By Joshua Burd
The country’s largest axe-throwing venue is leasing more than 14,000 square feet in Bergen County, in the largest of four newly announced transactions by JLL.
The real estate services firm said Stumpy’s Bergen LLC, a subsidiary of Stumpy’s Hatchet House LLP, opened last fall at 107 Pleasant Ave. in Upper Saddle River. The five-year, 14,194-square-foot deal represents Stumpy’s first Bergen County location and its sixth in New Jersey, joining Eatontown, Delran, Fairfield, Green Brook and Princeton.
JLL associates Conor Ryan and Ryan Bednarski represented Stumpy’s Bergen, while CBRE First Vice President Samuel Bernhaut and Associate Nicole Nannola represented building owner Northbound Real Estate LLC. Stumpy’s firm joins The Gravity Vault as co-tenant at the building.
The brokerage team also announced that Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy, a division of Ivy Rehab Network, signed a seven-year lease for 2,300 square feet at 977 Valley Road in Gillette. The location at Valley Mall is the 73rd site in New Jersey for the network of outpatient physical, occupational, speech therapy facilities.
JLL Senior Vice President Marta Villa represented building owner Croman Development Corp. Donovan Realty’s Corey Taber of Equity LLC in Ohio represented the tenant.
In Newark, PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans inked a 10-year, 1,315-square-foot lease at One Theater Square, or 2 Center St., JLL said. The specialty coffee shop is opening its third location in New Jersey and joins Swahili Village, a Kenyan-themed restaurant, and Tai Chi, a fast casual Asian restaurant.
Villa, Ryan and Blake Shanaphy, also of JLL, represented ownership. Alyson Horbach, vice president with Ripco Real Estate LLC, and Spencer Bowman, commercial adviser with Resolut RE, represented the tenant.
Meantime, JLL announced that CustomInk LLC signed a five-year lease for 1,000 square feet at 126 Central Ave. in Westfield. The store is the custom apparel company’s second in New Jersey, as the operator joins Warby Parker and Bareburger as co-tenants at the new location.
Ryan represented the tenant, while the building owner, Gator Investments, was represented in-house.