The Shopping Center Group Arranges $20M Sale of Two Retail Centers in Metro Tampa
TAMPA AND DUNEDIN, FLA. — The Shopping Center Group has arranged the sale of two shopping centers in metro Tampa: Northbay Commerce Center in Tampa and Weathersfield Commons in Dunedin, roughly 25 miles west of Tampa. Anthony Blanco and Lynn De Marco of The Shopping Center Group represented the seller, a CMBS special servicer. An entity affiliated with Global Fund Investments purchased Northbay Commerce Center for $13.5 million, and an entity affiliated with Miami-based Jewell Capital acquired Weathersfield Commons for $5.8 million. Built in 2004, the 107,670-square-foot, Publix-anchored Northbay Commerce Center is located at the intersection of Race Track Road and West Hilllsborough Avenue. Shadow-anchored by Lowes Home Improvement, the 81 percent leased property is home to Youfit Health Club, Pizza Hut, Cracker Barrel and Leslie’s Pool Supplies. The 68,000-square-foot Weathersfield Commons is anchored by LA Fitness, which is backfilling the former Sweetbay Supermarket, and is situated at the intersection of Main and Virginia streets in Dunedin. Construction is underway on the property, with opening slated for January 2018.