Affordable Gym Chain Expands into Somerset County at Levin-Managed Shopping Center
FRANKLIN TWP., N.J., July 29, 2016 – National gym chain Crunch Fitness' newest Garden State location at Rutgers Plaza in Franklin Township is now open for business. The 266,200-square-foot Somerset County shopping center is exclusively leased and managed by Levin Management.
The new 23,000-square-foot Crunch Fitness facility features more than 70 pieces of cardiovascular equipment, and a wide variety of selectorized strength-training machines and free weights. Personal training/nutrition planning and group fitness classes also are available.
“With summer in full swing, many people are focused on their health and fitness routines,” said Jordan Korris, Levin’s leasing representative for Rutgers Plaza. “Offering a high-quality workout experience along with value-driven membership options, we are confident Crunch Fitness will become a key amenity for those who live and work in Franklin Township and the neighboring communities.”
Headquartered in New York City, Crunch believes in making serious exercise fun by fusing fitness and entertainment, and holding true to a philosophy of “No Judgments.” Crunch serves more than 400,000 members with both corporately owned and franchised locations throughout the United States and Australia.
Co-anchored by a 98,700-square-foot Kmart and a 74,000-square-foot Stop & Shop, Rutgers Plaza features a complementary lineup of national and regional tenants, including Dollar Tree, Burger King, GameStop, Chase Bank, Plaza Cleaners, GNC and Venus Jewelers, among others. Situated on Easton Avenue at Kennedy Boulevard, Rutgers Plaza serves a growing residential population of more than 263,300 people within a five-mile radius. The marketplace offers an average household income of nearly $106,000 within one mile of the property.
For more than six decades, Levin Management Corporation has been a trusted single-source commercial real estate services provider for institutional and private owners. Levin today maintains a diversified, retail-focused portfolio of approximately 95 properties totaling 13 million square feet in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, offering leasing, property management, accounting, construction management and marketing. Levin’s services continue to evolve with new technologies, efficiencies and sustainability-focused initiatives to serve a new generation of properties, investors and tenants.