RETAIL – 50,000 SF HOBBY LOBBY OPENED THIS WEEK
Hobby Lobby an Oklahoma-based company opened its firstTucsonstore this week at 5555 E Broadway Blvd., at the northeast corner of Craycroft and Broadway. The 50,000 sq. ft., a former Mervyn’s opened for business on Wednesday, March 20th, with a grand opening planned at9:00 amMonday. The lease orginated one year ago. David Leathers of D.E. Johnson & Associates in Northbrook, IL represented the tenant and Nancy McClure of CBRE represented the landlord, Benenson Capital Company of New York.
RESTAURANT SPACE – 5605 E RIVER RD, TUCSON
Family owned, Caffe Torino Ristorante Italiano (Daniela Borella, owner/chef), recently named as one of the Top 10 Restaurants in Arizona Highways Magazine for 2012, leased 2,718 sq. ft. at 5605 E River Road, in River Center. Taking the former Ric’s Cafe space at the northeast corner of River and Craycroft Roads, the space was leased from Larsen Baker. This is its second location for Caffe Torino, with the other at 10325 N La Canada in Oro Valley. Caffe Torino’s new location is expected to open in June and will have the same menu and original recipes as its first restaurant. Andy Seleznov and Melissa Lal of Larsen Baker represented the landlord.
CHURCH – 604 N 6TH AVE, TUCSON
A new church in Tucson, University City Church(Andy Tracy, pastor) leased the 34,163 sq. ft. iconic West University landmark property at 604 N Sixth Avenue from First Baptist Church of Tucson / Crosslife Ministries. Paul Hooker and Rob Tomlinson of Picor Commercial Real Estate Services of Tucson handled the transaction.
INDUSTRIAL SPACE – 5785 S BELVEDERE, TUCSON
Flanders Electric (David Paterson, President) an Indiana-based company, expanded into 10,000 sq. ft. and 1.24 acres at 5784 S Belvedere in the Gateway Commercial Center for a contractor’s yard from TCC Trust The tenant is relocating from its smaller space at 3710 S Dodge Blvd. Mike Beck of Voyager Bay Company handled the transaction.
RETAIL SPACE – 6336 N ORACLE RD, TUCSON
Orange Grove Body Workers, a salon and spa that provides manicures, pedicures and massages, (Mei Zhang & Xue Quieng, managers) leased 1,200 sq. ft. at Oracle Plaza, 6336 N Oracle Road, Suite 302, from D&B Associates. The spa expects to open in September. Craig Finfrock of Commercial Retail Advisors of Tucson represented the landlord.
RETAIL SPACE – 6538 E TANQUE VERDE RD, #160, TUCSON
Villa Feliz, LLC (Georgeanna Fimbres, owner) leased 1,120 sq. ft. of retail space at La Plaza Shoppes, 6538 East Tanque Verde Road, Suite 160. This will be a relocation of its existing space at El Mercado Shopping Center at Broadway and Wilmot. David Hammack of Volk Company Commercial Real Estate represented the Tenant. David Carroll of Romano Real Estate Corporation represented the Landlord, La Plaza Investors LLLP.
OFFICE SPACE – 1600 N TUCSON BLVD.,#120 TUCSON
A new business, Rooted Therapeutic Massage & Body Work (Sarah Cafiero, owner) leased 1,120 sq. ft. at 1600 N Tucson Blvd., Suite 120, from Gateway Realty & Development. Tom Nieman of Picor Commercial Real Estate Services of Tucson represented the landlord. Lori Casey of Oxford Realty Advisors represented the tenant.
INDUSTRIAL SPACE – 3820 E 44th STREET, TUCSON
Rocky Mountain Clean, (Gary Hoskins, owner) a privately owned internet business since 2009, leased 1,100 sq. ft at 3820 E 44th Street from Rich Rodgers Investment. RockyMountain Clean manufactures handmade soaps and shampoos. Brandon Rodgers of Picor Commercial Real Estate Services handled the transaction.
INDUSTRIAL SPACE – 2112 N DRAGOON ST, TUCSON
Anderson Ornamental Iron (Larry Anderson, owner) leased 1,000 sq. ft. at 2112 N Dragoon St. from Rich Rodgers Investment. Brandon Rodgers of Picor Commercial Real Estate Services handled the transaction.
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