Matt Halprin, Vice President (halprinm@newenglandretail.com) and Steve Becker, Broker (sbecker@newenglandretail.com) at New England Retail Properties, Inc., are proud to announce that New England Retail Properties has been hired to Exclusively Represent the owner of 1295 Blue Hills Avenue in Bloomfield, Connecticut in leasing/selling their property, which consists of 2 commercial buildings (8,000 SF and 2,750 SF) on 1.96 Acres of Land.

This property is located in a high traffic retail/industrial area boasting 24,751 businesses within a ten mile radius. The property can be leased as-is or as a redevelopment opportunity. High profile surrounding tenants include Amazon Headquarters, HomeGoods Headquarters, Home Depot, Walgreen’s, Cumberland Farms, Dunkin Donuts and more.

GREAT BARRINGTON — A national chain that sells everything from horseshoes to chicken feed to beekeeping supplies is coming to Barrington Plaza on Stockbridge Road early next year.

Tractor Supply Co. will open next door to the new Marshall’s, likely in mid- to late February, depending on town permitting and construction timelines, according to Jeff Stiles, current manager of the Pittsfield store, who will also manage the Great Barrington store.

The company’s website calls Tractor Supply Co. a “rural lifestyle supply store” that sells “everything except tractors.” The store specializes in farm products, but also sells household items, garden tools, chainsaws, apparel and tractor parts, which it had begun doing in 1938 as a mail-order business.

At a Thursday site plan review, the town Planning Board unanimously gave the store a positive recommendation to [...]

Great Barrington — A tenant for what remains of the old Kmart in Barrington Plaza has been found.

At its meeting last night, the planning board gave the go-ahead for Tractor Supply to open a new 28,000-square-foot store in the plaza. The board unanimously recommended that the company be allowed to modify the terms of a special permit under which the property was already operating.

The opening of the new Tractor Supply store will no doubt come as a relief to the plaza’s new landlord, Paragon Realty Group, and customers of Kmart, which closed in December 2016 after troubled parent company Sears Holdings announced that it was shuttering 64 Kmart stores including the Great Barrington store, throwing between 50 and 99 employees out of work locally.

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Last year a Marshalls opened in part of the space. [...]

New England Retail Properties, Inc. (NERP) announces the opening of Joey Garlic’s Pizza Restaurant at 31 Redstone Road (Buckland Hills) in Manchester, Connecticut. Matt Halprin, Senior Vice President of New England Retail Properties, Inc., exclusively represented the owners, Y-Cee Manchester, LLC in leasing the property. Joey Garlic’s is a well established local restaurant group specializing in gourmet pizza and oversized Italian style dinners and grinders.

Jacqueline Lakritz has joined New England Retail Properties, Inc. in June, 2018 and is responsible for tasks related to retail brokerage and development. Her focus is in assisting national retailers on their market penetration and expansion strategy throughout the northeast. Jacqueline is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Jacqueline has an inherent understanding and interest in retail real estate, as her family owns and manages a portfolio of commercial real estate in Massachusetts. Prior to working in real estate she held sales and marketing positions in the corporate offices of major retailers in New York City and Los Angeles. She holds a BA in Business, Pre-Law and Public Relations from the University of Arizona. She is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (“ICSC”). She can be [...]

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