Finard Properties names CBRE-Grossman Retail Advisors Exclusive Leasing Agent for Mohegan Sun Massachusetts Retail Development

Finard Properties names CBRE-Grossman Retail Advisors Exclusive Leasing Agent
               for Mohegan Sun Massachusetts Retail Development

300,000 sq. ft. retail, restaurant, and entertainment complex to complement
proposed destination resort casino in Palmer, Massachusetts

PR Newswire

BOSTON, July 16, 2013

BOSTON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston based commercial development and
investment company, Finard Properties has announced their partnership with
CBRE-Grossman Retail Advisors as exclusive leasing agent for the retail,
restaurant, and entertainment component of the proposed Mohegan Sun
Massachusetts destination resort casino in Palmer, Massachusetts. The 300,000
square foot retail and lifestyle complex will be comprised of premier retail
stores, fine dining and casual restaurants, nightclubs, and entertainment

We are proud to announce that CBRE-Grossman Retail Advisors, the region's
leading retail property and leasing manager, will lend its expertise to the
Mohegan Sun Massachusetts Palmer project," said Todd Finard, chief executive
officer of Finard Properties, which has partnered with Mohegan Sun to develop
the retail complex as well as an aquatic adventure park and two hotels. "With
its unparalleled retail property portfolio and global reach, CBRE is a
powerful force bringing further strength and credibility to the Mohegan Sun
team as it bids for the Western Massachusetts gaming license. "

"We are delighted to be working on this exciting development with Finard
Properties and Mohegan Sun, two first-class organizations," said Howard
Grossman, President of CBRE-GRA. "There's no question that we are creating a
dynamic world-class gaming and lifestyle destination with exciting shopping,
dining, entertainment and lodging that will draw visitors from near and far."
Grossman's development company, Grossman Development Group, will also join
Finard Properties as a development partner in the
retail/restaurant/entertainment complex.

For more information about leasing options at Mohegan Sun Massachusetts please
contact Howard Grossman at or call 617.912.6860.

About Mohegan Sun Massachusetts

Mohegan Sun's world-class destination casino resort in Palmer will bring new
jobs and economic growth to Western Massachusetts. The nearly $1 billion
project will feature two hotels, aqua entertainment park, casino gaming and
branded retail stores and restaurants. Mohegan Sun Massachusetts will create
thousands of jobs – with the majority of the required workforce expected to
come from Western Massachusetts. Mohegan Sun has a long-standing commitment to
working with local businesses, community leaders and cultural and tourist
organizations. Currently, Mohegan Sun spends nearly $500 million dollars
annually in goods and services from local vendors near its Connecticut and
Pennsylvania facilities. To learn more please visit:

About Finard Properties

Finard Properties is a Boston-based commercial real estate investment and
development company with a sixty year history of success and an eye on the
future. Entrepreneurial in spirit and approach, the company prides itself in
spearheading transformative real estate development projects that create
significant value for stakeholders. Finard Properties is active in the areas
of asset acquisition and management, ground-up development, redevelopment, and
property repositioning. To date, the company has focused primarily on the
retail, office, and hospitality sectors throughout New England with market
presence in the mid-south and western United States. For more information,
please visit

About CBRE-Grossman Retail Advisors

CBRE/Grossman Retail Advisors, LLC (CBRE/GRA) is a joint-venture between CB
Richard Ellis – N.E. Partners, LP and Grossman Commercial Real Estate Group,
Inc. CBRE/GRA is a full-service retail real estate firm, providing services in
Leasing, Property & Asset Management, Capital Markets & Debt Advisory, and
Construction & Development.

CBRE/GRA was formed in 2009 to create the premier retail service provider for
its clients. CBRE/GRA combines the network and resources of the largest
commercial real estate service company in the United States with the focus of
local knowledge and expertise. In today's challenging market, CBRE/GRA
provides a one-stop source for its retail clients, creating innovative
solutions to complex problems facing property owners and developers. 

Lori Moretti or Mindy Valone
CM Communications
P: 617.536.3400

SOURCE Finard Properties

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