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Anytime Fitness Celebrates Grand Opening of New Club at Chandler Plaza

October 22, 2012, Chandler, AZ – Anytime Fitness, a worldwide co-ed fitness franchise, recently celebrated the Grand Opening of a new club in Chandler, Arizona. The brand new facility is located at Chandler Plaza, on the corner of W Chandler Blvd and N Alma School Rd.

Since signing of the lease in May 2012, Anytime Fitness spent the summer developing and remodeling a 5,100 square-foot pad building into a state-of-the-art exercise facility. Today, club members have access to personal training, various fitness classes, health and wellness programs, and enjoy unlimited, 24-hour access to cardiovascular and strength equipment. The fitness center is also equipped with private showers, and 24-hour security to provide a safe exercise environment for their clients.

An extensive pre-sale program ran for weeks prior to club's official opening on October 6, 2012. Since then, its membership more than doubled. “Our Grand Opening celebration and Ribbon Cutting with the Chandler Chamber of Commerce were both very successful. To date, we have more than doubled our memberships – a testament to the convenience of 24-hour access, on-demand fitness classes, and state-of-the-art equipment we offer our members,” said Cindy Kjos, club Manager.

Chandler Plaza's existing health-driven businesses such as 360 Physical Therapy, Novocur Pain Management, and Chandler Family Practice create excellent synergy and vitality-focused atmosphere in which a health and fitness club like Anytime Fitness will surely thrive.

Anytime Fitness provides a friendly and supportive atmosphere, offers complementary tours of the facility, and each new member receives a free personal fitness consultation. Those interested in learning more can visit the club at 1072 W Chandler Blvd in Chandler AZ, call (480) 917-0005, or find them online at www.anytimefitness.com.

About Chandler Plaza:

Anytime Fitness is the newest tenant coming into Chandler Plaza, and will complement other existing tenants such as the Chase and Wells Fargo banks, Rally's Hamburgers, Sweeties Candy, as well as a number of medical and diagnostic offices. A 4,400 square foot end cap suite recently became available at the Plaza. It presents a rare opportunity of being located in the center of Chandler, with incredible visibility from the busiest intersection in town (daily traffic counts in excess of 118,000). For leasing information, please call Aldy Damian at (310) 717-6932, or visit http://www.officespacechandleraz.com/.

About Anytime Fitness:

Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Anytime Fitness prides itself on providing nearly 1,000,000 members with convenient and affordable fitness options – in friendly, well-maintained facilities which feature top-quality exercise equipment. State-of-the-art security and surveillance systems ensure member safety at the clubs, even during the unstaffed hours. To reserve an Anytime Fitness membership or to find out more about the club, please call us at (480) 917-0005 or visit http://www.anytimefitness.com.


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Anytime Fitness Signs Lease for a New Club at Chandler Plaza in ChandlerArizona

May 24, 2012, Chandler, AZ – Anytime Fitness, the world's largest and fastest growing 24-hour co-ed fitness franchise, will soon be opening a new location at Chandler Plaza, at 1072 W Chandler Blvd in Chandler AZ.

The location picked by the franchisees is almost exactly in the center in Chandler, AZ, where traffic counts are the highest in town – at the intersection of W Candler Blvd and N Alma School Rd. Anytime Fitness will develop a 5,100 square-foot pad building into a state of the art exercise facility, which will include cardiovascular equipment, personal training, strength training, and functional training in a highly professional and friendly atmosphere.

“We are extremely pleased about signing a lease with Anytime Fitness – they will be an excellent addition to Chandler Plaza as they will compliment 360 Physical Therapy, Novocur Pain Management and Chandler Family Practice as all of those tenants are health driven businesses, ” said Aldy Damian, Owner.

At Anytime Fitness, members can workout at any time during the day or night, 365 days a year, and access the club with a security-access key when it is not staffed. Anytime Fitness also offers membership reciprocity among its clubs, which allows members to use any of its more than 1,700 locations throughout the US, Canada, and Australia.

Anytime Fitness will be managed by Cindy Kjos, who brings an extensive track record in small business development and management to the team. Her past experiences include information services for Fortune companies, hospitality management within two national chains, and a non-profit development for the Phoenix Silent Witness program. In addition, Cindy has also demonstrated a commitment to successful leadership by being involved in her local community.

“Anytime Fitness offers a convenient and affordable exercise option for the area,” said Cindy. “We believe our 24-hour co-ed fitness club will be a great addition to the Chandler Plaza and Chandler area.” She is very enthusiastic about opening up a new fitness facility and looks forward to serving as an active and innovative member of the growing Chandler Plaza, and the surrounding community.

About Chandler Plaza:

Anytime Fitness is the newest tenant coming into Chandler Plaza, and will complement other existing tenants such as the Chase and Wells Fargo banks, Rally's Hamburgers, Sweeties Candy, as well as a number of medical and diagnostic offices. A 4,400 square foot end cap suite recently became available at the Plaza. It presents a rare opportunity of being located in the center of Chandler, with incredible visibility from the busiest intersection in town. For leasing information, please call (310) 717-6932 or visit http://officespacechandleraz.com/.

About Anytime Fitness:

Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Anytime Fitness prides itself on providing nearly 1,000,000 members with convenient and affordable fitness options – in friendly, well-maintained facilities which feature top-quality exercise equipment. State-of-the-art security and surveillance systems ensure member safety at the clubs, even during the unstaffed hours. To reserve an Anytime Fitness membership or to find out more about the club, please call us at 480-917-0005 or visit www.anytimefitness.com.

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Bread Connection is Now Open at Chandler Plaza in Chandler Arizona

April 1, 2012, Chandler, AZ – Bread Connection has recently opened a new store at Chandler Plaza and is now serving lunch every day Monday thru Saturday. The new location is thriving and attracting food-lovers from all over Chandler with their incredible bread products that rival some of the best bakeries in Arizona.

Located at the busiest intersection in Chandler, on the corner of N Alma School Rd and W Chandler Blvd, Chandler Plaza is an excellent location for the new bakery. With high traffic counts in the area, plenty of parking, and The Home Depot and Safeway located directly across the street, the Owners of the Plaza expect the new cafe to do exceptionally well in 2012.

Residents of the East Valley can visit Bread Connection to enjoy healthy and light sandwiches made with freshly baked breads and Boar's Head Brand deli meats; not to mention a variety of soups and salads. Starting in April, Bread Connection will be carrying NY Style Kettled Bagels. With this addition, customers will now be able to grab a cup of coffee and a bagel on the way to work, as Bread Connection will be open during breakfast hours.

Bread Connection carries a large number of breads such as European style Artisan breads, Ciabatta, Subs, Olive bread, Cranberry and Walnut breads, Focaccia and Soft French bread. The Owner, Becky Smeraldo, doesn't stop there. She and her team are regularly offering up holiday-themed breads like the Irish Soda bread, served during the recent St. Patrick's Day season.

An official Ribbon Cutting with Chandler's Mayor Jay Tibshraeny is planned for April, with the date being announced on Bread Connection's business Page on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/breadconnection. All customers who mention this Press Release will receive a one-time 10% discount.

About Bread Connection:

Bread Connection's is located at the Chandler Plaza, at 1076 W. Chandler Blvd in Chandler, AZ, and is currently open for lunch Monday through Saturday. Like Bread Connection on Facebook to stay updated on daily and weekly specials: http://www.facebook.com/breadconnection

Bread Connection is the newest addition to Chandler Plaza, and will complement other existing tenants such as the Chase and Wells Fargo banks, Rally's Hamburgers, Sweeties Candy, as well as a number of medical and diagnostic offices. A 4,400 square foot end cap suite recently became available at the Plaza. It has excellent visibility, good parking and high traffic counts at the intersection of W Chandler Blvd and N Alma School Rd. For leasing information, interested parties should call (310) 717-6932.


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Bread Connection is Coming to Chandler Plaza in Chandler Arizona

January 28, 2012, Chandler, AZ – Bread Connection is opening up a new store at the Chandler Plaza at the beginning of February 2012. The new cafe is going into the suite previously occupied by Cathy's Rum Cake Catering, and will serve breakfast and lunch to residents of the East Valley.

Becky Smeraldo, the owner of Bread Connection, has previously owned a bagel store in New York called “Becky's Bagels,” prior to moving to Arizona in 1993. Since then, she owned and operated the “European Bakery” in Chandler AZ with her late husband Manilo Smeraldo, Sr.

Ms. Smeraldo has been in the baking industry for many years, having enjoyed tremendous success with each of her past businesses. Hiring trustworthy employees, serving quality products at affordable prices, and focusing on the local customers first have always been her top priorities.

“I am proud to be a resident and small business owner in Chandler. Chandler residents love to patronize their city,” said Becky Smeraldo, store Owner.

Bread Connection will have a retail store where customers can buy breads that were made on-site, such as European style Artisan breads, Ciabatta, Subs, Olive bread, Cranberry and Walnut breads, Focaccia, Soft French bread, donuts, cakes, bagels, pastries, along with Boar's Head Brand meats, lox, cheeses, salads, hot soups and Italian coffee.

Bread Connection will be a great addition to Chandler Plaza. The Plaza's medical facilities and diagnostic offices bring in many patients during the week, who will now be able to sit and enjoy a quick, healthy bite to eat at Bread Connection.

About Bread Connection:

Bread Connection's Grand Opening is set for February 2012. The new store will be located at the Chandler Plaza, at 1076 W. Chandler Blvd in Chandler, AZ, and will be open for breakfast and lunch, which customers can enjoy in an old-fashioned European-style cafe atmosphere. The owner is committed to serving high-quality food at affordable rates, and providing a great level of service that everyone in Chandler will enjoy. Like Bread Connection on Facebook to stay updated on new menu items and store updates: http://www.facebook.com/breadconnection

Bread Connection is the newest business opening up at the Chandler Plaza, and will complement other existing tenants such as the Chase and Wells Fargo banks, Rally's Hamburgers, Sweeties Candy, as well as a number of medical and diagnostic offices. A 5,100 sq' pad building recently became available at the Plaza – for the first time in over 15 years. It is located directly across the street from the Home Depot and has excellent visibility and high traffic counts. For leasing information, call (310)717-6932.