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Angela Sweeney
Vice President - Corporate Marketing & Communications
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February 18, 2014
Fairfax, Virginia, February 18, 2014 - Taylor O. Chess, President of the Retail Division of Peterson Companies, announced today that Jim Mertz has been named Vice President of Retail Development. Mertz will manage all aspects of the development program for Peterson's Retail division and serve as part of the senior leadership team.

February 18, 2014
Fairfax, Virginia, February 18, 2014 - The Peterson Companies announced today that Stein Mart plans to open a new store at Virginia Gateway a 1.3 million square foot shopping center located in Gainesville, Virginia.

January 17, 2014
Soaring 175 feet above the Potomac River waterfront at National Harbor, The Capital Wheel, set to debut in May 2014, will join a growing number of large-scale observation wheels around the globe as an iconic, world-class attraction.

November 19, 2013
National Harbor, Maryland, November 18, 2013; National Harbor will truly live up to its Waterfront Wonderful theme this holiday season with more than a month of events and activities ranging from family-friendly carousel rides with Santa, to the Harbor's signature water skiing Santa, to special offers at participating merchants and restaurants. This unprecedented holiday event schedule makes National Harbor the destination of choice for holiday events in Washington, DC for both locals and visitors alike.

November 5, 2013
Peterson Companies is pleased to announce that Regal Virginia Gateway Stadium 14 & RPX (Regal Premium Experience) has opened at the company's Promenade at Virginia Gateway project in Gainesville, VA. This high-end theater experience is the entertainment anchor for Promenade, which is the highly anticipated 300,000 square foot lifestyle component of Virginia Gateway that currently offers more than one million square feet of retail, restaurant, office, and hotel space.

August 25, 2013
Peterson Companies announces today expansion of offerings at Fairfax Corner, a 300,000 square foot lifestyle center located in Fairfax, Virginia, that includes new stores from Bluemercury, LOFT, Potomac River Running and Mathnasium. The stores are part of Peterson Companies efforts to appeal to the lifestyle of the surrounding community, while expanding and improving the current offerings at the retail and dining destination.