Hut No. 8, a clothing retailer new to the Valley, will be opening its first location in Arizona at the SWC of Warner Road and Val Vista Road in Gilbert. Larry Miller, John Jackson, and Michael Clark of Velocity Retail Group negotiated a five-year lease of 3,428 square feet on behalf of the landlord, North American Development Group. The tenant was represented by Mark Camara of APE Realty. This is also the first location for the franchisee, which plans to open in July.
Velocity Retail Group, LLC announces that the first newly redesigned prototype for Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen will be built at the southwest corner of Elliot Road and Priest Drive in Tempe, Arizona. Dave Cheatham, Michael Clark, and Nick Ault of Velocity Retail Group represented Popeye’s in the transaction. The landlord TPP JV Maricopa, LLC an entity controlled by Trigate Capital was represented by Clift Johnston of Cassidy Turley BRE. The new building will be 2,951 square feet and be located on a 23,000 square foot parcel fronting Elliot Road and is expected to open by the 4th quarter of this year.
Larry Miller and John Jackson of Velocity Retail Group represented European Wax Center in a 10-year lease of 1,681 square feet at Boardwalk at Anderson Springs located on West Ray Road in Chandler, Arizona. The landlord was represented by Shelby Tworek and Gabe Ortega or NAI Horizon. This is the 18th Valley location for the tenant, and is scheduled to open in August.
Larry Miller and John Jackson of Velocity Retail Group represented Anthem Eastside Shops on the northwest corner of Anthem Way and Venture Drive in Anthem, Arizona in the lease of a 9,145 square foot space to Dollar Tree. The tenant had long attempted to enter the Anthem market, but had been unable to secure quality real estate of sufficient size. The landlord, DPC Development Company, was able to relocate one of their restaurant tenants within the building to create a space for Dollar Tree. Kurt Kalocin of SRS represented the tenant in the 7-year lease. The new store is set to open in April.
Chip Thor of Velocity Retail Group represented V’s Barber Shop in a 5-year lease for 950 square feet at CityScape at First Street and Washington in downtown Phoenix, AZ. The landlord was represented by Mike Kallner of Red Development. The new shop is expected to open this month.