BRONX, NYSeptember 12, 2023Simone Development Companies has announced Chipotle Mexican Grill has signed a long-term, 2,957-square-foot lease at the firm’s Metro Center Atrium, located at 1776 Eastchester Road within the Hutchinson Metro Center complex in the Bronx. Josh Gopan, Vice President of Leasing at Simone Development, and in-house counsel Patrick Doyle represented ownership alongside Chris Walther and Miles Mahony of RIPCO Real Estate. Chipotle was repped by Ben Weiner and Joanne Argenti of RIPCO Real Estate.

Simone Hutchinson Metro Center Atrium

Chipotle operates over 3,100 locations in the U.S, including over 55 in New York City alone. Their latest location at The Hutchinson Metro Center Atrium, serving the Pelham Bay and Morris Park neighborhoods in the Bronx, features an enhanced beverage menu offering margaritas and beer in addition to fountain and bottled refreshments.

“Chipotle is the perfect addition to an already robust offering at The Hutchinson Metro Center Atrium,” said Josh Gopan, Vice President of Leasing at Simone Development. “The fast casual restaurant was attracted to our mixed-use complex due to its ideal location, generous onsite parking, 24/7 security, and outstanding tenant roster, including one of the borough’s only major flag hotels.”

Simone Development’s Hutchinson Metro Center Atrium is a 360,000-square-foot mixed-use complex featuring three floors of Class A office and medical space, as well as retail and a 125-room Residence Inn by Marriott. The property features a remarkable glass atrium and lobby, as well as more than 1,100 onsite parking spaces. The retail spaces at the Atrium are now fully leased.

Chipotle joins several well-known retail tenants at the Hutchinson Metro Center Atrium, including LA Fitness, Dunkin Donuts, A_Z Nutrition, and Residence Inn by Marriott. The property is also home to several healthcare related tenants including Affinity Health Plan, Montefiore’s Division of Plastic Surgery and Department of Medicine, as well as Freedom Center Home Dialysis and Hanger Clinic Prosthetics and Orthotics.

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.