Brooklyn’s Kings Highway Plaza Opens First Three Tenants
Kings Highway Plaza, located at 5200 Kings Hwy. in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, recently celebrated the grand opening of Target, Five Below and Smashburger, totaling nearly 65,000 square feet of leased space. Geoff Bailey, managing director with RIPCO Real Estate, is representing the 80,000-square-foot-plus project on behalf of Bridges Development Group. Approximately 15,000 square feet is currently available.
“With nearly 350,000 residents in the neighborhood surrounding Kings Highway Plaza, the site offers much-needed food and retail access to the local community,” said Bailey. “Smashburger has been performing extremely well since its recent opening and we anticipate great success for Target and Five Below. We are negotiating deals for the two remaining spaces and hope to have more tenant announcements soon.”
Jeff Howard of RIPCO represented Target, Erin Grace and Hillary Sievers of JLL represented Five Below, and Miles Mahoney and Chris Walter of RIPCO represented Smashburger in leasing negotiations.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).
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