Fresno Area's Shaw Village Shopping Center Renovation to Include Unique "California Central Valley" Architectural Finishes, a First for the Fresno Region

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Planning and design work continues for major Fresno Area shopping center, preparatory for start of refurbishment and renovation process.

Design work for Shaw Village Shopping Center is in process, integrating architectural and landscape finishes in an all-new California Central Valley style. The major shopping and dining destination in the Greater Fresno area of California's Central Valley, will be renovated and expanded to include additional prime leasing opportunities for retail, restaurant, and office tenants.

"We have been looking for something special, something of a signature nature, as we prepare to renovate this shopping center," said Anoushavan Abrahamian, President of A&O Properties Management, Inc., the management company for the center. "We think our use of an invented California Central Valley look and feel for Shaw Village will provide a very special, and quite unique, environmental ambiance for our tenants and their shoppers."

The Shaw Village renovation and expansion will include new Central Valley style facade treatments to update the look and street appeal of the center, new vertical architectural icons, as well as new landscaping, seating areas, and dining establishments. The layering of design elements is intended to include evoke the region's agricultural heritage as well as the Central Valley's growing role as a business and trade center. All elements are intended to deliver on an appealing, indigenous guest experience that will be unique for the Fresno area.

"We want to position Shaw Village Shopping Center to benefit from its strategic location within the booming economy of California's Central Valley region," said Mr. Abrahamian, "but in a way that our restaurant, retail, and office tenants will be thrilled with." Mr. Abrahamian and A&O Properties Management, Inc., have successfully acquired and renovated more than a dozen retail and mixed-use properties throughout Southern California and his native Germany.

Shaw Village Shopping Center is conveniently located along West Shaw Avenue, the Fresno area's primary corridor for retailing and dining. California State University Fresno, a major regional campus with a large student population and faculty, is situated just west of Shaw Village. Wal-Mart anchors a major power retail center next to Shaw Village, facing the center just across West Shaw Avenue. Shaw Village is less than a mile East of Convention Center.

Shaw Village Shopping Center is known in the Fresno area for its Power Retailing along West Shaw Avenue, and includes such leading retail merchants as Big Lots, Hometown Buffet, and Rent-A-Center, among many others.

Information about Shaw Village Shopping Center, including current retail and restaurant space leasing opportunities is available by visiting or calling 877-727-2828.

The planning and development team for the Shaw Village mall revitalization effort is led by A&O Properties Management, Inc. Other team members include local design, traffic, environmental, leasing, and lighting sub-contractors.

More information about A&O Properties Management, Inc. and leasing contact information is available at For information about this media release and related general queries, or to obtain a press kit please visit


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