Branch Properties Buys Two Grocery-Anchored Shopping Centers in Florida, Virginia for $47M
PUNTA GORDA, FLA. AND WILLIAMSBURG, VA. — Branch Properties LLC has acquired two grocery-anchored shopping centers in the Southeast for $47 million. The two properties are Burnt Store Marketplace in Punta Gorda and Lightfoot Marketplace in Williamsburg. Branch Properties acquired the 95,625-square-foot Burnt Store Marketplace for $17 million. A 46,500-square-foot Publix anchors the center, which includes four undeveloped outparcels. The center was 88 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants including Anytime Fitness, Pet Supermarket and The Home Depot, which was not a part of the sale. Built in 1989, the center was fully renovated in 2017 as part of Publix’s store replacement and expansion. Lightfoot Marketplace spans 116,023 square feet and was 85 percent occupied at the time of sale to tenants including anchor Harris Teeter, Great Clips, SunTrust Bank, Pet Valu and Panera Bread. Atlanta-based Branch Properties bought the center for $30 million. The sellers were not disclosed.