Dello Russo Laser Vision Inks 3,000 SF Lease for First Westchester County Location at Simone Development’s 71 Nardozzi Place

71 Nardozzi Place, New Rochelle, NY

71 Nardozzi Place, New Rochelle, NY

NEW ROCHELLE, NY (May 8, 2024) – New Rochelle residents will soon be seeing things more clearly, as Simone Development Companies announced that Dello Russo Laser Vision has signed a lease for 3,000 square feet of retail space at 71 Nardozzi Place in New Rochelle, NY. This is the clinic’s first location in Westchester County. Dello Russo Laser Vision joins LA Fitness, My Salon Suite and PXG (Parsons Xtreme Golf) in the complex. The property is also adjacent to several popular retailers including Costco, Home Depot, CVS, Bank of America, and Land Rover & Jaguar.

Katelin Van Voorhis and David Scotto of RM Friedland represented ownership in the lease negotiations, while Dello Russo Laser Vision was repped by Marshall Wade of Conquest Advisors.

Dello Russo Laser Vision is a dedicated LASIK center that’s performed LASIK eye surgery since the 1990s when the first Dello Russo Laser Vision center opened in Bergenfield, NJ. With multiple locations throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, New Jersey, Westport CT and now Westchester County, each eye care center is outfitted with a dedicated top-of-the-line surgical suite.

“We are delighted to welcome Dello Russo Laser Vision to their very first Westchester location at 71 Nardozzi Place,” said Joanna Simone, President of Leasing & Property Management Operations at Simone Development Companies. “Our property’s convenient location just off I-95 with abundant parking and a mix of service-oriented and experiential retail make this an ideal home for medical tenants.”

“We have some of the most experienced and dedicated LASIK surgeons in the Northeast along with a unique position in the market as one of most respected and well-known practices in the tri-state region and the largest family-owned practice in the country. We now look forward to providing outstanding LASIK care to patients in Westchester County in this wonderful new space,” said Dr. Jeffrey Dello Russo, CEO of Dello Russo Laser Vision.

The adjacent building has remaining medical/retail space available for lease, with 20,224 square feet available at 80 Nardozzi Place as well as 8,890 square feet at 110 Nardozzi Place. Both are divisible.

2024-05-15T13:33:33-04:00May 15, 2024|

Simone Development Signs 10,300 SF in New Leases at Hutchinson Metro Center in The Bronx, NY

BRONX, NY – December 13, 2023 – Simone Development Companies has signed two new long-term leases totaling 10,300 square feet of medical and office space at the Hutchinson Metro Center in the Bronx, NY.

North Bronx Orthopedic and Spine Group has signed a long-term lease for 5,121 square feet of medical and office space at 1200 Waters Place while MJHS Health System (MJHS) has signed a long-term lease for 5,179 square feet of office space at Tower One at 1250 Waters Place. Simone Development Companies was represented by in-house leasing and legal teams for both transactions. North Bronx Orthopedic and Spine Group was represented in-house and CBRE’s Bill Jordan represented MJHS.

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With roots dating back to 1907, MJHS is a premier not-for-profit provider of quality care across the greater New York area, including: home care, hospice and palliative care for adults and children, as well as Isabella and Menorah Centers for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care. Elderplan, which offers Medicare Advantage plans and HomeFirst, its managed long-term care plan, are also members of the MJHS family. MJHS is committed to helping care for, support, and guide patients, residents, and members of all backgrounds along their healthcare journeys and to closing gaps in care.

North Bronx Orthopedic and Spine Group is a fully licensed orthopedics and spine group providing outpatient care.

“The Hutchinson Metro Center, our mixed-use campus of medical, office, retail, hospitality and academic space, is currently home to over 80 leading businesses, healthcare and educational institutions as well as federal, state and city agencies, and we are thrilled to welcome North Bronx Orthopedic and Spine Group and MJHS to our tenant roster,” said Joanna Simone, Principal & President of Leasing and Property Management Operations for Simone Development Companies.

Tower One at 1250 Waters Place at Simone’s Hutchinson Metro Center is a 285,000-square-foot Class A building with nine floors of prime medical, office and retail space, as well as conference centers and abundant free and valet parking and 24/7 security. In addition to MJHS Health System, Tower One is home to various other medical offices including Montefiore Medical Center and Motion PT. The property is also home to the popular Tower Café.

1200 Waters Place is a 433,000-square-foot modern building with three floors of Class A medical, academic, and office space as well as various amenities including a landscaped courtyard, fitness center, a teleconference center and free parking. North Bronx Orthopedic and Spine Group is joined at the property by major tenants including Mercy College and several city, state, and federal agencies.

2023-12-21T15:07:06-05:00December 13, 2023|

Simone Development’s 63,000 Square-Foot Retail Center at 260-262 Boston Post Road in Port Chester, NY, Is Now Fully Leased with the Signing of Two New Leases Totaling 4,485 SF

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PORT CHESTER, NY (December 12, 2023) – Simone Development Companies has signed two new leases totaling 4,485 square feet of prime retail space at Post Road Plaza at 260-262 Boston Post Road (US Route 1) in Port Chester, NY. The 63,000 square-foot retail center is now fully leased.

Mercadito Farm has signed a new long-term lease for 3,485 square feet. It is a farmer’s market offering fresh produce, poultry, meat, fish, cold cuts, and other customary foods found in grocery stores, as well as beer and wine coolers.

H&R Block, the worldwide tax preparation company, has leased 1,000 square feet.

Representing Simone in both deals was Scott Meshil and Karnit Mosberg Royal Properties, Inc.

Located minutes off of I-95 and I-287 with close proximity to the Hutchinson River Parkway, Post Road Plaza was recently renovated, with new pylon signage, and includes free parking with parking lot upgrades in progress. In addition to anchor LA Fitness, existing tenants include European Wax Center, Mattress Firm, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Domino’s Pizza, Subway, Nailed It Spa, Pet Spa Center, Ella’s Beauty Lounge, and Wei Wong Kitchen.

“We are very pleased to have fully leased this 63,000-square foot retail center with a mix of service retail, national chains, and local businesses. Its close proximity to major highways and abundant free parking makes this an attractive location for today’s leading retailers,” said Joanna Simone, Principal & President of Leasing and Property Management Operations for Simone Development Companies.

2023-12-21T15:13:14-05:00December 12, 2023|

Simone Development Companies Acquires Former Bronx Supermarket Building for Planned Logistics Facility Conversion

BRONX, NY – October 6, 2023 – Simone Development Companies has acquired a property at 1720 Eastchester Road in the Morris Park section of the Bronx from Madison International Realty for an undisclosed price. The new owners plan on repositioning the property as a much-needed warehouse, distribution and logistics center for the East Bronx.

1720 Eastchester Road

The 186,298 square-foot logistics center at the corner of Eastchester Road and Waters Place, adjacent to Simone Development Companies’ 1.4 million square-foot Hutchinson Metro Center, formerly housed a 63,000 square-foot one-story Stop & Shop supermarket, a liquor store and a Subway restaurant.

Jonathan Squires, Managing Director in the Investment Sales Group at Cushman & Wakefield, along with Josh King, represented the seller in the sale. The new owners were represented by Simone Development Companies Senior Vice President of Development Megan Guy, Vice President of Development Brian Reardon, Vice President of Leasing Josh Gopan and in-house legal team of Dina Gupta and Sean Heneghan in the negotiations.

“This transaction was over four years in the making and incredibly complicated,” said Mr. Squires of Cushman & Wakefield. “We were grateful to have Madison International Realty as an extremely competent seller and Simone Development Companies as a buyer who comprehended the transaction and simplified the process due to their confidence in the property and their understanding of the local market.”

The 186,298 square-foot industrial logistics center features expansive outdoor parking, 18’ clear ceiling heights, multiple loading docks and drive-in doors. The property offers convenient access to local highways, and LaGuardia Airport, JFK and Westchester County airport can also be easily reached via a 17-, 25-, or 34-minute car ride, respectively.

“Centrally located within the NYC Metro Market, this location offers unprecedented access to all surrounding areas,” said Mr. Gopan. Simone Development has engaged Jonathan Squires, Josh Kleinberg, Josh Neustadter, Austin Weiner and Joe Hentz, Jr. of Cushman & Wakefield as the exclusive agents for the property.
“The East Bronx, particularly the neighborhoods of Morris Park, Williamsbridge, Pelham Bay and Throggs Neck, are in critical need of modern last-mile warehouse distribution centers to serve the growing delivery needs of these well-established residential communities,” said Mr. Reardon. “Simone Development Companies has decades of experience in the development, operation and leasing of industrial properties throughout the tri-state region and looks forward to the delivery of a modern facility at this site.”

About Simone Development Companies
Simone Development Companies is a full-service real estate investment company specializing in the acquisition and development of healthcare, mixed-use, office, industrial, retail and residential properties. Headquartered at the Hutchinson Metro Center, it boasts a portfolio of over 7 million square feet throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Westchester County, Orange and Fairfield Counties and New Jersey. With expertise spanning acquisition, development, construction, finance, asset management, accounting, leasing and property management, Simone Development Companies is set apart by its vertically integrated management team, long-term asset ownership and its pursuit of visionary development.

2023-10-09T14:43:22-04:00October 6, 2023|

Simone Development Announces ReadySpaces Signed Lease for Entire 110,300-Square-Foot Building at 250 E. Sandford Blvd, Mount Vernon

ReadySpaces Provides Next-Generation Commercial Warehousing and Workspace to Businesses Looking for Flexible, Turnkey Spaces

MOUNT VERNON, NY (August 2023) — Simone Development Companies has announced that ReadySpaces, a warehouse storage provider for small businesses, has signed a long-term lease for the entire 110,300-square-foot building at 250 E. Sandford Boulevard in Mount Vernon, NY.

Josh Gopan, Vice President of Leasing, and in-house counsel Patrick Doyle represented Simone Development in the lease transaction. “We are delighted to have ReadySpaces, a fast growing and innovative company, as our single tenant at 250 East Sandford Boulevard. This facility provides ReadySpaces with an abundance of modern industrial/flex space in a convenient location that offers easy access to major highways and public transportation,” said Gopan.

ReadySpaces, the leader in the co-warehousing industry, provides flexible warehouse space for small & mid-size businesses. ReadySpaces operates 32 warehouse facilities nationwide with a customer base of over 2,000 businesses, and more launches upcoming. The Mount Vernon location is the second in New York State and fifth in the NYC/North Jersey metro area.

“We’re excited to bring the ReadySpaces concept to Mount Vernon, meeting the high demand and customer enthusiasm we’ve seen in the NYC/North Jersey metro area. Our facilities are designed to empower local businesses with the flexible, dynamic spaces they need for growth in today’s competitive industrial market,” said Kevin Petrovic, Partner at ReadySpaces.

250 East Sandford Boulevard is a four-story, 110,300 square-foot industrial/flex R&D property. The facility offers floorplates of more than 18,000 square feet on the ground floor, more than 30,000 square feet on levels one and two and nearly 32,000 square feet on level three, and features 145 parking spaces, six loading docks, direct drive-in access on the ground level, and floor load capacity of 185 pounds per square foot.

Originally constructed in 1970, Simone acquired the property in September 2021 and commenced a renovation that included a new exterior façade, new windows, new elevator, the addition of a front-loading dock and complete paving and restriping of the entire three-acre site. The building’s redevelopment strategy takes advantage of the site’s topography by providing direct loading access on all four floors, offering flexibility for single-users or multiple full-floor tenants.

Located in Southern Westchester and bordering the Bronx, the site has convenient access to both public transportation and major highways, including I-95, I-87 and the Hutchinson River Parkway. In addition to a public bus stop at the site, the property is one half mile from the Mount Vernon East Metro-North train station.

About Simone Development Companies
Simone Development Companies is a full-service real estate investment company specializing in the acquisition and development of healthcare, mixed-use, office, industrial, retail and residential properties. Headquartered at the Hutchinson Metro Center, it boasts a portfolio of over 7 million square feet throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Westchester County, Orange and Fairfield Counties and New Jersey. With expertise spanning acquisition, development, construction, finance, asset management, accounting, leasing and property management, Simone Development Companies is set apart by its vertically integrated management team, long-term asset ownership and its pursuit of visionary development.

2023-10-05T11:13:42-04:00October 5, 2023|

Simone Development Signs Fastenal Company To Long-term Lease at 1448 Ferris Place in the Bronx, NY

BRONX, NY (July 25, 2023)Simone Development Companies announced that the largest fastener distributor in North America, Fastenal Company, has signed a 7,100-square-foot, long-term warehouse lease at 1448 Ferris Place in the Bronx, NY.

Josh Gopan, Vice President of Leasing at Simone Development, along with Jeremy Schwartz, Director of Leasing at Simone Development, and in-house counsel Patrick Doyle, represented ownership, while Fastenal Company was repped by Mathew Diana of DY Realty.

“We are thrilled to welcome Fastenal Company to 1448 Ferris Place, an ideally located warehouse space in the Westchester Square neighborhood of the Bronx,” said Mr. Gopan. “As the property’s exclusive tenant, Fastenal will benefit from its exceptional features and convenient access to multiple transporation options.”

The street-level property spans 7,100 square feet and underwent renovations in 2015. 1448 Ferris Place enjoys close proximity to the #6 train and the Hutchinson River Parkway, offering direct access to the city and the tri-state area.

2023-10-09T14:51:35-04:00July 26, 2023|

Simone Development Announces Signing Two New Retail Leases Totaling 3,552 SF at Boyce Thompson Center in Yonkers, NY

YONKERS, NY (July 2023) – Simone Development Companies has announced signing two new leases totaling 3,552 square feet of retail space at the Boyce Thompson Center at 1086 North Broadway in Yonkers, NY. Enbu Asian Fusion, a Japanese/Asian fusion restaurant, is leasing 2,580 square feet of space at the mixed-use center. SoYo Nails, a nail salon, is leasing 972 square feet.

Built in the early 1900s, the historic Boyce Thompson Center has been transformed by Simone Development into a premier 85,000-square-foot mixed-use center featuring a variety of medical and retail tenants. Medical tenants include St. John’s Riverside Hospital, Westmed Medical Group, Columbia Doctors, Mount Sinai Doctors, ENT and Allergy Associates, Motion PT, Metro Vein Centers and Riverside Dental Health. Retail tenants include Tompkins Mahopac Bank, Ultimate Spectacle, Family Wellness Pharmacy, The Taco Project, Starbucks, Executive Wine & Spirits, fresh&co, and Fortina Restaurant.

“We are delighted to welcome Enbu Asian Fusion and SoYo Nails to our growing roster of retail tenants at the Boyce Thompson Center. These businesses are a great amenity not only for those who work at the Boyce Thompson Center and for patients visiting our medical tenants, but for the entire surrounding Yonkers community,” said Josh Gopan, Vice President of Leasing at Simone Development.

Representing Simone Development in both transactions were Josh Gopan, Vice President of Leasing at Simone Development, along with Michael Hansen from the company’s legal team. Enbu Asian Fusion was represented by Laurence London of Laurence London & Co. Karnit Mosberg of Royal Properties represented SoYo Nails in the lease transaction.

2023-07-21T10:27:58-04:00July 21, 2023|
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