Grand Opening of Lakeland Park Center

October 27, 2014 / BY / IN Blog, Event Management

Date: October 23, 2014

Venue: Lakeland Park Center, Lakeland, Florida

Guests: 60

Description: Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust celebrated the grand opening of its Lakeland Park Center in Lakeland, Florida on October 23, 2014.  The Company hosted a public ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the grand opening with municipal leaders and tenants.

Steward Media assisted Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust by organizing and managing the event on site.  “Thanks Derek (and Steward Media team).  I appreciate the extra attention you paid to this event.  I will definitely use and recommend your firm for future events,” said Dawn Hendershot, VP of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications.

Lakeland Park Center is anchored by Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ross Dress for Less, PetSmart, and Floor and Décor.  The 210,000 square foot shopping center also features Old Navy, Shoe Carnival, Dress Barn, and ULTA Beauty.  Lakeland Park Center is located adjacent to the Company’s 250,000 square foot Shoppes of Lakeland shopping center on Lakeland Park Center Drive.

“We are enthusiastic about the opening of Lakeland Park Center,” said Edward Eickhoff, Vice President of Development and Redevelopment.  “The shopping center features a dynamic line-up of leading national tenants in a pleasant park-like setting.  Lakeland Park Center further enhances the community by providing more than 200 on-site jobs, improved infrastructure, and access to public transportation through the Lakeland Area Citrus Connection bus system.”

In addition to the Grand Opening Ceremony, Lakeland Park Center tenants collaborated for a fun-filled family event that was open to the public on Friday, October 24, 2014 and Saturday, October 25, 2014.  Events included store giveaways and coupons, a bounce house, face painting, a local area radio station, and much more.

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust is a fully integrated, self-administered, publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) based in Farmington Hills, Michigan.  Additional information regarding the Company is available via the corporate website at


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