Reimagining retail for the downtown - by Carol Todreas

Before COVID-19, downtown retail had been sliding downwards. A few restaurants and stores were hanging on, but the trajectory was headed south. Now with post- COVID-19 lifestyle changes, old-style retail anywhere has lost its market appeal.

Drinkwater and Richard of Marcus & Millichap broker $3.025m sale

Waterbury, CT Marcus & Millichap has completed the sale of Cumberland Farms, a 4,816 s/f net-leased property, according to Thomas Shihadeh, regional manager of the firm’s Boston office.

Scotch & Soda opens in Boston’s Seaport

Boston, MA Scotch & Soda debuted their newest store on Friday, April 1 and was the first brand to open its doors at Seaport’s newest retail destination, The Superette (70 Pier 4 Blvd). With its Boston market entry

WS Development opens Cisco Beer Garden Seaport for the season

Boston, MA According to Boston Seaport by WS Development and Cisco Brewers, the Cisco Brewers Seaport Beer Garden has returned, opening April 15th for the fifth season in a row.

Cafasso and Hunt of Colliers handle sale of Liberty Rock Shopping Center

Milford, CT Colliers has completed the sale of the leasehold interest of Liberty Rock Shopping Center, located at 589 Bridgeport Ave. The 175,000 s/f shopping center

Marr of Keliher Real Estate brokers sale of Giacomos for $2.1m

Boston, MA Douglas Marr, president of Keliher Real Estate commercial division, sold Giacomos restaurant located at 431 Columbus Ave. for $2.1 million.

Legacy Place continues growth with 12 new businesses arriving in 2022

Dedham, MA  Legacy Place continues its impressive growth as a leading open-air shopping destination with twelve new businesses arriving in 2022. This exciting new wave of openings ranges from new to market and globally recognized brands to local favorites, and features

Hummingbird Books to open at The Street Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill, MA  Hummingbird Books, a new independent and female owned bookstore, will open this spring at The Street Chestnut Hill. A welcoming community destination for finding the latest bestsellers alongside the classics, Hummingbird Books will offer an

Horvath & Tremblay sells four retail properties in New England for $11.97 million

Bourne, MA Horvath & Tremblay has completed the sale of four retail properties in New England for a total of $11.97 million. Bob Horvath and Todd Tremblay of Horvath & Tremblay have completed the sale of Bourne Bridge Crossing. Horvath & Tremblay exclusively represented the seller and procured the buyer to complete the transaction at a sale price of $5.95 million.

Halprin of New England Retail Properties brokers $5.86 million sale of Tractor Supply Co.

Middletown, CT Matt Halprin, president and COO of New England Retail Properties, Inc. brokered the sale of the Tractor Supply Co. located at 815 Newfield St. The property was sold for $5.86 million. The Tractor Supply property consists of a 19,097 s/f building plus a 15,075 s/f outdoor