Positioning Retail Real Estate for a New Generation

October 30, 2015

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Retro Fitness Accepting Members at Twin City Shopping Center in Jersey City

Affordable Gym Chain Getting Ready to Open at Levin-Managed Center


JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 30, 2015 – Affordable gym chain Retro Fitness – known for its low-cost, high-value fitness concept – is now taking pre-opening membership signups at Twin City Shopping Center in Jersey City. The 98,000-square-foot shopping center is exclusively leased and managed by North Plainfield, N.J.-based Levin Management.

Retro Fitness will open at Twin City in November. The temporary membership registration office is located onsite at the property, next door to the laundry mat.

“Budget-friendly fitness chains are meeting the increased demand for affordable gym alternatives,” said Levin’s David Reiner, vice president of leasing. “Retro Fitness will provide those who live and work in the community with a convenient and cost-effective way to achieve their health and fitness goals. We are excited to bring this wonderful new amenity to Twin City Shopping Center.”

With state-of-the-art equipment, bright décor and a variety of membership options starting as low as $19.99 a month, Retro Fitness sets the pace for an energetic, action-packed workout. Retro Fitness locations feature 60 to 75 pieces of cardio equipment with personal LCD television screens, three different types of circuit training equipment, the Retro Movie Theater, Retro Blends Juice Bar, group classes, personal training, child care, tanning and more.

Well-located at the Jersey City/Bayonne border on Garfield Avenue and West 55th Street, Twin City Shopping Center serves a growing residential population of more than 560,000 people within a five-mile radius. The marketplace offers an average household income of more than $93,000 and a daily traffic count of 35,000 vehicles. Retro Fitness joins a tenant mix that includes Twin City Supermarket, Everything $.99, Wendy’s and Dunkin Donuts, along with a host of typical neighborhood conveniences.

Levin currently is marketing three units of 5,600, 8,350 and 14,000 square feet.

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.

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