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Retailers and Restaurateurs Invited to Leasing Outreach Forum at Philadelphia International Airport


July 2, 2013 - Philadelphia, PA

Retailers and Restaurateurs Invited to Leasing Outreach Forum at Philadelphia International Airport

    Philadelphia — July 2, 2012 — MarketPlace Philadelphia Management and MarketPlace Development, in conjunction with the City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation, will host a leasing outreach forum on Thursday, July 18 at 9:30 a.m. at the Airport Marriott, 1 Arrivals Road, Philadelphia. Local, regional and national retailers, as well as quick service food operators and restaurateurs, are invited to learn about the leasing opportunities available in the concessions program at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).
   
    The purpose of the event is to discuss the retail and food/beverage program at PHL and to inform qualified food, beverage and retail operators of locations that will become available throughout all terminals. In addition, MarketPlace Philadelphia Management aims to facilitate communication and encourage business relationships and new jobs in Philadelphia.

    The airport environment presents an exciting opportunity for merchants to benefit from captive passenger traffic and a strong demand for quality dining and retail. PHL gives merchants the potential to reach 30.7 million passengers each year, in addition to more than 20,000 employees who work at PHL on a daily basis.

    “The business opportunities for both Philadelphia-area and national merchants at PHL are outstanding,” said Clarence LeJeune, President of MarketPlace Philadelphia Management. “With the addition of new locations throughout the airport, there’s even more potential for businesses to grow.”

    To attend the forum, please call Mignon Buckholtz at 215-937-1200 or register online.


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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 program at LaGuardia Airport’s 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.
Web: www.marketplacedevelopment.com

ABOUT MARKETPLACE PHILADELPHIA MANAGEMENT
MarketPlace Philadelphia Management is the manager of the award-winning food and retail program throughout Philadelphia International Airport. The airport features more than 160 in-line stores, restaurants and services, plus more than 30 specialty retail units. For more information, visit www.philamarketplace.com. Twitter: @phlfoodandshops.  Facebook: PHLFoodandShops.


MEDIA CONTACTS:
Emily Watts
For MarketPlace Philadelphia Management
267-932-8760 ext. 308
emily@hornercom.com

Anna DiGregorio
MarketPlace Philadelphia Management
215-937-1200
adigregorio@philamarketplace.com