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Simone Completes Redevelopment of Mt. Vernon Industrial/Flex R&D Property

Simone Development Companies has completed the redevelopment of a four-story, 110,300 square-foot industrial/flex R&D property at 250 E. Sandford Blvd. in Mount Vernon, NY. The newly renovated building is now available. 

Jim MacDonald and Josh Gopan of Simone Development manage the marketing and leasing of the property, which was originally constructed in 1970. Simone acquired it in September 2021 and began a renovation that included a new exterior façade, new windows, new elevator, the addition of a front-loading dock and complete paving and restriping of the entire three-acre site. 

“By adding a loading dock, we are able to provide loading capability on every floor and have created a unique opportunity for occupancy by a single tenant or multiple users to meet the growing demand for well-located warehouse/flex R&D space in this supply-constrained market,” said Joanna Simone, principal & president of leasing and property management operations for Simone Development. 

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