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CRDC Leases First Sierra Trading Post Location in Connecticut | 03.25.16

CRDC Leases First Sierra Trading Post Location in Connecticut

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Danbury, CT – Charter Realty is proud to announce it has leased space to Sierra Trading Post and they will soon be occupying approximately 25,300sf in the Berkshire Shopping Center in Danbury Connecticut.

Dan Zelson of Charter Realty worked with Andrew Crocker of TJX Companies to find this ideal location to place the first Sierra Trading Post retail location in the Connecticut area. The Landlord was represented by David Hawley of Hawley Management Company

“We are excited to introduce the latest TJX brand to Connecticut” said Mr. Zelson “Sierra Trading Post is going to be a great fit for this area”.

Sierra Trading Post will be joining HomeGoods, Marshall’s, Walmart and Staples in the Berkshire Shopping Center located at 67 Newtown Road in Danbury, CT.

Sierra Trading Post, acquired by TJX Companies in 2012, is an off-price retailer of brand name outdoor gear, family apparel and footwear, sporting goods and home fashions. Sierra Trading Post offers customers an ever-changing selection of merchandise for active families, at great value.

At the end of 2015, Sierra Trading Post operated 8 stores, averaging approximately 28,000 square feet in size, located in Colorado, Wyoming, California, Idaho and Vermont. Sierra Trading Post plans to open...
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CRDC Leases Bounce Trampoline Sports in Springfield MA | 03.11.16

CRDC Leases Bounce Trampoline Sports in Springfield MA

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Springfield, MA – Charter Realty is proud to announce it has leased approximately 32,000sf of space to Bounce Trampoline Sports in the Springfield Plaza located at 1225-1395 Liberty Street in Springfield Massachusetts.

Angelo Pappas of Charter Realty & Development worked with Bounce Trampoline Sports representative William Low of NAI Plotkin Group to secure this location.

Bounce is a family-oriented, indoor trampoline park that allows kids and adults of all ages a chance to jump on trampolines, play dodgeball, shoot basketball and even jump into foam filled pits. Bounce offers packages to host birthday parties and corporate events. They also have fund raiser activities and Xtreme Agility Courses. Bounce is a franchise that currently has 6 locations on the east coast.

Bounce will be joining big name retailers such as K-Mart, Ocean State Job Lot, Stop & Shop, and Planet Fitness in the Springfield Plaza.

CRDC Signs Dollar Tree in Waterford, CT | 02.12.16

CRDC Signs Dollar Tree in Waterford, CT

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Charter Realty & Development Corp is pleased to announce, that Carol Hutchinson, exclusive broker of Dollar Tree, has secured a lease for a 10,887sf location in the Cross Roads Plaza at 167 Waterford Parkway North Waterford, CT.

Dollar Tree, Inc. is an American chain of discount variety stores that sells items for $1 or less. A Fortune 500 company, Dollar Tree is operates more than 4,900 stores throughout the 48 contiguous United States and Canada. Each Dollar Tree stocks a variety of products including national, regional, and private-label brands. Departments found in a Dollar Tree store include health and beauty, food and snacks, party, seasonal décor, housewares, glassware, dinnerware, household cleaning supplies, candy, toys, gifts, gift bags and wrap, stationery, craft supplies, teaching supplies, automotive, electronics, pet supplies, and books. Most Dollar Tree stores also sell frozen foods and dairy items such as milk, eggs, pizza, ice cream, frozen dinners, and pre-made baked goods.

Carol Hutchinson has been with Charter Realty Since 2011. Carol represents several properties in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Maine. She is also the Tenant Representative for several retailers in addition to Dollar Tree.

CRDC signs Dollar Tree in East Hartford, CT | 01.19.16

CRDC signs Dollar Tree in East Hartford, CT

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Charter Realty & Development Corp is pleased to announce, that Carol Hutchinson, exclusive broker of Dollar Tree, has secured a lease for a 13,274sf location at 10 School Street in East Hartford, CT.

Dollar Tree, Inc. is an American chain of discount variety stores that sells items for $1 or less. A Fortune 500 company, Dollar Tree is operates more than 4,900 stores throughout the 48 contiguous United States and Canada. Each Dollar Tree stocks a variety of products including national, regional, and private-label brands. Departments found in a Dollar Tree store include health and beauty, food and snacks, party, seasonal décor, housewares, glassware, dinnerware, household cleaning supplies, candy, toys, gifts, gift bags and wrap, stationery, craft supplies, teaching supplies, automotive, electronics, pet supplies, and books. Most Dollar Tree stores also sell frozen foods and dairy items such as milk, eggs, pizza, ice cream, frozen dinners, and pre-made baked goods.

Carol Hutchinson has been with Charter Realty Since 2011. Carol represents several properties in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Maine. She is also the Tenant Representative for several retailers including Dollar Tree.

CRDC signs Fallas into Springfield Plaza in Springfield MA | 01.18.16

CRDC signs Fallas into Springfield Plaza in Springfield MA

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Charter Realty & Development Corp is pleased to announce, that Carol Hutchinson, tenant representative of Fallas, worked with Angelo Pappas also of Charter Realty and Greg Lurie of Creative Realty to secure a lease for a 25,600sf location in Springfield Plaza 1225-1395 Liberty Street Springfield, MA.

Fallas stores offer a wide selection of quality brand names and private label clothing for men, women, boys, girls, juniors, toddlers and infants. Along with clothing Fallas stores also offer a wide selection of lingerie, shoes and home décor.

Carol Hutchinson has been with Charter Realty Since 2011. Carol represents several properties in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Maine. She is also the Tenant Representative for several retailers including Dollar Tree.

CRDC Plans Major Redevelopment in South Cape Village – Mashpee, MA | 06.3.15

CRDC Plans Major Redevelopment in South Cape Village – Mashpee, MA

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Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that there is a major redevelopment coming to South Cape Village, 650 Falmouth Road in Mashpee, MA.  This area has been one of the most rapidly expanding in all of Cape Cod with additional build out expected in the future.  Mashpee Commons, a regional shopping destination, sits across the street and draws shoppers to the area from a 25 mile radius.  Ingress/egress to the center is at the two signalized intersections on Route 28.  A pylon sign is located at each of the two points of entry.  The property features 1,230 feet of frontage along route 28 and 1,069 feet of frontage along Donna’s Lane.

The South Cape Village center is anchored by several major tenants that include, Marshalls, Walgreens, and Roche Bros.  Other tenants within the center include, Dunkin Donuts, Santander, Olympia Sports, GameStop, Sleepys, Pro Cuts and many more.

Charter Realty & Development currently owns and leases over 12 million square feet of space throughout the northeastern United States. Charter prides itself on, and continually strives to maintain the integrity of its relationships with both Landlords and Tenants alike. For more information on Charter and it’s available spaces, please visit...
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CRDC Completes Fleisher’s Craft Butcher Lease in Greenwich, CT | 05.21.15

CRDC Completes Fleisher’s Craft Butcher Lease in Greenwich, CT

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Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged a 2,350 square foot lease for Fleisher’s Craft Butcher at 160 East Putnam Road in Greenwich, CT.  Peter Levine of Charter Realty & Development represented Fleisher’s in direct dealings with the landlord.  Fleisher’s will be occupying the former Radio Shack and joining existing tenants including the Greenwich Cheese Company and Fjord Fish Market.

Fleisher’s is an old-fashioned butcher shop with modern-day ideals.  They’re dedicated to exclusively carrying pasture-raised meat from small, local farms that share their values of quality and sustainability. Fleisher’s sources whole animals and follows a nose-to-tail philosophy, meaning that they use every part of the animal, making them one of the only butcher shops in the country to source and butcher in this way.  Fleisher’s premium beef, pork, lamb and poultry products come from animals that live stress-free lives and are never given antibiotics, hormones, steroids or animal by-products. The reasoning is part ethics, part health and part food safety, but it also translates into better tasting meat, milk, and eggs.

Charter Realty and Development currently owns and leases over 12 million square feet of space throughout the Northeast from Maine to Virginia to Pennsylvania....
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CRDC Renovates Historic Kemper-Gunn House and Places Serena & Lily in Westport | 03.23.15

CRDC Renovates Historic Kemper-Gunn House and Places Serena & Lily in Westport

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Charter Realty & Development Corporation along with David Adam Realty, is pleased to announce that it has successfully relocated the historic Kemper-Gunn house across the street to 35 Elm Street, and renovations are now underway.  The new location is a prime downtown location, only steps from Main Street. The house was relocated to make way for the $100 million Bedford Square development that is being built by Charter Realty and David Adam Realty across the street. There is over 40 feet of frontage on Elm Street and is surrounded by a huge municipal parking lot.  The team is excited to announce that a lease for 5,100 square feet has been signed by Serena & Lily for their north east flagship store.

Serena & Lily is a home décor company whose products feature many different colors and patterns offering original textiles with a fresh California twist.  Serena & Lily produce and supply original fabrics, bedding, bath, furniture, rugs, décor, art, gifts, and apparel.

In addition to the retail space, the Kemper-Gunn house has 1,400 square feet of office space that is currently available to lease.

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CRDC Signs leases with The Container Store and iPic Theaters in Waypointe Norwalk, CT | 01.20.15

CRDC Signs leases with The Container Store and iPic Theaters in Waypointe Norwalk, CT

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Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has leased space, at the District Center at Waypointe in Norwalk, CT to The Container Store, and iPic Theaters. The Container Store has taken 24,307square feet; iPic Theaters has taken 42,058 square feet. This 144,000 square foot center enjoys impeccable access, as it sits at the intersection of I-95, Route 7, Route 1, and the Merritt Parkway. District Center at Waypointe, formerly Loehmann’s Plaza, will be completely redeveloped into an upscale entertainment and retail destination for residents of wealthy Fairfield County. The average household income for the area is $160,330.

The Container Store is an American retailer, which offers a mix of products designed to help people organize and simplify peoples’ lives. The Container Store has been the pioneer brand for a new retail category, that of storage and organization solutions. The company has reported an impressive 20% average annual growth every year that it has been in operation. Their first store opened in 1978 in a 1,600sf retail space in Dallas, TX.

iPic Theaters combine a plush cinematic experience, with gourmet chef driven dining, and assorted beverage options. The iPic concept is to offer movie goers the indulgences of...
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CRDC Signs Chumlee’s & Pho Sure Restaurants in White City Shopping Center | 12.19.14

CRDC Signs Chumlee’s & Pho Sure Restaurants in White City Shopping Center

Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that it has signed two lease agreements in the White City Shopping Center. Chumlee’s Restaurant will retain their 2,500 sf corner unit in this lease renewal. Pho Sure Restaurant has taken 2,596 sf in the center amongst co-tenants Shaw’s, Dress Barn, Planet Fitness, Petco, Dunkin’ Donuts, Panera Bread, IHOP, and KFC. This 280,000 sf center is 100% leased. White City Shopping Center enjoys easy, signalized access from Route 9. The average household income for the area is $69,147, and the traffic count for this location is 60,000 vehicles per day. The property has undergone a multi-tiered revitalization program that has re-established its dominance in the trade area and upgraded the overall shopping experience for the consumer.

Chumlee’s is a family owned and operated restaurant specializing in traditional Chinese cuisine. Recently renovated, Chumlee’s has built a loyal following for sit down dining or take out.

Pho Sure is a family owned and operated restaurant, specializing in traditional Vietnamese cuisine. Serving lunch and dinner, they offer an exciting combination of complex yet delicate flavors showcasing fresh herbs, vegetables, meats, seafood and light dipping sauces. Pho Sure Restaurant also features homemade desserts and Vietnamese coffee.

CRDC Announces Sale of Historic Motel Hi-Ho in Fairfield, CT | 12.11.14

CRDC Announces Sale of Historic Motel Hi-Ho in Fairfield, CT

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Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce the sale of the historic Hi Ho Motel in Fairfield, CT. Charter acted as the sales agent for the transaction of this 1.9 acre property. Motel Hi Ho, also known as the Merritt Parkway Motor Inn, is a 24,919 sf motel located at 4180 Black Rock Turnpike. Perched atop a hill, at the North end of Fairfield, Hi Ho is conveniently located just off the Merritt Parkway at exit 44. Capital Workforce Partners, the new owners of this community landmark, will be renovating the 40 unit motel, which was built in 1960. The motel’s celebrated restaurant, Barcelona, is one of the most popular culinary destinations in Fairfield. Barcelona will remain open for business.

Charter Realty & Development currently owns and leases over 12 million square feet of space throughout the northeastern United States. Charter prides itself on, and continually strives to maintain the integrity of its relationships with both Landlords and Tenants alike. For more information on Charter and it’s available spaces, please visit www.chartweb.com or call (203) 227-2922

CRDC Now Leasing 150,000sf Development Project in Front Street District of Hartford, CT | 12.2.14

CRDC Now Leasing 150,000sf Development Project in Front Street District of Hartford, CT

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Charter Realty & Development Corp has been retained to lease a historic, mixed-use development in the Front Street District of downtown Hartford, CT. The 150,000 square foot, mixed-use project, developed by the HB Nitkin Group, is occurring in three phases. Phase one, which makes up roughly 65,000 square feet of the property, is completed and now open. It features such strong tenants as Spotlight Theaters, The Capital Grill, Ted’s Montana Grill, Infinity Music Hall & Grill, Nix Mate, and Qdoba. Additional retail space in this phase is currently available for lease.

Phase two of the project, will feature another 14,800 square feet of contemporary retail space, as well as 121 residential units. These chic residences, appropriately named Front Street Lofts, will provide the many offerings of an urban lifestyle in Hartford. Phase two is expected to reach completion in 2015.

The third and final phase of the project will be the brand new University of Connecticut, Greater Hartford Campus. The University is moving it’s West Hartford operations to this new, state-of-the-art location. It’s here that UConn plans to create an urban academic setting, fully intertwined with the nearby Hartford Public Library, Wadsworth Atheneum, Connecticut Science Center, and government offices. The...
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CRDC Signs Dunkin Donuts to Westgate Shopping Center | 11.5.14

CRDC Signs Dunkin Donuts to Westgate Shopping Center

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Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that it has leased space in Westgate Shopping Center.  Dunkin Donuts took 2,474sf and will be joining Shaw’s, CVS, Anytime Fitness, Bank of America, TD Bank North, and Advance Auto Parts.  Dunkin Donuts will be replacing Tim Horton’s in the freestanding location with a drive thru. The center was recently renovated and is located along a heavily trafficked corridor.  At one of the entrance’s, there is a signalized traffic light at the intersection of Congress St & Stevens St.  The traffic count at this location is approximately 20,000 vehicles per day.

Dunkin Donuts is a global donut company and coffee chain based in Canton, MA.  Dunkin Donuts has become one of the largest coffee and baked goods chain in the world, with 11,000 locations in 33 different countries. The chain has grown to include over 1,000 items on their menu, which include doughnuts, bagels, baked goods, and a wide variety of hot and iced beverages.  Over half the sales Dunkin Donuts makes is from coffee sales.

CRDC Acquires North End Gateway Property Fronting Greenway in Boston, MA | 11.5.14

CRDC Acquires North End Gateway Property Fronting Greenway in Boston, MA

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce their acquisition of 60-70 Cross Street in Boston’s vibrant North End.  This exciting property is the latest addition to Charter’s growing commercial portfolio in Massachusetts and kicks starts its new urban program.  Charter currently owns and operates over a million and a half square feet of commercial space in the Bay State.

Formerly this North End iconic location was home to Martignetti’s Liquors.  The property at 60-70 Cross Street runs the length of the entire city block between Salem Street and Hanover Street, each a major route running through the district.  The Property serves as the gateway to the North End, and will ultimately be improved and redeveloped as a mixed use project creating a focal point highlighting this cultural area.  The location enjoys a constant flow of residents, workers, and tourists on a daily basis.

Currently the 11,000 square foot commercial building includes retail space occupied by Citizens Bank, Bread & Butter Café Bakery, and additional local merchants.  The property also includes a small apartment building on Salem Street, and a highly viewed billboard fronting the Greenway leased by Clear Channel.

The property which faces the Rose Kennedy Greenway, is...
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CRDC Signs Red Wing Shoes in White City Shopping Center | 11.5.14

CRDC Signs Red Wing Shoes in White City Shopping Center

Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that it has leased space in White City Shopping Center to Red Wing Shoes. Red Wing Shoes took 1,635 sf and will be joining anchor tenants Shaw’s, Petco, Planet Fitness, Jenny Craig, Dunkin’ Donuts, Panera Bread, IHOP, and KFC. This 280,000 sf center is now 100% leased. White City Shopping Center enjoys easy, signalized access from Route 9. The average household income for the area is $69,147, and the traffic count for this location is 60,000 vehicles per day. The property has undergone a multi-tiered revitalization program that has re-established its dominance in the trade area and upgraded the overall shopping experience for the consumer.

Red Wing Shoes was represented by Conviser Property Group in this transaction. Red Wing Shoes is an American footwear company founded in 1905, and based in Red Wing, Minnesota. Though Red Wing Shoes is known primarily for their leather boots intended for heavy work, in recent years the company has expanded its line-up to include athletic-styled work shoes and footwear designed for specific job applications. The company produces Oxfords, chukkas, hiking boots, and logger styles, as well as 6-inch and 8-inch work boots.

CRDC signs 19,050sf lease with Petco at White City Shopping Center Shrewsbury, MA | 11.3.14

CRDC signs 19,050sf lease with Petco at White City Shopping Center Shrewsbury, MA

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Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that it has leased space in White City Shopping Center to Petco. Petco has taken 19,050 sf and will be joining co-tenants Shaw’s, Dress Barn, Planet Fitness, Jenny Craig, Dunkin’ Donuts, Panera Bread, IHOP, and KFC. This 280,000 sf center is now 100% leased. White City Shopping Center enjoys easy, signalized access from Route 9. The average household income for the area is $69,147, and the traffic count for this location is 60,000 vehicles per day. The property has undergone a multi-tiered revitalization program that has re-established its dominance in the trade area and upgraded the overall shopping experience for the consumer.

Petco was represented, in this transaction, by Atlantic Retail Properties. Petco Animal Supplies is a privately held pet specialty retailer in the United States, that sells pet specialty products and services, such as grooming and dog training. Petco also offers a mainstream assortment of animals for sale and adoption, including fish, reptiles, small birds, and small companion animals, such as hamsters, guinea pigs, and mice. The company operates more than 1,300 locationsacross the United States, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

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CRDC signs The Shade Store to 115 Main Street in Westport, CT | 10.30.14

CRDC signs The Shade Store to 115 Main Street in Westport, CT

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Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that it has leased space in Parker Harding Plaza to The Shade Store.  The Shade Store took 1,600sf in Parker Harding Plaza.  Area tenants include Patagonia, Nike, J Crew, GAP, Vineyard Vines, Pottery Barn, Coach, Talbots, Williams-Sonoma, Brooks Brothers, Sunglass Hut, Starbucks and many more.  Parker Harding Plaza is a newly renovated building with a great Main Street location in downtown Westport.  There are two entrances to the building, one off of Main St, and the other from Parker Harding Plaza.  Also, there is an outdoor courtyard with possible seating arrangements at this location.

The Shade Store is a family-run, custom window treatments company with a rich heritage in luxury textiles and interior design.  The Shade Store started out as a two-man fabric shop, but has evolved into a nationwide custom window treatment brand that has 11 showrooms nationwide.

The Shade Store was represented by Penney Wickey of Saugatuck Commercial Properties.

CRDC signs Aspen Dental in West Haven, CT | 10.23.14

CRDC signs Aspen Dental in West Haven, CT

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Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that it has leased space in West Haven Center to Aspen Dental.  Aspen Dental took 3,508sf and will be joining Starbucks.  Carol Hutchinson of Charter Realty & Development represented Aspen Dental in direct dealings with the landlord. The average household income in the surrounding area is $64,053.  The traffic count for this location is 132,000 vehicles per day (Interstate 95) and approximately 20,000 vehicles per day on Saw Mill Road.

Aspen Dental Management, Inc., a dental services company, provides general and cosmetic dentistry and denture care for short- and long-term oral health needs in more than 20 U.S. states. Its services include comprehensive exams, cleanings, extractions, fillings, periodontal treatment, whitening, crown and bridgework, preventive care, general dentistry, and restoration. The company also offers oral surgery in the areas of tooth loss, wisdom teeth extraction, dental implants, temporomandibular joint disorders, unequal jaw growth (malocclusion), jaw/mouth/teeth injury, cleft lip and cleft palate repair, extraction of teeth, treatment of endodontic diseases, esthetic aspects of the oral and maxillofacial regions, and adjunctive treatments.

Olympic and World Champion Athlete Evan Lysacek Joins the team at CRDC | 10.7.14

Olympic and World Champion Athlete Evan Lysacek Joins the team at CRDC

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Olympic and World Champion athlete Evan Lysacek has joined the Charter Realty & Development Team. Lysacek captured the gold medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. In achieving this, he became only the 13th American to win Olympic Gold in figure skating. Together with his Olympic victory, Lysacek has won 11 major titles including a World championship, two U.S. championships, and two Four Continents Championships, making him the most decorated U.S. male skater of the past two decades. Lysacek’s activities away from the ice are equally noteworthy.  In April 2012, Lysacek was appointed a sports envoy by the U.S. Department of State, a position under Sports and International Diplomacy in which he engages overseas in positive dialogue on the importance of education, positive health practices and respect for diversity. In 2010, Lysacek was runner-up on the 10th season of “Dancing with the Stars,” he was named USOC Sportsman of the Year, he was a Thurman Munson Award recipient, and he was the winner of the AAU Sullivan Award, recognizing the Nation’s Best Amateur Athlete. He has also worked closely with longtime and running sponsors Ralph Lauren, The Coca-Cola Company, P&G, Crest, Citi, Smuckers, and Deloitte on several successful Olympic campaigns....
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CRDC Signs Rockland Trust in Whole Foods Plaza – Melrose, MA | 08.20.14

CRDC Signs Rockland Trust in Whole Foods Plaza – Melrose, MA

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Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that it has leased space in Whole Foods Plaza to Rockland Trust.  Rockland Trust took 2,500sf and will be joining Whole Foods, Rite Aid, Liberty Bell Restaurant, Honey Dew Donuts, Anton’s Cleaners, Clean N Brite Laundromat, Superior Image Barber and Towers Plaza Variety.  Significant renovations have taken place and Whole Foods has opened in the anchor position.  The center is well situated at the intersection of the highly trafficked Main St, Lynn Fells Pkwy and Melrose St.  Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School and Melrose High School are located across the street.  Traffic on Main St is 15,000 vehicles per day and on Lynn Fells Pkwy the traffic is 20,000 vehicles per day.

Rockland Trust is a commercial bank based in Rockland, MA.  Rockland Trust has over 1,000 employees and offers a wide range of commercial, retail, commercial banking products and services, business and consumer loans, insurance products and services, and investment management services.  It has 77 retail branches, 10 commercial lending centers, and 4 mortgage banking centers.

 

CRDC Retained to Lease Space in the Avalon Norwalk Complex in Norwalk CT | 06.18.14

CRDC Retained to Lease Space in the Avalon Norwalk Complex in Norwalk CT

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Charter Realty & Development is proud to announce it has been hired to lease space in Avalon Norwalk which is located at 24-26 Belden Avenue in Norwalk, CT. Current tenants at Avalon Norwalk include McDonald’s, Auto Zone, UFC Gym, and RadioShack.  The center consists of 3 buildings and currently has 17,134sf of retail/office space available for lease.

Avalon Norwalk has ground level retail space in Norwalk’s newly developed 350 unit apartment complex, as well as adjacent second floor office/retail space that is also available for lease.  Tenants will have outstanding corner visibility, and also visibility from Route 7.  The complex is easily accessed from Route 7 and I-95.  There is abundant onsite covered parking available as well as numerous reserved parking spaces for Avalon Norwalk retail/office spaces.  Within a 3-mile radius of the location, there is a population of roughly 88,652 residents.  The average household income is $106,831.  The traffic count for this location is 13,000 vehicles per day.

CRDC Signs Mobile Rescue of Danbury to 132 Federal Road in Danbury | 06.10.14

CRDC Signs Mobile Rescue of Danbury to 132 Federal Road in Danbury

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Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has leased space in Dress Barn Plaza to Mobile Rescue of Danbury.  Mobile Rescue took 1,939sf and will be joining Dress Barn, and Starbucks.  The deal was completed by Charter’s own Laura Manfro and the center is now 100% leased.  Dress Barn Plaza is located at 132 Federal Road on the Danbury/Brookfield line. The average household income within a 3 mile radius is $94,206.  The traffic count for this location is 19,000 vehicles per day.

Mobile Rescue of Danbury is a company that specializes in mobile repairs, as well as cellphone and cellphone accessory sales. Mobile Rescue of Danbury sells phones from the major carriers.  They also repair all major phone models including Apple, Samsung, Motorola, LG, and Blackberry.  All repairs on Apple and Samsung products are done the same day while you wait.

Charter Realty & Development currently owns and leases over 12 million square feet of space throughout the Northeast from Maine to Virginia to Pennsylvania. For more information on Charter and its available spaces, please visit www.chartweb.com or call (203)-227-2922

CRDC has Started Renovations in Fellsway Plaza – Medford, MA | 06.3.14

CRDC has Started Renovations in Fellsway Plaza – Medford, MA

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Charter Realty & Development is proud to announce it has partnered with Regency Centers to improve and reposition the Fellsway Plaza in Medford, MA.  This long-standing Wellington Circle neighborhood shopping center will be revitalized to better serve the community and secure its future role as an area mainstay and commercial hub.  These comprehensive renovations began on April 7th and have an expected duration of approximately 16-weeks.  This work will include a new contemporary building façade, improved canopy and parking lot lighting, sidewalk repairs, sidewalk planters that will feature seasonal color, as well as other building envelope and utility service upgrades.  Overall safety, curb appeal and a diverse business mix are the focus and will be the net result of the project.

 

Fellsway Plaza is located at a signalized intersection of Route 16 & 28 in a well-established shopping center with strong anchor stores.  The center is within 2 miles of Tufts University and 6 high schools, which currently have over 19,000 faculty and students, and just 5 miles from downtown Boston.  Fellsway Plaza is currently being renovated.  Within a 3-mile radius of the location, there is a population of roughly 340,442 residents.  The average household income is $79,153.  The...
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CRDC Signs Advance Auto Parts in S. Plainfield NJ | 05.29.14

CRDC Signs Advance Auto Parts in S. Plainfield NJ

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Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has leased space in Oak Park Commons to Advance Auto Parts.  Advance Auto Parts took 11,382sf and will be joining Dollar Tree, A&P, McDonalds, CVS, Subway, GNC, Wells Fargo, Goodyear, RadioShack, and H & R Block.  The center is now 95% leased.  The average household income within a 3 mile radius of Oak Park Commons is $124,454.  The traffic count for this location is 21,000 vehicles per day.  This deal was co-brokered by Rick Riccardi of NJ Commercial Realty.

Advance Auto Parts is the largest retailer of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States.  AAP operates over 3,800 stores in forty US states and has over 55,000 employees.  In 2005, Advance Auto Parts purchased Autopart International, Inc., which operates 202 stores along the Atlantic Seaboard.  In 2013 AAP Purchased General Parts Inc. including CARQUEST, CARQUEST Canada and WorldPac for $2.04 Billion Dollars.

Charter Realty & Development currently owns and leases over 12 million square feet of space throughout the Northeast from Maine to Virginia to Pennsylvania. For more information on Charter and its available spaces, please visit www.chartweb.com or call (203)-227-2922

CRDC Retained to Lease Space at 13 Grove St. Darien CT | 05.16.14

CRDC Retained to Lease Space at 13 Grove St. Darien CT

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Charter Realty & Development is proud to announce that it is the exclusive broker for space in downtown Darien, CT.  This prime retail space is located at 13 Grove Street.  Area tenants include Joseph A. Bank, Starbucks Coffee, Panera Bread, CVS, Brooks Brothers, Whole Foods, and Dunkin Donuts.  The location has a GLA of 2,896sf and currently has 2,896sf available for lease.  The space can also be divided to 835sf and 2,061sf.

This retail building is newly constructed with ample on-site and adjacent municipal parking available.  It is located directly across from the Metro North train station with strong visibility from Post Road and it is extremely close to Interstate 95, so there is easy access to the location.  Within a 3-mile radius of the location, there is a population of roughly 70,758 residents with an average household income of approximately $158,462.  The traffic count for this location is 13,000 vehicles per day.

Charter Realty & Development currently owns and leases over 12 million square feet of space throughout the Northeast from Maine to Virginia to Pennsylvania. For more information on Charter and its available spaces, please visit www.chartweb.com or call (203)–227–2922.

CRDC Leases 24,000sf at Oak Park Commons | 12.6.13

CRDC Leases 24,000sf at Oak Park Commons

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Charter Realty Leases 24,000sf at Oak Park Commons in South Plainfield, New Jersey

 Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce six new deals totaling 24,000sf in the Oak Park Commons Shopping Center. The Oak Park Commons is located in South Plainfield, New Jersey on Oak Tree Avenue. The new tenants in the Oak Park Center include Dollar Tree, GNC, Great Clips, Inchin’s Bamboo Garden Restaurant, American Martial Arts, and Doctors Express.  The Center has a GLA of 136,939sf with anchor tenants of A&P Supermarket and CVS Pharmacy. Currently there is 6,600sf still available for lease in the center, a 3,600sf space and one at 3,000sf.

Dollar Tree, will occupy a 10,000sf space. There are approximately 4,700 Dollar Trees currently operating around the country. GNC has also signed into Oak Park in a 1,800sf space. GNC is a retailer of health and wellness products.  The GNC deal was co-brokered with Greco Realty. Great Clips, the world’s largest salon brand with over 3,300 stores, also has joined Oak Park in a 1,251sf space. Inchin’s Bamboo Garden Restaurant signed a deal for 3,600sf of space. It is Inchin’s second New Jersey location. American Martial Arts, a martial arts education company has...
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CRDC signs a 24,400sf Michaels in Torrington, CT | 12.5.13

CRDC signs a 24,400sf Michaels in Torrington, CT

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Charter Realty & Development Corp sign 21,400sf Michaels in Torrington CT

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce it has signed a 21,400sf Michaels lease in the Torrington Fair located at 1880 East Main Street in Torrington, CT. The Torrington Fair is anchored by Walmart, Price Chopper and Petco. Michaels will occupy the former Circuit City space. The deal was made by Dan Zelson of Charter’s Westport office and Todd Lornell of Lornell Realty. The center is now 100% leased, but has the potential for an outparcel to be developed.

Michaels, a Texas-based retailer, carries a variety of arts and craft supplies, including paints, brushes, canvases, scrapbooking materials, beads, wedding supplies, yarns, floral items and more. The store also sells home décor, frames, seasonal merchandise and offers custom framing services. Michaels has more than 1,000 locations nationwide and in Canada.

Charter Realty & Development currently owns or leases over 70 shopping centers throughout the Eastern United States. For more information please visit www.chartweb.com or call us at 203-227-2922

CRDC Signs 2 Dollar Tree Deals in Connecticut | 12.2.13

CRDC Signs 2 Dollar Tree Deals in Connecticut

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Charter Realty Signs 2 Dollar Tree Deals -Brooklyn CT and East Haven CT

Charter Realty & Development Corp is pleased to announce as Dollar Tree’s exclusive broker in Connecticut, it has signed two deals.

The first deal was signed in Brooklyn, CT in Brooklyn Commons Shopping Center. Dollar Tree took 9,600sf and will be joining Ocean State Job Lot, Auto Zone, Rent-a-Center and Subway in the center.

The second deal was signed in East Haven CT in the TJMaxx Shopping Center. Dollar Tree took 9,050sf and joins TJMaxx, Hobby Lobby and Sleepy’s.

Dollar Tree stores offer a variety of national and private-label brands. Some of the product departments found at Dollar Tree are housewares, glassware, dinnerware, cleaning supplies, candy, snacks, food, health and beauty, toys, gifts, gift bags and wrap, party supplies, stationery, craft supplies, teaching supplies, books, seasonal décor, and more all at $1.00 or under.

Dollar Tree is represented by Carol Hutchinson of Charter’s Boston office. Charter currently exclusively represents over 20 tenants on the East Coast. For more information please visit our website www.chartweb.com or call us at 203-227-2922.

CRDC signs two b.good Restaurant deals | 11.15.13

CRDC signs two b.good Restaurant deals

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Charter Realty Signs 2 b.good Restaurant deals – Portland, ME and Cranston RI

Charter Realty & Development Corp, as exclusive broker, is pleased to announce that is has signed two b.good deals.

The first deal will be for a new b.good location at 15 Exchange Street in Portland, ME. This new home for b.good recently opened to the public.

The second deal is at the Garden City Plaza on Route 2 in Cranston, RI. b.good joins the Container Store, Williams Sonoma and LA Fitness in this center.

b.good was started by two childhood best friends; the concept is based upon a simple idea: make fast-food real by making it by people, not factories.

b.good serves delicious food that people feel good about eating. The menu includes burgers and sandwiches, salads, sides and shakes. Whole cuts of beef are ground daily for burgers and the fries are baked and made from whole potatoes. Everything is made fresh on the premises from great, simple and real ingredients.

b.good was represented by Carol Hutchinson out of Charter’s Boston office. Charter currently exclusively represents over 20 tenants on the East Coast. For more information please visit our website www.chartweb.com or...
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CRDC Named Exclusive Broker for Dollar Tree and Dress Barn in Connecticut | 11.8.13

CRDC Named Exclusive Broker for Dollar Tree and Dress Barn in Connecticut

Charter Named Exclusive Broker for Dollar Tree and Dress Barn in Connecticut

Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that they have been named the exclusive broker for Dollar Tree, and Dress Barn in Connecticut. Carol Hutchinson is in charge of handling both accounts. Carol has been with Charter since 2011, and preceding that, she worked in the retail real estate business for over 20 years. Prior to working for Charter, Carol spent five years as VP of Leasing for Edens, an owner, and developer with over 120 properties, in Boston.

Dressbarn, originally established in Stamford, CT, now has over 800 stores across the country. Dressbarn specializes in providing women with the latest styles of clothing, even as tastes evolve. It has continued to provide great deals on designer clothes for over 50 years. They are looking for spaces at approximately 7,500sf. In addition they are seeking around 65 feet of frontage space near either regional, or community centers, or regional malls. Their prefer co-tenancy is with anything from discount department stores, to supermarkets, or a fashion anchor.

Charter Realty is also now representing Dollar Tree, a Fortune 500 company with approximately 4,700 stores across North America, in...
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CRDC Signs Deal with TJX in the Brass Mill Commons – Waterbury, CT | 10.31.13

CRDC Signs Deal with TJX in the Brass Mill Commons – Waterbury, CT

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Charter Signs Deal with TJX in the Brass Mill Commons in Waterbury, CT

Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that it has signed a lease with TJMaxx at the Brass Mill Commons in Waterbury, CT.  Brass Mill Commons is a 216,000sf power center owned by General Growth Properties. The Center is anchored by Michael’s Arts & Crafts, Office Max, Toys R Us and Sav-A-Lot. It is located adjacent to Brass Mill Center, which is a 1,202,000sf regional mall also owned by General Growth Properties. The Mall is anchored by Macy’s, JC Penney, Sears and Burlington Coat Factory.

The TJ Maxx store will be 22,889sf and is the 26th deal Charter has leased to TJX. TJMaxx is a division of TJX which also owns Marshall’s and HomeGoods

Charter Realty and Development currently acts as tenant representative for over 23 retailers throughout the Eastern United States. For more information on Charter Realty and its available spaces, please visit www.chartweb.com or contact Dan Zelson via e-mail at dan@chartweb.com.

CRDC and Regency Centers Acquire Fellsway Plaza in Medford, MA | 10.17.13

CRDC and Regency Centers Acquire Fellsway Plaza in Medford, MA

Charter Realty and Regency Centers Purchase Fellsway Plaza in Medford, Mass.

Iconic infill location enhances Charter and Regency’s portfolio in the Boston market

MEDFORD, Mass. – Oct. 16, 2013 – Charter Realty & Development Corp. and Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) closed on the acquisition of Fellsway Plaza, a 150,000-square-foot neighborhood center anchored by a recently constructed Stop & Shop.  Located in Medford, Mass., the property was acquired from Berenson Associates of Boston through a joint venture between Charter and Regency.  Permanent and development financing for the transaction was provided by PNC Bank.  Hank Blake of Blake Commercial Property Group represented the buyer in this transaction.

“Fellsway Plaza is an iconic infill location in the Boston metro area that cannot be replicated; exactly the kind of property we will continue to target,” said Paul Brandes, principal of Charter.

Constructed in multiple phases dating back to the 1950s, Fellsway Plaza has not changed hands since its original ownership built the property, which has always served as the gateway retail location for consumers traveling south on the Fellsway toward Boston.  Stop & Shop at this location has consistently outperformed the other area grocers serving this trade area.

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CRDC Leases 25,855sf in White City Shopping Center | 10.10.13

CRDC Leases 25,855sf in White City Shopping Center

Charter Realty and Development Leases 25,855sf in White City Shopping Center

Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce six new deals totaling 25,855sf in the White City Shopping Center in Shrewsbury, MA. White City has a GLA of 280,000sf making it one of Charter’s largest centers in New England. The White City Shopping Center is located prominently off of the Boston Turnpike. The Center is adjacent to the town line of Worcester, the second largest city in New England behind Boston. White City is also adjacent to a complex of medical buildings making the center a convergence of commercial, and domestic life in the area. Shaw’s, Dress Barn, and Planet Fitness anchor the center.

The Royal India Café is the first of the center’s newest addition. The Royal India Café now occupies 2,481sf of the center’s Northeastern Quadrant. Royal India Café specializes in the cuisine of Northern India. Firestone Tire and Firestone Complete Auto Care, which was already located in the center has negotiated a new ground lease totaling 8,000sf in the center. Firestone has been a leader in tires since 1900, and will be relocated this winter. Noodles and Company has also signed a deal moving them into...
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CRDC Announces Phases I, II & III Fully Leased in Storrs Center, CT | 10.4.13

CRDC Announces Phases I, II & III Fully Leased in Storrs Center, CT

Phases 1, 2, and 3 Now Fully Leased at Storrs Center—Storrs, CT

Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that six new deals have been completed at the Storrs Center in Storrs, CT. This center, which is located just across from the campus of the University of Connecticut, has been a work in progress for the last two years. The center with 300,000sf of GLA combines 160,000sf commercial, and 140,000sf of residential real estate. This center caters to the nearly 22,000 undergraduate, and graduate students that attend the University of Connecticut. The Storrs campus, which has long been the flagship campus of the University of Connecticut historically had very little retail space for its students, and limited off campus housing. The Storrs Center is aimed to fix that. Its 300,000 feet of space, anchored by Price Chopper, CVS, and the UCONN Health Center aims to attract students, and faculty members.

The first three phases of the center are now all 100% leased after the most recent influx of tenants. The only remaining piece of built space that has not been leased is 3000sf in the 3A phase. With the completion of the first three phases, the focus...
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CRDC Signs 25th TJX Deal at Meriden Mall in CT | 09.19.13

CRDC Signs 25th TJX Deal at Meriden Mall in CT

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Charter Signs 25th Deal with TJX at the Meriden Mall in Meriden, CT

Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce the leasing of its 25th TJX at the Meriden Mall, which is located in Meriden, CT. The Meriden Mall, which is owned by the Westfield Group, is 894,435sq ft. The mall includes anchors like Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Macy’s. In total the mall has 142 stores. It is Connecticut’s seventh largest mall. The Westfield Group, the owners of the Meriden Mall, is an Australian shopping center group with a majority of its property not in America, but rather overseas in Australia and New Zealand. This deal that brought TJX to Meriden is Charter’s only deal with Westfield to date.

The TJX store that was put into the Meriden Mall is Marshall’s, a chain of clothing, footwear, and bedding retailers with over 750 locations in 42 states. Marshall’s is the subsidiary of the larger TJX Company. Charter Realty and Development is TJX’s exclusive broker for Connecticut. The Marshall’s property is 23,137sq ft at the Meriden Mall. This is not Charter’s 25th Marshall’s signing, but rather its 25th with Marshall’s and its sister TJX Company, TJMaxx.

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CRDC Completes 59,030sf of Deals in Springfield Plaza, MA | 09.13.13

CRDC Completes 59,030sf of Deals in Springfield Plaza, MA

Charter Realty Completes 59,030sf of Deals at Springfield Plaza—Springfield, MA

Charter Realty is pleased to announce four deals totaling 59,030sf of space in the Springfield Plaza Center in Springfield, MA. Springfield Plaza is 550,000sf shopping center located in the town of Springfield, MA. K-Mart, Super Stop and Shop, and TJMAXX anchor this center. Springfield Plaza has a total of 3,500 parking spots, and is located near the border of Connecticut and Massachusetts. It is located in a densely populated residential area with over 100,000 people living within a few miles of the center. Springfield is the third largest city in Massachusetts, and the fourth largest in New England. The center is located on Liberty Street in Springfield.

The newest deal at Springfield is with Planet Fitness, a “judgment free” fitness center with 642 locations across the country. Planet Fitness is based primarily in the northeast with its headquarters in Newington, NH. The 20,000sft that they will occupy is currently under construction. Also in the center is Aaron’s Rentals, a company where you lease your own electronics, and furniture, which renewed its lease on an 8,030sf space. Rocky’s Ace Hardware, a hardware store that renewed its lease on 25,500sf is also...
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CRDC Completes SoulCycle Lease in Woodbury, NY | 06.13.13

CRDC Completes SoulCycle Lease in Woodbury, NY

Charter Realty & Development Completes SoulCycle Lease in Woodbury, NY

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged its third transaction on behalf of SoulCycle for an approximately 3,000 square foot space at the Woodbury Common Shopping Center in Woodbury, L.I. NY.  Peter Levine of Charter Realty & Development represented SoulCycle in direct dealings with Neal Kaplan of Kabro Associates.

Woodbury Common is an 85,000 square foot center which is in the process of undergoing a complete transformation.  The center will add over 30,000 square feet of new space, additional parking and new facades and amenities. In addition to SoulCycle, additional new tenants slated to open are a 20,000 square foot Fresh Market, as well as numerous other upscale fashion retailers and better quality restaurants.

SoulCycle’s full-body workout has revolutionized indoor cycling and taken the world of fitness by storm.  Combining inspirational coaching and high-energy music, SoulCycle offers an engaging workout that benefits both the mind and the body.  Each SoulCycle ride delivers an intense FULL-BODY workout with a fun and energizing atmosphere. Not only do riders burn calories and get their hearts pumping, but using the SoulCycle® Method, riders also work their...
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CRDC signs 2nd SoulCycle | 04.22.13

CRDC signs 2nd SoulCycle

Charter Realty & Development Completes Second SoulCycle Lease

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged its second transaction on behalf of SoulCycle for an approximately 2,350 square foot space at the Rye Ridge Shopping Center in Rye Brook, NY.  Peter Levine of Charter Realty & Development represented SoulCycle in direct dealings with Win Properties Inc.  Prior to this transaction, Charter represented SoulCycle in an approximately 7,000 square foot lease at One Fawcett Place in Greenwich, CT.

SoulCycle’s full-body workout has revolutionized indoor cycling and taken the world of fitness by storm. Combining inspirational coaching and high-energy music, SoulCycle offers an engaging workout that benefits both the mind and the body.  Each SoulCycle ride delivers an intense FULL-BODY workout with a fun and energizing atmosphere. Not only do riders burn calories and get their hearts pumping, but using the SoulCycle® Method, riders also work their core and use hand weights to tone their upper bodies.  Beyond providing an intense cardio workout, SoulCycle also incorporates a mental component of inspirational coaching.

Charter Realty & Development Corp. currently owns or leases over 12 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the Northeast.  For more information on SoulCycle or...
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CRDC leases to Aqua Tots in Chesterfield Marketplace, VA | 04.8.13

CRDC leases to Aqua Tots in Chesterfield Marketplace, VA

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Charter Realty Leases to Aqua Tots in Chesterfield Marketplace, VA

Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that it has leased space in the Chesterfield Marketplace to the Aqua Tots Company. The Chesterfield Marketplace is Charter’s sole venture in Virginia. It is prominently situated along the Midlothian Turnpike in Chesterfield, VA. The Marketplace stands at 199,391 square feet.

Aqua Tots is a swim school with only one other Virginia location, in Richmond. The company says it specializes in teaching younger children swimming to give a feeling of confidence and safety in the water.  The Aqua Tots Company is not the only new addition to this Virginia development. In fact, shortly before Aqua Tots chose to lease in Chesterfield, an Asian restaurant called ‘Teppanyaki Grill and Buffet’ also joined the Chesterfield Marketplace family.

The Chesterfield Marketplace is anchored by larger tenants like Toys R Us, Home Depot, Petsmart, and Staples. In addition there are a number of smaller restaurants and clothing stores spread throughout the rest of the center. Chesterfield Marketplace still has some of its larger spaces available, while most of its smaller spaces have been filled. This site stands out because of its prominent location as well as...
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CRDC signs Planet Fitness at White City Shopping Center in Shrewsbury, MA | 04.1.13

CRDC signs Planet Fitness at White City Shopping Center in Shrewsbury, MA

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Charter Realty and Development Signs a Lease with Planet Fitness in Shrewsbury, MA

Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that it has leased a 19,300 square foot space in Shrewsbury, MA to Planet Fitness. Planet Fitness is a personal fitness company noted for billing itself as a “judgment free zone.” It chose to relocate in a center that it had already occupied as a World Gym, a competitor, franchisee run personal fitness company. That center that Planet Fitness is now occupying is Charter Realty’s 255,000 square feet White City Shopping Center that already houses Shaw’s, Dress Barn, and Austin Liquors, to name a few.

Prominently situated off of the bustling Boston Turnpike, White City, on average, receives a traffic volume of over 60,000 cars per day. As of 2013, the center has around 94% occupancy. White City, and subsequently Planet Fitness are located in a extremely densely populated area with 293,491 people living within a 7 mile radius (2010 Census). Although officially located in the Town of Shrewsbury, White City is only about 500 yards away from the City of Worcester, the second largest City in New England. Over the past several years White City has received...
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CRDC signs Furniture and Mattress King to Carlisle Crossings in Pennsylvania | 03.29.13

CRDC signs Furniture and Mattress King to Carlisle Crossings in Pennsylvania

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Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that it has added the Furniture and Mattress King to its Carlisle Crossing Center. Carlisle Crossing is one of Charter’s larger centers at just over 370,000 square feet. This center is one of just two Charter centers in Pennsylvania. Carlisle Crossing is, as it sounds at the crossing of two streets. The center is located prominently, and with great visibility off of I-81.

The Furniture and Mattress King is a discount furniture company that sells everything furniture ranging from chairs to mattresses. The Furniture and Mattress King has been decorated with a number of awards recognizing it as an exceptional retailer. This company is located solely within the state of Pennsylvania with other locations in Harrisburg, York, Lancaster, and more. This company is lauded for its consistent low prices. The Furniture and Mattress King store stands at 10,478 sq ft in the freestanding, easternmost building in the center.

Carlisle Crossing features some of the biggest magnet, anchor stores like Target, Kohl’s, Michael’s and Petsmart. The center is also home to a wide variety of other restaurants, and retail. Carlisle Crossing’s location is extremely conducive for business. The Center is almost at capacity...
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CRDC signs Bangor Furniture & Mattress to Airport Mall, ME | 03.28.13

CRDC signs Bangor Furniture & Mattress to Airport Mall, ME

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Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that it has added Bangor Furniture and Mattress as a lessee in the Airport Mall. The Airport Mall is located near I-95, and takes up 230,000 square feet. The Center is located in the town of Bangor, Maine, in the eastern part of the state.

Bangor Furniture and Mattress moved to the Airport Mall after occupying another space in the town of Brewer, Maine. Bangor Furniture and Mattress offers affordable furniture for your home. It offers mattresses as well. Bangor Furniture is occupying a space that once belonged to Fashion Bug, the women’s clothing store that recently closed all of its locations. The suite is 14,400 square feet, and is located adjacent to Staples.

The Airport Mall caters to the inhabitants of Bangor as well as the members of the surrounding towns which include Brewer, and Orono, the home of the University of Maine. The Airport Mall is named because of its proximity to the Bangor International Airport, which flies to New York, and Orlando, amongst other places. The Airport Mall is anchored by the supermarket Hannaford Bros, Marshall’s, Dollar Tree, and Ocean State Job Lot. Now that Bangor Furniture has acquired...
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CRDC signs GNC and The Yoga Store to Medway Commons in MA | 03.26.13

CRDC signs GNC and The Yoga Store to Medway Commons in MA

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Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce that, following the leasing of its final two suites, Medway Commons is fully occupied. This 120,000 square foot Development, opened by Charter Realty in 2005, now has added the Yoga Store and GNC to its list of tenants that include the anchor, Star Market as well as Starbucks, Verizon, and Subway.

GNC, or General Nutrition Centers, which is based in Pittsburgh, and has over 7,000 locations, is now occupying a 1,700 foot space in the Southern Portion of the center. GNC specializes in nutritional supplements such as vitamins, and dietary products. The space that GNC now occupies once belonged to a Postal Store. The lease was negotiated by Carol Hutchinson of Charter and Andrew Callahan of Atlantic Retail.

The Yoga Store in Medway is the first and only location of the Yoga Store brand. It is operating within a 4,500 foot space. The Yoga Store specializes in teaching yoga as well as selling apparel and accessories to the modern suburban Yogi. The Yoga Store is occupying a space near the new GNC at the southern end of the center. Carol Hutchinson also negotiated the Yoga Store deal.

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CRDC Leases to Whole Foods in Melrose, MA | 12.3.12

CRDC Leases to Whole Foods in Melrose, MA

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce that shortly after  acquiring Towers Plaza in Melrose, MA, that it has signed a 20 year lease for  29,980sf to Whole Foods Market. Whole Foods will occupy the store that is  currently Johnny’s Foodmaster. The store will undergo a major renovation  that will coincide with Charter’s renovation of the balance of the center.

Melrose Mayor, Rob Dolan, recently welcomed Whole Foods Market to  Melrose. “On behalf of the citizens of Melrose, I would like to welcome Whole  Foods to the community. I am excited that Whole Foods has chosen Melrose  as a location as they expand their presence into the greater Boston area.”

Whole Foods Market, which emphasizes “natural and organic products”, is a  supermarket chain that was founded in Austin, Texas, in 1980. Today they are the world’s leader in natural and organic foods, with more than 310  stores in North America and the United Kingdom and are ranked the ninth  largest food and drug store in the United States. Whole Foods has been  ranked among the most socially responsible businesses and placed third on  the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s list of Top 25 Green Power  Partners.

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CRDC Acquires Towers Plaza in Melrose, MA | 10.18.12

CRDC Acquires Towers Plaza in Melrose, MA

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Charter Realty and Development Corp is pleased to announce its most recent shopping  center acquisition in Melrose, MA. Charter has acquired the 52,000 sf Towers Plaza for  $8,600,000.00. The plaza is a neighborhood shopping center located at 880 Main Street  on approximately 5 acres of land. This property is located at an infill location at the  intersection of the highly trafficked Lynn Fells Parkway, Main Street, and Melrose Street.  Towers Plaza was originally built in 1965 and later renovated and expanded. The center  contains 213 parking spaces and is located in the City of Melrose; a suburb of Boston  located seven miles north of the city.

The 100% occupied center is anchored by a 30,000 sf Johnnie’s Foodmaster Supermarket  and a 12,609sf Rite Aid. Additional tenants include Eastern Bank, Honey Dew Donuts,  Anton’s Cleaners, Liberty Bell restaurant as well as others.

Johnnie’s Foodmaster, more commonly known as simply Foodmaster, is a chain of eleven  supermarkets in the Boston Metro Area. In 1947, John DeJesus Sr. opened his first food  market in East Cambridge. It has been a local New England tradition becoming a  hometown favorite to the communities it serves. This staple Melrose location was  originally developed as a First...
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CRDC Leases 2,350 square feet to Verizon in Norwalk, CT | 10.5.12

CRDC Leases 2,350 square feet to Verizon in Norwalk, CT

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Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged a 2,350 square  foot lease for Verizon located in the Dress Barn Plaza in Norwalk, CT. Dress Barn Plaza is located on Route 7 and also contains Dress Barn and Dress Woman.  Verizon will be relocating and expanding from a near by location.

Verizon owns and operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network. Launched in December  2010, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is available to more than 230 million people  – nearly 75% of the population – in 337 markets across the U.S. By the end of 2012 the  company’s 4G LTE network is expected to cover more than 260 million people in 400  markets across the country. Verizon built the nation’s first wide-area wireless broadband  network and delivered the nation’s first wireless consumer 3 G-multimedia services.  Verizon offers global voice and data services in more than 200 destinations around the  world.

Charter Realty & Development Corporation currently owns or leases over 14 million  square feet of shopping centers throughout the northeast.

CRDC leases to Ashley Furniture & Pet Supplies Plus in Fairlawn, OH | 10.3.12

CRDC leases to Ashley Furniture & Pet Supplies Plus in Fairlawn, OH

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Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged in conjunction with Julius Feinblum Real Estate Inc for a 27,587 square foot lease for Ashley Furniture and an 11,284 square foot lease for Pet Supplies Plus in the Fairlawn Town Centre in Fairlawn, OH. The shopping center is anchored by, Target, Home Goods, Giant Eagle, Marc’s and USPS.

Ashley Furniture has over 3 million square feet of facilities spread over different locations. Ashley Furniture searches the world for the best values and designs in home furnishings and accessories. “Our intention is to give you the best value for your hard earned money; therefore, we offer both domestic-made and imported items to fit a variety of decorating needs and budgets.” The direction and leadership of Ashley’s owners have positioned Ashley as a furniture industry leader and world-class manufacturer.

Pet Supplies Plus has over 250 neighborhood locations in 23 states, and continues to grow across the country. They are a leading supplier of safe and healthy pet care innovations, such as their extensive selection of dry and canned natural foods for dogs and cats along with many products made in the USA. The company partners with local animal rescue...
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CRDC leases to Planet Fitness in Philadelphia, PA | 10.1.12

CRDC leases to Planet Fitness in Philadelphia, PA

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged for a 9,887 square foot lease for Planet Fitness in the Mayfair Shopping Center in Philadelphia, PA. The shopping center is anchored by, Shop N Bag, Dollar Tree and Wells Fargo.

Planet Fitness is a franchise of fitness centers based in Newington, New Hampshire. Each gym features exercise equipment and personal trainers to assist its members, as well as competitively low prices. Planet Fitness markets itself as a “Judgment Free Zone” by providing a unique environment in which anyone can be comfortable.

CRDC leases to Anytime Fitness in Augusta, ME | 09.28.12

CRDC leases to Anytime Fitness in Augusta, ME

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leases 5,408sf to Anytime Fitness in Augusta, ME

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged a 5,408 square foot lease for Anytime Fitness located in the Capitol Shopping Center in Augusta, ME. Anchor tenants in the center include Shaw’s Supermarket, Big Lots, Dollar Tree, Lamey Wellehan Shoes, Applebee’s and Aspen Dental.

Anytime Fitness is a health and fitness club, which was founded in 2002. There are currently 1,965 clubs operating in the United States, Canada, Ireland, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, The United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Qatar. Clubs are opened 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

CRDC leases to McDonald’s in Springfield Plaza, MA | 09.24.12

CRDC leases to McDonald’s in Springfield Plaza, MA

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. leases 2,500sf to McDonald’s in Springfield, MA

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged for a 2,500 square foot lease for McDonald’s located in the Springfield Plaza in Springfield, MA. Springfield Plaza is a 550,000 square foot center located on Liberty Street; anchor tenants include K-Mart, Rocky’s, TJ Maxx, Ocean State Job Lot, Savers, Stop & Shop and Entertainment Cinema. McDonald’s will be locating on a site formerly occupied by KFC. Construction is expected to start shortly.

McDonald’s is the leading global food service retailer with more than 33,500 local restaurants serving nearly 68 million people in 119 countries each day. McDonald’s offers breakfast items, burgers, chicken, french fries, salads, wraps, fruit, desserts, milkshakes, smoothies and soft drinks.

CRDC announces the leasing of multiple spaces in Lake Shore Plaza NY | 09.21.12

CRDC announces the leasing of multiple spaces in Lake Shore Plaza NY

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Charter Realty leases to 3 tenants totaling 11,501sf at the Lake Shore Plaza in Lake Ronkonkoma, NY

 Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged 3 leases, totaling 11,501 square feet in the Lake Shore Plaza II Shopping Center located in Lake Ronkonkoma, NY. Charter Realty arranged for a 7,184 square foot lease with AutoZone, a 1,817 square foot lease with Verizon and a 2,500 square foot lease with Century 21.

AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the U.S. AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through it’s stores in 48 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Mexico.

Verizon owns and operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network. By the end of 2012 the company’s 4G LTE network is expected to cover more than 260 million people in 400 markets across the country. Verizon built the nation’s first wide-area wireless broadband network and delivered the nation’s first wireless consumer 3G-multimedia service. Verizon offers global voice and data services in more than 200 destinations around the world.

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CRDC leases multiple spaces at Storrs Center in Mansfield CT | 09.18.12

CRDC leases multiple spaces at Storrs Center in Mansfield CT

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Announces the Opening of 11 Stores in the Storrs Center

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce the opening of 11 spaces in the Storrs Center. Storrs Automotive 1,412 square feet, Select Physical Therapy 2,611 square feet, Travel Planners 373 square feet, Skora’s Barber Styling Shop 448 square feet, Body Language 1,004 square feet, and Subway 1,190 square feet have all opened in their new locations. Additional businesses that will be opening include, Froyoworld 1,345 square feet, Bank of America 407 square feet, Insomnia Cookies 633 square feet, Sweet Emotions Candy Shop 717 square feet, and Husky Pizza 2,187 square feet.

Storrs Center located just steps from the University of Connecticut and will be Mansfield’s new down town. Storrs Center is a mixed use town center containing 160,000 square feet of retail, office, and housing located on Route 195.

Storrs Automotive has been repairing the vehicles of residents of Mansfield and the surrounding communities since August of 1975.The shop runs on an appointment basis and performs maintenance and repairs on foreign and domestic automobiles.

Select Physical Therapy is part of the Select Medical Outpatient Division. It is an outpatient Physical rehabilitation center with approximately...
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CRDC announces the leasing to Hobby Lobby in East Haven , CT | 09.17.12

CRDC announces the leasing to Hobby Lobby in East Haven , CT

Hobby Lobby to take over the former HomeGoods space

Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leases 44,000 square feet to Hobby Lobby in East Haven, CT

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged a 44,000 square foot lease for Hobby Lobby in the TJ Maxx Shopping Center located in East Haven, CT. Carol Hutchinson of Charter arranged the deal along with CBRE of Boston. The shopping center is anchored by, TJ-Maxx, AMF Circle Lanes, XPect Discounts and Holiday Inn Express.

Hobby Lobby is considered a leader in the arts and crafts industry and offers more than 65,000 crafting and home décor products in its stores. Hobby Lobby has 514 stores across the nation that average 55,000 square feet in size.

Charter Realty & Development Corp. currently owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the Northeast. For more information on Charter Realty & Development please visit www.chartweb.com or contact Carol Hutchinson at carol@chartweb.com.

CRDC leases multiple units in White City Shopping Center, MA | 09.14.12

CRDC leases multiple units in White City Shopping Center, MA

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Charter Realty leases to 6 tenants in the White City Shopping Center totaling 33,191sf in Shrewsbury, MA

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged 6 leases, totaling 33,191 square feet in the White City Shopping Center located in Shrewsbury, MA. Charter Realty arranged for a 19,079 square foot lease with Planet Fitness, a 3,520 square foot lease with Elements Massage, which was co-brokered with Blake Commercial, a 3,532 square foot lease with Two Ovens a division of Bertucci’s, which was co-brokered with Gallivan & Co. Charter also arranged for a 2,491 square foot lease with India Café, a 1,069 square foot lease with iCraze which was co-brokered with ACRE and a 3,500 square foot lease with Sovereign Bank co-brokered with CBRE.

White City Shopping Center is a supermarket-anchored retail center located on Route 9, just outside the City of Worcester, MA. The center’s anchor tenants include Shaw’s, Dress Barn and Austin Liquors. A complete renovation of the center is being finished currently.

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CRDC announces the leasing of Panera Bread in Westport, CT | 09.13.12

CRDC announces the leasing of Panera Bread in Westport, CT

Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leases 4,800 square feet to Panera Bread in Westport, CT

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged for a 4,800 square foot lease for Panera Bread located in the Westport Plaza in Westport, CT.  The shopping center is anchored by, Home Goods, Walgreens and Pet Supplies Plus. The deal was co-broked by RHYS commercial of Stamford. In order to make room for Panera, Stride Rite and a nail salon will be relocated. This location will compliment locations for Panera in Norwalk and Fairfield.

As of June 26, 2012, there are 1,591 bakery-cafes in 41 states and in Ontario Canada operating under the Panera Bread®, Saint Louis Bread Co.® and Paradise Bakery & Café®. Panera Bread understands that great bread makes great meals, by offering made-to-order sandwiches, tossed-to-order salads and soup served in bread bowls.

Charter Realty & Development Corporation currently owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the northeast. For more information on our company please visit www.chartweb.com or contact Dan Zelson at dan@chartweb.com

CRDC announces the leasing of Chipotle in Hamden, CT | 09.12.12

CRDC announces the leasing of Chipotle in Hamden, CT

Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leases 2,634 square feet to Chipotle in Hamden, CT

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged a 2,634 square foot lease for Chipotle in the Hamden Village Fair shopping center located in Hamden, CT on Dixwell Avenue. The shopping center is anchored by, The Gap, Avenue, Liquor Land and People’s United Bank.

Chipotle is known for its assembly-line production, and use of natural ingredients. Chipotle’s menu consists of: burritos, burrito bowls, tacos, and salads, with a choice of chicken, carnitas, barbacoa, steak, or vegetarian. The company has released a mission statement called Food with Integrity, which is their commitment to finding the very best ingredients raised with respect for the animals, the environment and the farmers.

CRDC announces the leasing of Subway and Deals in Brooklyn, NY | 09.11.12

CRDC announces the leasing of Subway and Deals in Brooklyn, NY

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. leases to Deals and Subway totaling 11,879 square feet in Brooklyn, NY

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged a 10,890 square foot lease for Deals and a 989 square foot lease for Subway at the Pitkin Theatre Center located in Brooklyn, NY. Charter Realty co-broked with Ripco Real Estate on the Deals lease.

Formerly the Lowe’s Pitkin Theatre, the center underwent a $43M re-development and its upper floors will be occupied by Ascend Charter School, bringing approximately 1,100 students and employees to the site daily. The site still has a 1,090 square foot space available and was redeveloped by POKO.

Deal$ is a growing company with over 180 stores conveniently located in shopping centers and malls throughout the United States. Deal$ offers a variety of national and private-label brands among departments such as: health and beauty, food and snacks, party, toys, seasonal décor, housewares, glassware, dinnerware, household cleaning supplies, gifts, gift bags and wrap, stationery, craft supplies, teaching supplies, and books.

Subway is one of the fastest growing franchises in the world with 37,000 restaurants in 100 countries and territories. Subway has become the leading choice for people...
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CRDC retained to lease Oak Park Commons in S. Plainfield, NJ | 09.10.12

CRDC retained to lease Oak Park Commons in S. Plainfield, NJ

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. to lease the 136,939sf Oak Park Commons in South Plainfield, NJ

Charter Realty is pleased to announce that they will be leasing Oak Park Commons located in South Plainfield, New Jersey.

Oak Park Commons is located in Middlesex County in Northern New Jersey, a largely suburban area within the New York Metropolitan Area.  South Plainfield is a fully developed suburban community located in the northwestern section of Middlesex County approximately 22 miles southwest of Manhattan along the Interstate-287 corridor.

Oak Park Commons is a one-story 136,939 square foot community shopping center anchored by A&P Supermarket in 60,025 square feet and includes a mix of national, regional, and local tenants.

The center that is currently 76% occupied with 33,508 square feet of available space, including a 21,382 square foot junior anchor space and 12,126 square feet of small retail spaces.

Charter Realty & Development Corporation currently owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the northeast. For more information on our company please visit www.chartweb.com or contact Dan Zelson at dan@chartweb.com.

 

CRDC announces the leasing of Farrow & Ball in Westport, CT | 08.15.12

CRDC announces the leasing of Farrow & Ball in Westport, CT

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Charter Realty & Development Completes Farrow & Ball Lease at Compo Acres Shopping Center

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged a 1,261 square foot lease for Farrow & Ball at Compo Acres Shopping Center in Westport, CT.  The center is anchored by a recently expanded Trader Joe’s.

Peter Levine of Charter Realty & Development represented Farrow & Ball in direct dealings with Equity One.  This location, which will open at the end of the summer, will be Farrow & Ball’s second store in Connecticut.

Established in Dorset, England in the 1940s, Farrow & Ball offers customers an unrivaled range of elegant decorative and architectural paint finishes, along with an extraordinary collection of artisanal wallpapers made using real Farrow & Ball paints.

Charter Realty & Development Corp. currently owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the Northeast. For more information on Charter Realty or Farrow & Ball please visit www.chartweb.com or www.farrow-ball.com, or contact Peter Levine at peter@chartweb.com.

CRDC announces the leasing of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Yonkers, NY | 07.16.12

CRDC announces the leasing of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Yonkers, NY

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leases to Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Yonkers, NY

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce it has leased 25,596 square feet for an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Yonkers, NY. The cinema will be located at 2500 Central Park Avenue in the Yonkers Gateway Center. Yonkers is the fourth largest city in the State of New York (it falls behind New York City, Buffalo, and Rochester), and the largest city in Westchester County. Alamo will be occupying the former United Artists Theater – Regal Cinema with Co-Tenants such as Best Buy, Burlington Coat Factory, GAP, Nine West, Starbucks, DSW Shoe Warehouse and more.

The typical Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has four to eight screens that resemble traditional movie theaters except rows of seats alternate with bench-style tables. The Drafthouse offers a unique combination of theater and restaurant by providing its customers with in-theater food and beverage service.  The menu includes freshly prepared appetizers, sandwiches, pizzas and salads as well as a wide selection of hand crafted beers and fine wines. First-come, first-serve seating begins approximately 45 minutes prior to show time. Customers are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy the pre-show entertainment where a variety...
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CRDC announces the leasing of Smashburger in Pelham Manor, NY | 05.17.12

CRDC announces the leasing of Smashburger in Pelham Manor, NY

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Charter Realty & Development Completes Smashburger Deal in Pelham Manor, NY

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged a 2,300 square foot lease for Smashburger in the Post Road Plaza at 895 Pelham Parkway in Pelham Manor, NY.  The shopping center is anchored by Fairway Market, Home Goods and Modell’s, along with other tenants including GNC, Citibank, Marshall’s Shoes and Dress Barn.

Smashburger has over 143 locations throughout 25 states. The company has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Most Promising Companies. Smashburger’s menu focuses primarily on burgers but also includes fresh salads, chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, Haagen-Daz milk shakes and beer and wine.

Peter Levine, who represents Smashburger in Westchester, Fairfield, New Haven and Hartford Counties, represented the tenant and Barry Greenberg of Levin Management Corporation represented the landlord, Post Road Plaza Leasehold LLC.

Charter Realty & Development Corp. currently owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the Northeast. For more information on Smashburger or our company please visit www.chartweb.com or contact Peter Levine at peter@chartweb.com.

CRDC announces the leasing of Smashburger in Mamaroneck, NY | 05.9.12

CRDC announces the leasing of Smashburger in Mamaroneck, NY

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leases to Smashburger in Mamaroneck, NY

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce that it has arranged a 2,400 square foot lease for Smashburger at 448 Mamaroneck Avenue in Mamaroneck, NY. Located in the heart of Mamaroneck, the site is within walking distance of the Metro-North train station.

Smashburger has over 143 locations throughout 25 states. The company has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Most Promising Companies. Smashburger’s menu focuses primarily on burgers but also includes fresh salads, chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, Haagen-Daz milk shakes and beer and wine.

Peter Levine of Charter Realty & Development represents Smashburger in Westchester, Fairfield, New Haven and Hartford Counties.

Charter Realty & Development Corp. currently owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the Northeast. For more information on Smashburger or our company please visit www.chartweb.com or contact Peter Levine at peter@chartweb.com.

CRDC announces the Leasing of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Loudoun County, VA | 04.13.12

CRDC announces the Leasing of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Loudoun County, VA

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Charter Realty & Development and Paraclete Realty Lease to Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Charter Realty & Development in conjunction with Paraclete Realty, LLC are pleased to announce they have leased 34,000 square feet for an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Loudoun County, Virginia.  Alamo Drafthouse and their new franchise partner, Cojeaux Cinemas, will be occupying 34,000 square feet of the 700,000 square foot plaza known as One Loudoun Center located in the city of Ashburn.  Alamo Drafthouse Cinema will be joining the mixed area plaza of 3.7 million square feet.  The center is being developed by Potomac Development Group, Miller and Smith, L.L.C., and North America Sekisui House LLC, an affiliate of Japan’s SEKISUI HOUSE, Ltd. Alamo will build a multi-screen cinemaplex of 34,000 square feet and expects to open in spring of 2013

The Alamo Ashburn location will be a state of the art ground-up location with 8 screens. Each of the auditoriums will be equipped with high-tech digital projection as well as excellent screen size to room ratio and amazing sound. In addition to the superior AV equipment, the layout of each screening room will eliminate the traditional front row, ensuring every seat in the house...
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CRDC announces the leasing of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema’s first NYC loacation | 04.11.12

CRDC announces the leasing of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema’s first NYC loacation

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Charter Realty & Development Leases to Alamo Drafthouse Cinema for 1st Manhattan Location

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce it has leased 15,000 square feet for a 5 screen Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Manhattan. The location, 2626 Broadway, is in the upper west side and is owned by Bialek and Associates of Manhattan. Alamo will be occupying the former Metro Theater and intends on renovating it back to its former glory. The deal represents Alamo Drafthouse Cinema’s first entry into New York City and the company is looking for further growth opportunities in the market.

“My often-stated top priority for the Alamo Drafthouse has been to open a venue in New York,” said Alamo founder and CEO Tim League. “When we discovered the availability of the historic Metro Theater, we immediately knew we had found the perfect location for our new Manhattan home.”

The venue will feature five screens of new releases, repertory programming and the Alamo’s unique signature programming. Like all Alamo Drafthouse theaters, the Alamo Drafthouse at the Metro will provide food and drink service to your seat and will uphold its famously strict no-talking policy. The new theater is currently scheduled...
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CRDC leases 23,500sf to HomeGoods in Simsbury, CT | 04.10.12

CRDC leases 23,500sf to HomeGoods in Simsbury, CT

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leases 23,500 sf to HomeGoods in Simsbury, CT

Charter Realty & Development is pleased to announce it has leased 23,500 square feet to HomeGoods in Simsbury, CT.  HomeGoods will be opening in Simsbury Commons Shopping Center in the former Borders Books location. HomeGoods will be joining Stop & Shop, Bed Bath & Beyond, Hoyt Cinema and Bob’s Store in the 256,497 square foot center. The center is located at 498 Bushy Hill Road and is owned by Edens.

HomeGoods, a chain of off-price home fashions stores introduced in 1992, operates 336 stores at 2010’s year-end.

HomeGoods offers exclusively home fashions, with a broad and always-fresh array of gift ware, home basics, accent furniture, lamps, rugs, decorative accessories, children’s furniture, seasonal merchandise and other fashions for the home.

This chain operates in a standalone and superstore format, which couples HomeGoods with a T.J. Maxx or Marshall’s. Standalone HomeGoods stores average approximately 27,000 square feet in size.

Charter Realty & Development represents TJX Companies including HomeGoods, T.J. Maxx and Marshall’s, throughout the Eastern half of the U.S.  The HomeGoods Simsbury location represents the 31st deal Charter has completed with TJX Company.

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CRDC announces its involvement in leasing 600 11th Ave in NYC | 03.29.12

CRDC announces its involvement in leasing 600 11th Ave in NYC

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Charter Realty & Development to lease 15,000 sf of retail space at 600 11th Avenue – New York, NY

Charter Realty & Development Corp is proud to announce its involvement in the leasing of retail space at 600 11th Avenue between 44th and 45th streets. This project, which is currently under construction, will consist of over 1,250 residential units and 15,000 square feet of retail space. The building is being developed by Gotham Organization. This prime retail location would be perfect for an upscale supermarket or retail store. The retail section has 10,200 square feet (16’ ceiling height) on the ground floor with full frontage on 11th Avenue spanning 44th and 45th streets. The unit also has 5,000 square feet of basement space (11½’ ceiling height) with venting already built in.

600 11th Ave has over 80,000 people in the trade area and is under served from a grocery and retail perspective. The average household income in the trade area is over $120,000.00 and since 2005 over 10,000 new residential units have been built. Occupancy of the retail space will be available in 2013.

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CRDC announces the leasing of TJ Maxx in Southbury, CT | 02.27.12

CRDC announces the leasing of TJ Maxx in Southbury, CT

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Charter Realty Announces the Leasing of T.J. Maxx in Southbury, CT

Charter Realty & Development Corporation along with RHYS Real Estate are pleased to announce they have arranged a lease for 21,990 square feet for a T J Maxx store in the former Borders Books space in Southbury Plaza located at 100 Main Street in Southbury, CT. T.J.Maxx will join K Mart, Super Stop & Shop, Dress Barn, Talbots and others in this location.  Southbury Plaza consists of approximately 200,000 square feet of retail space and has prominent visibility and access from I-84.

T.J.Maxx sells brand-name family apparel, including women’s footwear and active wear, home fashions and other merchandise. T.J.Maxx differentiates itself from Marshall’s with an expanded assortment of fine jewelry and accessories, all at prices 20-60% below department and specialty store regular prices.

Charter Realty currently represents TJX Companies for their T.J.Maxx, Marshall’s, Marshall’s Shoes and HomeGoods divisions in various markets throughout the Northeast.

CRDC owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the northeast.

For more information please contact Dan Zelson 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880 (203)227-2922 e-mail dan@chartweb.com or visit us on the web at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC announces the leasing of Phase I in Storrs Center, CT | 02.17.12

CRDC announces the leasing of Phase I in Storrs Center, CT

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Storrs Center – Storrs, Connecticut

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce that it has already leased over 19,000 square feet in Phase I of the Storrs Center project and is working on leasing out space in Phase II. Many of these new tenants, including Subway, Moe’s Southwestern Grill, Insomnia Cookies, Skora’s Barber Shop, Body Language Tattoo, Select Physical Therapy, DD’s Gyros, and Husky Pizza have committed to a 10 year term.  Space has also been leased to Froyoworld, Dog Lane Café, Travel Planner, and Storrs Automotive.  There are several more deals in the works that when complete will fill Phase I.

The first phase of the Storrs Center project totals 70,686 square feet is scheduled to be complete this spring. Work has already begun on phase II and should be complete by summer of 2013.

Charter Realty & Development Corporation currently owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the northeast. For more information on Storrs Center or our company please visit www.chartweb.com .

CRDC announces the leasing of Anytime Fitness in Portland, ME | 01.20.12

CRDC announces the leasing of Anytime Fitness in Portland, ME

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Signed Anytime Fitness, LLC in Westgate Plaza – Portland, ME

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce that it has leased approximately 4,000 square feet to Anytime Fitness, LLC. They have committed to a new 10 year term.  The space is located in Westgate Plaza on Congress Street in Portland Maine.  The plaza, which totals 92,000 square feet, is anchored by Shaw’s Supermarket, CVS Pharmacy, and Advanced Auto.

Anytime Fitness opened before Thanksgiving and is seeing brisk membership activity.  The fitness and personal training facility will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and also offers tanning.

Charter Realty & Development Corporation currently owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the northeast. For more information on Westgate Plaza or our company please visit www.chartweb.com .

CRDC announces the leasing of HomeGoods in New Milford, CT | 07.22.11

CRDC announces the leasing of HomeGoods in New Milford, CT

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Charter Realty Announces the Leasing of a HomeGoods in New Milford, CT

Charter Realty & Development Corporation is pleased to announce it has arranged a lease for 28,000 square feet for a HomeGoods store in the Kohls Plaza – New Milford, CT. HomeGoods will be a part of Litchfield Crossings which is a new development that is being built by Scalzo Realty.  Litchfield Crossings is a 282,000 square foot project that is located on Route 7.

CRDC owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the northeast. The company has recently started a Downtown & Lifestyle Division. In addition to this project, the Downtown & Lifestyle Division is developing Bedford Square a $150 million project in downtown Westport, CT at the intersection of Route 1 and Main Street.

For more information please contact Dan Zelson 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880 (203)227-2922 e-mail dan@chartweb.com

CRDC announces the leasing of HomeGoods in Milford, CT | 07.22.11

CRDC announces the leasing of HomeGoods in Milford, CT

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Charter Realty Announces the Leasing of a HomeGoods in Milford, CT

Charter Realty & Development Corporation is pleased to announce it has arranged a lease for 24,000 square feet for a HomeGoods store in the Milford Crossing Plaza. HomeGoods – a division of TJX Company – will be a part of Milford Crossings which is a development that is owned by Ceruzzi Holdings.  Milford Crossing is a 390,000 square foot shopping center located on 49 acres in Milford, CT. The center is anchored by Walmart, Barnes & Noble and several others.  HomeGoods will be taking over the space previously occupied by Circuit City.

Charter Realty & Development Corporation currently owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the northeast. Charter Realty has made over 25 TJX deals in this region.

For more information please contact Dan Zelson 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880 (203)227-2922 e-mail dan@chartweb.com

CRDC announces the leasing of T.J. Maxx in Presque Isle, ME | 07.20.11

CRDC announces the leasing of T.J. Maxx in Presque Isle, ME

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Charter Realty Announces the Leasing of T.J. Maxx in Presque Isle, ME

Charter Realty & Development Corporation is pleased to announce it has arranged a lease for 25,000 square feet for a T J Maxx store in the Aroostook Center Mall in Presque isle, ME. T.J.Maxx will join Lowes, Sears, JC Penney and others in this project.  This 525,000 square foot project is owned by Sitt Assett Management and is located on U.S Route 1.

T.J.Maxx sells brand-name family apparel, including women’s footwear and active wear, home fashions and other merchandise. T.J.Maxx differentiates itself from Marshalls with an expanded assortment of fine jewelry and accessories, all at prices 20-60% below department and specialty store regular prices.

Charter Realty currently represents TJX Companies for their T.J.Maxx, Marshalls, Marshalls Shoes and HomeGoods divisions in various markets throughout the Northeast.

CRDC owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the northeast.

For more information please contact Dan Zelson 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880 (203)227-2922 e-mail dan@chartweb.com

CRDC retained to lease Cross Roads Plaza in Waterford, CT | 07.18.11

CRDC retained to lease Cross Roads Plaza in Waterford, CT

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Charter Realty Retained to lease Cross Roads Plaza – Waterford, CT

Charter Realty & Development Corporation is pleased to announce it has been hired by Chase Enterprises to lease the 300,000 square foot Cross Roads Plaza in Waterford, CT.

Cross Roads Plaza is located at the intersection of Foster Road and Waterford Parkway North., just off of Route 95.  Anchors include Lowe’s, BJ’s, Bob’s and Regal Cinema. There are 99,232 people within the trade area and the center sits adjacent to a Super Wal-Mart.

CRDC owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the eastern United States.

For more information please contact Dan Zelson 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880 (203)227-2922 e-mail dan@chartweb.com

CRDC fills Dunning Farms Shopping Center in NY | 07.14.11

CRDC fills Dunning Farms Shopping Center in NY

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Charter Realty filled up Dunning Farms Shopping Center

Charter Realty & Development Corporation is pleased to announce after being brought on to lease Dunning Farms in Middletown New York 4 months ago that the center is leased to 100% capacity.

Charter has signed three leases and one relocation for a total of 90,372 square feet

  • Ollies Bargain Basement has signed a lease for 30,775 square feet (Wide Waters Group co-broke)
  • Groo Shoes has signed a lease for 3,880 square feet
  • Nilsen Insurance has signed a lease for 1,175 square feet
  • What-a-Store has relocated to a 28,000 square foot store

Dunning Farms is a 358,323 square foot center located off of Route 17 in Middletown NY and is anchored by retailers such as Toys-R-Us, TJ Maxx, HomeGoods to mention just a few.

CRDC owns or leases over 14 million square feet of shopping centers throughout the eastern United States.

For more information please contact Dan Zelson 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880 (203)227-2922 e-mail dan@chartweb.com

CRDC awarded leasing rights to 8 shopping centers in MA, ME, and RI | 05.18.11

CRDC awarded leasing rights to 8 shopping centers in MA, ME, and RI

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Awarded Leasing Rights to 8 Properties Amounting to a Total of 782,308sf

Charter Realty & Development Corp. has been awarded a contract to handle the leasing of several retail properties in the states of Massachusetts, Maine and Rhode Island.

These properties include:

  • Cushing Plaza (Cohasset, MA): Located on 739 Chief Justice Cushing Highway.  Cushing Plaza has a gross leasable area of 71,070 square feet. The community shopping center is anchored by a Shaw’s Supermarket and Walgreens (with drive-through pharmacy) along with several other tenants.
  • Hannaford Plaza (Waltham, MA): Located on 55 Russell Street, Hannaford Plaza has a gross leasable area of 45,882 square feet and total parking space of 212.
  • Hanover Square Plaza (Hanover, MA): Located on 55 Columbia Road, Hanover Square Plaza has a gross leasable area of 57,181 square feet and is anchored by a Shaw’s Supermarket. There are 369 parking spaces in the plaza, and daily traffic of 15,000 vehicles on Columbia Road.
  • Shaw’s Plaza (Easton, MA): Located on 690 Depot Street, Shaw’s Plaza has a gross leasable area of 104,923 square feet. The plaza has a total of 609 parking spaces...
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CRDC signs 2 new leases at Lake Shore Plaza II in Lake Ronkonkoma, NY | 01.6.11

CRDC signs 2 new leases at Lake Shore Plaza II in Lake Ronkonkoma, NY

Charter Realty & Development Corp Signs 2 new leases at Lake Shore Plaza II in NY

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has nearly leased to capacity the Lake Shore Plaza II, a 94,800 square foot power center located at 565 – 595 Portion Road in Lake Ronkonkoma, NY. The shopping plaza is anchored by Sear’s, Regal Cinema’s and Waldbaums Grocery store. The latest additions to the center are Dollar Tree, occupying 10,700 square feet and Weight Watchers, occupying 2,200 square feet. There is currently 4,314 square feet left available on a pad site at this location.

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,000,000 square feet of centers throughout the East Coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922.

CRDC announces the aquisition of White City Shopping Center in Shrewsbury, MA | 12.30.10

CRDC announces the aquisition of White City Shopping Center in Shrewsbury, MA

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Acquires White City Shopping Center

Charter Realty & Development, Corp. announces the acquisition of White City Shopping Center & White City East Shopping Center, located in Shrewsbury, MA for a total purchase price of $56 million. White City Shopping Center is a supermarket-anchored retail center located on Route 9, just outside the City of Worcester, MA and the adjacent White City East is located just across Quinsigamond Avenue.

White City was constructed in the early 1960’s, and has been owned and managed by its original developer since that time. The two centers are approximately 95% leased with a mix of national and local tenants such as Shaw’s Supermarkets, World Gym, Dress Barn, iparty, Austin’s Liquors, and Michael’s. The centers total approximately 280,000 square feet, and have been a mainstay in the Worcester retail market for decades.

CRDC had been named exclusive retail listing broker for Storrs Center in CT | 12.10.10

CRDC had been named exclusive retail listing broker for Storrs Center in CT

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Charter Realty Named Retail Leasing Broker for Storrs Center

Mansfield, Connecticut — LeylandAlliance, master developer for Storrs Center, announced today that Charter Realty & Development Corp. has been named the exclusive retail leasing broker for Storrs Center.  Storrs Center is a $220 million, mixed-use town center and main street project located in Storrs, Connecticut at the crossroads of the Town of Mansfield and the University of Connecticut’s main campus on Storrs Road/Route 195.  It is one of the most ambitious public-private partnerships in the state and is being developed in cooperation with LeylandAlliance, the Mansfield Downtown Partnership, Inc., and Education Realty Trust.

Storrs Center’s plans call for a vibrant, authentic town center that brings fashion, entertainment, and convenience to the community, placing retailers and restaurants within a true college town setting.  A mix of local, regional and national retailers will be represented.  Charter Realty will handle all retail leasing and provide development consulting for the main street commercial area, including shops, restaurants, entertainment uses, and services.  Construction is scheduled to begin in spring 2011.  Storrs Center is designed to fulfill the needs of the community, which includes the citizens of Mansfield, the University of Connecticut’s population of more than...
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CRDC leases to Tractor Supply Company in Hooksett, NH | 11.1.10

CRDC leases to Tractor Supply Company in Hooksett, NH

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leased 22,500 Square Feet to Tractor Supply Company – Hooksett, NH

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has leased 22,500 square feet to Tractor Supply Company in Hooksett Village Shops in Hooksett, NH.  This is another in a long line of deals Charter has completed with Tractor Supply.

Tractor Supply Company is the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States.  The company operates more than 800 retail stores in over 44 states. Tractor Supply is a leading edge retailer with revenues surpassing $3 billion.

Hooksett Village Shops is a 256,942 square foot center that is also anchored by a Shaw’s Grocery store, Ocean State Job Lot and a United States Post Office. Hooksett Village Shops is located on Hooksett Road – Route 3.

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,900,000 square feet throughout the East Coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922, fax (203) 227-8388.  For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC signs Family Dollar and Subway to Troy Plaza, NY | 11.1.10

CRDC signs Family Dollar and Subway to Troy Plaza, NY

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Charter Realty & Development Corp signs Family Dollar and Subway to Troy Plaza, NY

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has signed 2 new deals in the Troy Plaza in Troy, NY.

Family Dollar and a Subway Sandwich Shop are the latest additions to the 131,479 square foot plaza located at 120 Hoosick Street that is anchored by a Big Lots Store and a Save a Lot store along with other well know companies such as Dunkin Donuts, Radio Shack and Friendly’s. Family Dollar will by occupying an 8,000 square foot space and Subway will be moving into 2,000 square feet. Both leases were achieved with the help of Vanguard-Fine Company

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,900,000 square feet of centers throughout the East Coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922.

CRDC to lease to four tenants at Apply Valley Shopping Center, NY | 11.1.10

CRDC to lease to four tenants at Apply Valley Shopping Center, NY

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Charter Realty Development Corp to lease to Four Tenants at Apple Valley Shopping Center

Charter Realty and Development is pleased to announce it has leased four spaces in the Apple Valley Plaza-Poughkeepsie, NY- comprised of roughly 7,000sf of space. Three of the spaces had existing businesses, and one of the spaces was vacant. The existing businesses were a pizza restaurant, a dry cleaner and a laundromat, all of which Charter successfully sold to new users and negotiated new lease terms. The vacant space went to Smokes-4-Less, a local chain offering tobacco products at the state’s minimum price in 13 locations in and around the Hudson Valley region of NY.

These 4 new tenants have proven to be wonderful additions to the 55,000sf Apple Valley Plaza, which added Walgreens on October 9th 2009, and has undergone substantial renovation in the past 18 months. Apple Valley Plaza is located on Rt. 55, having over 50k people in the trade area and the highest per capita income in Duchess County NY. One space of 2,000sf and one space of 1,000sf represent the remaining opportunities in the Apple Valley Plaza.

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,900,000 square feet throughout the East Coast.

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CRDC has signed a new WOW Fitness in Foxborough Plaza, MA | 11.1.10

CRDC has signed a new WOW Fitness in Foxborough Plaza, MA

Charter Realty & Development Corp. Has Signed a new W.O.W. Fitness in Foxborough, MA

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has signed a new W.O.W. Fitness Club in the Foxborough Plaza shopping center in Foxborough, MA.  Ocean State Job Lot is currently an anchor at this Plaza.

WOW Fitness club will be taking 20,000 square feet of the Foxborough Plaza that has a gross lease available space of 118,844 square feet located at 30 Commercial Street (Route 140).

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,900,000 square feet throughout the East Coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922, fax (203) 227-8388.  For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC brings New Brite Plaza in New Britain, CT to 100% with Taco Bell Deal | 11.1.10

CRDC brings New Brite Plaza in New Britain, CT to 100% with Taco Bell Deal

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. brings New Brite Plaza in New Britain, CT to 100% with New Taco Bell Deal

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has now leased to capacity the New Brite Plaza, a 164,084 SF power center located at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and East Main Street in New Britain. The shopping center is anchored by Ocean State Job Lot, Save-A-Lot, AJ Wright, Advanced Auto, Dunkin Donuts, Michaels, Town Fair Tire, McDonalds and the latest addition to the shopping center, Taco Bell.

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,900,000 square feet of centers throughout the East Coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922.  For additional information on our company and projects, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC leasing Dunning Farms in Middletown, NY | 08.11.10

CRDC leasing Dunning Farms in Middletown, NY

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leasing Dunning Farms – Middletown, NY

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it is now leasing Dunning Farms, a 358,323 SF power center located at the intersection of Route 211 and Dunning Road in Middletown, NY. The shopping center is anchored by Toys R Us, Babies R Us, AC Moore, TJ Maxx, Petsmart, Michaels, HomeGoods, and Jo-Ann Fabrics, and has a regional draw of 15+ miles with easy access to both I-84 and Route 17. Opportunities to lease are available ranging in size from 1,175 SF to 26,542 SF, and a potential future development of up to 44,000 SF.

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,900,000 square feet of centers throughout the East Coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922. For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC now leasing Norwichtown Mall in Norwich, CT | 08.8.10

CRDC now leasing Norwichtown Mall in Norwich, CT

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Now Leasing Norwichtown Mall – Norwich, CT

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it is now leasing the Norwichtown Mall located at a traffic signaled intersection off of Route 2 and 32 in Norwich, Connecticut.  Tenants of this 227,909 square foot center include Stop & Shop, Dress Barn, and Dollar Tree.  Norwichtown Mall benefits from having the dominant area grocer as an anchor.  This shopping center services a trade area of approximately 100,000 people.  Small shop spaces as well as anchor space of 87,000 square feet (sub-dividable) are currently available for lease.

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,900,000 square feet of shopping centers throughout the East Coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922.  For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC leases 81,000sf to Beiter’s Home Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA | 05.12.10

CRDC leases 81,000sf to Beiter’s Home Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leases 81,000 Square Feet to Beiter’s Home Center – Wilkes-Barre, PA

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has leased 81,000 square feet to Beiter’s Home Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA.  The furniture store will become part of The East End Shopping Center and will open early summer 2010.  The store will be joining Big Lots, Dollar Tree and many others.  The opening of the store will kick off a re-tenanting of the 308,333 square foot center.  Located on Route 309 it is close proximity to the Wyoming Valley Mall.

Beiter’s started in 1966 as an appliance store.  The chain has grown to 6 stores throughout Pennsylvania.  The stores offer furniture, bedding and electronics at attractive prices.

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,000,000 square feet of centers in 13 states throughout the east coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922.  For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC leases 35,000sf to Pat Catan’s Craft Centers in Mt. Vernon, OH | 05.8.10

CRDC leases 35,000sf to Pat Catan’s Craft Centers in Mt. Vernon, OH

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leases 35,000 Square Feet to Pat Catan’s Craft Centers – Mt. Vernon, OH

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has leased 35,000 square feet to Pat Catan’s Craft Centers in Mt. Vernon, OH. The craft store will become part of the Knox Village Square and will open this summer. The store will be joining JCPenney, Kmart, Peebles Department Store and a host of other stores.

Pat Catan’s started its chain in 1954 and today has 20 stores located throughout Ohio and Pennsylvania. The stores offer crafts supplies, floral decorations, along with art & jewelry making supplies.

Knox Village Square is a 207,409 square foot shopping center located on Coshocton Avenue. There is still some space available for rent including a pad, as well as other in-line stores.

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,000,000 square feet of centers throughout the east coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922. For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC signes Ocean State Job Lot & Tractor Supply in Hooksett, NH | 04.13.10

CRDC signes Ocean State Job Lot & Tractor Supply in Hooksett, NH

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Charter Realty & Development Corp – Has Signed Ocean State Job Lot & Tractor Supply – Hooksett, NH

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has started the re-tenanting the 256,942 square foot shopping center in Hooksett, NH. The company has signed 2 anchor deals, one with Ocean State Job Lot for 35,000 square feet and one with Tractor Supply Company for 25,000 square feet.

Ocean State Job Lot sells brand name, first quality products at closeout prices. Tractor Supply Company is the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States. The company operates more than 800 retail stores in over 40 states. They operate 92 stores.

The tenants will replace a closed Wal-Mart. There are still 2 anchor positions available in the center. Hooksett Village Shops is located at 1328 Hooksett Road in Hooksett, NH.

Charter currently leases or owns over 13,800,000 square feet throughout the East Coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922, fax (203) 227-8388. For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC leased 34,000sf to Ultimate Electronics in Cheektowaga, NY | 03.10.10

CRDC leased 34,000sf to Ultimate Electronics in Cheektowaga, NY

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. has Leased 34,000 Square Feet to Ultimate Electronics – Cheektowaga, NY

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has leased 34,000 square feet to Ultimate Electronics in Walden Village in Cheektowaga, NY.  Ultimate will be joining Burlington Coat Factory in the 209,199 square foot shopping center located on Walden Avenue across from the Walden Gallery outside of Buffalo.  In addition to Ultimate Electronics there will be 70,000 square feet of anchor space left.  Ultimate Electronics has about 34 stores in 10 states and is entering the Northeast.  This deal was co-broked by Vanguard Fine.

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,900,000 square feet throughout the East Coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922, fax (203) 227-8388.  For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC leased 24,000sf to Tractor Supply Company in Hazelton, PA | 03.10.10

CRDC leased 24,000sf to Tractor Supply Company in Hazelton, PA

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leased 24,000 Square Feet to Tractor Supply Company – Hazleton, PA

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has leased 24,000 square feet to Tractor Supply Company in Valmont Plaza in Hazleton, PA.  This is the 7th deal Charter has completed with Tractor Supply.

Tractor Supply Company is the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States.  The company operates more than 800 retail stores in over 40 states.  They operate 92 stores.

Tractor Supply will kick off a renovation of Valmont Plaza.  The 199,564 square foot center is also anchored by Big Lots.  The center will be renovated in late 2010.  Tractor Supply is set to open April 2010.  Valmont Plaza is located on Susquehanna Road adjacent to Weiss Markets and Lowes.

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,900,000 square feet throughout the East Coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922, fax (203) 227-8388.  For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC leased 20,000sf to Planet Fitness in Youngstown, OH | 03.10.10

CRDC leased 20,000sf to Planet Fitness in Youngstown, OH

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Charter Realty has Leased 20,000sf to Planet Fitness Youngstown, OH   

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has leased 20,000 square feet to Planet Fitness at Boardman Plaza in Youngstown, OH.  This is the 20th deal Charter has completed with Planet Fitness.  Planet Fitness will occupy a portion of an 80,000 square foot vacancy that is being redeveloped in the center.  Boardman Plaza is a 622,938 square foot center located on Boardman-Canfield Road that is anchored by Burlington Coat, Giant Eagle, Michaels, and Hobby Lobby.  There are still 3 anchor positions available.

Planet Fitness, which started franchising in 2003, now has over 300 clubs in over 30 states.

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,900,000 square feet throughout the East Coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922, fax (203) 227-8388.  For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC signed a new TJ Maxx in Barre, VT | 03.10.10

CRDC signed a new TJ Maxx in Barre, VT

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CRDC Has Signed a new TJ Maxx in Barre, VT

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has signed a new TJ Maxx in a shopping center owned by Redstone that is anchored by Price Chopper in Barre, VT.  This is the 23rd TJX deal Charter has completed.  This deal was co-broked with Pomerleau Company.

TJ Maxx is part of TJX Companies.  The TJX Companies is a leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the United States and worldwide.  It is ranked 131 in the most recent Fortune 500 rankings.  With $19 billion in revenues in 2008, more than 2,600 stores their mission is to deliver a rapidly changing assortment of quality, brand name merchandise at prices that are 20-60% less than department and specialty store regular prices, every day.  TJX’s off-price concepts include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Home Goods and AJ Wright in the United States.

TJ Maxx operates over 874 stores in the United States and has further growth opportunities for new store locations.  The average store size of a TJ Maxx store is approximately 30,000 square feet.

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CRDC leased 27,000sf to Goodwill in Opelika, AL | 03.10.10

CRDC leased 27,000sf to Goodwill in Opelika, AL

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leased 27,000 Square Feet to Goodwill – Opelika, AL

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has leased 27,000 square feet to Goodwill Store and Training Center in Midway Plaza.  The store will be joining the 206,012 square foot center located on Pepperell Parkway in Opelika, AL.  The center also contains Dollar General, Tuesday Morning and Performance Trucking.  Goodwill is set to open in June.

Goodwill’s network of 166 independent, community based facilities in the United States and Canada offers customized job training, employment placement and other services to people who have disabilities, lack education or job experience or face employment challenges.

Charter currently leases or owns over 14,900,000 square feet throughout the East Coast.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922, fax (203) 227-8388.  For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC Now leasing Apple Valley Shopping Center, Poughkeepsie, NY | 09.21.09

CRDC Now leasing Apple Valley Shopping Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Now Leasing Apple Valley Shopping Center – Poughkeepsie, NY

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has been retained by Katz Properties to lease the Apple Valley Shopping Center located at 702 Freedom Plains Road (Route 55) in Poughkeepsie, New York. This 55,503 square foot shopping center has tenants that include Walgreens, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Mahopac National Bank and Subway. The center has recently been renovated.

Charter currently leases or owns over 90 properties totaling approximately 13,000,000 square feet throughout the eastern United States.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922, fax (203) 227-8388. For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC signs Big Lots in Lewisburg, PA | 05.11.09

CRDC signs Big Lots in Lewisburg, PA

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Signs Big Lots in Lewisburg, PA

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce that it has signed a lease with Big Lots in Lewisburg, PA.  Big Lots has opened a 54,000 square foot store in the former Ames in Plaza 15.  The plaza is located on Route 15 and Hospital Drive.

This deal represents the 15th deal Charter has made with Big Lots.

Charter currently leases or owns over 13,900,000 square feet of space throughout the eastern United States.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922, fax (203) 227-8388.  For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.

CRDC announces 20 new leases totaling 250,650sf | 05.11.09

CRDC announces 20 new leases totaling 250,650sf

Charter Realty & Development Corp. Announces 20 New Leases Totaling 250,640 square feet

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce new leasing activity in 18 shopping centers.  The total of leases is for 250,640 square feet.

The transactions include:

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SIZE

Midway Clothier

Midway Plaza

Opelika

AL

10,000

New Brite Dental

New Brite Plaza

New Britain

CT

1,500

Ocean State Job Lot

New Brite Plaza

New Britain

CT

35,000

A.J. Wright

West Haven

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CRDC retained to lease Lexham’s CT portfolio | 05.11.09

CRDC retained to lease Lexham’s CT portfolio

Charter Realty & Development Corp. Retained to Lease Lexham’s CT Portfolio

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has been retained by Westport, CT based Lexham Realty to lease the companies Connecticut retail portfolio.

 

Site City Tenants

GLA

339 West Main Street

Avon

Blockbuster

13,214

314-324 West Main Street

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Better Bedding, Taste of India, H&R Block

24,681

940 Silver Lane

West Hartford

Big Lots, Stop & Shop, Burlington Coat, Aaron’s

225,439

1253 New Britain Avenue

West Hartford

Blockbuster, Dunkin Donuts

9,800

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CRDC leases 21,000sf tp AJ Wright in West Haven, CT | 05.11.09

CRDC leases 21,000sf tp AJ Wright in West Haven, CT

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Charter Realty & Development Corp. Leases 21,000 square feet to A.J. Wright in West Haven, CT

Charter Realty & Development Corp. is pleased to announce it has leased 21,000 square feet on Route 1 in West Haven, CT.

Dollar Dreams previously occupied the space.  This deal was co-broked by Oxford Realty & owned by C.A. White.

A.J. Wright is a division of TJX Corp., with stores located throughout the United States.

Charter represented A.J. Wright in this transaction.  This was the 29th deal Charter has done with TJX throughout the United States.

Charter Realty owns or leases over 13 million square feet of space throughout the eastern United States.

For more information contact Dan Zelson, Charter Realty & Development Corp., 183 Main Street, Westport, CT 06880, office (203) 227-2922, fax (203) 227-8388.  For additional information on our company and project, access our website at www.chartweb.com.