WELCO REALTY’S WELKIS Represents HomeGoods

EDGEWATER, NJ – HomeGoods, TJX Companies’ off-price home fashion retailer, is set to open its newest New Jersey location at Edgewater Harbor, announced Levin Management. The 24,000 sf store anchors the 100,000 sf retail component of this premier mixed-use development. Levin’s leasing representative Jake Frantzman negotiated the long-term lease. Jerry Welkis of Welco Realty represented HomeGoods in the transaction. “Redevelopment efforts spanning from Weehawken to Bayonne have really kicked into high gear, making the Gold Coast a magnet for residents as well as retailers,” said Frantzman. “Strong demographics, along with excellent visibility and access, make Edgewater Harbor the perfect location for HomeGoods as it continues expanding through-out the New Jersey market-place.” In addition: A March grand re-opening for the expanded Center for Allied Health & Nursing Education and a newly signed lease with Dollar Tree have kicked off 2013 at Capitol Plaza in Ewing. The recent activity follows several 2012 tenant openings and renewals at the 357,000 sf retail property.

Michael Cohen, Levin Management’s vice president of leasing, served as in-house representative for each transaction. Also, Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa has newly opened a 2,166 sf location at The Shoppes at North Brunswick in North Brunswick. Levin’s leasing representative Frantzman negotiated the long-term lease. Todd Sussman of Colliers International served as the tenant’s broker in the transaction.