Multi-Specialty Dental Chain Will Occupy 2,600 Square Feet at Levin-Managed Shopping Center
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.
Levin’s leasing representative Marcia Minton negotiated the long-term lease. David Dunkelman of Soloff Realty & Development served as the tenant’s broker in the transaction.
Located in the heart of one of the Garden State’s wealthiest counties, The Hills Village Center’s well-established mix of tenants includes a range of nationally recognized retailers and restaurateurs, as well as popular local stores that continue to have a loyal following, according to Minton.
“Medical tenants are becoming increasingly prevalent in today’s shopping center environments, meeting the demand for consumers seeking both personal care services and traditional retail offerings in one convenient location,” Minton said. “Brighter Dental Care is a strong tenant and the ideal amenity to complement the existing retailers at The Hills Village Center. We are confident it will become a wonderful local resource for those who live and work in the community.”
With more than 10 locations throughout New Jersey, Brighter Dental Care offers affordable dental services ranging from general and cosmetic dentistry to preventive care, oral surgery and orthodontics. Each facility has the latest state-of-the-art equipment and is staffed with a team of highly trained dental professionals including periodontists, endodontists, orthodontists, oral surgeons and hygienists.
Anchored by an expanded 36,000-square-foot Kings Supermarket, The Hills Village Center’s diverse retail, dining and service tenants include CVS/pharmacy, Starbucks, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, McGrath’s Hardware, Great Clips, Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa, Cold Stone Creamery, Hills Vision Center, Panchero’s, Cherrybrook Pet Supplies, PNC Bank, Verizon, The UPS Store, GNC, Subway, Yamataro Japanese restaurant and Somerset Valley Urgent Care. In addition, Liberty Travel recently opened. For more than 60 years, Liberty Travel has been a name synonymous with travel in America, providing personalized travel planning and insight into the latest travel trends and destinations. The brand prides itself on its tremendous product line, expansive industry knowledge and one-on-one customer service.
Current space availabilities at The Hills Village Center include one 3,000-square-foot retail space, and two second-floor office spaces measuring 550 square feet and 2,100 square feet.
An ideal retail environment for a wide range of tenants, The Hills Village Center is located on Route 202/206 just off Route 287 in “The Hills,” one of New Jersey’s largest and most successful master-planned communities. The center is the retail component of the 5,200-unit residential development and serves a growing population of more than 58,000 people within a five-mile radius. The marketplace offers an average household income of more than $169,000 and the daily traffic count exceeds 19,000 vehicles per day on Route 202/206.
Levin is one of the nation’s leading retail real estate services firms, with a strong focus in the northeastern United States and an owner’s approach to the business. The firm’s portfolio and internal resources have grown consistently over the years, responding to a variety of retail and economic climates. Today, Levin offers a full range of services for a diverse portfolio that encompasses approximately 95 properties and more than 13 million square feet. These services include leasing, property management, accounting, construction management and marketing. Levin specializes in repositioning, retenanting and renovating retail properties – areas that have become particularly vital for today’s institutional and individual property owners.
With headquarters in North Plainfield, N.J., Levin serves properties ranging from neighborhood, community, lifestyle and power centers, to enclosed malls, street retail, downtown stores and mixed-use projects in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Virginia and North Carolina. In business for six decades, the company taps into its associated, expansive tenant roster to conduct Retail Sentiment Surveys three times each year that provide insight on industry trends and sales performance.
Levin has earned a long list of coveted awards over the years. Since 2011 alone, the firm was ranked 30th among Top US Real Estate Companies and named three times among the nation’s top property managers by Commercial Property Executive magazine, placed among the nation’s top 10 redevelopers by Chain Store Age, credited as one of the state’s top 10 real estate developers by New Jersey Business magazine, and ranked third on NJBIZ’s Top Property Management Companies list and fifth on NJBIZ’s Top Commercial Real Estate Developers list.