BJ'S WHOLESALE CLUB SIGNS LEASE AT MARKET SQUARE AT TAMPA PALMS
March 6, 2006

TAMPA, FL -
One of the country's leading wholesale clubs in the eastern United States is coming to Tampa, Florida.  

BJ's Wholesale Club has signed a lease with Garden Commercial Properties for a new facility at Market Square at Tampa Palms, a new 310,000 square-foot retail complex located at the intersection of Bruce B. Downs Boulevard and Commerce Palms Drive in this Hillsborough County Township. 

The popular wholesale club chain - which will occupy 120,000 square feet at the complex -- represents the first retailer to sign at Market Square at Tampa Palms.  Construction has already commenced on the new building. 

'Our goal at Market Square at Tampa Palms is to create a vibrant and exciting mix of national retailers that will provide residents of Tampa Palms and Hillsborough County a premier shopping destination,' says Warren Kinsler, Director of Development for Short Hills, N.J.-based Garden Commercial Properties.

"Adding a retailer as well-known and popular as BJ's Wholesale Club will go a long way towards satisfying that goal," added Mario Dudzinski, Vice President of Real Estate for Garden Commercial.

Market Square at Tampa Palms is situated adjacent to Interstate 75.  The new complex is also located next to a Lowe's Home Improvement Store and occupies prime retail space along Bruce B. Downs Boulevard. 

For more information on Market Square at Tampa Palms, please call 973-467-5000 or visit www.gardencommercial.com.

Garden Commercial Properties is a prominent developer of shopping centers throughout the country.

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