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Planet Fitness to Open at Mondawmin Mall

Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S., has signed a 22,000 square foot lease for the space currently occupied by Marshalls at Mondawmin Mall, situated at 2010 Gwynns Falls Parkway in Northwest Baltimore.  TJX Cos. Inc., Marshall’s parent company, announced in December that Marshalls would…

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Felipe’s Mexican Taqueria Joins The Shops at Kenilworth

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC is pleased to announce the signing of a lease with Felipe’s Mexican Taqueria Restaurant (Felipe’s) at the Shops at Kenilworth located in Towson, Maryland.  The 3,500 square foot restaurant will be located in a freestanding building to be constructed on the lower level of the mall.  Construction is scheduled…

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Royal Farms and ChoiceOne Open at Rock Spring Commons in Forest Hill

ChoiceOne Urgent Care and Royal Farms convenience store and gas station have joined the developing Rock Spring Commons shopping center leased by MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC in Forest Hill, Maryland. Royal Farms first opened its doors at Rock Spring Commons in December, and ChoiceOne Urgent Care soon followed in early January. Other notable…

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Baltimore’s First Full Service Cypriot Restaurant

Cypriana, Maryland’s first authentic Cypriot restaurant and bar is now open in Tuscany-Canterbury, across from JHU Homewood Field. Cypriana has evolved from its humble beginnings in 1991 as Downtown Baltimore’s first gourmet food cart, to a new 7,000 square foot, 150-seat restaurant and bar. Opening in February on the ground floor of the Broadview Apartments…

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Holiday Events at Bel Air Town Center

Strongly committed to the Harford County community, Bel Air Town Center’s local ownership provides space for area organizations to display items and host events for residents each year. MacKenzie Retail, LLC is pleased to promote Bel Air Town Center and the center’s upcoming holiday activities. Details on this year’s three holiday events are as follows:…

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Local Bagel Shop THB Opens its 4th Location in Charles Village

After scouting a new location for over a year, THB (formerly known as Towson Hot Bagels) will open the doors of its new location in Charles Village at 3208 St Paul Street by the end of 2016. The new 2,700 square foot store will be located on the ground level of 9 E. 33rd Street,…

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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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