Newton, N.C. — Planet Fitness has signed an 18,000-square-foot lease in Newton, roughly 40 miles outside Charlotte. The tenant will operate in half of a space formerly occupied by Bi-Lo at Marketplace Center. Prior to the lease, the space was vacant for more than seven years. Tad Anderson of Ardor Commercial Advisors represented the landlord, RVS Realty, in the lease negotiations. Jay Hagerman of Providence Group represented Planet Fitness.