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Grocery Market War Begins

Presented by Tom Fidler, Executive Vice President/Principal, MacKenzie Retail, LLC What a difference 90 days makes. The recent announcement by Weis Markets, based in Sunbury, PA with 162 stores throughout MD, PA, NJ, and WV, to acquire 38 Food Lion locations and an additional five existing Mars stores; the closure of all other Mars locations…

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More Food with a Side of Mixed-Use Construction

Presented by:  Sean Langford, Vice President, MacKenzie Retail, LLC The 2016 ICSC Mid Atlantic Conference was held again this year at the Gaylord Convention Center at National Harbor in D.C. this past March.  This year’s attendance was over all positive and energized for the CRE Mid-Atlantic markets.  Expected players were in attendance along with several…

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Primo Hoagies Opening Tomorrow in Columbia

MacKenzie Retail, LLC is pleased to announce that a Philadelphia-based Primo Hoagies, old fashioned style Italian specialty sandwiches, will be celebrating its grand opening in Columbia on Tuesday March 1, 2016. The brand signed a lease in January for the 2,055 square foot store at Dobbin Center Plaza, 6476 Dobbin Center Way, Columbia, Maryland. This…

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Today’s Retail Market: MacKenzie’s 4th Quarter Report

Now Trending. The continuing trend for the Baltimore retail market is growth driven by the re-urbanization of key realms of Baltimore City and the major arteries of Towson, Owings Mills, and the 95 Corridor. As job prospects continued to improve in 2015 for every demographic group across the country, the demand for additional housing, particularly…

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Sotheby’s New Baltimore Location

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC is pleased to announce that Monument Sotheby’s International Realty has signed a sublease for a total of 3,081 square feet in the renowned Roland Park Shopping Center located at 4800 Roland Avenue in Roland Park, Maryland. MacKenzie brokered both sides of the transaction with Vice Presidents Matt Mueller and…

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Downtown’s Residential Boom and the Retail Ripple Effect

Baltimore’s Downtown area represents the city’s fastest growing neighborhood in terms of population. The consequence of Downtown’s explosive residential growth is far-reaching, as this influx of “human capital” is of tremendous benefit to employers seeking talented, young professionals who want to work and play where they live. Of course with this significant residential growth follows…

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Ocean City Attraction Coming to Baltimore

Popular Ocean City restaurant and brewery, Ocean City Brewing Company, will be making its Baltimore debut at The Boulevard at Box Hill project in Abingdon, Harford County, Maryland this fall. Ocean City Brewing Company will be taking the place of Joe’s Crab Shack that just announced their upcoming closing on September 9, 2015. MacKenzie Retail’s…

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Nationally Recognized Planet Fitness Continues Regional Expansions

Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S., has signed a 20,880 square foot lease for a new Harford County location at Aberdeen Marketplace, situated at 1010-1026 Beards Hill Road, Aberdeen, Maryland. MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services’ Vice President Chris Walsh and Real Estate Advisor Mike…

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2nd Quarter Retail: Improvements All Around, Especially Millenials

Now at the halfway point of the year, the state of the retail market seems to be improving and it was evident that the industry and State of Maryland share this viewpoint. The second quarter plays host to the International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) global real estate convention, RECon, in May in Las Vegas.…

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Moe’s Southwest Grill’s First Entry to the Baltimore Metro Area

MacKenzie Retail, LLC is proud to announce that Moe’s Southwest Grill, a fast-casual restaurant serving a wide variety of fresh, made-to-order Southwest fair, has signed a lease for a 2,700 square foot end-cap at Landsdowne Station on Washington Boulevard in Baltimore County. Represented by Real Estate Advisors Henry Deford and Mike Gioioso of MacKenzie Retail,…

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