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Exciting Changes Coming to Town & Country

Dec 23, 2014

KETTERING – December 23, 2014 – CASTO, together with joint partner Skilken, two leading real estate development and services firms, announced today exciting changes to occur for Town & Country Shopping Center, located on Stroop Road, between Far Hills Avenue and Shroyer Road, in Kettering.

Trader Joe’s will be expanding their store. 2nd & Charles has been instrumental, shuffling their store location to meet the needs of the plan. 2nd & Charles is utilizing this opportunity to completely renovate their interior. Roderer Shoe Center, a family-owned business since 1956, recently completed an expansion of their store. Lastly, Cheryl’s Cookies has relocated to a new location with a fresh look.

“Town & Country has been jointly owned by the Casto & Skilken families for over five generations. We couldn’t be more excited about the tenant’s success at the shopping center and their desire to expand and renovate,” stated Don Casto, Partner at CASTO.

ABOUT Town & Country Kettering

Town & Country, a 250,676 square foot specialty center located in Kettering, Ohio, is the Miami Valley’s best shopping destination. Serving the upscale communities of Kettering, Centerville, Oakwood and Beavercreek, as well as the greater Dayton area, more than 48% of households earn more than $50,000 per year in its primary trade area. The center is easily accessible from Interstates 75 and 675 and offers outstanding visibility and accessibility. Town & Country is a joint venture project of CASTO and Skilken.


CASTO, a fully integrated real estate organization based in Columbus, Ohio since 1926, is a recognized leader in the ownership, management, 3rd party brokerage, tenant representation, acquisition and development of commercial shopping centers and multi-family residences. CASTOs portfolio currently includes over 23 million square feet of shopping centers and apartment communities located primarily throughout the Midwestern and southeastern United States. CASTO currently has more than three million square feet of retail in development. To learn more about CASTO, visit

ABOUT Skilken

Skilken is a privately held, full-service commercial real estate development and brokerage firm. Since the 1940s, Skilken has developed and managed a strong portfolio of retail centers throughout the Midwest. Skilken offers turnkey retail development ” from site selection through entitlements, construction, and hand-off. With an experienced staff of site experts, architects, planners, and project managers, Skilken provides cohesive project management and integration of outside resources on-time and on-budget. More recently, Skilken has enhanced their retail development business – focusing their expert team in bringing value-added development services to national single-tenant retail clients. For more information on Skilken, visit