SALES

 

BRANFORD — Premier Realty, LLC has purchased two properties at 155 North Main Street — a 5,368-square-foot auto sales building on 2.9 acres and a one-family house in a commercial zone — for $1,125,000. Kevin Geenty and Juan Marquez of the Geenty Group were sole brokers in the transaction. The seller was 155 North Main Street, LLC.

BRANFORD — SECT, LLC has purchased a 17,000-square-foot manufacturing building on a 1.77 acre lot at 69 North Branford Road for $990,000. The seller was BRCT Inc. Tim McMahon of OR&L Commercial represented the buyer. Kevin Geenty and Juan Marquez of the Geenty Group represented the seller.

NEW HAVEN — Netz USA has purchased a 54-unit apartment building at 154 Fountain Street for $2.8 million. Edward Jordan, managing director of investment sales broker Northeast Private Client Group, represented the seller, Lighthouse Group of New Haven. Bradley Balletto, Northeast Private Client Croup’s regional manager for Connecticut, represented the buyer.

SHELTON — Woodgreen Management Inc. has purchased a three-story, 46,364-square-foot Class B office building at 375 Bridgeport Avenue for $6.3 million. Gene Pride and Jeff Dunne of CBRE brokered the deal. The seller was Rugby Realty, which over the previous five years had extensively renovated the property.

 

 

LEASES

 

BRANFORD — Core Informatics has leased 9,000 square feet at 36 East Industrial Drive. Rich Guralnick of Pearce Commercial represented the tenant. Rich Lee of OR&L Commercial represented the landlord, Albany Road Branford, LLC.

CHESHIRE — Trinity Solar Systems is relocating its Connecticut headquarters from Plainville, Connecticut to a 20,780-square-foot building the company has leased at 611 West Johnson Avenue. Rich Guralnick of Pearce Commercial represented Trinity. Matt O’Hare of CBRE represented the landlord, the Hampshire Cos.

MIDDLETOWN — Middletown Business Park has two new tenants. All Star Software has leased 6,236 square feet at 440 Smith Street and Security Plus has leased 3,200 square feet at 436 Smith Street. Trevor Davis of Trevor Davis Commercial Real Estate represented the landlord, BostonMiddletown LLC. Jennifer Gosselin of CBRE New England represented both tenants.

MIDDLETOWN — At 98 Washington Street, Charles Computer Services has leased 2,500 square feet and Change Inc. has leased 3,618 square feet. The landlord is RAMO, LLC. Trevor Davis of Trevor Davis Commercial Real Estate was the deal’s sole broker.

MILFORD — Engineered Inserts & Systems Inc. has signed a long-term lease for 3,287 square feet of light manufacturing space at 26 Quirk Road. John Bergin of Pearce Commercial represented the tenant and landlord, Maiorano Holdings, LLC of Milford.

NAUGATUCK — The YoFarm Yogurt Co. has signed a five-year lease for a 70,460-square-foot warehouse/distribution building at 80 Rado Drive. Gerry Matthews of Matthews Commercial Properties Co. represented YoFarm, which is replacing a Coca-Cola bottling and distribution center. Richard Gretsch of Gretsch Commercial Real Estate was the listing broker. The landlord is Naugatuck Industrial 1, LLC.

NEW HAVEN — Next Step Living has leased 804 square feet at the former Powerhouse Building, 458 Grand Avenue.  Nick Pinto of Sentry Commercial in Hartford represented the tenant. The Proto Group represented the Landlord, CAPP Associates, LLC of New Haven.

NORTH HAVEN — Life Changing Ministries has leased 9,400 square feet at 30 Montowese Avenue. Phil Barber of Pearce Commercial represented the tenant and landlord, Luigi Ferraro.

NORTH HAVEN — Vivint Solar Holdings Inc. has leased a 15,000-square-foot office/warehouse structureat 50 Divine Street. Jeff Dow of Dow Realty represented the tenant. Dave Melilo and Chris Nolan of Pearce Commercial represented the landlord, 424 Chapel Street, LLC.

WALLINGFORD — Jumping Jacks has leased 1,500 square feet at 950 Yale Avenue for an early childhood activity, learning and play center. Jeff Dow of Dow Realty represented the tenant. Joel Nesson of Press/Cuozzo is the exclusive leasing representative for the landlord,  The Hurley Group.

WATERBURY — Nail Pro has signed a five-year lease for 1,423 square feet for a salon at the Aldi/CVS-anchored plaza at 464 Reidville Drive. The Proto Group was sole broker in the transaction. The landlord is 500 Monroe Turnpike Associates, LLC. 

WESTVILLE — Style 2000 Salon has signed a five-year lease for 900 square feet at 883 Whalley Avenue. Steve Miller of Levey Miller Maretz was the sole broker. The landlord is 883 Whalley Associates, LLC.

WESTVILLE — Westville Family Dental Centers has inked a five-year lease for 2,500 square foot at 881 Whalley Avenue. Steve Miller of Levey Miller Maretz was the sole broker. The landlord is 883 Whalley Associates, LLC.

WOODBRIDGE — Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria has executed a ten-year lease — its first in Connecticut — at D’Andrea’s Plaza, 1646 Litchfield Turnpike. Steve Miller of Levey Miller Maretz was the sole broker. The landlord is Litchfield Realty Trust. Over the last decade Grimaldi’s has expanded beyond its original Brooklyn site to stores in more than half a dozen states. Miller said the chain is interested in opening as many as a dozen locations in the Nutmeg State.

 

PEOPLE

 

Vincent Torrens has joined Wareck D'Ostilio Real Estate, after serving in the U.S. Air Force and working as a manager for National Supplement Warehouse. He also has been a job supervisor and project manager building residential and commercial properties.

 

CORRECTION

 

In the sale of a 175,000 square foot property on 16 acres at 265-269 Old Gate Lane in Milford for $1,695,500, Pearce Commercial represented only the seller, United States Bankruptcy Court, New Haven office.

Paradigm Milford LLC, the buyer and mortgage holder, did not assume an outstanding tax lien of more than $1 million to the city of Milford, but in fact acquired the property subject to the tax lien.

(As of early August the property was on the market, and Angel Commercial represented its owner, Paradigm.)