Cushman & Wakefield Brokers 68,846 SF Office Lease in Metro Harrisburg

CAMP HILL, PA. — Cushman & Wakefield has brokered a 68,846-square-foot office lease in the Harrisburg suburb of Camp Hill. St. Louis-based Centene Management Co., a healthcare services provider, is the new tenant at at 300 Corporate Center Dr. in the Camp Hill Corporate Center. Jason Sourbeer and Scott Bazoian led the Cushman & Wakefield teams in the transaction. Cushman & Wakefield represented both the tenant and landlord, LNR Partners, a division of Starwood Property Trust.

April 25, 2017

Cronheim Mortgage Closes $50.5M Financing for Retail Center in Easton, Pa.

EASTON, PA. — Cronheim Mortgage has secured $50.5 million in financing for Northampton Crossings, a 622,000-square-foot power center in Easton. The refinancing loan was structured with a 15-year fixed-rate, which was locked 11 months prior to closing. American General Life Insurance Co., The Variable Annuity Life Insurance Co., National Union Fire Insurance Co. and American Home Assurance Co. funded the loan. Northampton Crossings was constructed in 1995 and anchor tenants include Walmart,..

April 19, 2017

Metro Commercial Brokers Leases for Save-A-Lot Locations in Philadelphia, New Jersey

PAULSBORO, N.J., AND PHILADELPHIA — Metro Commercial Real Estate has brokered leases for four new Save-A-Lot locations in Philadelphia and Paulsboro. Michael Murray of Metro Commercial represented Save-A-Lot in the following leases: 2101 W. Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia, at Hope Plaza Shopping Center. The 17,500-square-foot store will open this spring. 545 W. Broad St., Paulsboro, at Paulsboro Plaza Shopping Center. The 17,795-square-foot store will open this spring. 400 W. Allegheny..

April 19, 2017

Teen Retailer rue21 to Close 400 Stores, Focus on Online Sales

WARRENDALE, PA. — Teen clothing retailer rue21 is set to close about one-third of its stores nationwide as it shifts its focus to e-commerce. The privately held company will shutter 400 stores, according to reports by The Associated Press, leaving more than 700 rue21 locations in 48 states. The retailer confirmed upcoming closures in a Facebook post, stating that “it was a difficult but necessary decision.” A spokeswoman for rue21 recently alluded to the retailer’s unfavorable..

April 18, 2017

Metro Commercial Brokers Leases for Six New Target Locations in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Metro Commercial Real Estate has brokered leases for six small-format Target stores in Philadelphia. The company’s Steve Niggeman and Tom Londres represented Target in the following leases: Lincoln Square: Store opening in October 2018 at 1000 S. Broad St. Alterra Property Group and Kimco Realty Corp. will be the owners of the 36,000-square-foot location. Northern Liberties: Store opening in July 2018 at 456 N. 5th St. Alliance Partners HSP will own the..

April 14, 2017

Colliers Negotiates $1.2M Sale of Former BB&T Bank Branch in Whitehall, Pennsylvania

WHITEHALL, PA. — Derek Zerfass of Colliers International’s Allentown office represented BB&T in the $1.2 million sale of a 3,061-square-foot former bank branch building at 2545 Mickley Ave. in Whitehall. The building will be demolished to make way for a Wendy’s restaurant. Steve Clipman of ROCK Commercial Real Estate represented the buyer.

April 14, 2017

MRA Group Buys 133-Acre Mixed-Use Complex in Metro Philadelphia

SPRING HOUSE, PA. — MRA Group has acquired the former Rohm & Haas research and development campus located at 727 Norristown Road in the Philadelphia suburb of Spring House. Now known as the Spring House Technology Park, the complex spans 591,000 square feet across 11 buildings. The 133-acre campus is located near the Fort Washington exit of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. MRA will renovate the park to include office and laboratory facilities, a hotel, co-working space, on-site daycare, a gym..

April 12, 2017

CBRE Capital Markets Negotiates Sale of Office Building in Trevose, Pa.

TREVOSE, PA. — CBRE has arranged the sale of a Class A office building located at 1150 Northbrook Dr. in Trevose. Red River Asset Management, Advalurem Group and Lincoln Property acquired the four-story, 107,742-square-foot property. Robert Fahey, Jerry Kranzel and Erin Hannan of CBRE represented the seller, Rubenstein Partners, during the transaction. Built in 2007, 1150 Northbrook features a two-story atrium lobby and a glass curtain wall. The property, which is located near Neshaminy..

April 11, 2017

Legoland Discovery Center Opens at Plymouth Meeting Mall in Metro Philadelphia

PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA. — Legoland Discovery Center Philadelphia has opened at Plymouth Meeting Mall in Plymouth Meeting, a suburb of Philadelphia. The attraction is a first-to-portfolio tenant for Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT), a publicly traded real estate investment trust focused on retail properties. Legoland Discovery Center is the only Legoland location in Pennsylvania and the ninth nationally. The 33,000-square-foot attraction features a LEGO-themed ride, cinema and..

April 10, 2017

New Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH Store to Open in Metro Philadelphia   

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA. — A new Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH retail store will open on April 6 in metro Philadelphia. The 42,000-square-foot store will be located at the Overlook at King of Prussia. The store will include more than 800 brands offering luxury designer fashion.

March 30, 2017