Outback Steakhouse to Close Manchester Restaurant

Zachary F. Vasile, Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — The Outback Steakhouse on Hale Road is set to close by the end of the month, a spokeswoman for the restaurant chain’s parent company confirmed Thursday.

Elizabeth Watts, director of communications for Bloomin’ Brands Inc., said the steakhouse’s last day of business will be Jan. 26. Most employees will transfer to a nearby restaurant, Watts said, and those who do not will receive a severance package.

“Closing a restaurant is never easy,” she said in a statement. “This decision was made based solely on business circumstances and has no reflection on the employees or management team. We truly appreciate the community’s support the past 25 years.”

Outback Steakhouse, an Australian-themed casual dining chain best known for its cuts of beef and signature “bloomin’ onion” appetizer, opened its location at 170 Hale Road, opposite [...]

NAUGATUCK, CT — The Tractor Supply Company store and property located at 1160 New Haven Road has recently sold for $5.375 million, according to Matt Halprin, Senior Vice President of New England Retail Properties, Inc.

The property consists of a 19,097 square-foot building along with a 15,000 square-foot outdoor sales area on 4.16 acres. The Naugatuck store opened with a “warm welcome” from the local community in 2017, officials said. The seller was Naugy Doggy Development LLC., a subsidiary of New England Retail Properties, Inc., the purchaser was a Minnesota based REIT. The business will remain in Naugatuck.

About Tractor Supply Co.

Tractor Supply Company is the largest operator of rural lifestyle retail stores in America. Founded in 1938 as a mail order tractor parts business, Tractor Supply Company (also referred to as TSC) owns and operates [...]

CALVERTON, NY — A Tractor Supply Company location has opened in Calverton. Tractor Supply Company, or TSC, known as the largest retail farm and ranch supply chain in the United States, celebrated the grand opening of its second store on Long Island on Oct. 19, a release said.

The first TSC on Long Island opened in Medford last year, said New England Retail Properties, the company that brought both locations to the area.

Located at 4331 Middle Country Road, or Route 25, in Calverton, TSC officially opened its doors to the public on Oct. 4. The grand opening featured farm animals from a local co-op including goats and llamas. Local Long Island radio station “My Country” 96.1 was also in attendance with games and prizes.

The 19,097-square foot store has everything customers need to [...]

MANCHESTER, CT — Relocating to 199 Spencer Street gave a Manchester Subway franchise a chance to show off the “fresh” new-look decor the chain is now featuring. The shop was previously located at 215 Spencer Street. Matt Halprin, senior vice president of New England Retail Properties, announced the new lease agreement Wednesday.

The Subway relocated from a 20-year-old building in Manchester to the new location and is the first “Fresh Forward” location in the area. Franchisees Tara and Milton Jackson are now showing off a new logo on the outside of the restaurant, new flooring, wall coverings, wall art, and lighting on the inside. The Fresh Forward theme also embraces digital technology like digital menu boards and a remote order pick-up area.  Link to Article 

 

 

Stafford, CT – Tractor Supply will be opening its 18st store in the state this fall. The store, located at 54 West Stafford Rd., is being developed by Penny Lane LLC a subsidiary of New England Retail Properties, Inc. Mark D’Addabbo and Matthew Darling are spearheading the development, taking the property through the zoning process and construction phases to store completion.  The store consists of 19,097 s/f of retail space along 15,000 s/f of outdoor storage and sales space, totaling 34,097 s/f.

Financing is being handled by Matt Krokov of Peoples Bank, the architect is Glen Oxford of Oxford Architecture, civil engineering is being handled by Jim Cassidy of Hallisey, Pearson and Cassidy Engineering, WR Newman is building the store and Tom Moriarty of Moriarty, Paetzold & Sherwood is legal counsel.

New England Retail Properties would like to extend a special thank you to the Stafford, CT Planning [...]

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