SOURCE: Barracks Road

Barracks Road

April 04, 2011 11:40 ET

Barracks Road Announces Spring Boutique Week, April 9 - 16, 2011

Retailers at Charlottesville Shopping Destination Offer Spring-Inspired Styles and One-of-a-Kind Gift Ideas

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA--(Marketwire - April 4, 2011) - Barracks Road Shopping Center today announced dates for the 2011 Spring Boutique Week, which will take place April 9th - 16th 2011. This annual event features special offers from more than 25 participating merchants and restaurants including popular destinations such as Banana Republic, Crème de la Crème, Fink's Jewelers, The Happy Cook, Plow & Hearth, Scarpa and more. The highlight of the event is an exclusive gift-with-purchase provided by Londons Bathecary. Customers who spend at least $25 at three of the participating stores will receive a FREE Crabtree & Evelyn La Source Travelers Set (while supplies last). 

In addition, Barracks Road Shopping Center is partnering with the Junior League of Charlottesville, a non-profit organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. During Spring Boutique Week, Aroma's Café, HotCakes, Penelope, Pink Palm and Smoothie King will donate a percent of sales to benefit the Junior League of Charlottesville.

For more information, please visit: http://www.barracksroad.com/events or follow Barracks Road Shopping Center on Facebook www.facebook.com/barracksroad and Twitter www.twitter.com/barracksroad.

About Barracks Road:

Barracks Road Shopping Center is a 500,000 square foot shopping center located at the corner of Barracks Road and Emmett Street in the heart of Charlottesville, Virginia. Barracks Road is a destination shopping location, boasting a perfect mix of well-known national retailers, two regional grocers and unique, locally owned stores and restaurants. Barracks Road is a property of Federal Realty Investment Trust -- (NYSE: FRT). For more information, please visit www.federalrealty.com.

About Federal Realty Investment Trust:

Federal Realty Investment Trust is an equity real estate investment trust specializing in the ownership, management, development, and redevelopment of high quality retail assets. Federal Realty's portfolio (excluding joint venture properties) contains approximately 18.3 million square feet located primarily in strategically selected metropolitan markets in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and California. In addition, the Trust has an ownership interest in approximately 1.0 million square feet of retail space through a joint venture in which the Trust has a 30% interest. Our operating portfolio (excluding joint venture properties) was 93.9% leased to national, regional, and local retailers as of December 31, 2010, with no single tenant accounting for more than approximately 2.6% of annualized base rent. Federal Realty has paid quarterly dividends to its shareholders continuously since its founding in 1962, and has increased its dividend rate for 43 consecutive years, the longest record in the REIT industry. Federal Realty is an S&P MidCap 400 company and its shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol FRT.

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