SALES

 

BRANFORD — May Pasqualoni has purchased the Shoreline Laundromat, 20 Alps Road for $30,500. Frank Greco and Mike Boyarsky of Colonial Properties represented the seller, Heather Vause. The buyer was unrepresented.

 

BRANFORD —  The U.S. Army has acquired 15 acres for an Army Reserve Training Center at 777-779 East Main Street. The sale price was $3,706,850. Part of the 86-acre Bittersweet Farm site, the parcel was sold by Bittersweet Partners, LLC. The Proto Group was the sole broker in the transaction.

 

MERIDEN — Phoenix Realty Group has teamed with PCCP, LLC to purchase Newbury Village, a 180-unit multifamily community at 211 Pomeroy Avenue, for $27.5 million.

Phoenix will manage the property, which will undergo an upgrade and has been renamed Alvista Willow Brook.

Jeffrey Dunne, Patrick Carino and Mike Stone of CBRE represented the seller, Winthrop Realty Trust, and procured the buyer.  

 

MILFORD —  Paradigm Milford LLC has purchased a 175,000-square-foot property on 16 acres at 265-269 Old Gate Lane for $1,695,500.

John Bergin, Carl Russell, and DeForest Smith of H. Pearce Commercial represented both the buyer and the seller, U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New Haven.

The buyer also has assumed an outstanding tax lien of more than $1 million due to the city of Milford.

Formerly used by Aerosols Techniques Inc., the property had been vacant for 18 years.

 

NEW HAVEN — The APT Foundation has purchased a 27,640-square-foot office building at 495 and 517 Congress Avenue for $2.8 million. Steve Miller of Levey Miller Maretz represented the buyer. Frank Hird of OR&L Commercial represented the seller, 495 Congress LP and Mortgage Investors V, LLC.

 

NEW HAVEN — Grand Market, LLC has acquired a  7,659-square-foot retail plaza at 240 Grand Avenue for $475,000. Phil Marshall and Toby Brimberg of OR&L Commercial represented the seller, Peoples United Bank. The buyer was unrepresented.
 

ORANGE — Jone Heo and Jiyenu Sung have purchased a 9,700-square-foot strip mall at  512 Boston Post Road for $940,000. The sellers were James and Margaret Lu. Joseph Han of Weichert Regional Properties was the sole broker.

 

WALLINGFORD — Wallingford Business Park LLC (WBP) has acquired Wallingford Business Park, 718 North Colony Road for $4.55 million.

Naugatuck Wallingford, LLC sold the 389,000-square-foot property. Dan Garofalo of Reno Properties Group (RPG) was sole broker in the deal.

RPG has a contract with WBP to manage the business park,  including plans to increase the property’s energy efficiency.

 

WATERBURY — Pashtan Properties, LLC has purchased 122-134 East Main Street for $960,000. The four-story, 19,816-square-foot building houses four storefronts and 12 apartments. John Famiglietti of Drubner Commercial represented the buyer and the seller, Wolfpitts Associates, LLC.

 

 

LEASES

 

BRANFORD — Shoreline Center for Family Counseling & Psychotherapy, LLC has leased 2,688 square feet at 9 Business Park Drive. Barry Stratton of the Geenty Group, Realtors was the sole agent. The landlord is Bellaire Properties, LLC.

 

BRANFORD — The Westview Company, LLC has leased 1,024 square feet at 11 Sycamore Way. Branford. The landlord is Gray Eagle Corp. Bill Clark of the Geenty Group, Realtors was the sole agent in the transaction.

 

GUILFORD — World Champion Taekwondo has leased 1,200 square feet at 639 Boston Post Road. Kristin Geenty of the Geenty Group represented the tenant. Juan Marquez of the Geenty Group represented the landlord, Childress & Duncan, LLC.

 

HAMDEN — Highwood Square at 953 Dixwell Avenue has three new tenants. Hamden Dental Case signed a five-year lease for 1,467 square feet, Hamden Health Insurance Store penned a two-year lease for 477 square feet and Jeremy Chandler inked a two-year lease for 412 square feet. Fred Messore of Colonial Properties was the sole broker. The landlord is Highwood Square Limited Partnership.

 

MERIDEN — The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut has leased 11,236 square feet in the Meriden Enterprise Center, 290 Pratt Street, to house its administrative offices and a common meeting space for Episcopalians from around the state.

Peter Holland of Goman + York Property Advisors, LLC represented the diocese. Peter S. Shiue of Colliers International represented the landlord, 290 Pratt Street, LLC. 

 

MILFORD — Coastal Canine Grooming, LLC has signed a two-year lease for 800 square feet at 253 Naugatuck Avenue. Frank Greco of Colonial Properties was sole broker in the deal. The landlord is Albert Faustini Family Trust.

 

MILFORD — Hobby Lobby Stores has signed a ten-year lease for 43,148 square feet at 1777 Boston Post Road, a building formerly occupied by Sports Authority. The lease value is more than $5.6 million .The Proto Group represented the landlord, 1777 BPR Associates Limited Partnership. Rob Robledo and Kevin Higgins of CBRE/Grossman represented Hobby Lobby.

 

NEW HAVEN — Jordan's Furniture has signed a 20-year lease valued in excess of $16 million for 197,581 square feet at 40 Sargent Drive, the former New Haven Register building.  This will be Jordan’s first store in Connecticut. Tim Fegan and Rob Robledo of CBRE represented the landlord, 40 Sargent Drive, LLC. The Proto Group represented the tenant.

 

NORTH HAVEN — Rockville Bank has signed a 15-year lease valued in excess of $1.3 million at the North Haven Shopping Center, 117 Washington Avenue.  There will be a new 2,500-square-foot bank branch and a 2,500-square-foot second-floor loan office at the location. Jay Fisher of Accubranch (real estate experts for banks and credit unions) represented the bank. The Proto Group represented the landlord, Luciani Realty Limited Partnership.

 

ORANGE — Sun West Mortgage has signed a three-year lease for 2,000 square feet at 263 Boston Post Road. Brita McGee of Colonial Properties represented the landlord, Consolidated Management, LLC. Dick Brown of Remax Right Choice represented the tenant.

 

OLD SAYBROOK — Interior Partitions Specialist, LLC has leased 1,793 square feet at 20 Research Parkway. Barry Stratton of the Geenty Group, Realtors represented the tenant. Kevin Geenty of the Geenty Group represented the landlord, Mill Meadow Development, LLC.

 

ROCKY HILL — Sally Beauty Supply has signed a ten-year lease for 2,029 square feet at Town Line Plaza, 80 Town Line Road.  Dan Neaton of Saugatuck Commercial represented the landlord, Acadia Realty Trust. The Proto Group represented, and is exclusive broker for, the tenant.

 

WEST HAVEN — Sangam Beauty Salon has leased 750 square feet at 973 Boston Post Road. Brita McGee and Frank Greco of Colonial Properties were the sole brokers. The landlord is 973 Orange Avenue, LLC.

 

WEST HAVEN — The Happy Lung has leased 736 square feet at 97 Campbell Avenue. Fred Messore of Colonial Properties was the sole broker, representing the tenant, which sells e-cigarettes and upscale juices. The landlord is the Peschell family.

 

WEST HAVEN — The Tortilla Villa Inc. has leased 4,000 square feet at 107 Campbell Avenue. Fred Messore of Colonial Properties was the sole broker in the transaction. The landlord is the Peschell family.

 

WEST HAVEN — Attorney Benita Lee has leased 736 square feet at 486 Derby Avenue. Fred Messore of Colonial Properties was the sole broker. The landlord is 486 Derby Avenue, LLC.