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January 28, 2016

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Best Market is Now Open at Mayfair Shopping Center in Commack, N.Y.

Locally Owned Grocery Chain Occupies 60,300 SF at Levin-Managed Center


COMMACK, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2016 – Regional supermarket chain Best Market recently marked its grand opening at Mayfair Shopping Center in Commack, according to Levin Management, exclusive leasing and managing agent for the property. Located in the heart of Long Island, the 221,000-square-foot shopping center is one of the region’s premier retail destinations.

As Mayfair Shopping Center’s new anchor tenant, the 60,300-square-foot Best Market store is located in the space previously occupied by Waldbaum’s, according to Matthew K. Harding, president of Levin Management.

“Best Market is a locally owned grocer, and this newest location complements the chain’s other stores throughout Long Island,” he said. “There have been some great improvements made to the space, and consumers can expect to find a wide selection of fresh foods and rare grocery items presented in a bright, friendly shopping environment. We are confident Best Market will be a wonderful anchor for Mayfair Shopping Center and a great amenity for the community.”

With locations in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, Best Market has been owned by the Raitses family since its first store opened in 1994. Best Market focuses on fresh foods, especially produce, meat, seafood, deli, dairy and bakery items, as well as traditional grocery store items. Its offerings also include large selections of craft beer and wood-smoked barbecue in some stores.

Located directly on the heavily traveled Jericho Turnpike just east of Sunken Meadow Parkway, Mayfair Shopping Center serves a growing residential population of more than 201,000 people within a five-mile radius. The marketplace offers an average household income of more than $120,000, and the daily traffic count exceeds 29,000 vehicles. For information and current promotions, visit shopmayfairshoppingcenter.com.

Co-anchored by Stein Mart, the center’s impressive lineup of national and regional tenants includes Gap/Gap Kids, Ann Taylor Loft, New York & Company, MJM Designer Shoes, Justice, Jos. A. Bank, Chico’s, Claire’s Accessories, GameStop, Verizon Wireless, Rite Aid, Sherwin Williams and Outback Steakhouse, as well as a well-rounded mix of local tenants.

Headquartered in North Plainfield, N.J., Levin Management 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 offers a full range of services for a diverse portfolio that encompasses approximately 95 properties and more than 13 million square feet, including leasing, property management, accounting, construction management and marketing. 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.

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