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Rock Group Launches Industrial Build in Long Island’s Bay Shore

Rockefeller Group is developing a 172,622-square foot-distribution building in Bay Shore, NY, within Long Island’s Suffolk County. The company purchased the 10.75-acre parcel at 55 Paradise Ln. in 2020 for $32 million and also purchased the adjacent 145 and 158 Candlewood Rd. for $94.5 million.  

“Rockefeller Group has long recognized Long Island as an important market for industrial development,” said Mark Shearer, senior managing director for Rockefeller Group.   

The company also leased 158 Candlewood Rd. to Duro Dyne Corporation, which committed to 82,064 square feet. Lindenmeyr Munroe leased the remaining 115,184 square feet at 158 Candlewood.  145 Candlewood Road is fully leased to a costume designer and manufacturer. 

JLL’s Leslie Lanne, Doug Omstrom and Max Omstrom are the leasing agents for the industrial park. CBRE’s Paul Leone and Phil Heilpern represented Duro Dyne, while Cushman & Wakefield’s Sean Duffy and Nicholas Gallipoli represented Lindenmeyr Munroe. 


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