The center is one of the area's few local retail venues and contains a strong mix of fitness, restaurant and service tenants. Retro Fitness, the market-leading health club, is a major tenant, along with Dunkin' Donuts, Family Dollar and a number of local businesses, including a dry cleaner, a kung fu studio and a tanning and beauty salon.
"We appreciate the opportunity to bring our expertise in the areas of leasing, property management and construction management to this assignment,"
Carson said that the property is situated in an area with excellent demographics just off one of New Jersey's busiest highways. More than 50 percent of households within three miles of the shopping center earn in excess of $75,000 and nearly 15 percent earn $150,000 or more. Some 7.3 percent earn in excess of $200,000, and the average household outspends national averages on food and beverages by almost 20 percent, entertainment by nearly 24 percent, household furnishings by more than 25 percent and apparel by more than 22 percent.
Headquartered in North Plainfield, N.J., Levin Management is the largest retail leasing and management firm in New Jersey currently handling more than 40 retail management and leasing assignments totaling approximately 5 million square feet in New Jersey alone, and an additional 7.5 million square feet in New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and North Carolina.
Levin Management also is one of the nation's oldest and largest retail services firms offering in-house leasing, property management, marketing, and construction management. Properties managed range from neighborhood, community, lifestyle and power centers, to enclosed malls, downtown stores and mixed-use projects.
Last year, Levin earned recognition from Commercial Property Executive as one of the industry's Top Property Managers and was 30th among Top US Real Estate Companies. In the last several years, the company also was named "Firm of the Year" by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), New Jersey Chapter No. 1; one of America's five fastest-growing real estate managers by Chain Store Age; Top Retail Company by the Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal; and one of the nation's Top 10 Redevelopers by Chain Store Age two years in a row. The Levin Management Retail Tenant Survey is conducted three times a year by the company to assess trends in the industry and regional economy.
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About Levin Management: Founded in 1952, Levin Management is one of the nation's leading retail real estate services firms, offering management, leasing and many other services to clients throughout the northeastern United States. Founded by a pioneering real estate developer, Levin Management takes an owner's approach to the business. The company's management and leasing portfolio consists of more than 90 diverse retail properties totaling 12.5 million square feet. Properties range from downtown stores to lifestyle centers, and from neighborhood and community centers to power centers, in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina and Florida. Other services include accounting, construction management, marketing and risk management. The company has been recognized for repositioning, retenanting and renovating retail properties, services that have become particularly vital for today's institutional, fiduciary and individual retail property owners.