General Growth Properties on March 11 announced Bill Baker as the new general manager of Perimeter Mall.  Baker is a veteran in the retail industry and has more than 25 years of shopping center management experience, according to a press release from the company.    

Baker joined General Growth Properties in 2007 as the general manager of The Shoppes at River Crossing in Macon while the center was under construction. It opened in 2008 as a shopping destination for Central Georgia.    

Prior to Baker’s positions at General Growth Properties he served as regional vice president for Colonial Properties Trust at the Macon Mall.   

“I am excited to take on the general manager position at Perimeter Mall, one of Atlanta’s premiere shopping destinations,” Baker said in the press release.  “With phase one of our renovation underway and new retailers slated to open this spring, 2015 is going to be an extremely positive year for the center.”  

As general manager, Baker will oversee the day-to-day operations of the center as well as tenant and community relations.