ECHO Realty Purchases 2 Harris Teeter Centers Located in Charlotte, NC


ECHO Realty is pleased to announce the purchase of two Charlotte, North Carolina Harris Teeter anchored centers, Matthews Township Shopping Center and Cannon Crossroads. Last week's acquisitions bring ECHO's ownership to 6 grocery-anchored centers in the Charlotte area totaling nearly 500,000 square feet. Thomas Karet, CEO of ECHO Realty, says, "Charlotte has been a primary focus for ECHO Realty's growth and we are pleased to add two more quality Harris Teeter-anchored centers to our portfolio as we continue to acquire centers anchored by best in class grocery."

Cannon Crossroads is a 67,000-square foot center located at the intersection of Harris Road and Poplar Tent Road, in Concord, North Carolina. The center is anchored by a 49,000-square foot Harris Teeter and is home to a dozen necessity-based businesses and restaurants, including Great Clips, State Farm, and Johnny Brusco's. Cannon Crossroads was built in 2007 and is 96% occupied.

Matthews Township Shopping Center is a 128,650-square foot center located at the intersection of Independence Blvd (US-74) and Matthews Township Parkway, in Matthews, North Carolina. The center is anchored by a 58,500-square foot Harris Teeter and a 36,000-square foot Stein Mart. Additional businesses include Rack Room Shoes, Hallmark, and Chipotle. Matthews Township was built in 1995 and is fully occupied.

ECHO Realty first entered the Charlotte market in Summer, 2015 with the purchase of Village at Byers Creek in Mooresville and Shoppes at Highland Creek in Charlotte. Last November, ECHO purchased Coddle Creek Market in Concord and Regency Village in Huntersville.

ECHO Realty is a privately held developer, owner, and operator of retail real estate headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, with offices in Washington, DC and Indianapolis, IN. ECHO's portfolio consists of 225 properties located in Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and Midwest markets. ECHO's services include development and construction management, property management, leasing and brokerage (operating as ECHO Retail) and partnership administration. For more information about ECHO Realty, please visit

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