By Joshua Burd
A well-known fur retailer is leasing 6,000 square feet in Flemington, in one of several newly announced transactions by JLL.
The real estate services firm announced last week that it has completed seven retail leases in New Jersey totaling 24,228 square feet. They include the 10-year lease by Flemington Furs LLC, which is relocating from its original location at 8 Spring St. to the Shoppes at Flemington, a 135,000-square-foot center near the intersection of Reaville Avenue and Route 202.
JLL Associate Blake Shanaphy represented the tenant, according to a news release. Ripco Real Estate Vice President Mike Rawlins and Salesperson Colby Piper represented the landlord, Shoppes at Flemington LLC.
The largest of JLL’s newly announced leases was a 6,243-square-foot lease by Brick City Brewing Co., doing business as Newark Local Beer, at Newark’s Walker House building at 540 Broad St. Senior Vice President Marta Villa represented the tenant, while Pierson Commercial Director Ryan Starkman represented 540 Broad Street Owners LLC, a joint venture of L+M Development Partners Inc., Prudential Financial Inc. and Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group.
Shanaphy also represented 1-800-Got-Junk in a 10-year, 2,700-square-foot office and flex lease at 61-71 East Willow St. in Millburn. The junk removal service is relocating to the new facility, part of an 80,000-square-foot property, from its original location at 201 Rutgers Ave. in Maplewood.
Ken Rubin, managing partner with Rubin Realty & Associates Inc., represented the building owner, Bleeker Fidelco Associates LLC.
Other recent deals by Shanaphy include a 2,300-square-foot lease by Anthony Mangieri, doing business as Una Pizza Napoletana, at the 15,000-square-foot, mixed-use 91A First Ave. in Atlantic Highlands, the news release said. The JLL associate represented the tenant in the transaction with Portland Real Estate LLC.
Meantime, Villa represented ownership at Shoppes On Broad in Newark, where Zaro’s Family Bakery inked a 10-year lease for 2,285 square feet. The family bakery is opening its second Newark location at the building, which is located at Broad and New streets, across the street from Military Park.
In South Plainfield, Gyro King leased 1,800 square feet at the 224,650-square-foot Golden Acres Shopping Center, located at 3600 Park Ave. JLL Associate Craig Parcells represented ownership, Polimeni International Inc., in what will be Gyro King’s fourth New Jersey location.
JLL also announced that Conor Ryan, an associate with the firm, represented AIR Aerial Fitness in a five-year, 1,550-square-foot lease at 1280 Springfield Ave. in New Providence. Jason Forster, broker with Maxavenue LLC, represented Marion Street Properties 1280-SA LLC, the landlord at the 7,000-square-foot property.
The aerial fitness training program is opening its first New Jersey location at the site.