Articles by: Mark Jablonski

CenterMark’s ‘The Shops at Garrett Square’ Featured Locally and Nationally

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October 16, 2011

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CenterMark’s ‘The Shops at Garrett Square’ Featured Locally and Nationally

Long-vacant Tops supermarket box in Cleveland gets restocked with a Save-A-Lot, Forman Mills By Michelle Jarboe McFee, The Plain Dealer CLEVELAND, Ohio — Five years after Tops pulled out, the grocery store in Cleveland’s Glenville-Forest Hills neighborhood sits empty – yet another vacant box. That’s about to change, as real [...]

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CenterMark Launches The Shops at Garrett Square

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October 10, 2011

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CLEVELAND, October 11, 2011 – CenterMark Development LLC has commenced the redevelopment of a 7-acre, 65,000 square-foot building which will anchor the first phase of a neighborhood revitalization plan envisioned by city officials seven years ago. Plans call for subsequent development of up to two more retail outlots targeting much-needed [...]

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Success in Challenging Times

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August 1, 2011

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We are past the halfway point of the year. Summer is coming to an end and Autumn is on the horizon. What are we seeing and where is Centermark now? Retail, our specialty, thrives on rooftops and jobs. Unfortunately the current state of affairs is not good. Unemployment remains high [...]

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Village Green: A Mixed-Use Success Story

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February 10, 2011

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In 2005 I purchased the Greenlite Shopping Center from Kimco Realty Trust. The 1960s-era shopping center was 30%+ vacant and in need of capital improvements and re-imaging. My plan was to transform this property into a mixed-use development that would cater to the market that evolved over its 40-year history. [...]

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2011 Forecast — Think 1991

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December 30, 2010

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Since the fall of Lehman in September of 2008, there has been much financial and economic turmoil. However, very recently we have seen signs that a recovery may be upon us. True, the unemployment rate remains at levels not seen since the early 1980s. However, the shift of power in [...]

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A Holiday Wish

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December 7, 2010

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CenterMark Development counts your fellowship among the many things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving season. We truly value our relationship with you and wish you happiness, health and prosperity throughout the holidays and beyond. Best,Mark

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An Investment in Knowledge Always Pays The Best Interest

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October 14, 2010

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The principals of CenterMark were groomed for professional life in corporate America — Money Center Banks and, what were then known as, Big 5 accounting firms. Rather than mirror the type of organizational structures we grew up in, CenterMark elected to stay small. We believe it allows us to react [...]

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Jablonski, Prominent Cleveland Developers Offer Views on the State of the Industry

As featured in Crain’s Cleveland Businesshttp://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20100510/FREE/305109958

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Jablonski Featured in Crain’s Cleveland Business

Commercial loan delinquency issue lingersLenders write down more of portfolios, file foreclosures to preserve asset valuesBy STAN BULLARDApril 12, 2010 Mark Jablonski is prospecting for bargains.A former commercial loan officer at a bank and real estate analyst for an accounting firm, Mr. Jablonski now is a developer who hopes to [...]

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Spring’s Green Shoots

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April 7, 2010

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Spring’s Green Shoots

In the 1979 movie, Being There, Peter Sellers plays a simple-minded gardener named Chance who has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has [...]

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