Positioning Retail Real Estate for a New Generation

December 5, 2018

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Bobby Chez Seafood Opens at Hartford Corners in Delran, N.J.

Takeout-Oriented, Chain with Renowned Crab Cakes Occupies 1,820 Square Feet

DELRAN, N.J., Dec. 5, 2018 – Bobby Chez Seafood has expanded its Southern New Jersey presence with a new, 1,820-square-foot retail location at Hartford Corners in Delran. The 215,000-square-foot shopping center is exclusively leased and managed by Levin Management Corporation (LMC) of North Plainfield, N.J.

Distinguished by its world-renowned crab cakes and other high-quality, freshly prepared gourmet seafood dishes, Bobby Chez sells partially cooked meals that patrons can reheat at home along with lunch specials and hot to-go platters. The company’s daily menu includes crab cakes of various sizes, different types of fish and shellfish, chicken, vegetables and side dishes, along with numerous other options. Limited on-site seating is available.

“We are excited to operate from this new retail location at Hartford Corners,” said business owner Robert Sliwowski (a.k.a. Bobby Chez). “We already have many loyal customers in the region. We look forward to serving our existing clientele from this convenient location while introducing our delicious menu offerings to many new patrons as well.”

Anchored by a high-volume ShopRite and Lowe’s (shadow anchor), Hartford Corners features a mix of retail, restaurant and service tenants. The center also includes Staples, Planet Fitness, Five Below, Saladworks, Hand and Stone Massage & Facial Spa, Edible Arrangements, Brighter Dental, Sally Beauty Supply, Liberty Travel, Starbucks, H&R Block and GNC, along with traditional neighborhood conveniences such as a dry cleaner, nail salon, bagel shop and pizzeria, among others.

“Bobby Chez has a large customer base at its existing locations, in addition to a very successful wholesale business,” said LMC Senior Leasing Representative Andrea Kyriacou, who arranged the lease. “This gourmet seafood chain was looking to expand its retail presence, and Hartford Corners’ location and demographics was a great fit for the brand’s continued growth. Bobby Chez will be a great addition to the center and a tremendous draw for on-the-go consumers.”

Hartford Corners is ideally situated at the intersection of Route 130 and Hartford Road, in a densely packed retail corridor. The center serves a growing population of more than 232,000 people within a five-mile radius, with a daytime population of 94,000 within those same five miles. More than 52,000 vehicles pass the center each day.

LMC is marketing prime retail spaces ranging from 1,550 to 8,100 square feet at Hartford Corners.

For more than 65 years, LMC has served as a trusted single-source commercial real estate services provider for institutional and private owners. The firm today maintains a diversified, retail-focused portfolio of approximately 105 properties totaling 15 million square feet in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, offering leasing, property management, financial management and reporting, construction and development, lease administration, marketing services, and acquisition and disposition consulting services. LMC’s capabilities continue to evolve with new technologies, efficiencies and sustainability-focused initiatives to serve a new generation of properties, investors and tenants.

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