SOUTHERN WINE & SPIRITS OF AMERICA RETAINS LEADING INDIANA BASED FIRM TO CONDUCT SITE SELECTION
INDIANAPOLIS-BASED CASSIDY TURLEY TO LEAD EFFORT

Wine and Spirits Distributor Seeks Facility for Statewide Distribution in Indiana

Miami, FL – March 3, 2010

Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern), the nation’s largest wine and spirits distributor with operations in 29 states, has retained the services of commercial real estate powerhouse Cassidy Turley to provide site selection services and real estate expertise in the state of Indiana.

The soon-to-be-selected Southern property will serve as the preferred location for Southern’s next state-of-the-art distribution facility. Details for the planned 200,000+ square foot office and warehouse distribution center are not yet finalized but site definition and facility design services are underway.

“We have commenced our search for the future home of our newest distribution facility to serve the entire state of Indiana,” comments Bobby Burg, Senior Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain for Southern. “Cassidy Turley’s reputation, knowledge and local presence in the Indiana market combined with their world-class market research and location analysis services will enable Southern to secure a facility to support its business operations in Indiana long into the future.”

“Cassidy Turley is honored to have been engaged by Southern on this important assignment, and we appreciate the opportunity to serve both Southern and the state of Indiana," said Mike Semler, of the real estate firm. “We will work closely with Southern to meet their site selection and industry-leading design requirements in order to bring this distribution facility to rapid fruition,” commented Cassidy Turley’s Patrick Lindley.

About Southern Wine & Spirits of America
Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. is the nation’s largest wine and spirits distributor, with current operations in 29 states. The multi-state distributor currently operates in: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Kentucky, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia—as well as the additional seven states of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Utah through the Southern-Odom/Spirits West partnership. Southern also holds operating licenses and permits in the three states of Indiana, Nebraska and Texas. On a national basis, Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. employs more than 10,000 team members. For more information contact: www.southernwine.com

About Cassidy Turley
Cassidy Turley is one of the nation's largest commercial real estate service firms, with 420 million square feet of managed space in 58 locations and $16 billion in completed transactions for 2008. Through its team of experienced service professionals, Cassidy Turley focuses on the needs of its clients, offering end-to-end services delivered across a full spectrum of commercial real estate including Capital Markets, Corporate Services (which supports more than 22,000 locations), Landlord and Tenant Representation and Property and Project Management. The firm also offers specialty services and industry focused practice groups as well as first class market research. In addition, Cassidy Turley is a leader in assisting clients to create more sustainable workplace environments. Please visit www.cassidyturley.com for more information.

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