Retail

WOODSTOCK, GA. — SRS Real Estate Partners has brokered the $3 million ground lease sale of a newly built restaurant property located at 9893 Highway 92 in Woodstock, about 30 miles northwest of Atlanta. Raising Cane’s occupies the property on a 15-year, corporate guaranteed lease. Michael Berk, Patrick Nutt and William Wamble of SRS represented the seller, Brentwood, Tenn.-based Warren Commercial Real Estate, in the transaction. The buyer was a private investor based in California.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Gantry has arranged a $2.1 million permanent loan for the refinancing of Shoppes at Toringdon, an inline retail building located at 12194 Johnston Road in Charlotte. Situated on 1.6 acres within the larger Toringdon Circle retail community, the 8,000-square-foot property was leased to three tenants at the time of financing, including a specialty bicycle shop, eye doctor and a cell phone storefront for a major wireless carrier. Tim Storey, Casey Kupferberg and Chad Metzger of Gantry’s Phoenix office arranged the loan through one of the firm’s correspondent life insurance companies. The five-year, fixed-rate loan features a 30-year amortization schedule.

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MESA, ARIZ. — Tempe-based Sun State Builders, on behalf of Greenwood and McKenzie Real Estate Investments, has completed Gateway Quads, a $17 million, 122,780-square-foot industrial center in Mesa. Situated on 10 acres on East Germann Road and South 18th Street, Gateway Quads features four 30,6800-square-foot industrial and retail buildings, which are divisible to 7,600 square feet. The buildings offer 24-foot ceilings and multiple truck loading areas. Winston Architects worked on the project, with construction beginning in August 2023.

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GILROY, CALIF. — Gilroy Ventures LLC, a real estate investor, has acquired a commercial building on 13.7 acres in Gilroy, approximately 30 miles southeast of San Jose. Gilroy JRV LLC sold the asset for $13.8 million. Located at 7900 Arroyo Circle, a recreational vehicle business currently uses the 125,597-square-foot property as an indoor/outdoor showroom. The flexible property can also accommodate a variety of commercial uses, such as showroom, retail, warehouse and automotive. Miki Correa of Cushman & Wakefield, along with CBRE’s Rick Shaffer, Marie Anderson and John Shaffer, represented the seller in the transaction.

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ROMEOVILLE, ILL. — The PMAT Cos. has acquired the Shops of Romeoville, an 82,660-square-foot retail center in the Chicago suburb of Romeoville. The purchase price was undisclosed. Tenants include TJ Maxx, Petco and Discovery Clothing. The lender-owned property had significant remaining instability and was 65 percent occupied with several month-to-month and short-term leases at the time of acquisition, according to PMAT. Within months of closing, PMAT renewed existing anchor tenancy and executed a new long-term lease with Ross Dress for Less. PMAT also worked with the Village of Romeoville to structure incentives to attract the right tenant mix for the remaining gaps. PMAT plans to reinvest in the site in conjunction with the village and to work with the existing retailers to achieve long-term commitments while bringing in new tenants.

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CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — New England Development will open CanalSide Food + Drink, a new food hall in Cambridge, this fall. Situated within the developer’s CambridgeSide mixed-use development, the food hall will feature a bar — dubbed C-Side Bar — as well as 14 eateries. Announced concepts include anoush’ella, Caffé Nero, Chilacates, DalMoros Fresh Pasta To Go, Fresh, InChu, Lala’s Neapolitan-ish Pizza, Nu Burger, Sapporo Ramen and Teazzi Tea Shop. RODE Architects designed the food hall, and Whiting-Turning is serving as the general contractor.

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ORLANDO, FLA. — Red Lobster has voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida. The Orlando-based seafood restaurant chain plans to sell its business to an entity formed and controlled by its existing lenders. Red Lobster, which was founded in 1968 and operates some 600 restaurants across North America, has received a $100 million debtor-in-possession financing commitment from its existing lenders to facilitate this plan. The company stated that it would use the financing and bankruptcy proceedings to drive operational improvements, simplify the business through a reduction in locations and pursue a sale of substantially all its assets. Earlier this month, Red Lobster announced that it would be closing between 50 and 100 restaurants nationwide, a statement that fueled speculation on an imminent bankruptcy filing. Restaurants that were not included in this announcement from earlier in May will remain open throughout the bankruptcy proceedings, and the company says that it is continuing to work with its existing vendors to minimize operational disruption. CNN reports that, at the time of the bankruptcy filing, Red Lobster listed more than $1 billion in debt and less than $30 million in cash on hand. …

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The retail sector in South Florida is undergoing adjustments that reflect the region’s dynamic economic landscape and evolving consumer preferences. One notable trend is evident in the restaurant sector, where owners increasingly aim to expand by opening new locations and entering lucrative markets.  This trend is primarily driven by consumer spending, particularly the continual growth of Miami’s tourism industry. Visitors directly inject capital into the local economy, leading to increased disposable income that often circulates back through experiential commerce such as restaurant sales. A clear indicator of the local market’s strength is the ongoing rise in rental asking rates, significantly surpassing national averages. A robust 4.6 percent upturn in asking rent this year, as reported by CoStar Group, demonstrates retailers’ ability not just to survive but to thrive in a market with elevated asking prices compared to the rest of the state.  This upward trend in rent is accompanied by a low 2.8 percent vacancy rate, according to CoStar data, indicating a competitive landscape where profitable lease opportunities are increasingly scarce for tenants. The retail sector within the restaurant industry continues to thrive, showing significant activity and heightened interest. The influx of high-net-worth individuals and a post-pandemic resurgence in immigration …

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HOUSTON — Eco Thrift, a merchandiser of secondhand goods, has signed a 29,250-square-foot retail lease at Willowbrook Plaza in northwest Houston. AMC Theatres, Bed Bath & Beyond, buybuyBaby and World Market anchor the 392,542-square-foot power center. Austen Baldridge and Bob Conwell of NewQuest Properties represented the tenant in the lease negotiations. Radkey Jolink, Bruce Wallace and Cole Rainer of Jolink Wallace Commercial represented the landlord.

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PRINCE FREDERICK, MD. — MCB Real Estate and Generation Properties have broken ground on Armory Square, a 110,000-square-foot shopping center located at 429 Solomons Island Road in Prince Frederick, about 44 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. The retail center is situated on a 12.5-acre site in Calvert County that once housed Calvert Middle School. Armory Square’s tenant roster will include Aldi, Michaels, Sneade’s Ace Home Center, Dash-In, First Watch, Jersey Mike’s, Hangry Joe’s, Always Ice Cream, Foster’s Grille and Quickway Hibachi. The target completion date was not disclosed. In addition to Armory Square, MCB and Generation Properties broke ground earlier this month on The Shops at Fairway Village, a $115 million mixed-use development in Waldorf, Md.

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