OLD BRIDGE, N.J., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — R.J. Brunelli & Co., LLC today announced the recent completion of a series of leases that will introduce national, regional and local retailers, restaurants, and fitness centers and personal service providers to sites across New Jersey and Florida.
In its role as Dollar Tree’s exclusive real estate representative statewide, R.J. Brunelli brokered four additional leases for sites throughout the state. In Passaic County, the nation’s largest single price-point retailer signed for an 10,800-end cap space at 90 Dayton Ave. in Passaic. The store, which is expected to open in April 2018, will co-anchor with McDonald’s an approximate 50,000-square-foot center being developed on the site of a former industrial building. In Mercer County, Dollar Tree opened last month in an 8,758-square-foot inline space at the 218,000-square-foot Plainsboro Plaza.
Along the Jersey Shore, Dollar Tree is anticipated to open in September 2018 in an 8,326 square-foot inline space at 700 Lighthouse, a 108,000-square-foot center on Lighthouse Dr. in Barnegat anchored by Retro Fitness. In Cape May County, Dollar Tree signed a lease for a 9,300-square-foot-freestanding space at 4315 New Jersey Ave. in Wildwood, where an October 2018 opening is anticipated. All four Dollar Tree leases were brokered by R.J. Brunelli President/Principal Danielle Brunelli, while the firm’s CEO/Principal Ron DeLuca also represented the landlord on the Plainsboro Plaza deal.
In another major Shore-area transaction, Executive VP–New Business Development /Principal Bill Lenaz brokered the deal that will pave the way for fast-growing Tractor Supply to open a freestanding, 24,000-square-foot store next spring at 599 Rte. 9 in Waretown. Lenaz represented property buyer Kettler Group of Michigan, which is the preferred developer for Tractor Supply.
Elsewhere, National Tenant Representative/Senior Sales Associate Patti Fiore-AmecAngelo represented both the landlord and tenant in a deal that will bring 7-Eleven to a new 2,549-square-foot freestanding building at 7001 JFK Blvd. in North Bergen. She additionally represented 7-Eleven alone on leases for a 2,774- square-foot freestanding location on Shrewsbury Ave. in Red Bank (previously occupied by Green’s Auto) and a new 2,940-square-foot building at 205 Main St. in South Amboy. The Red Bank and South Amboy stores are expected to open in January 2018, followed by North Bergen in March. R.J. Brunelli is a preferred broker for 7-Eleven in five New Jersey counties, as well as parts of Pennsylvania.
Meanwhile, franchises of The Max Challenge, the fast-growing New Jersey-based chain of fitness centers, signed leases for additional locations