Indian grocer Subzi Mandi signs 16K sq. ft. lease in Clifton

Clifton Plaza Clifton, NJ Levin Management

Indian supermarket Subzi Mandi has leased 16,000 square feet at Clifton Plaza for its newest Garden State location, according to a Monday announcement from Levin Management Corp., the property’s exclusive leasing and managing agent. The commitment brings the 95,000-square-foot Passaic County shopping center to 100% occupancy.

LMC Senior Leasing Representative Vanessa Kelty arranged the transaction on behalf of property ownership; Leor Hemo of Vantage Commercial Real Estate represented the tenant.

Subzi Mandi currently has 10 locations throughout New Jersey, New York and Texas. The supermarket carries a wide selection of produce, dairy, spices, frozen and dry food items, and more. Unique to the new Clifton Plaza store will be a bakery and kitchen where fresh breads, curries and other dishes will be produced and pre-packaged for sale. A store website, currently under development, will accept online orders.

“Grocery tenants are outstanding traffic drivers and a beneficial component for any shopping center,” Kelty said. “Subzi Mandi serves a niche customer base in this marketplace and was drawn to Clifton Plaza’s strong demographics and visible location. The addition of Subzi Mandi is great news both for the property’s in-place tenants and the community at large.”

Well located on Route 46 at the intersection of Van Houten Avenue, Clifton Plaza draws 1.5 million visits per year, according to real-time traffic data from The center is anchored by a Big Lots and also includes Blink Fitness, Dollar Tree, Valley National Bank, Work-n-Gear, Dunkin, Verizon, New Jersey Eyes, GameStop, Sally Beauty Supply, Finna Nail Lounge and Epic Unisex Salon, among others. Clifton Plaza serves a growing residential population of more than 646,000 people within a five-mile radius.