Edens & Avant Selected as One of the 2011 Best Places to Work in South Carolina

Aug 19, 2011

COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Edens & Avant, one of the nation's leading retail real estate owners and developers, has been named one of the "2011 Best Places to Work in South Carolina" by Best Companies Group, a leading workplace consulting firm. Sponsored by The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the publishers of SC BIZ Magazine, and SCJobMarket.com, the sixth annual "Best Places to Work in South Carolina" program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing South Carolina's most innovative and progressive employers.

"Edens & Avant is a company that strongly emphasizes employee satisfaction, personal engagement and overall well-being and I am pleased that these are areas considered in the selection process," said Terry S. Brown, Chief Executive Office, Edens & Avant. "In particular, I am very proud that an independent employee satisfaction survey is used to help decide the finalists, and our selection is a true testament to our team's collective engagement and level of commitment to our company."

Edens & Avant is one of twenty-seven companies from around South Carolina to make the finalists list. Final rankings for each category will be announced October 4, 2011 at an event sponsored by the SC Chamber of Commerce.

About Edens & Avant: Edens & Avant develops, owns and operates neighborhood shopping centers in primary markets throughout the East Coast. Focusing on innovative development and redevelopment together with key acquisitions in urban areas, the Company has built an institutional-quality portfolio of 125 retail centers. Edens & Avant has Regional Headquarters in Boston, New York, Washington DC, Atlanta, Columbia, SC and Miami. For additional information about the Company and its retail real estate portfolio, please visit www.edensandavant.com.  Or follow on Twitter @EdensandAvant.

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