New Retail and Food & Beverage Concessions Opportunities at Reagan and Dulles Airports Showcased at Leasing Event Scheduled for May 16th in Arlington, Virginia

May 02, 2013, 09:59 ET from MarketPlace Development

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketPlace Development in conjunction with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) will host a concessions leasing outreach event on May 16, 2013 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Residence Inn Arlington Capital View Hotel at 2850 South Potomac Avenue in Arlington, Virginia.  At the event, local, regional, and national retailers, quick-service food operators, and restaurateurs can learn more about the leasing opportunities that are currently available at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Leasing will begin soon for retail, newsstand and food/beverage opportunities at both airports.

"We are excited about the opportunity to facilitate communication and encourage new business relationships.  We are looking for innovative local, regional and national concession concepts that will update and improve the mix of retailers and restaurants at both airports," said Paul McGinn, President of MarketPlace Development.

Both airport environments present a smart opportunity for merchants to benefit from captive passenger traffic and a strong demand for quality dining and shopping.  Over 42 million passengers traveled through Washington's Airports in 2012, with Reagan Airport yielding more than 19.7 million passengers and Dulles Airport boasting more than 22.6 million domestic and international passengers.

Event registration is required at either or A special hotel room rate is available and can be reserved by contacting the Residence Inn Arlington Capital View at (703) 415-1300. For additional information about attending the event, please call Leasing Support at (703) 417-1565 or email

About MarketPlace Development:
MarketPlace Development develops and manages airport retail programs across the country. A recognized industry leader for over 20 years, MarketPlace Development works in partnership with airports and airlines to enhance passenger satisfaction and maximize revenue.  The Massachusetts-based company is responsible for the concessions programs at LaGuardia Airport – Terminal B, Philadelphia International Airport, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, and Washington Dulles International Airport, and has also worked with numerous airports and airlines across the country.

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SOURCE MarketPlace Development