HARTFORD: 60 Popieluszko Court built in 1935 and rehabbed in 2005 was sold for $550,000 to the Connecticut Fair Housing Center.
O,R&L Commercial, LLC brokered the sale of the 6,902± square foot office building, Robert Gaucher, CCIM, SIOR and Carol Karney of O,R&L represented the seller, Office Associates, LLC, and the buyer, Connecticut Fair Housing Center was represented by Andy Filler of Avison Young.
According to a statement by the brokers, “the building offered some the most attractive architectural features in the Hartford area and was sold fully furnished.”
The building was the former home of Families in Crisis Inc. which was shuttered in July of last year when the state cut funding to it and 25 other non-profits.
Office Associates, LLC also known as Sovereign Asset Management or Sovereign Trading out of Norwich was the owner and manager and after having already sold the majority of their Hartford Portfolio decided to sell off the last piece in Hartford.
The new owners, Connecticut Fair Housing Center, are moving after more 20 years at 221 Main Street, Hartford, and needed a larger space for their expanding office and will occupy the entire building.
Since 1994, the Connecticut Fair Housing Center has provided free investigative and legal services to residents who believe they have been the victims of housing discrimination. The Center also has provided education and conducted outreach on fair housing and fair lending issues throughout Connecticut. In addition, the Center has worked with the State of Connecticut, cities, towns, housing developers, housing managers, and others to promote compliance with federal fair housing laws.