|The Hills Village Center, Bedminster, N.J.
975 Route 22 West
North Plainfield, New Jersey 07060
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Release Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Media Contact: Christine Ziomek (201) 796-7788
Retail Travel Company Occupies 1,850 Square Feet at Levin-Managed Shopping Center
BEDMINSTER, N.J., Aug. 6, 2014 – Liberty Travel, one of the largest and most experienced retail travel agencies in the United States, is now open for business at The Hills Village Center in Bedminster, N.J., according to Levin Management, exclusive leasing and managing agent for the 110,800-square-foot shopping center.
Levin's leasing representative Marcia Minton negotiated the long-term lease. Anthony Schilling with Relocation Realty served as the tenant's broker in the transaction.
"We are excited to bring another nationally recognized tenant to The Hills Village Center," said Minton. "Combining state-of-the-art technology with the traditional expertise of professional travel agents, Liberty Travel will save consumers time and money when planning their next vacation. We are confident Liberty Travel will be a tremendous asset to the shopping center for many years to come."
For more than 61 years, Liberty Travel has been synonymous with travel in America, providing personalized travel planning and insight into the newest travel trends and destinations. Operating more than 170 stores in more than 10 states, the brand prides itself on its tremendous product line, deep travel industry knowledge, and one-on-one customer service.
Liberty Travel complements a diverse mix of national and regional tenants at The Hills Village Center, including an expanded 36,000-square-foot Kings Supermarket, Starbucks, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, McGrath's Hardware, Great Clips, Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa, Cold Stone Creamery, Hills Vision Center, Panchero's, Cherrybrook Pet Supplies, PNC Bank, Verizon, The UPS Store, GNC, Subway, Yamataro Japanese restaurant, Brighter Dental Care and Somerset Valley Urgent Care.
Current space availabilities at The Hills Village Center include one 3,000-square-foot retail space, and two second-floor office spaces measuring 550 square feet and 2,100 square feet.
The Hills Village Center is located on Route 202/206 just off Route 287 in "The Hills," one of New Jersey's largest and most successful master-planned communities. The center is the retail component of the 5,200-unit residential development and serves a growing population of more than 58,000 people within a five-mile radius. The marketplace offers an average household income of more than $169,000 and the daily traffic count exceeds 19,000 vehicles per day on Route 202/206.
Levin is one of the nation's leading retail real estate services firms, with a strong focus in the northeastern United States and an owner's approach to the business. The firm's portfolio and internal resources have grown consistently over the years, responding to a variety of retail and economic climates. Today, Levin offers a full range of services for a diverse portfolio that encompasses approximately 95 properties and more than 13 million square feet. These services include leasing, property management, accounting, construction management and marketing. Levin specializes in repositioning, retenanting and renovating retail properties – areas that have become particularly vital for today's institutional and individual property owners.
With headquarters in North Plainfield, N.J., Levin serves properties ranging from neighborhood, community, lifestyle and power centers, to enclosed malls, street retail, downtown stores and mixed-use projects in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Virginia and North Carolina. In business for six decades, the company taps into its associated, expansive tenant roster to conduct Retail Sentiment Surveys three times each year that provide insight on industry trends and sales performance.
Levin has earned a long list of coveted awards over the years. Since 2011 alone, the firm was ranked 30th among Top US Real Estate Companies and named four times among the nation's top property managers by Commercial Property Executive magazine, placed among the nation's top 10 redevelopers by Chain Store Age, credited as one of the state's top 10 real estate developers by New Jersey Business magazine, and ranked third on NJBIZ's Top Property Management Companies list and fifth on NJBIZ's Top Commercial Real Estate Developers list.