• Washington Prime Group to Provide Property Management Services to Keauhou Shopping Center

    March 03, 2021
    Washington Prime Group to Provide Property Management Services to Keauhou Shopping Center with Commitment to Tenants and Community

    KAILUA-KONA, HI – March 2, 2021 – Washington Prime Group (NYSE: WPG) will provide property management services for Keauhou Shopping Center, owned by Kamehameha Schools, effective March 1, 2021. Washington Prime Group is a well-regarded retail shopping center operator in the U.S. The Company owns and operates Pearlridge Center on O‘ahu.

    As General Manager, Colene DeMello, will lead property operations, while collaborating with the property team to execute events and activations throughout the year, including holiday happenings, kid-friendly activities, community events, festivals, shopping experiences, and more. She will engage with tenants, guests, community partners, and Kamehameha Schools.

    “I am thrilled to join the Keauhou Shopping Center team,” said Colene DeMello, General Manager at Keauhou Shopping Center. “As General Manager, I am committed to providing great experiences for our guests and tenants, and I’m committed to working with our property team to ensure Keauhou Shopping Center serves as a welcoming gathering place for our Kailua-Kona community.”

    About Keauhou Shopping Center
    Located along Ali‘i Drive in Kailua-Kona, Keauhou Shopping Center is the centerpiece of Keauhou Resort, a modern getaway surrounded by rich Hawaiian history. Once the birthplace and playground of kings, the Center offers an incredible shopping experience and the chance to learn about the heritage of the Kona coast through special entertainment and educational programs. Keauhou Shopping Center offers a great mix of shops, restaurants, professional services and a state-of-the-art multi-plex theatre. More information available at www.keauhoushoppingcenter.com.

    About Washington Prime Group
    Washington Prime Group Inc. is a retail REIT and a recognized leader in the ownership, management, acquisition and development of retail properties. The Company combines a national real estate portfolio with its expertise across the entire shopping center sector to increase cash flow through rigorous
    management of assets and provide new opportunities to retailers looking for growth throughout the U.S. Washington Prime Group® is a registered trademark of the Company. Learn more at

    About Kamehameha Schools
    Founded in 1887 by the legacy of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, Kamehameha Schools (KS) is a private, educational, charitable trust committed to improving the capability and well-being of the Native Hawaiian people through education. In 2015, KS embarked on a bold voyage that
    envisions, in one generation, a thriving lāhui where learners, grounded in Christian and Hawaiian values, achieve postsecondary educational success and become leaders who contribute to their communities both locally and globally. For more information, visit www.ksbe.edu and connect via Facebook and Instagram (@kamehamehaschools) and Twitter (@ksnews).

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