Bayshore has named Mario Mireles as its new senior general manager, the shopping center announced Monday.Mireles has worked in the retail and office property management industry for more than 20 years for companies in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Salt Lake City, according to a news release. Most recently, he served as southeast region director of property management for Phillips Edison & Company in Atlanta, Georgia. In his new role, Mireles will oversee day-to-day operations of the property, including asset management, operations, marketing, customer and tenant relations for both Bayshore and Bayshore Place apartments. In addition, he will sit on the project management team for Bayshore’s ongoing redevelopment, which is slated to be complete by December 2020."I’m excited to lead the Bayshore team and look forward to serving our retailers, tenants, residents, and guests to deliver a shopping, dining and living experience that is truly second to none," said Mireles. Mireles earned a degree in business management from California State University – East Bay and holds several national property management certifications. “Mario is a proven leader," said Kirk Williams, managing director for Cypress Equities, Bayshore's operator. "His business acumen and ability to engage with a wide variety of stakeholders is impressive. We welcome his fresh perspective as we continue our work to recreate the new Bayshore experience for our guests.”
Bayshore's multimillion-dollar redevelopment project broke ground late last year, with demolition of the original enclosed mall area beginning in spring. Work is underway throughout the property to downsize retail space, demolish or convert existing buildings for other uses, and better connect Bayshore with the surrounding streets and pedestrian walkways.
The property’s newly renovated town square, now known as The Yard, opened to the public on July 10. Total Wine & Moreand Target were recently announced as new additions to Bayshore's tenant list, as part of efforts to attract anchor tenants and national brands.
In addition, plans are in the works for four new apartment buildings totaling 316 units, under a new proposalrecently filed with the city of Glendale by Cypress Equities.