Brady Sullivan Properties, the company that purchased the Colony Mill and the Center at Keene just under a month ago, has completed 5 new transactions totaling nearly 8,000 s/f and welcomes new businesses to their buildings, The Colony Mill Market Place (222 West St.) and Center at Keene (149 Emerald St.) "We are excited to see such strong momentum, and to see it happening so quickly at the Mill and the Center is very encouraging. People are excited to be here and want to come here - they are interested in the historic nature of the properties, the parking, signage, and accessibility the buildings offer," said Arthur Sullivan, principal.
New businesses include Doctor Don Hudson, DDS located on the 3rd floor at the Colony Mill, who relocated his dental practice from West St. Michelle Bourassa, professional life coach has taken professional space on the upper floor of the Colony Mill. True Necessities, who was in the Colony Mill for over 15 years, has come back! They are occupying their former space in the mill and will be re-opening April 1. Keene Fusion will offer Pilates, fitness training and dance instruction in their studio which will be located at the Center at Keene. Keene Fusion is relocating from Elm St. for better visibility, signage, and parking, they open May 1. Granite State Goodies, based in the Lakes Region - offers N.H. and regionally made goods and products is opening a boutique store in the colony mill. They will open mid-May. "We have a great mix coming together at both properties of retail boutique shops and professional office users - it's a great synergy for the building and will offer a lot to the people of Keene," said Ben Kelley, principal and broker.
In the short time since the company purchased the properties there have been many inquiries. Brady Sullivan is currently working with a number of other boutique retail, and professional users for both the Colony Mill and Center at Keene. "We get a lot of calls, people are already seeing a change in the building - new energy and more tenants" said Charles Panasis, principal and director of commercial real estate. With spring just around the corner, they're expecting even more increased activity.
With the warm weather rolling in, they have plans to re-build exterior sidewalks and curbing, improve landscaping and signage, and to update the common areas and vacant spaces in both buildings.
They currently have space available from 500 s/f to 12,000 s/f.