8A — September 13 - 26, 2013 — Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal


d el M AR V A

ALTimORE, mD — Destination XLGroup, Inc. has signed a lease At harrisburg mall St. John Properties & Petrie Ross Ventures signs Destination XL group, inc. to 8,000 s/f lease B

on Paxton Street that features more than 70 tenants, includ- ing anchor stores Macy’s, Bass Pro Shops, 2nd & Charles and Regal Cinema’s Great Escape Harrisburg Mall Stadium 14. Destination XL plans to open by Thanksgiving. DXL sells more than 2,000 private label and name brand styles for big and tall men, including Polo Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Lacoste, DKNY, Nautica, Tommy Hilfiger and Reebok. The first DXL store opened in 2010 and the com- pany expects to operate more than 200 locations by the

end of 2015. DXL presently operates approximately 70 stores nationwide, including four locations in Pennsylva- nia. Clothing dimensions are available in sizes 38 to 64 for waists, Big Sizes from XL to 7XL, Tall Sizes from XLT to 6XLT, plus shoe sizes from 10- 16 and widths to 3E. “DXL is expanding rap- idly across the country with a proven concept targeting the male audience seeking high- quality apparel and footwear in recognizable name brands,” explained Bill Russell, Direc- tor of Harrisburg Mall. “The retailer is carefully selecting locations in growing demo- graphic areas that provide high traffic counts and are sur- rounded by high-performing tenants with loyal followings. The addition of DXL provides Harrisburg Mall with another destination-style retailer tar- geting a highly-focused audi- ence. DXL is widely considered an excellent retail operator that establishes strong re- lationships in the local com- munity.” Located on a 61-acre parcel on Paxton Street off Exit 45 of Interstate 83, Harrisburg Mall has approximately 70 tenants, including Aeropostale, Bath and Body Works, Champs Sports, Claire’s, Express, Foot Locker, Kay Jewelers, New York and Company, Radio Shack, Victoria’s Secret and others. Free-standing Toys “R” Us andApplebee’s are also part of the tenant mix. One an- chor store, previously occupied by Boscov’s until its corporate bankruptcy in 2008, remains available for lease. The Mall received a $60 million exterior and interior renovation ap- proximately six years ago and St. John Properties and Petrie Ross have undertaken a wide range of improvements since they purchased the mall last summer. Cockeysville, mD — Lak- er, LLC purchased 211 Cock- eysville Road, a 3,080 s/f office building in Cockeysville. Paul Obrecht, iii, SiOR and Pat- rick Smith of Blue & Obre- cht Realty, LLC represented the seller, Cockeysville Road LLC, and george Santos of Colliers international rep- resented the buyer. n Blue & Obrecht Realty handles 3,080 s/f lease

for 8,000 s/f of space at Har- risburg Mall with St. John Properties, inc. and Petrie Ross Ventures , the partner- ship group that co-owns and manages the property. The multi-channel specialty re- tailer plans to open its Desti- nation XL (DXL) concept at the Mall, focusing on big and tall men’s apparel, footwear and accessories. Harrisburg Mall is a one million square foot regional retail project located

Harrisburg Mall

Made with FlippingBook Annual report