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Occupying 700,000 s/f of the 1,015,000 s/f facility in Pedricktown, NJ Five Below and NFI open South Jersey Distribution center

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS Volume 27 Issue 12 June 26 - July 16, 2015

EDRICKTOWN, NJ — Five Below, the trend right, extreme value retailer catering to pre-teens, teens and beyond, and sup- ply-chain company NFI , are pleased to announce the grand opening of an over one million s/f distribution center in New Jersey. Five Below will initially occu- py 700,000 s/f of the 1,015,000 s/f facility in Pedricktown. Five Below and NFI broke ground on this real estate de- velopment project in September of 2014. The companies worked close- ly together throughout the short nine-month construction period to ensure all aspects of P CONEY ISLAND, NY — Progress Capital Advisors was tasked with arranging an $11 million construction to permanent loan in order to renovate a decaying Sandy damaged 52,000 s/f mixed use building in Coney Island. The renovation provides a clean and renewed welcom- ing space for HRA (Human Resources Administration – City of NY) offering much needed support for area resi- dents. The building was also expanded and now includes a 9,400 s/f Dollar Tree and

offers fresh economic growth to the area, bringing an estimated 100 jobs to the township over the next few years. The new warehouse will house three miles of conveyor equipment and 2,500 tons of steel racking to support year-round operational need. “NFI is excited to continue to work with Five Below to lever- age supply chain efficiencies,” said Jeff Brown , NFI presi- dent and vice chairman. “The opening of this distribution center, on such a tight time-frame, is a testament to the partnership we have with Five Below and the support we have received from the community in Oldmans Township.” n building on Neptune Ave. • ARC Electric has filed plans for an 86 unit MF building on Mermaid and 15th St. • Thor Equities brings Coney Art Walls from street artists to his Bowery St. site adjacent to the Coney Island Boardwalk • Smorgasburg (with loca- tions in Williamsburg and Brooklyn Bridge Park) is coming to Coney Island. Smorgasburg is a playground for food vendors creating new and interesting eats • Mark Wahlberg is open- ing up a new 6,800 s/f outpost in Coney Island The renovation loan was a LIBOR floating rate loan which recently converted to a permanent at 4.25% for 10 years on a 25 year amortiza- tion. “It was a complicated loan structure that involved three separate credit facili- ties that were consolidated at the permanent,” said Kathy Anderson. “Without Kathy Anderson working with me throughout the entire three year process, I might not have reached the finish line,” said Steve Samuels, owner. n


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the building would be ready for operations this summer. This will function as Five Below’s core eastern U.S. dis-

tribution center, servicing over 300 retail store locations in the region, with room for growth. This new distribution center

To renovate a Sandy-damaged, 52,000 s/f mixed use building in Coney Island, NY Progress Capital Advisors arranges $11m construction to permanent loan for reno


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Shopping Centers................................. 3-14A Business Cards/Billboards....................... 19A Owners, Developers & Managers ..... Section B Green Buildings .............................. 17-22B

Coney Island

Upcoming Spotlight July 17, 2015 FACILITY MANAGEMENT

a 15,000 s/f Blink Fitness, improving the overall neigh- borhood. Build it and they will come… • 4.7 million subway riders visit Coney Island each year

and 13 million people visit the beach each season • NY Aquarium is undergo- ing a $150 million renovation and expansion • Rubin Schron is planning a massive 40 Story mixed-use


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