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Eastwood Towne Center Continues To Expand Its Retail Offerings

J.Jill Opening Soon!

OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) announced today that Eastwood Towne Center continues to expand its retail offerings with the signing of J.Jill, another world class retailer who selected Eastwood Towne Center as their only location in Central Michigan. This follows on the heels of recent opening announcements by Apple, Sephora, Gymboree and a newly expanded Forever 21, also exclusive to Eastwood in Central Michigan.

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"Eastwood Towne Center continues to optimize its offerings, transforming into a regional shopping destination not found anywhere else in Central Michigan," said Greg Goldberg, vice president, leasing director, north region. "The addition of J.Jill continues to enhance Eastwood's unique mix of exclusive retailers and we are excited to welcome them to our center."

Eastwood Towne Center is Central Michigan's premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination and is minutes from Michigan State University. It is an open-air lifestyle center featuring upscale retail tenants, home furnishing shops and a variety of dining and entertainment options. The center has a strong mix of national tenants and others exclusive to the market such as P.F. Chang's, J. Crew, Ann Taylor and Pottery Barn, and has superior visibility off of US 127. 

J.Jill is a leading multichannel fashion retailer of women's apparel, accessories and footwear. The 3,600 square foot store will be located next to Express and American Eagle. J.Jill is expected to open in late fall of 2014.

About RPAI

Retail Properties of America, Inc. is a REIT and is one of the largest owners and operators of high quality, strategically located shopping centers in the United States. As of June 30, 2014, the Company owned 224 retail operating properties representing 31.8 million square feet. The Company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol RPAI. Additional information about the Company is available at www.rpai.com.

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