385 Prospect Ave. in Hackensack — Courtesy: Simone Development Co.
By Joshua Burd
A newly updated medical office building in Hackensack is nearly full after recent transactions with an eye care chain and a growing dental practice.
The landlord, Simone Development Co., announced Tuesday that NJRetina and Dr. Victoria Kushensky, DDS, of Garden State Dental have signed long-term leases at 385 Prospect Ave. The practices committed to 4,072 square feet and 4,826 square feet, respectively, bringing the property to 95 percent occupancy.
“385 Prospect Avenue has been repositioned by Simone Development into a premier medical office facility, providing first class amenities such as valet parking, onsite management and a convenient location,” said James D. MacDonald, vice president and director of leasing for Simone Metro Properties. “This new health care facility is representative of the quality of care visitors expect to receive from the tenants in all of our properties.”
Simone acquired the property in the first half of 2017 and has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation, including new lobbies, common areas, façade work and energy management upgrades, according to a news release. Tenants benefit from its location less than a mile north of Hackensack University Medical Center and less than a half-mile from NJ Transit’s Anderson Street train station, with quick access to Interstate 80, routes 17 and 4 and other highways.
NJRetina, a full-service eye care practice treating retinal and vitreous disorders, operates 15 clinical sites throughout New Jersey and is planning a spring 2019 opening, the news release said. Meantime, the lease by Dr. Kushensky of Garden State Dental is the practice’s third location and the second within the Simone Development portfolio.
Simone Development is providing interior construction services for the new dental office, which is also expected to open in the spring.
In addition to the new occupants, 385 Prospect is home to tenants such as the New Jersey Imaging Network, Metro Vein, Quest Diagnostics and Hackensack University Medical Center. Sitting on 1.6 acres and built in 1983, the property has parking for more than 200 vehicles.