Mace of KeyPoint Partners negotiates 21,842 s/f Ski Haus lease at Main St. Shopping Center

Woburn, MA KeyPoint Partners negotiated a 21,842 s/f lease with Ski Haus at Main St. Shopping Center. Vice president of retail brokerage Don Mace negotiated the lease on behalf of the landlord. Main St. Shopping Center is a Stop & Shop-anchored retail center off Rte. 128 at Exit 53.

Drinkwater, Richard and Craig of Marcus & Millichap arranges $2.4 million sale of 8,736 s/f Circle Furniture

Framingham, MA Marcus & Millichap negotiated the sale of Circle Furniture, a 8,736 s/f net-leased property, according to Thomas Shihadeh, regional manager of the firm’s Boston office. The asset sold for $2.4 million. Laurie Ann Drinkwater and Seth Richard, investment specialists in Marcus & Millichap’s Boston and Manhattan offices, had the exclusive listing

Newmark completes recapitalization of 143,201 s/f Newton Nexus shopping center

Newton, MA Newmark has completed the recapitalization of Newton Nexus, a 143,201 s/f mixed-use shopping center. Newmark co-head of U.S. capital markets Robert Griffin, vice chairman Geoffrey Millerd and managing directors Jonathan Martin and Paul Penman of the firm’s Boston capital markets group

Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards $6,500 to Mass.

Springfield, MA The Dollar General Literacy Foundation (DGLF) has awarded $6,500 in youth literacy grants to two Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools. The funds are part of more than $3 million recently awarded across the country and aim to narrow the gap between learners’ needs

Gibbons and Deering of ABG Commercial Realty lease 4,420 s/f to Fuchi Asian Cuisine

Westford, MA ABG Commercial Realty broker’s senior vice president Bernard Gibbons and vice president Stephanie Deering have leased the 4,420 s/f restaurant and bar with Fuchi Asian Cuisine at Orchard Sq., at 355 Littleton Rd.

Halprin and Mendez of New England Retail Properties sell 5,060 s/f Bank of America branch for $1.1 million

Naugatuck, CT New England Retail Properties, Inc. has sold 275 Church St. for $1.1 million to the Borough of Naugatuck. The former Bank of America branch was constructed in 1975 and consisted of a freestanding 5,060 s/f facility on 1.13 acres in the downtown area.

Reese Commercial sells Triple A Diner in East Hartford for $842,500 to Rian Realty Trust

East Hartford, CT Reese Commercial completed the $842,500 sale of Triple A Diner located at 1209 Main St. Dale Reese, CCIM, managing director of Reese Commercial represented Krisfir Inc., Peppas LLC and Kritman LLC, the sellers.

Village centers and local retail: What the market wants - by Carol Todreas

Good news! Brick and mortar is alive and well. Many malls are coming back. Americans are flocking to Europe to walk, shop, eat, and enjoy much needed vacations. Visitors return and talk about the pleasures of walking and shopping in local shops in cities and towns all over Europe.

O’Brien Commercial leases 53,000 s/f to cannabis cultivation company, HighMark Provisions

Holliston, MA O’Brien Commercial Properties brokered the lease of 53,000 s/f of a 91,000 s/f flex building situated on 36.71 acres of industrial land three miles from Rte. 495.

PCA completes design for Surf Seafood

Woburn, MA With its raw bar selections, fresh seafood menu, and bustling sushi bar, the new Surf Seafood debuted this month as the latest north-of-Boston restaurant destination for Michael Timothy’s Dining Group. Designed by the architects and interior designers PCA, the 267-seat restaurant’s design features