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21 Jun 2018

Linear Retail Acquires 30,000 SF Reading Property
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(Burlington, MA; 06/21/2018) – Linear Retail Properties, LLC, announced today that it has acquired 1342 Main Street in Reading, MA, a freestanding retail property currently leased to HomeGoods.

The purchase price for the property was $5,500,000. The Seller was represented by Jenny Ng of The Network Group.

Ng commented, “We had significant interest in the property from many capable real estate investors. Linear’s reputation for closing coupled with their aggressive pricing made them the right choice.”

14 Mar 2018

Linear Retail Signs Lease with Gräem Roasted Nuts at 49 Main Street in Concord, MA
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(Burlington, MA; 03/14/2018)– Linear Retail Properties, LLC, announced today that Gräem Roasted Nuts will open its first shop at the corner of Main and Walden Streets in downtown Concord, MA.

The European-inspired roasted nut shop will serve a variety of nuts, dried fruits, chocolates and other locally sourced goods. The store will also carry a gift basket line with reusable packaging. The upscale, warm environment will include antique counters, large burlap sacks, reclaimed wooden floors, exposed brick walls and a vintage fireplace mantle.

Gräem Roasted Nuts owner, Nikki Crugnale commented, “Concord’s historic and charming downtown is the ideal setting to start our new business. We look forward to joining the Concord community this summer”.

15 Feb 2018

Wildflour Expands at Blackstone Place in Pawtucket, RI

Local Vegan Bakery Heats Up to 2,720 SF

NEW TENANT EXPANSION! Today we are announcing the expansion of Wildflour for an additional 1,320 SF at Blackstone Place on East Avenue in Pawtucket, RI. Blackstone Place is now fully leased with the recent addition of PetValu.

Wildflour is a vegan bakery and café that offers a variety of coffee & tea, vegan desserts, fresh pressed juices, as well as a variety of lunch options from tasty salads, noodle bowls, and pizza. With a philosophy of “food that feeds the soul,” Wildflour believes in providing customers with quality products; whether they are following a vegan lifestyle, trying to avoid certain ingredients due to allergies or simply enjoy their delicious eats and drinks.

8 Feb 2018

Millennial Opens Fashion Boutique off Newbury Street
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Whitea Annie Signs Lease with Linear Retail at 222 Clarendon Street, Boston

(Burlington, MA; 02/08/2018)- Linear Retail Properties, LLC, announced today that clothing boutique, Whitea Annie has opened a 698 SF store at its 222 Clarendon Street location, taking the place of former Sordillo’s Tailoring.

Whitea Annie is the latest boutique to open right off popular Newbury Street on Clarendon Street in Boston, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Millennial, Annie Li founded the brand but don’t let her age distract you as this “Little Miss Chic” businesswoman has a fresh outlook on fashion in the city.

12 Jan 2018

Linear Retail Signs Posh Nails & Spa at Stow Shopping Center
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(Burlington, MA; 02/12/2018) – Today we are announcing a lease signing with Posh Nails & Spa for 2,500 SF at Stow Shopping Center on Rte. 117 in Stow, MA. Evan Eisenhardt, VP of Leasing, represented Linear in the deal.

Posh Nails & Spa will offer quality nail services in a modern boutique design studio. Making clients feel comfortable in a clean, sterile environment is their priority while offering all the latest nail trends and designs for an affordable price.

10 Jan 2018

Linear Retail Signs Title Boxing Club at Daniel Webster Crossing
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NEW TENANT ALERT! Today we are announcing a lease signing with Title Boxing Club for 1,978 SF at Daniel Webster Crossing at the Daniel Webster Hwy/Spit Brook Rd Retail block in Nashua, NH.

Title Boxing Club is a boutique fitness franchise that specializes in group workout classes that combine no-hit boxing and kickboxing techniques with cardio and toning exercises. The result is a “stress-busting, high sweat group fitness” workout dedicated to people of all ages and fitness levels.

25 Sep 2017

Zambrero to open at Trader Joe’s anchored center in Warwick, RI
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2,422 SF available for lease
Today we welcome Zambrero as our newest tenant at 1000 Bald Hill Road (Rte. 2) in Warwick, RI.

Zambrero will be opening a 1,596 SF fresh, healthy, and flavoursome Mexican restaurant featuring burritos, tacos, nachos and quesadillas. Originally founded in Australia in 2005 by Dr. Sam Prince, the quick-service restaurant’s objective is “Mexican with a mission.” With over 160 restaurants globally, the humanitarian enterprise is committed to tackling world hunger through it’s “Plate 4 Plate” initiative. For every burrito or bowl purchased, a meal is donated to someone in need in the developing world.

Zambrero Warwick is scheduled to open in November 2017. Stay tuned for tenant opening photos and videos!

24 Aug 2017

VIP Nails & Spa to open at East Greenwich Commons
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(Burlington 8/24/2017) – VIP Nails & Spa has signed a lease for 2,568 SF at East Greenwich Commons on Rte. 1 in the town center of East Greenwich, RI. VIP Nails has two other Rhode Island spa locations in Cumberland and N. Providence.

Evan Eisenhardt, VP of Leasing, represented Linear, and Angela K. Sharkey, LLC represented the tenant.

East Greenwich Commons is a CVS and Starbucks-anchored center located on Rte. 1/Main Street in East Greenwich, RI. The property offers a mix of national and local tenants, with excellent street and pylon visibility and ample parking.

17 Aug 2017

Linear Retail Signs Caffé Nero Deal in Concord, MA Town Center
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(Burlington, MA; 8/17/2017) – Linear Retail Properties, LLC, announced today that it signed a lease with Caffé Nero for 2,803 SF at 55-57 Main Street in the historic Friend Block in downtown Concord, MA.

The European-based café will serve Italian coffee and espresso based drinks along with locally sourced artisan baked goods from Concord’s Nashoba Brook Bakery. The café’s inviting design will feature a fireplace and elegant seating areas with antique furniture refurbished locally including several community tables. The café is expected to open in the first quarter 2018.

17 Jul 2017

Richard Casner Joins Linear Retail as SVP of Asset Management
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Richard will play an integral role in the senior leadership, oversee the Asset Management team and develop and implement strategic plans for Linear’s assets.

For more than 30 years, Richard has been responsible for the successful acquisition, development, leasing and disposition of over $5 billion in office, retail, R&D and residential developments in the Boston, Chicago and CT/NY/NJ markets.

He began his career in real estate on the property management side of the business and has since continued to represent ownership where he has been responsible for budgeting, reporting, construction/capital projects, leasing and entitlements. Richard has been involved with various projects including: Copley Place, Boston Wharf, Heritage on The Garden, Stamford Harbor Park and several NYC and Chicago mixed use assets.