October 18th, 2006

Two National Children’s Retailers Expand Their Businesses to Sugar Land Town Square

Learning Express Now Open in the Plaza, Right Start Coming Soon

SUGAR LAND, TX (Oct. 18, 2006) – Planned Community Developers (PCD) announced today that Learning Express, a specialty toy retailer, opened the doors to its newest franchise in Sugar Land Town Square (SLTS) last week. Additionally, Right Start, a specialty retailer providing products and services for the care, feeding, safety, education and play needs of families with infants and young children, signed a lease to move in later this year.

“We are excited to welcome these two national retailers to Town Square,” said Bruce Frankel, director of retail leasing for PCD. “Their target clientele and fun, engaging storefronts are the perfect fit for our familyfriendly development.”

Learning Express occupies 3,072 square feet of retail space and is located at 16029 City Walk. With more than 100 locations nationwide, SLTS will be home to the fifth Learning Express location in the Houston area. Currently, Learning Express has locations in Katy, Houston, Rice Village and The Woodlands.

Upon build-out completion, Right Start will occupy 2,593 square feet of retail space located at 2230 Lone Star Drive. Right Start features 32 retail locations across 13 states, including one additional Houston-area location in Rice Village.

Randall Lerner of Wilson, Cribbs & Goren, PC represented Learning Express and Shawn Ackerman of Henry S. Miller Commercial represented Right Start in the transactions. Frankel represented the lessor, Town Center Lakeside, Ltd., in both transactions.

Additional retail tenants of Sugar Land Town Square include Ann Taylor Loft, A Dog’s Life, An Albert Luiz Salon & Spa, Amici, Anna Belle’s, Baker St. Pub & Grill, Bath Junkie, Ben & Jerry’s, Bombay/BombayKIDS, Cafe Express, Chipotle, Elizabeth’s Boutique, Fish City Grill, Houstonian Lite, J. Hampton, Jamba Juice, Japaneiro’s Sushi Bistro and Latin Grill, JoS. A. Bank, Johnny Rockets, JoAnn’s, Kiss Kiss, New Balance, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, Starbucks, Storehouse, Swoozie’s, The Candle House, The Sharper Image, Vineyard on the Square and Z Gallerie.