Signing for a total of 7,700 combined square feet, three new tenants are slated to make their arrival in the late winter and early spring of next year at The Shoppes at Edison Village in West Orange.
Seafood restaurant BK Lobster, SportsMed Physical Therapy and Golden Aide Health & Pharmacy are joining Prism Capital Partners’ redevelopment of Thomas Edison’s historic Invention Factory and Commerce Center, the firm announced Nov. 22.
“Each will serve the local community while providing an added amenity and convenience for residents at Edison Lofts, which reached full occupancy this fall, ” said Senior Vice President -Management Services Jon Hoff. Edison Lofts features 334 rental homes.
Edison Village was represented by Deb Stone from RIPCO Real Estate for the BK Lobster and Golden Aide agreements.
Originating in Brooklyn, BK Lobster offers fast causal dining and will occupy a 3,000-square-foot restaurant with outdoor seating at Edison Village. Local, independent pharmacy Golden Aide signed a commitment for 1,700 square feet.
Newmark’s Judith Feldman and Jeannette Melillo represented the landlord in the arrangement with SportsMed, a regional chain with 24 locations in the Garden State and Connecticut. The provider will operate from a 3,000-square-foot location at Edison Village.
With enclosed parking available for customers and tenants, Hoff said that leasing opportunities are still available at the property. “In addition to its appeal for traditional retail, The Shoppes’ state-of-the-art mechanics and high ceilings create an ideal environment for medical users as well,” he said.
The award-winning redevelopment of the 40,000-square-foot Edison Battery Factory, led by Prism Capital Partners, includes The Residences at Edison Lofts and The Mews at Edison Lofts, a boutique collection of 34 dwellings located over the The Shoppes at Edison Village.
Other current New Jersey projects from the Nutley-based developer include Avenue & Green, a mixed-use transit village in Woodbridge; the Wonder Lofts in Hoboken; and the under-development Dunellen Station, which will bring a mixed-use, transit-oriented apartment community to the property’s namesake town.