BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EDENS one of the nation's largest owners and developers of community shopping centers, announced today the appointment of Rob Wyant as Chief Operating Office ("COO").
Wyant brings over 30 years of experience in the retail real estate industry, with most of his career spent at General Growth and Westfield. He will use his vast knowledge in leasing, property managements, legal and tenant coordination functions, to inspire operational excellence at EDENS.
Says Wyant, "It's a privilege to be part of team that has such a rich legacy and exciting future."
As COO, Wyant will oversee and develop the implementation of standard operating policies, procedures and guidelines that have a key focus on organizational efficiencies while amplifying the quality in which EDENS enriches communities.
"We are looking forward to Rob driving organizational excellence. He brings to EDENS terrific experience and relationships and will be a key part of continued growth strategy," said Jodie W. McLean, Chief Executive Officer.
EDENS develops, owns and operates community shopping centers in primary markets across the country. Focusing on innovative development and redevelopment together with key acquisitions in urban areas, the company has built an institutional-quality portfolio of 136 retail centers. EDENS has Regional headquarters in Boston, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Miami, Houston and Columbia, SC. For additional information about the company and its retail Real estate portfolio, please visit www.edens.com.
EDENS is owned by Blackstone, NYSTRS and institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.