more information please contact Daniel T. Jacob, Vice President, Brokerage at djacob@indigocenters.com or visit www.IndigoCenters.com.

  • November 17, 2014
    Indigo Centers Welcomes Benji Rosenzweig

    Indigo Centers is pleased to announce that Benji Rosenzweig will be joining the Indigo Centers team as Vice President, Brokerage. Ben brings with him a proven real estate track record, most recently as a commercial real estate agent with Howard Schwartz Commercial Real Estate where he generated over $15.8 million dollars in business for his clients during his four years with HSCRE and received the CoStar’s Power Broker award in 2013. We are excited to have Ben aboard and look forward to his future accomplishments with Indigo Centers.

    For more information about Ben or other members of the Indigo Center team, please visit http://indigocenters.com/our-story/our-leadership/.

  • November 12, 2014
    Opening an Office in the City of Angels

    Indigo Centers is pleased to announce the firm has opened an office in Los Angeles to service key clients.  “Southern California is a key strategic region and we want to have a presence in this all-important market to take advantage of opportunities,” remarked Jeffrey W. Higgins, Founder + President of Indigo Centers.  Indigo Centers plans on hiring experienced leasing executives.  The office is located in El Segundo near LAX and the telephone number is (310) 483-4646.

    For more information on visit www.IndigoCenters.com.