NEWS

 

Wareck D’Ostilio Opens in Milford

MILFORD –– Real Living Wareck D’Ostilio Real Estate has opened a second office at 174 Cherry Street.

“This move puts us closer to many of our existing customers and prospective clients in the Orange, Milford and upper Fairfield County,” co-owner/managing broker John Wareck said. “We anticipate the hiring of more agents to fill both offices and to accommodate clients as the company continues its record growth.”

 

Colonial’s Messore Earns GRI

ORANGE — Fred A. Messore, a Realtor with Colonial Properties, has earned the Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) designation, after completing at least 90 hours of classroom instruction in contract law, ethics, sales and marketing, finance, environment and health issues, technology and dispute resolutions and other topics.

 

PruCT Wins 2 HOBIs

WALLINGFORD — Prudential Connecticut Realty’s New Homes and Land Division has received two 2012 Home Building Industry (HOBI) Awards from the Home Builders & Remodelers Association (HBRA) of Connecticut.

 

Terence Beaty, Director of the New Homes & Land Division and Lynn Rival, senior graphic designer, won Best Community Sales Brochure and Best Community Website for the Sonoma Woods development. 

 

Spirit of the Season

Employees in the Guilford and Clinton offices of H. Pearce Co. raised $200 for the Guilford Food Bank during their annual Coco Café event on November 30. The employees served cookies and peppermint sticks to the crowd at the Guilford Tree Lighting ceremony.

 

 

SALES

 

Dixwell Ave. Commercial Bldg.

HAMDEN –– Andrew and Anthony Civitello have purchased a 3,700-square-foot building at 2839 Dixwell Avenue for $320,000, to house the corporate offices of their two businesses. Stephen Press of Press/Cuozzo Realtors represented the buyers. Kevin and Kristin Geenty of the Geenty Group, Realtors, represented the seller, the Charlotte A. Perry Marital Trust.

 

Middlesex Hospital Expands

MIDDLETOWN –– Middlesex Hospital has purchased two buildings at 117-121 Main Street Extension for $1.6 million. Trevor Davis of Trevor Davis Commercial Real Estate, LLC, represented the seller, the Carmelo J. Marino Trust. Coughlin Companies Management Services Inc. represented the hospital.

 

Liquor Store No More

MIDDLETOWN — A 4,336-square-foot building on 0.53 acres at 350 Main Street has been sold for $525,000. Trevor Davis of Trevor Davis Commercial Real Estate, LLC, represented the buyer, 350 Main Street Middletown, LLC and the seller, Joseph Savatore. The city of Middletown purchased Salvatore’s liquor license for $60,000 to prohibit the property’s future use as a liquor store.

 

Office/Warehouse Sold

OXFORD –– Local investment group 207 Oxford LLC has paid $360,000 for a 5,600-square-foot office and warehouse building on 1.7 acres at 207 Christian Street. Ed Godin Jr. of Matthews Commercial Properties represented the buyer. Bill Weirsman of Colonial Properties represented the seller, A&D Services.

 

M-Town Office Bldg. Bought

MIDDLETOWN — Edna Giardina Russo has purchased a 1,600-square-foot office building at 573 Newfield Street for $260,000 from 573 Newfield Street, LLC. Trevor Davis of Trevor Davis Commercial Real Estate, LLC represented the seller. Pam Rizy of Prudential Connecticut Realty represented the buyer.

 

Buying on Broad Street

MIDDLETOWN — Malik Mohammad has purchased 24 Broad Street for $157,500 from Melissa A. Didato. Trevor Davis of Trevor Davis Commercial Real Estate, LLC, represented both buyer and seller.

 

Research Park Fetches $3.8M

NORTH HAVEN –– The Phoenix Research Park at 408-410 Sackett Point Road has been sold for $3.8 million. Joel Nesson of Press/Cuozzo Commercial Services was the sole broker, representing the buyer, SK PT LLC, and the seller, Lake A LLC. Set on 14 acres, the park contains five lab and industrial buildings totaling 104,000 square feet.

 

No. Haven Complex Sold

NORTH HAVEN — ADM Ventures, LLC has purchased 375 Washington Avenue, a two-building complex on 2.36 acres for $1,575,000.

 

One building is a 17,600-square-foot industrial/warehouse/office facility with a 4,800-square-foot office; the other is a free-standing, 3,000-square-foot masonry building. Stephen Press of Press/Cuozzo Commercial Services represented the seller, 375 Washington Avenue Associates, LLC. Press/Cuozzo’s Joel Nesson represented the buyer. Peoples Medical/Peoples Pharmacy Express, which provides  respiratory and home medical equipment, will relocate its administrative offices, pharmacy and showroom to the complex.

 

LEASES

 

Major Murtha Park Lease

BEACON FALLS — Utz Quality Foods Inc. has signed a ten-year leased for 19,200 square feet in Building 4D located in Murtha Industrial Park on Railroad Avenue for a distribution center. Gerry D. Matthews of Matthews Commercials Properties represented Utz. Sean Duffy and Tim D’adabo Cushman & Wakefield represented the landlord, Murtha Industrial Four, LLC. 
 

Branford Office Condo Let

BRANFORD –– CPa Medical Billing, LLC, has  leased a 1,094-square-foot office condo at 420 East Main Street. Bill Clark of the Geenty Group, Realtors represented the tenant. His colleague Kevin Geenty represented the landlord, Captiva, LLC.

 

Green Makes the Scene

MERIDEN –– Green Beacon Solutions has leased 1,347 square feet of Class A office space at 321 Research Parkway. Frank Hird of OR&L Commercial represented the tenant. David Barnes and Jennifer Gosselin of CB Richard Ellis represented the landlord, WE Research Parkway, LLC.

 

Corporate Center Lease        

MIDDLETOWN — Omega Flex Inc. has leased 3,719 square feet on the seventh floor at Middlesex Corporate Center, 213 Court Street. Tom Ford of Midfield Corp. represented the landlord, Midfield Associates. Trevor Davis of Trevor Davis Commercial Real Estate LLC, represented the tenant. 

 

Office Bldg. Gets Schooled

MIDDLETOWN — The Middletown Public Schools district has leased 1,026 feet in a retail and office building at 670 Newfield Street. Trevor Davis of Trevor Davis Commercial Real Estate, LLC, was the sole broker in the deal, representing the tenant and the landlord, Ottavio and Letizia Monarca.

 

New Biz for Biz Park

MIDDLETOWN — Middletown Business Park, 430-460 Smith Street has several new tenants. APEX Lighting Solutions has leased 6,362 square feet; Universal-Bach Transportation Services Inc. leased 583 square feet; Sabrina Cameron, MSW leased 393 square feet and Embedded Systems leased 362 square feet. Trevor Davis of Trevor Davis Commercial Real Estate LLC, represented the tenants and the landlord, BostonMiddletown, LLC.

 

New Hope for Change

MIDDLETOWN — Change Inc. has leased 1,118 at 98 Washington Street. Trevor Davis of Trevor Davis Commercial Real Estate, LLC, was sole broker in the transaction, representing the tenant and landlord, RAMO, LLC.

 

Gallery/Studio for Chapel St.

NEW HAVEN –– John Flynn and Josh Kelley have leased 4,000 square feet at 433 Chapel Street for a music studio, offices and gallery space. The Geenty Group was sole broker in the deal. The landlord is Peter Chapman of La Saraghina. 

 

Oxford Industrial Lease

OXFORD –– Triem Industries has leased 10,500 square feet at 6 Benson Road. Ed Godin was the sole broker. The landlord is Glen More LLC.

 

Apt. Building Fetches $1.2M

NEW HAVEN — A 12-unit apartment building at 2 Lyon Street has sold for $1.2 million. Brad Balletto of Northeast Private Client Group represented the buyer, Bright Stone Realty, and the seller, Petack Bepaz LLC of Great Neck, N.Y. 

 

MD Invests in Newtown

NEWTOWN –– Family physician Alex Afshar, MD has bought two buildings on 1.84 acres at 33 Church Hill Road for $1.5 million. He plans to open a medical care facility in one building and lease the other one. Jon Angel of Angel Commercial brokered the sale of the foreclosed property for Customer Bank. Atherton & Associates commercial property represented the doctor.

 

A Taste of Italy

OXFORD –- Newtown investor Walter Schnieder has acquired a 6,800-square-foot industrial condo at 91 Willenbrock Road for $345,000 and leased it to the U.S. office of Italy-based Villa Radiology Systems. Ed Godin Jr. of Matthews Commercial Properties was the sole broker. The seller was Trident Properties IV.