Matt Halprin, Senior Vice President of New England Retail Properties, Inc. is pleased to announce the sale of the Newtown, Connecticut Tractor Supply Co. located at 116 South Main Street (Route 25), Newtown, Connecticut 06470. According to local land records the property was sold for $5,925,000. The Tractor Supply property consists of a 19,097 square-foot building plus a 15,075 square-foot outdoor sales area on approximately 8.2 acres.

The property was developed by Strawberry Fields, LLC., a subsidiary of New England Retail Properties, Inc. in 2014 and was the first Tractor Supply store in Fairfield County.  The purchaser was a private investor based in Connecticut.

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 [...]

LACONIA — With the return of warm weather, construction crews have been busy throughout the Lakes Region, refurbishing historic structures, putting up new homes, demolishing old buildings and repairing roads.

‘I am seeing a strong construction season both new construction and remodeling,” said Lakes Region Chamber President Karmen Gifford. “That industry has worked through the pandemic and hasn’t stopped.

“Subdivisions in Tilton (Highland Ridge), Laconia (Turner Way), and New Hampton (Camelot’s Mansfield Woods) are locations that come to mind that are actively building and growing residential neighborhood homes.”

Small refurbishment projects have been numerous as people spend more time at home during the pandemic and are interested in improving their living space, Gifford said.

Gilford Tractor Supply

In Gilford, the Tractor Supply Company will build one of its stores in the Airport Commons. The town approved site plans in January.

“They are taking the end space and the [...]

New England Retail Properties, Inc., brokers sale of land in Middletown, CT for $900,000 to Connecticut Self Storage of Middletown, LLC. The buyer is based in Connecticut and is an experienced self-storage operator with multiple locations. The land is located behind the Tractor Supply Co. store located at 815 Newfield Street in Middletown, Connecticut and consists of 6.39 acres. The property is approved for 70,000 square feet of self storage that is to be built in the near future.



Tractor Supply Company celebrated the Official Grand Opening of their new store in Stafford, CT on January 18th, 2020. The Grand Opening ceremony included appearances from radio personality Damon Scott of Country 92.5, Maggie the Mini Pony and complimentary popcorn from Pop Mama. The festivities were followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony where General Manager, Shawn Mailhoit, cut the ribbon symbolizing the official grand opening. District Manager Rich Warren was also in attendance. Prizes and discounts were also given out during the event.

The Stafford Tractor Supply Co. store, located at 54 West Stafford Rd., Stafford, CT was developed by Penny Lane LLC an operating company of New England Retail Properties Inc. who have developed multiple Tractor Supply Co. stores throughout New England and New York. Matthew Darling and Mark D’Addabbo spearheaded the development [...]

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 [...]

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