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Press Releases Archive 2014

 

December 2014


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Levin: Market for Smaller Retail Property Trades Heats Up

Dec. 12, 2014
Despite Growing Demand, Many Opportunities Continue to Fly Under the Radar
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November 2014


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Levin Survey Findings Reflect Technology’s Evolving Influence on Retail

Nov. 19, 2014
As technology innovations continue to transform the retail industry, it appears that bricks-and-mortar stores are leveraging the benefits while adapting to a new consumer landscape, according to retail real estate services firm Levin Management.
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Levin Management Inks New Lease with Simply Fashion at Liberty Center I in Erie, Pa.
Nov. 18, 2014
Discount women’s clothing retailer Simply Fashion has leased 5,800 square feet of space at Liberty Center I, re-joining the tenant mix at this key northwestern Pennsylvania shopping destination. The announcement was made by Levin Management, exclusive leasing and managing agent for the 227,000-square-foot shopping center.
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Levin Pre-Holiday Survey Shows Optimistic Sales Expectations

Nov. 14, 2014
With momentum picking up as the holiday shopping season approaches, retailers polled in Levin Management’s 2014 Pre-Holiday Retail Sentiment Survey are showing strong enthusiasm for seasonal sales potential. The findings, released this week, also indicate expectations for strong pre-December shopping and plans for stepped-up temporary hiring with positions that may carry into the new year.
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October 2014


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Blink Fitness to Open at Clifton Plaza in Clifton, N.J
Oct. 29, 2014
Blink Fitness is set to open its newest New Jersey location at Clifton Plaza in Clifton. The affordable fitness chain will occupy 15,000 square feet of newly constructed retail space at the 80,000-square-foot shopping center, announced Levin Management, the property’s managing and leasing agent.
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Tuesday Morning Joins Tenant Roster at Blue Star Shopping Center in Watchung, N.J.
Oct. 23, 2014
Tuesday Morning, a leading off-price retailer of upscale home accessories, housewares, seasonal goods and gifts, is set to join the tenant mix at Blue Star Shopping Center in Watchung, N.J. The retailer has leased 11,000 square feet of space at the 419,000-square-foot shopping center, announced Levin Management, the property’s managing and leasing agent.
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Levin Management Inks Three Dozen Retail Leases in Four Months
Oct. 21, 2014
Retail real estate services firm Levin Management has inked more than three dozen new leases, renewals and expansions totaling 277,000 square feet during the past four months, announced Matthew K. Harding, president of the North Plainfield, N.J., company. Levin’s year-to-date activity total now exceeds 600,000 square feet, marking continued momentum for the Northeast retail market, where the majority of its 13 million-square-foot, 95-property leasing and management portfolio is located.
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T.J.MAXX TO JOIN TENANT ROSTER AT ST. GEORGES CROSSING
October 9, 2014
WOODBRIDGE, N.J., Oct. 9, 2014 – A 23,000-square-foot expansion at St. Georges Crossing in Woodbridge will house a new T.J.Maxx, which has signed on to join the tenant roster at the fully leased shopping center on St. Georges Avenue. Retail real estate services firm Levin Management, as managing and leasing agent, will construct a free-standing building for the popular fashion department store, bringing the property’s GLA to 340,000 square feet.
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NORMAN'S HALLMARK INKS LEASE AT ALDRICH PLAZA IN HOWELL, N.J.
October 6, 2014
HOWELL, N.J., Oct. 6 2014 – Norman’s Hallmark, a family-owned and operated card and specialty gift retailer, has signed a lease to occupy 5,200 square feet at Aldrich Plaza in Howell, N.J., announced Levin Management, exclusive leasing and managing agent for the 150,000-square-foot shopping center.
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September 2014


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POSITIVE OUTLOOK FOR THE NORTHEAST RETAIL MARKET CONTINUES
September 29, 2014
Moving into the final months of 2014, the outlook for retail in the Northeast remains quite positive. We are seeing demand from national, local and franchise companies across a broad range of categories. Vacancies are declining and rents are trending up at quality properties. Importantly, developers have again become active in our region, which indicates growing confidence in the future of the retail sector here. Improving fundamentals also have led to an increase in investor interest, and we are seeing more properties trading than in the recent past.
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DAVID REINER JOINS LEVIN MANAGEMENT AS VP OF LEASING
September 5, 2014
David Reiner has joined retail real estate services firm Levin Management as vice president of leasing. He brings more than 25 years of industry experience, particularly on the landlord side, to his new position. The North Plainfield-based organization maintains a growing leasing and management portfolio currently including 95 properties with approximately 13 million square feet of GLA.
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STEIN MART TO OPEN AT MAYFAIR SHOPPING CENTER IN COMMACK, N.Y.
September 3, 2014
Stein Mart, a discount apparel and home fashion retailer, is set to join the tenant mix at Mayfair Shopping Center in Commack, leasing 30,800 square feet, according to Levin Management, exclusive leasing and managing agent for the property. Located in the heart of Long Island, N.Y., the 221,000-square-foot shopping center is one of the region’s premier retail destinations.
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August 2014


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EATONTOWN PLAZA IN EATONTOWN, N.J. REACHES 100 PERCENT OCCUPANY
August 18, 2014
Vietnamese noodle restaurant Pho 99 and nail salon Affinity Nails & Spa have leased a combined 7,700 square feet of space at Eatontown Plaza in Eatontown, announced Levin Management, exclusive leasing agent for the 30,000-square-foot center. The lease signing brings Eatontown Plaza to 100 percent occupancy.
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July 2014


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BRIGHTER DENTAL CARE INKS LEASE AT THE HILLS VILLAGE CENTER IN BEDMINSTER, N.J.
July 31, 2014
Multi-specialty dental practice Brighter Dental Care has leased 2,600 square feet of the second floor at The Hills Village Center in Bedminster, becoming the latest business to join the retail lineup at this key Somerset County shopping destination, according to Levin Management, exclusive leasing and managing agent for the 110,800-square-foot center.
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LEVIN MANAGEMENT ADDS DUNKIN' DONUTS TO CLIFTON PLAZA TENANT ROSTER
July 28, 2014
Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, every day stop for coffee and baked goods, is set to join the retail mix at Clifton Plaza in Clifton. The global doughnut purveyor and coffeehouse chain has leased 3,160 square feet at the 80,000-square-foot shopping center, according to Levin Management, the property’s managing and leasing agent.
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LEVIN MANAGEMENT ARRANGES LEASE WITH STAPLES AT NORTH VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTER IN NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J.
July 22, 2014
Office supply retailer Staples has leased 14,000 square feet at North Village Shopping Center in North Brunswick, announced Levin Management, exclusive leasing and managing agent for the 132,000-square-foot shopping center. The lease signing brings retail occupancy at the center to 100 percent.
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HAMILTON PLAZA IN HAMILTON, N.J. NOW 100 PERCENT LEASED
July 18, 2014
Discount optical retailer America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses has leased 4,500 square feet at Hamilton Plaza in Hamilton Township, announced Levin Management, exclusive leasing and managing agent for the 175,000-square-foot shopping center. The lease signing brings the Mercer County retail destination to 100 percent occupancy.
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BAYSHORE PLAZA IN BARNEGAT, N.J. NOW 100 PERCENT LEASED
July 7, 2014
Two long-term lease agreements totaling 6,600 square feet brings retail occupancy to 100 percent at Bayshore Plaza in Barnegat. The new tenants include casual Italian restaurant Luigi's Ristorante and Brick Oven Pizza (2,400 SF) and non-profit green initiative Greensleeves Boutique (4,200 SF), according to Levin Management, exclusive leasing and managing agent for the 59,000-square-foot property.
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LEVIN MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCES TWO NEW TENANTS AT 35-71 SOUTH OCEAN AVENUE IN PATCHOGUE, N.Y.
July 2, 2014
North Plainfield, N.J.-based Levin Management has announced two lease agreements totaling 7,400 square feet at 35-71 South Ocean Ave., a 23,000-square-foot storefront retail space in downtown Patchogue. The new tenants include sushi restaurant 360 Taiko Sushi & Lounge (4,900 square feet) and apparel retailer Jeans Fashion (2,500 square feet).
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June 2014


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DD'S DISCOUNTS OPENS FIRST NEW JERSEY STORE AT LEVIN-MANAGED CAPITOL PLAZA IN EWING
June 30, 2014
dd’s Discounts, a nationwide chain of off-price apparel and home fashion stores, has opened its first New Jersey location at Capitol Plaza in Ewing. The retailer occupies 20,000 square feet at the key Mercer County shopping destination, according to Levin Management, exclusive leasing and managing agent for the 360,000-square-foot center.
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LEVIN MID-YEAR RETAIL SURVEY RESULTS BODE WELL FOR INDUSTRY
June 24, 2014
The fact that the harsh winter weather of early 2014 is in the past, continued general optimism and the leveraging of technology in the marketing mix bode well for the retail industry heading into the heart of 2014, according to Levin Management's mid-year Retail Sentiment Survey.
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BLINK FITNESS JOINS TENANT ROSTER AT CLIFTON PLAZA IN CLIFTON, N.J.
June 12, 2014
Clifton Plaza in Clifton will offer an exciting new option for those looking to achieve their health and fitness goals when Blink Fitness opens later this year. The affordable fitness chain has leased 15,000 square feet of newly constructed space at the 80,000-square-foot shopping center, announced Levin Management, the property’s managing and leasing agent.
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LEVIN MANAGEMENT COMPLETES PHASE I LEASE UP AT EDGEWATER HARBOR
June 10, 2014
Marking a major milestone for Levin Management on New Jersey’s Gold Coast, the 100,000-square-foot retail component of Edgewater Harbor, a premier mixed-use waterfront redevelopment on River Road in Edgewater, N.J., is now fully leased and open for business.
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LEVIN MANAGEMENT REPORTS STRONG START FOR 2014 RETAIL LEASING
June 5, 2014
Retail real estate services firm Levin Management saw a busy start to 2014, with three dozen shopping center leases and renewals totaling 337,000 square feet through May.
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LEVIN NAMED LEASING AND MANAGING AGENT FOR BRADFORD PLAZA
June 3, 2014
Retail real estate services firm Levin Management has been named leasing and managing agent for Bradford Plaza, a 161,000-square-foot, grocery-anchored shopping center located at 700 Downingtown Pike in West Chester.
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May 2014


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LEVIN MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES REDESIGNED COMPANY WEBSITE
May 16, 2014
Levin Management, one of the nation's leading retail real estate services firms, has announced the launch of its redesigned website at http://www.levinmgt.com/. In conjunction with the new website, Levin also unveiled a modernized company logo.
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April 2014


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LIQUOR STORE JOINS RETAIL OFFERINGS AT CAPITOL PLAZA IN EWING, N.J.
April 16, 2014
Giant Wine & Liquor, LLC, dba Buy Rite Liquor has leased 6,000 square feet at Capitol Plaza in Ewing, N.J., becoming the latest tenant to join the diverse lineup of retailers at this premier Mercer County shopping destination.
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LEVIN MANAGEMENT AWARDED NEW SHOPPING CENTER ASSIGNMENT IN MONMOUTH COUNTY
April 2, 2014
Levin Management, one of the nation's leading retail real estate services firms, has been named the exclusive leasing agent for Holmdel Crossing, a planned 140,000-square-foot retail development in Holmdel, N.J.
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March 2014

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LEVIN MANAGEMENT ADDS DAVE & BUSTER'S TO POST ROAD PLAZA TENANT ROSTER
March 20, 2014
Dave & Buster's is bringing its ultimate combination of food, games and fun to Pelham Manor, N.Y. The casual dining/entertainment chain has leased 41,300 square feet of space at Post Road Plaza, announced Levin Management...
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ROY D. VICE JOINS LEVIN MANAGEMENT AS VICE PRESIDENT OF CONSTRUCTION / DEVELOPMENT
March 18, 2014
Industry professional Roy D. Vice has joined Levin Management as vice president of construction/development, announced Matthew K. Harding, company president.
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LEVIN MANAGEMENT PROMOTES JAKE FRANTZMAN TO SENIOR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE
March 3, 2014
Jake Frantzman has been promoted to senior leasing representative at Levin Management, announced Matthew K. Harding, president of the North Plainfield-based retail real estate services firm. The Morris Plains, N.J. resident joined Levin as a leasing representative in 2007.
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February 2014


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LEVIN ANNOUNCES 27 RETAIL TRANSACTIONS TOTALING MORE THAN 190,000 SQ. FF.
February 06, 2014
The retail real estate industry continues to enjoy renewed momentum, with strong demand from diverse local, national and franchise tenants. North Plainfield-based Levin Management completed 27 new leases and renewal transactions totaling more than 190,000 square feet during the past several months, wrapping up a strong 2013.
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January 2014

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LEVIN POST HOLIDAY SURVEY RESULTS SHOW MAJORITY OF RETAILERS MET OR EXCEEDED HOLIDAY EXPECTATIONS
January 29, 2014
The latest results of Levin Management's post-holiday Retail Sentiment Survey revealed some new trends along with realistic sales expectations among retailers during the season.
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LEVIN MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCES TWO NEW TENANTS AT MAYFAIR SHOPPING CENTER IN COMMACK, N.J.
January 10, 2014
North Plainfield, N.J.-based Levin Management has announced two long-term lease agreements totaling 3,300 square feet at Mayfair Shopping Center in Commack, N.Y. The new tenants include pet products retailer Choice Pet Supply (2,500 square feet) and tax services provider H&R Block (800 square feet).
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WITH RETAIL REBOUND, PROPERTY MANAGERS SEEING INCREASED DEMAND
January 06, 2014
NORTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Jan. 6, 2014 - Retail activity is picking up commensurate with the strengthening economy, and, as always, tenants are seeking the most appealing, well-located shopping centers.
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HAIR SALON JOINS TENANT MIX AT CENTRE PLAZA IN BENSALEM PA.
January 02, 2014
BENSALEM, Pa., Jan. 2, 2014 - Salon 724 is the latest service-oriented tenant to join the retail mix at Centre Plaza in Bensalem, Pa.
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