Marcus & Millichap Negotiates $2.3M Sale of McDonald’s Ground Lease in Canton, Ohio

CANTON, OHIO — Marcus & Millichap has negotiated the $2.3 million sale of a McDonald’s ground lease in Canton. The 4,673-square-foot property, built in 2014, is located at 4643 Belden Village St. The ground lease is for 20 years. Erin Patton, Scott Wiles and Craig Fuller marketed the property on behalf of the seller, a local developer. The buyer, a private investor, was completing a 1031

South Korean Restaurant Bonchon to Open First Michigan Location

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. — South Korean-based restaurant chain Bonchon is opening its first Michigan location at the Knapp North retail development located at 2365 E. Beltline Ave. in Grand Rapids. The restaurant, whose signature dish is Korean fried chicken and wings, will occupy 2,644 square feet. Pinnacle Construction Group is constructing the three-building development. Other tenants include Sherwin Williams and Sara’s Sweets. Doug Taatjes and Hillary Taatjes-Woznick of NAI Wisinski of West …

Toasted Yolk Café to Open Two More Restaurants in Houston Area

HOUSTON AND SUGAR LAND, TEXAS — Breakfast chain The Toasted Yolk Café will open two additional restaurants in the Houston area, including a 5,000-square-foot restaurant in the Galleria area of Houston and a 5,954-square-foot restaurant in the southwestern suburb of Sugar Land. The Toasted Yolk will have seven locations in Houston following the opening of these venues, both of which are slated for August. Paul Vernon of Henry S. Miller Brokerage Co. represented The Toasted Yolk in the lease …

Faris Lee Negotiates $2.2M Sale of Jack in the Box-Leased Property in St. George, Utah

ST. GEORGE, UTAH - Faris Lee Investments has brokered the sale of a single-tenant retail property located at 1596 S. Convention Center Drive in St. George. An undisclosed seller sold the building for $2.2 million. Jack in the Box occupies the 3,260-square-foot property on a triple-net leased basis. Joe Chichester, Thomas Chichester and Matt Brooks of Faris Lee represented the buyer, a Northern California-based private investor, while NAI Excel represented the

Asana Acquires Krog Street Market, Atlanta Stove Works in Atlanta’s Inman Park Neighborhood from Paces Properties

ATLANTA — Charlotte-based Asana Partners has acquired Krog Street Market and Atlanta Stove Works, two mixed-use destinations in Atlanta’s Inman Park neighborhood  that once housed Tyler Perry Studios. Paces Properties sold both assets to Asana for an undisclosed price. Situated across Krog Street from one another, the properties are adjacent to the Atlanta BeltLine's Eastside Trail, a former railway corridor-turned-multi-use trail. Krog Street Market houses a food hall and retail shops …

Chipotle Undertakes Environmental Sustainability Project

DENVER — Chipotle Mexican Grill plans to divert half of all of its restaurant waste from landfills by 2020. Since 2015, the Denver-based fast-casual restaurant chain has made strides toward reducing the amount of food and packaging waste bound for landfills, increasing its diversion rate from 31 percent that year to 40 percent in 2017. To reach this goal, Chipotle and its partners are implementing several best practices to reduce the amount of food waste, adjust services, recycle and …

Pinstripes Opens 30,000 SF Bowling Alley, Restaurant in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Pinstripes, a Chicago-based food and entertainment concept, will open a 30,000-square-foot, two-story bowling alley and restaurant in Fort Worth. Located within The Shops at Clearfork on the city’s southwestern side, the venue will feature 12 bowling lanes, six bocce ball courts and private event space. Larry Leon of Venture Commercial represented Pinstripes in the lease negotiations. This location will be the company’s ninth in the country and first in

Kroger to Open its Second Restaurant This Fall in Metro Cincinnati

ANDERSON TOWNSHIP, OHIO — The Kroger Co. has unveiled plans to open its second Kitchen 1883 restaurant this fall. The standalone restaurant and patio will be located in Anderson Township, a neighborhood in greater Cincinnati. Kitchen 1883 features a menu inspired by American and international flavors, handcrafted cocktails and a community-centered atmosphere. The restaurant will operate for lunch and dinner daily along with brunch on the weekends. The first Kitchen 1883 opened in Kentucky in …

M&J Wilkow, MetLife Buy 1.7 MSF Shopping Center in Metro Denver

AURORA, COLO. — M&J Wilkow Ltd., along with MetLife Investment Management, has acquired The Southlands, a retail center located in southeast Aurora. Developed in 2005, the 1.7 million-square-foot complex features retail and office space. Tenants include AMC Theatres, Dick's Sporting Goods, H&M, Bed Bath & Beyond, Barnes and Noble, Ross Dress for Less, Ulta Beauty and Best Buy. Additionally, the center consists of a traditional power center component, an open-air lifestyle …

Venture Construction Breaks Ground on 10,000 SF Restaurant to Be Occupied by Cracker Barrel in Belton, Missouri

BELTON, MO. — Venture Construction has broken ground on a 10,000-square-foot restaurant for Cracker Barrel in Belton, about 20 miles south of Kansas City. The property will be located on the southeast corner of 163rd Street and I-49. Cracker Barrel plans to hire more than 175 employees at the location. The opening is slated for this fall. This will be the 18th Cracker Barrel location in the state of