Assembly Row’s Somerville First Look & Hiring Fair

Assembly Row Hosts ‘Somerville First Look’ Hiring Event for Assembly Row Retailers

Federal Realty to host a Somerville resident first look at over 100 job openings available at The Row. Somerville only hiring event scheduled for Saturday, April 25. General public welcomed Sunday, April 26.

SOMERVILLE – As Federal Realty Investment Trust nears its one year anniversary of Assembly Row with nearly 1,300 jobs already created, retailers are looking for more than 100 new employees in various retail and restaurant positions.

“We are excited that we can be a resource for many local job seekers,” Andrea Simpson, Director of Marketing at Federal Realty Investment Trust at Assembly Row. “Our continued partnerships with local hiring programs and The City of Somerville allows us to match top candidates with available positions within the neighborhood and focus on job creation.”

Since February 2014, Federal Realty Investment Trust has held several job fairs and hosted thousands of seekers connecting them directly with hiring managers and filling the nearly 1,300 jobs created at Assembly Row to date.

As Federal Realty Investment Trust continues its focus on local hiring it is offering a special opportunity for Somerville residents to have a first look at the available positions on Saturday, April 25th from 11 am to 3 pm in the Welcome Center.

The general public is welcome on Sunday, April 26th from 11 am to 3 pm.

After obvious success of last years the pre-and post-opening job fairs, held in collaboration with the City of Somerville and the Somerville Community Corporation with more than 1500 people attending, Federal Realty Investment Trust believes these continued opportunities will prove to be beneficial to those seeking employment in and around the Somerville neighborhood.

Details on the weekend job fair:
Assembly Row Welcome Center
340 Canal Street
Somerville, MA
(This is within the Assembly Row Development)


Somerville First Look
Saturday, April 25, 2015
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

General Public
Sunday, April 26, 2015
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

“While Federal Realty does not make the final hiring decisions, our tenants do, we are committed to being a conduit for communication and local hiring support,” Andrea Simpson, Director of Marketing at Federal Realty Investment Trust at Assembly Row. “We are giving more people the chance to get in front of the job opportunities at Assembly Row.”

Employers will discuss open positions and accept resumes and applications during this event.

Participating tenants of Assembly Row will be looking to fill positions at all experience levels, such as assistant managers, full-time and part-time sales associates or representatives. In addition other positions currently available include cooks, waitress/waiters, bussers and host/hostesses.

Current confirmed participating retailers for the Somerville First Look & Hiring Fair include:

· AMC Assembly 12
· Tony C’s
· Legal on the Mystic
· Papagayo
· Converse
· J.P. Licks
· Chico’s
· Kenneth Cole

For more information about the job fairs, please visit our event page, website or email

About Federal Realty:
Federal Realty is a recognized leader in the ownership, operation and redevelopment of high-quality retail based properties located primarily in major coastal markets from Washington, D.C. to Boston as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles. Founded in 1962, our mission is to deliver long term, sustainable growth through investing in densely populated, affluent communities where retail demand exceeds supply. Our expertise includes creating urban, mixed-use neighborhoods like Santana Row in San Jose, California, Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, Maryland and Assembly Row in Somerville, Massachusetts. These unique and vibrant environments that combine shopping, dining, living and working provide a destination experience valued by their respective communities. Federal Realty’s 89 properties include over 2,600 tenants, in approximately 20.2 million square feet of retail space, and 1,500 residential units.

Federal Realty has paid quarterly dividends to its shareholders continuously since its founding in 1962, and has increased its dividend rate for 47 consecutive years, the longest record in the REIT industry. Federal Realty shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol FRT. For additional information about Federal Realty and its properties, visit

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