The Hampshire Cos. completes two lease deals and one renewal totaling 53,352 s/f at 1000 Lafayette Blvd.

January 22, 2015 - Front Section

1000 Lafayette Boulevard - Bridgeport, CT

The Hampshire Companies completed two major lease deals and one renewal totaling 53,352 s/f at its class A office building at 1000 Lafayette Blvd. Southwest Connecticut Agency on Aging (SWCAA) and Regus will join existing tenant, Citizens Bank at the office building.
Citizens Bank has renewed its lease for 23,475 s/f. Regus has leased the entire top-floor of the 11-story building which features the building's Penthouse suite and totals 15,377 s/f. SWCAA signed on for 14,500 s/f, taking over half of the ninth floor of the building.
Michael Marcante and Penny Wickey of Saugatuck Commercial represented Hampshire Cos. in the transactions with both Citizens Bank and SWCAA. Steven Greenbush, senior VP in CBRE's Stamford office, represented Citizens Bank and Randy Vidal of Vidal/Wettenstein, LLC represented SWCAA in the respective transactions. Greenbush also represented Hampshire Cos. in its transaction with Regus where Colin Reilly, senior VP in CBRE's Stamford office represented the tenant.
"These three deals really exemplify The Hampshire Companies' ability to work with tenants of all sizes and financial creditworthiness," said Michael Harrington, senior investment manager with Hampshire Cos. "The improvements we have made to make to this class A office building to attract and retain high caliber and diverse tenants continues to provide value to both tenants and our investors."
Tenants at 1000 Lafayette Blvd. enjoy a wide array of amenities including a recently renovated a full-service cafeteria, Café 1000, and a fitness center, conference facilities, concierge, and on site banking. Additionally the site offers ample, covered parking and its central location permits easy access to I-95 and Rtes. 8 and 25, and walking proximity to the Federal and State Courthouses and local amenities. As the most populous city in Connecticut, the building at 1000 Lafayette is surrounded by a developing community, including a recently developed 1,500 unit housing complex, a million square feet of retail and office space, hotels and a 250-slip marina.
The Hampshire Companies is a full-service, private real estate investment firm based in Morristown, N.J. The Hampshire Companies is a vibrant, dynamic organization that combines creative vision and superior execution, thereby enabling it to create and enhance value in real estate investments.


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