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Evans Best, LLC has purchased the New Bern Marketplace shopping center in New Barn, NC from Columbia Development Group for $12.8 million.

Columbia Development Group Sells Value-Add Retail Center in New Bern for $13M

Evans Best, LLC has paid $12.8 million for the New Bern Marketplace, a 59,516-square-foot value-add shopping center located at 3531 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in New Bern, NC.

Tom Kolarczyk and Danny Finkle of JLL marketed the asset on behalf of the seller, Columbia Development Group (a Columbia, NC-based retail and mixed-use develop) and Lubert Adler. Evans Best LLC was represented by Meybohm Commercial.

 The 81% occupied property is leased to HomeGoods, Rack Room Shoes, Bath & Body Works, Domino’s, Wingstop, Sports Clips and more. The center is shadow anchored by Harris Teeter and sits adjacent to retailers, such as Ross Dress for Less, Hobby Lobby and Academy Sports.

With 2.8 million total visits annually, New Bern Marketplace is the fourth most visited center within 30 miles. It is positioned along the area’s main retail corridor and sits four miles from downtown New Bern.


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