R.J. Brunelli announces plethora of retail transactions

By Lynda Cohen
New Jersey | Nov 30, 2017 at 8:00 am

Several new retailers are coming to sites in the state, including four new Dollar Trees, R.J. Brunelli & Co. LLC has announced.

Dollar Tree will be coming to a 10,800-end cap space at 90 Dayton Ave. in Passaic. It is expected to open in April, and will co-anchor with McDonald’s an approximate 50,000-square-foot center being developed on the site of a former industrial building.

A Dollar Tree also opened last month in an 8,758-square-foot inline space at the 218,000-square-foot Plainsboro Plaza in Mercer County.

The chain is expected to open on Lighthouse Drive in Barnegat next September, with an opening the next month at a 9,300-square-foot-freestanding space at 4315 New Jersey Ave. in Wildwood.

All four Dollar Tree leases were brokered by R.J. Brunelli President and Principal Danielle Brunelli, while CEO and Principal Ron DeLuca also represented the landlord on the Plainsboro Plaza deal.

In other transactions:

Tractor Supply is expected to open a freestanding, 24,000-square-foot store next spring at 599 Route 9 in Waretown, under a deal brokered by Bill Lenaz, principal and executive vice president of new development. Lenaz represented property buyer Kettler Group of Michigan.

A new 7-Eleven is coming to 7001 JFK Blvd. in North Bergen in March. The broker for both parties in that deal, senior sales associate Patti Fiore-AmercAngelo, also represented 7-Eleven on leases for a 2,774- square-foot freestanding location on Shrewsbury Avenue in Red Bank, and a new 2,940-square-foot building at 205 Main St. in South Amboy.

Both stores are expected to open in January.

The Max Challenge, a New Jersey-based chain of fitness centers, signed leases for additional locations in New Jersey and Florida through deals brokered by R.J. Brunelli.

In Morris County, the franchisee signed a lease for a 2,786-square-foot inline space at 321 Changebridge Road in Pine Brook that opened in a former antiques shop earlier this month. Additionally, in Bergen County, a franchisee signed for a 3,315-square-foot space at 17-12 River Road in Fair Lawn that previously housed a paint store.

R.J. Brunelli also brought Verizon TCC to a 2,480-square-foot former Radio Shack space at the Nelson’s Corner shopping center on Route 206 in Hillsborough. The store opened in the 128,000-square-foot ShopRite-anchored center Nov. 1. Additionally, R.J. Brunelli represented both the tenant and landlord on Verizon TCC’s relocation in August to a 2,100-square-foot space from a 1,500-square-foot store at Acme Commons on Route 130 in Bordentown.

AAMCO will open a location on Route 35 in Eatontown in February, with a site at 59 Sussex Ave. in Morristown expected in June.

Urban Bricks Pizza Co. is expected to open within the first quarter of next year with a 2,233-square-foot inline space at Kearny Plaza, courtesy of a lease handled by Brunelli.

Pyramid Management will have a Hardee’s restaurant at the entrance to the Target property, located at 7101 Tonnelle Ave. in North Bergen, with a deal by DeLuca.

Lenaz represented the landlord on a deal for a 3,150-square-foot CKO Kickboxing at 301-315 Central Ave. in Clark, which is projected to open in June. This follows a deal he completed earlier this year for the landlord of the 15,700-square-foot Clark strip center for a Jersey Mike’s Subs that debuted in June in a 1,397-square-foot shop.

Fiore-AmecAngelo represented Deka Lash on its first New Jersey lease, a 1,480-square-foot endcap space at Glenmont Square, 15 Bloomfield Ave., in Montclair.

Fiore-AmecAngelo also represented the landlord and tenant in a deal that brought distributor R&J Wholesale Group to a 3,000-square-foot space at 1629 Main Ave. in Clifton. R&J will adjoin an AAMCO shop in the 8,500-square-foot building.

In nearby Little Falls, Lenaz represented the landlord on a 10-year lease extension that will keep Vitamin Shoppe in the 7,200-square-foot freestanding building at 1565 Route 46 E., where it has been located since 1998.

Amanti Vino, a fine wine and craft beer liquor store, signed a lease to open its second location at 60A South St. in Morristown, which is expected to open before the end of the year. The deal was brokered by sales associate Robbie Kenney.

A senior day care facility is coming to Camelot at Carteret, located at 88-101 Roosevelt Ave., in March.

Senior sales associate John Lenaz brokered a deal that will bring a new, 12,000-square-foot Primrose Schools day care center to a former residential site at 138 Summerhill Road in East Brunswick. An October opening is anticipated.

Lenaz also executed a deal to bring YFCC Pharmacy to Edison Commons on Route 27 in January.

Golden Temple Adult Day Care will come to Turnpike Plaza in Woodbridge in March.

Bill Lenaz, who represented the landlord, also made the deal to bring Mei Hua Restaurant to the South Brunswick Shopping Center in March.

The Sleeper’s Shoppe leased space at Marlboro Commons on Route 9 under a deal by Lenaz with an anticipated February opening.

Wahoo Fish will have its first location in the state via a deal by Fiore-AmecAngelo to lease 2,331 square feet of space in WRDC’s newly redeveloped Middletown Shopping Center at 1157 Route 35.

Pearl Vision will relocate to a 2,406-square-foot endcap unit at Freehold Mall in March from another spot there.

Fiore-AmecAngelo also represented the landlord on the sale of a freestanding, 10,000-square-foot former daycare center building at 1805 Princeton Ave. in Lawrenceville to a private entity that will operate the building as an Explorations Community Preschool.