Boston — Lendlease has signed leases with three food-and-beverage concepts at Clippership Wharf, a mixed-use residential development situated on a seven acres in Boston. Italian restaurant Mida and barbecue concept The Smoke Shop both opened restaurants at the property this summer, occupying 2,900 and 4,000 square feet, respectively. Café Iterum also opened at the development in late 2021, leasing a 1,100-square-foot space and an additional 1,400-square-foot patio. The retail space at the property is now fully occupied.
Attleboro, Mass. — RK Centers has acquired Bristol Place, a 414,404-square-foot shopping center located in Attleboro. Moving forward, the property, which was 96 percent leased at the time of sale, will be rebranded as RK Bristol Place. Tenants at the center include Market Basket, The Home Depot, T.J. Maxx, Burlington, Hobby Lobby, Edge Fitness, Bob’s Discount Furniture and Party City. An affiliate of Unison Realty Partners sold the property for an undisclosed price. Nat Heald represented the seller in the transaction.
Marcus & Millichap Brokers $4.6 Million Sale of Retail Property Leased to CVS in Norton, Massachusetts
Norton, Mass. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the $4.6 million sale of a 10,125-square-foot retail property in Norton, located in the southern part of The Bay State, that is net leased to CVS/pharmacy. The property was built on 1.5 acres in 2000. Laurie Ann Drinkwater and Seth Richard of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller, a limited liability company, in the transaction. Thomas Shihadeh of Marcus & Millichap assisted in closing the deal as the broker of record.
Pittsfield, Mass. — Horvath & Tremblay has negotiated the $6.3 million sale of Del Alba Plaza, a 72,119-square-foot shopping center in Pittsfield. A 61,935-square-foot Stop & Shop anchors the property, which also comprises a 2,000-square-foot fuel station and a three-tenant, 8,184-square-foot inline building. The center also features a pad site that can support the development of a 3,500-square-foot building. Bob Horvath and Todd Tremblay of Horvath & Tremblay represented both the buyer and seller in the transaction.
Jacksonville, Fla. and Barnstable, Mass. — Marcus & Millichap’s Institutional Property Advisors (IPA) has arranged the $29.5 million sale of a 140,082-square-foot portfolio comprising three single-tenant retail properties. Two of the properties, a 122,358-square-foot store occupied by BJ’s Wholesale and a 7,974-square-foot building occupied by Napa Auto Parts, are located in Jacksonville, Florida. CVS/pharmacy occupies the third property, which totals 9,750 square feet in Barnstable, Massachusetts. Steven Siegel of IPA represented the undisclosed seller and secured the institutional buyer. Ryan Nee and Thomas Shihadeh are Marcus & Millichap’s brokers of record …
Needham, Mass. — Fantini & Gorga has secured $10 million in acquisition financing for a portfolio of four retail properties occupied by Walgreens. Three of the properties are located in Massachusetts, and the fourth is in New York. Casimir Groblewski and Colin Monahan of Fantini & Gorga arranged the debt through multiple banks on behalf of the borrower, Union Station LP, which acquired the portfolio in a 1031 exchange.
Walpole, Mass. — Wilder, in cooperation with an undisclosed partner, has acquired Walpole Mall, a 429,285-square-foot shopping center located in Walpole, roughly 30 miles outside Boston. Atlantic Capital Partners represented both the buyer and seller in the $72 million transaction. Tenants at the property include Kohl’s, Aldi, Barnes & Noble, Old Navy, Panera Bread, Aspen Dental, T-Mobile, PetSmart, X Golf, Five Guys, Wines and More and LA Fitness. Gary Robinson of Wilder will lead leasing efforts at the shopping center.
Watertown, Mass. — Seven new tenants have committed to spaces at Arsenal Yards in Watertown, roughly 10 miles outside Boston. Tea One Tea House, Skin Laundry, Restore Hyper Wellness and GNC have recently opened, and Blackbird Doughnuts is scheduled to open this fall. Chip City and Medium Rare have also signed leases at the development, with Chip City scheduled to open later this year.
Middleborough, Mass. — Massachusetts-based Christmas Tree Shops will close all of its roughly 70 stores, reports CNN. Previously, the chain planned to sell, following filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in May. Now, all stores will be closed, unless a last-minute buyer comes forward. Formerly, the brand was owned by Bed Bath & Beyond, which sold the concept to Handil Holdings in 2020 and filed for bankruptcy itself earlier this year.
Protective Life Provides $10.5 Million Refinancing for Shopping Center in New Bedford, Massachusetts
New Bedford, Mass. — Protective Life, the Alabama-based holding company of Protective Life Insurance Co., has provided a $10.5 million refinancing for Rockdale Plaza, a 100,015-square-foot shopping center located in New Bedford. Stop & Shop anchors the center. The borrower, Yale Realty Services Corp., acquired the property in 1997.