June 21st, 2006

Sugar Land Town Square is Next Stop for Learning Express

SUGAR LAND, TX (June 21, 2006) – Planned Community Developers (PCD) announced today Learning Express, the nation’s leading specialty toy retailer, will open its newest franchise in Sugar Land Town Square (SLTS). Scheduled to open in mid-August, Learning Express will occupy 3,072 square feet of the center.

“We are excited to welcome Learning Express to Town Square,” said Bruce Frankel, director of retail leasing for PCD. “Their vibrant storefront and unique selection of toys and games for children will be an excellent addition to Town Center.”

With more than 100 locations nationwide, SLTS will be home to the fifth Learning Express location in the Houston area. Currently, Learning Express boasts existing locations in Katy, Houston, Rice Village and the Woodlands.

“Our research found Sugar Land residents are in need of this type of specialty toy store,” said Learning Express Owner Ron Kerr. “And Sugar Land Town Square provides the perfect family-friendly environment for our newest location.”

Randall Lerner of Wilson, Cribbs & Goren, PC represented the lessee Learning Express in the transaction. Frankel represented the lessor, Planned Community Developers.

Additional tenants of Sugar Land Town Square include P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Bombay/BombayKIDS, Bath Junkie, The Candle House, The Sharper Image, Cafe Express, Annabelle’s, Baker Street Pub & Grill, Ben & Jerry’s, Elizabeth’s Boutique, Eye Trends, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, Jos. A. Bank, Vineyard on the Square, Starbucks, An Albert Luiz Salon & Spa, Ben & Jerry’s, Ann Taylor Loft, Houstonian Lite, Jamba Juice, Japaneiro’s Sushi Bistro and Latin Grill and Z Gallerie, Storehouse, New Balance, Fish City Grill, Amici Ristorante, Swoozie’s, Joann’s and J. Hampton.