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Coffee Entrepreneur Signs Lease with Prism for First Brick-and-Mortar Store

LeGrand Coffee House will open its first brick-and-mortar location in downtown Woodbridge, NJ, becoming the inaugural retail tenant at Prism Capital Partners’ Avenue & Green. Entrepreneur and Woodbridge native Eric LeGrand leased 1,800 square feet at the mixed-use, transit-oriented development currently under construction at the corner of Rahway Avenue and Green Stret,  next to the Woodbridge train station. 

Ripco Real Estate’s Curtis Nassau and Deborah Stone brokered the transaction as leasing agents for Avenue & Green’s 12,000-square-foot retail component. The property also features 232 apartments, and is expected to be ready for occupancy this summer.

“This property is designed to meet ongoing demand for transit-oriented multifamily, and to provide residents with upscale amenities and in-building conveniences,” said Prism’s Robert Fourniadis, SVP, residential. “LeGrand Coffee House will be a perfect fit, offering great refreshments and an inviting gathering place for the entire Woodbridge community.” 


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About Paul Bubny

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 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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