Equity One, a Florida-based developer, operator and owner of shopping malls, has purchased the former world headquarters of Avis Rent a Car, a 22-acre property next to Westbury Plaza in East Garden City.
Combined with the Plaza property, Wednesday's purchase creates Equity One's largest asset, the company said.
Equity One chief executive Jeff Olson was not specific about plans for the site but did say that "nearly a dozen retailers have an interest in entering the market for the first time or relocating an existing store to our site.
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