Two eateries sign leases at Washington Township complex

Two retail stores have signed leases at a Washington Township center, according to joint venture partner Atkins Cos.

Atkins, which is partners in the Washington Square Town Center complex with Woodmont Properties, said in a news release that Italian restaurant Santucci’s Original Square Pizza has leased 2,620 square feet, while ice cream parlor What’s the Scoop has leased 1,980 square feet. The two signings bring the complex to 90% occupancy.

Joe Raniszewski of MSC Retail represented Atkins in both transactions, while Greg Bianchi of US Realty Associates Inc. represented Santucci’s.

The mixed-use project is expected to be fully completed by late summer. Both eateries are expected to open this fall.

“As we wrap up the final stages of this visionary project, it is clear that we have created a much-desired community amenity here in Washington Township,” Bob Atkins, managing partner of Atkins Cos., said in a prepared statement. “The synergistic tenant mix, together with the assisted living facility and multifamily component, have created a unique multigenerational community at Washington Square Town Center that has garnered significant interest from medical and retail tenants alike, despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We look forward to completing the final stages of construction and helping the newest tenants open their doors in the coming months.”