SARASOTA, FLA. — Benderson Development has acquired a portfolio of 15 retail properties throughout the country that were formerly leased to Toys ‘R’ Us and Babies ‘R’ Us. The sales price was not disclosed for the 600,000-square-foot portfolio. Locations in the Southeast include five stores in Florida — Miami, Palm Beach Gardens, Naples, Fort Lauderdale and North Miami Beach — and one asset in Cary, N.C. In March, Toys ‘R’ Us announced it was closing all 735 of its stores in the United States and Puerto Rico. Founded in 1949, Benderson Development owns a real estate portfolio comprising more than 40 million square feet of retail, office, medical, industrial, lodging and residential properties in 39 states.
Benderson Development Acquires 600,000 SF Toys ‘R’ Us, Babies ‘R’ Us Portfolio, Including Six Southeast Locations