Blue Back Capital Partners, a joint venture between Charter Realty & Development Corp. and Rialto Capital, has acquired Blue Back Square, a 450,000-square-foot mixed-use development in West Hartford, CONN. The sales price was not disclosed.
Built in 2006, the property consists of 215,000 square feet of retail, restaurant and entertainment space. In addition, the property also includes 200,000 square feet of office and medical office space. Anchor tenants include Crate & Barrel, Cinepolis Cinemas, West Elm and Barnes & Noble.
The seller was Starwood Retail Partners, which had acquired the property in 2013.
David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector.
Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA.
David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.