Charter Realty & Development Corp. and Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) closed on the acquisition of Fellsway Plaza, a 150,000-square-foot neighborhood center anchored by a recently constructed Stop & Shop. Located in Medford, Mass., the property was acquired from Berenson Associates of Boston through a joint venture between Charter and Regency. Permanent and development financing for the transaction was provided by PNC Bank. Hank Blake of Blake Commercial Property Group represented the buyer in this transaction.
“We truly look forward to working with Charter and believe our joint venture will be quite successful in implementing our strategies to upgrade the facility,” said Barry Argalas, senior vice president of national transactions at Regency Centers. “We fully expect this asset to be representative of other high quality properties in the Regency portfolio.”About Charter Realty & Development Charter Realty & Development Corp. is a real estate investment and development company specializing in retail properties along the east coast of the United States. Since its founding in 1993, Charter has acquired and developed more than 50 shopping centers and freestanding net leased properties comprising over 5,000,000 square feet. Charter has developed a niche as one of the most prominent value-added retail development and leasing companies in the northeastern United States. About Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) Regency is the preeminent national owner, operator and developer of high-quality grocery-anchored and community shopping centers. As of June 30, 2013, the company owned 343 retail properties, including those held in co-investment partnerships. Including retailer-owned square footage, the portfolio encompassed 45.9 million square feet located in top markets throughout the United States. Since 2000, Regency has developed 211 shopping centers, including those currently in process, representing an investment at completion of more than $3 billion. Operating as a fully integrated real estate company, Regency is a qualified real estate investment trust that is self-administered and self-managed.