Hotel Approved at 1241 Boylston Street in Boston
A 184-room hotel with ground floor restaurant space will soon come to 1241 Boylston Street in Boston. The site of the Proposed Project is 21,050 square feet and will include approximately 105,000 square feet of building area and will be eight stories tall. Peter Considine and Peter Lyons represented the developer, OTO Development.
Matt & Nat is Here to Stay in Soho
Originally debuting as a pop-up, Matt & Nat has decided to stay in Soho for good. The vegan, cruelty-free, recycled, eco-friendly brand will reopen this Fall at 242 Lafayette Street in its first New York City location. Founded in Montreal in 1995, Matt & Nat is committed to not using leather or any other animal-based materials and places a large focus on sustainability.
Smorgasburg Adds Food Trucks to Williamsburg Line-Up
Smorgasburg, New York City’s most popular outdoor food festival, is opening a new location this Friday in Williamsburg. The lineup will feature six food trucks plus a bar and will run every Friday this summer from noon to 9 p.m.
Blue Bottle Coffee Opens Fourth Boston Cafe
A year and a half after opening its first Boston-area location, California’s Blue Bottle Coffee opened its fourth area outpost in Cambridge’s Kendall Square. It joins Boston-area locations in Harvard Square, Back Bay, and Boston’s Financial District; elsewhere, it has locations in California, New York, D.C., Japan, and Korea.
Hair Saloon Opens in Burlington, MA
“We’re ready to open our doors and offer a unique experience to the men of the Boston area. Hair Saloon is a comfortable, family-friendly environment where men of all ages can get a great haircut at an affordable price that includes complimentary services such as a beverage, a shampoo, a hot towel and mint and a shoe shine,” said Brian Curtin, franchise owner.
B.Good Opens New Capital District Fast-Casual Restaurant
B.Good has opened another unit within the Capital District located at one of the busiest shopping centers in the area, Stuyvesant Plaza. B.Good joins other food user’s such as Bellini’s Counter, Blaze Pizza, Chipotle, Starbucks, Coldstone Creamery and more.
Ject Opens First Location in NYC
Ject has opened its first location at 138 West 10th Street in the West Village. Ject specializes in medical-grade skincare treatments, Botox, filler and more while making these treatments accessible, affordable, and available to anyone who needs a pick me up.
Ethan Allen Relocating to Colonie, New York
Ethan Allen is relocating from 2191 Central Avenue, Schenectady, NY to the corner of Wolf Road and Central Avenue in Colonie, NY. The furniture company is joining BJ’s Restaurant Group and Club Pilates. They are scheduled to open Spring 2019.
Lucky Selectism Eye Gallery Signs Deal in Meatpacking District
Lucky Selectism Eye Gallery has signed a deal to open a luxury sunglasses boutique at 346 West 14th Street in the Meatpacking District of New York City. The store will carry the finest assortment of designer, contemporary and sport sunglasses for men, women and children. The eyewear brand began in New York, as a Manhattan based brand of glasses.
At Home Opens in Dedham, MA
At Home, the home décor retailer based out of Plano, Texas has opened in Dedham, Massachusetts. The store will carry unique items across a wide range of product categories including furniture, garden, home textiles, housewares, seasonal décor and more. This is At Home’s third store in New England.
B.Good Opens First Restaurant in the Capital Region
B.Good, a Massachusetts-based farm-to-table chain, is opening its doors for the first time in the Capital Region at 800 New Loudon Road in Latham, New York. The 2,700 square-foot restaurant joins OrangeTheory Fitness, Maddio’s Pizza, Skecher’s & more at The Shoppes at Latham Circle.
Dartmouth Sells Land to Hotel Developer in North Attleboro, MA
Located 2 hours south of Boston, MA and 1.5 hours north of Providence RI, The Dartmouth Company sold 240,000 SF of excess property to a hotel developer for $1,220,000. The parcel on 57 Draper Avenue is adjacent to the newly renovated Showcase Cinema, directly on Route 1, just off Interstate 295. Peter Considine and David Smookler represented the seller, National Amusements, Inc. and has completed over 7 transactions for NAI. Dartmouth continues to market another 2 acre parcel north of the cinema.
Life Time to Bring Luxury Health and Wellness Club to One Wall Street
Life Time has signed a deal to bring its luxury health and wellness club to One Wall Street in the Financial District of Manhattan. The 74,000-square-feet club will be the company’s largest space in NYC and among the biggest health and wellness spaces in the City. The new club is expected to open in 2020 and will span four floors. The space will offer group fitness, training, a kids academy, LifeCafe, LifeSpa, and more. Joe Mastromonaco and Fritz Kemerling of The Dartmouth Company represented Life Time in the deal.
Big Night Live and Live Nation to Open Concert Club
Big Night Entertainment and Live Nation will open a $25 million 40,000-square-foot concert hall next fall at the Hub on Causeway project, now under construction alongside TD Garden. The venue called “Big Night Live” will accommodate 2,000 people and offer a 200-seat Mexican restaurant. The Dartmouth Company represented Big Night Entertainment in the transaction.
Matt & Nat Opens First Two U.S. Stores
Matt & Nat opens its first two stores in the U.S. at 242 Lafayette Street in Manhattan’s Soho neighborhood and at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY. Founded in Montreal in 1995, Matt & Nat was created from the inspiration behind MAT(T)erial and NATure and the synergy between the two. Matt & Nat is committed to not using leather or any other animal-based materials and places a large focus on sustainability. The SoHo space was built out by design firm Edtoba.
Brothers Marketplace to Open in Duxbury Plaza, MA
Brothers Marketplace has signed a long-term lease for 20,000 square feet of retail space at Duxbury Plaza in Duxbury, Massachusetts. The market will feature a handpicked selection of fresh foods, local products, prepared meals, full service catering, and grocery essentials and is set to open in Summer 2019. The specialty market has existing locations in Medfield, Waltham, and Weston, Massachusetts.
Everbrook Academy Inks Two Deals in NJ
A new division of Learning Care Group, Everbrook Academy, has signed two leases in Closter, NJ and Holmdel, NJ. The corporately-owned daycare centers offer cutting-edge child care technology with STEAM, hands-on learning experiences in science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics. The two locations will be the first Everbrook Academy’s in the state.
Indochino To Open on Madison Avenue
Indochino, the global leader in made to measure apparel, is opening its third Manhattan location. Indochino will be joining fellow online retail upstarts, Jack Erwin, Untuckit and Bonobos at The Feil Organization’s 488 Madison Avenue. The establishment of brick-and-mortar stores by online retailers follows a growing trend of “clicks to bricks”. Indochino also operates two additional Manhattan locations in Soho and the Financial District with a total of 34 Showrooms across the US and Canada.
Life Time Inks Dumbo Heights Deal
Life Time has leased 77,000 square feet in Dumbo Heights at 85 Jay Street. When Life Time opens there in 2022, it will occupy multiple floors that will feature an expansive fitness center, a regulation-sized basketball court, a LifeSpa and salon, its healthy Lifecafé and its Life Time Kids Academy along with other amenities. Joe Mastromonaco and Fritz Kemerling represented Life Time in the deal as well as at One Wall Street, where the deal took first prize as the Real Estate Board of New York’s retail deal of the year.
Chipotle Opens Mount Kisco Location
Chipotle will soon open a new Westchester County location at Mount Kisco Commons shopping plaza. The location is expected to open July 31st and will serve typical Chipotle items such as burritos, burrito bowls and tacos as well as salads, vegetarians bowls and vegan bowls. Regular hours will be 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week.
Sephora Opens in Boston’s Seaport District
Sephora has opened its newest location in Boston's Seaport District! The store will offer over 13,000 products across more than 200 curated brands, ranging from cosmetics and skincare to hair care and fragrances.
Whole Foods Market Opening at Avon Village Center
Whole Foods Market signed on to join Connecticut’s premier 1.2 Million square foot mixed-use development, Avon Village Center. The 45,000-square-foot market will anchor the center that will include both regional and local boutiques. The development will include retail, residential and office space as well as a new 15 acre public path.
Lululemon to Open Flagship on Newbury Street
High-end activewear brand Lululemon will open a 10,000 SF flagship this fall at 208 Newbury Street in the Back Bay of Boston. The flagship will feature a workout studio, cafe, and community space on the second floor.
New Salon Concept Debuts in Albany, New York
Heart and Soul, a new salon concept, has opened in Loudon Plaza in Albany, New York. Founded by two friends, Heart and Soul offers hair-cutting, coloring, styling, make-up application, eyelash extensions, and waxing. They join Cafe Madison, Repose Wellness, and more!
Retail at Vita Jamaica Plain Fully Leased Prior to Fall Debut
Dartmouth has completed the pre-leasing of Vita Jamaica Plain prior to the Fall 2019 debut. Residents will enjoy a complimentary two-year membership to the 14,000-square-foot on-site Planet Fitness. To add to the convenience of living at Vita, residents will also have access to an on-site ATM and full range of bank services provided by The Cooperative Bank. Additional on-site retailers include Pure Dental, a full-service specialty dental office; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Third Cliff Bakery.
Taylor Street Baristas To Open Second Coffee Shop in Manhattan
Taylor Street Baristas has signed a deal for its second coffeeshop in Manhattan at 155 West 56th Street. Taylor Street was founded in London back in 2006 by Aussie siblings Nick, Andrew & Laura Tolley.
The Dartmouth Company Handles $51 Million Sale in Boston’s Back Bay
The Dartmouth Company has announced the sale of 341 Newbury Street located in Boston’s Back Bay. The Dartmouth Company exclusively represented the seller and procured the buyer, Gazit, to close the transaction at a sale price of $51 million. The 49,000-square-feet six-story building includes a full basement and is currently leased to Uniqlo and SLT and includes a 98-space parking garage. Uniqlo opened its doors on Newbury Street in the Fall of 2016 with SLT joining late 2017.
Wahlburgers Inks Deal in Hometown of Dorchester, Massachusetts
Wahlburgers opens very soon at the South Bay development (9 District Ave., Boston) in Dorchester, MA. This marks a homecoming of sorts for the Wahlberg brothers who grew up in Dorchester and will now bring their burger chain home, with a 5,000-square-foot restaurant. The Dartmouth Company represented Wahlburgers in the transaction.
Lindt Inks Deal in Herald Square
Lindt will soon be bringing its irresistibly smooth chocolate to Herald Square. The Swiss chocolatier has signed a deal to open its second location in New York City and join Amazon Books at 7 West 34th Street. Founded in 1845, The Lindt brand is available in 120 countries worldwide and is known for its incomparable, unique taste.
Wisefish Opens Second Location in Tribeca
Wisefish Poké has debuted its second Manhattan location at 412 Greenwich Street. Founded by friends Drew Crane and Bryan Cowan, Wisefish was established out of their mutual love for poké after traveling to Hawaii. Along with poké, the fast-casual serves food like Spicy Tuna Nachos, Crab Salad, and Mochi. They opened their first restaurant in Chelsea in early 2016.
The Shoppes at Latham Circle Is Pleased To Welcome Orangetheory Fitness
Orangetheory is a fitness concept that offers group personal training. Workouts are based on high-intensity interval training that ultimately combine cardiovascular and strength training into one. With locations in Albany, Clifton Park and Niskayuna, The Shoppes at Latham Circle marks the fourth location in the Capital District. This is the second transaction in which Dartco Albany has represented the landlord. Orangetheory is considered by the Franchise Business Review, as the second-best fitness franchise followed by Crunch Fitness.
Bestseller To Open Soho Showroom
Family-owned Danish clothing company, Bestseller, is relocating from its space in the Garment District to 96 Spring Street in Soho. The company plans to use the space as a showroom to display products to its wholesale clients. Bestseller provides affordable fashion for men, women, and children with a portfolio of over 20 different brands. 96 Spring Street is also home to athleisure brand Alo Yoga offering yoga, fitness apparel, and a coffee bar.
New Deals Inked at Needham Street Village Shops
Deka Lash, Beal Bank, and a dentist office have inked leases for 5,762 square feet at the Needham Street Village Shops. Launched in 2011, Deka Lash, which offers lash extensions, has become one of the fastest growing brands in the country. This is their first studio in the Metro Boston area. Beal Bank was founded in 1988 and comprises one of the largest private financial institutions in the US.
State & Liberty Opens First New York City Pop-Up
State & Liberty, an American menswear company that sells athletic fit performance fabric menswear, opened its first New York City location at 57 Spring Street in NoLita. The company was founded by two University of Michigan graduates who are on a mission to provide athletes a true fit dress shirt. State & Liberty’s product line includes dress shirts, polos, and overcoats. In addition to New York City, they currently have pop-up locations in Boston, Washington, D.C., and Chicago.
Bishops Cut & Color Opens First Barbershop in Manhattan
Bishops Cuts & Color, founded in Portland, Oregon, will open its first New York City location in the West Village at 10 Downing Street. The company offers a full service menu of cuts and color and fosters a culture where people can be their unique selves. Customers can expect a laid back atmosphere, curated music videos playing on TVS, and free beer (for those 21+). Bishops is emerging as a national presence in hair care with affordable prices, giving back to non-profits, and making self-care accessible to all.
Former Showcase Cinemas Property Sold in Seekonk, Massachusetts
The former Showcase Cinemas property in Seekonk, MA was sold for $3.7M to R.I. Seekonk Holdings, LLC and will be transformed into a multi-residential and condo development. Peter Considine, David Smookler, and Sugar Smookler were primarily responsible for the sale. Dartmouth has now assisted National Amusement, Inc. with sales of over $60 million of excess land over the past two years with several more transactions in the pipeline. The partnership that National Amusements and Dartmouth has built typifies the client focused strategic approach Dartmouth brings to client relationships.