Lawyers in Love (with Dwight St.)
NEW HAVEN — Attorneys Chris Demarco and Michael Moscowitz have purchased 131 Dwight Street for $291,250. Frank D’Ostilio of Wareck D’Ostilio Real Estate was sole broker for the transaction. The seller was the Coordinating Council of Children in Crises. The lawyers will be using the 4,000-square-foot, 100-year-old Victorian house, on 0.2 acres, for their own law offices.
UI Buys Goffe St. Site
NEW HAVEN –– The United Illuminating Co. has purchased a 0.4-acre former gas station site at 46-50 Goffe Street for $265,000, for use as a storage facility. Frank D’Ostilio of Real Living Wareck D’Ostilio Real Estate was sole broker in the transaction. The seller was Weiser, LLC.
Sycamore Is the Way
BRANFORD –– RiteWay Crack Repair, LLC has leased 1,200 square feet of industrial space at 4 Sycamore Way. Joel Galvin of H. Pearce Commercial Real Estate represented both the tenant and the landlord, RCR Enterprises, LLC. Also, East Coast Testing, Adjusting & Balancing, LLC and East Coast Dry Wall, LLC have leased 768 square feet at 11 Sycamore Way. Bill Clark of the Geenty Group, Realtors, represented the tenants and the landlord, Gray Eagle Corp.
From Germany to Branford
BRANFORD — CCIM LQ Mechatronics USA Inc. has leased 12,000 square feet at 33 Business Park Drive for its U.S. headquarters. Its parent company, LQ Mechatronik-Systeme GmbH, a global systems contractor and provider for electro-mechanical equipment for industrial plant process engineering, is based in Germany and has operations worldwide. Rich Guralnick of H. Pearce Commercial represented the landlord, Business Park Realty, LLC. Steven Inglese of the New Haven Group represented the tenant.
Good Fit in Cheshire
CHESHIRE –– Cross Fit Cheshire has leased 6,300 square feet of warehouse space at 1755 Highland Avenue. Marty Ruff and Michael Gordon of Levey Miller Maretz were the sole brokers in the deal. The landlord is 1755 Highland Associates.
Major Orange Lease
ORANGE –– Colony Hardware has leased 102,610 square feet at 269 Lambert Road. The Proto Group represented the tenant. CBRE’s Matt O’Hare represented landlord, WU/LH 269 Lambert LLC.
Angel in Leasing Heaven
FAIRFIELD –– Angel Commercial, LLC started the new year by brokering six leases in 15 days. “There are great opportunities for tenants to lower their occupancy costs and in some cases, upgrade to a higher class of building,” company president Jon Angel said in a statement.
The deals include:
• 1895 Stratford Avenue, Stratford, where Confirmed Freight (CF) leased 4,456 feet and US Mezzanines & Rack leased 4,500 square feet, bringing the 36,000-square-foot property to 100-percent occupancy. Jon Angel represented the landlord, 1895 Stratford Avenue, LLC in both negotiations. Colonial Properties represented the tenants.
• 1057 Broad Street, Bridgeport, where the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association (GBBA) has leased 2,000 square feet. Angel represented the tenant and landlord, John Broadcannon LLC.
• 10 Hancock Street, Stratford, where G&B Shellfish Farm Inc. has leased around 3,000 square feet. Angel represented both the landlord and the tenant.
HAMDEN –– The Alphabet Academy has leased the former Colonial Tymes Restaurant property at 2389 Dixwell Avenue.
The 12,000-square-foot building, sited on 1.73 acres, will undergo a complete renovation and is scheduled to open in March. Steve Miller of Levey Miller Maretz represented the property owner, 2100 Whitney Avenue, LLC. Stephen Press of Press/Cuozzo Realtors represented the tenant. The long-term lease is valued in excess of $1,350,000.
Forever in Blue Genes
NEW HAVEN –– Transgenomic has leased 22,459 square feet at Five Science Park, replacing a sublease with a direct lease. The company is a spin-off of Clinical Data, which was originally Genaissance. In 2011, Clinical Data was acquired by Forest Laboratories, and Transgenomic was spun off, initially subleasing the space. John Keogh of Colliers International, leasing agent for Science Park, represented the landlord. Shawn McDonough of the Boston office of CresaPartners represented the tenant.
Sweet Deal on High St.
NEW HAVEN –– After testing the waters, Chocopologie has decided to stay in town. The offshoot of a South Norwalk café, which opened last fall as a pop-up restaurant at 47 High Street, has signed a three-year lease for the space, according to landlord, John Wareck of Real Living Wareck D’Ostilio Real Estate.
Universal Dr. Deal
NORTH HAVEN –– UZID, LLC has leased 6,321 square feet at 222 Universal Drive. Barry Stratton, Kevin Geenty and David Fleischman of The Geenty Group, Realtors, represented the landlord, Branco Inc. John Armellino of Weichert Realtors represented the tenant.
Building in Wallingford
WALLINGFORD –– Allied Building Products Corp. has leased 86,036 square feet at 780 North Colony Road. Bob Daglio and David Barnes of CBRE New England and Tom Cromartie of CBRE Atlanta offices represented the tenant. Mark Duclos of Sentry Commercial Real Estate Services represented the landlord, Slomkowski Family Realty LLC.
WALLINGFORD –– Cort Business Services Corp. has leased 12,750 square feet of warehouse space at 4 Northrop Industrial Park Road. Mark Duclos and Sherri Thompson of Sentry Commercial and Jeffrey Maza UGL Services represented the tenant. Kyle Roberts of CBRE represented the landlord, 1070 North Farm Road, LLC.
WALLINGFORD – Kamco Supply Corp. of New England is relocating its headquarters to a 9,279 square foot building at 2 Barnes Industrial Park Road South. Mark Duclos and Larry Levere of Sentry Commercial represented the tenant. David Barnes of CB Richard Ellis represented the landlord, WE 2 Barnes LLC.