REAL ESTATE NEWS: openings, contracts, transactions, relocations
Keystruct Construction Inc. of Manchester Township broke ground on a 17,000-square-foot corporate-office facility at 1411 Stoneridge Drive in Lower Swatara Township for Traffic Control Services.
Greg Fake purchased Park & Sell Connection LLC and leased the business’ location at 2008 N. George St. in Manchester Township. The landlord is Rutter’s Holdings Inc.
Alliance Computers Inc. leased 1,500 square feet of retail space in Carlisle Commons shopping center at 202-A Westminster Drive in South Middleton Township for a retail showroom and information-technology service area.
Staffing agency Revolution Group LLC leased 1,896 square feet of office space at 314 S. Progress Ave. in Susquehanna Township from Johnny Nguyen. Landmark Commercial Realty Inc. of East Pennsboro Township represented both parties.
Keystone Tax Associates leased 1,100 square feet of office space at 3800 Market St. in Camp Hill from Forte Properties Inc. Landmark Commercial Realty represented both parties.
Fonterra leased 868 square feet of office space at 1017 Mumma Road in Wormleysburg. CB Richard Ellis represented the tenant; Landmark Commercial Realty represented the building owner.
The National Civil War Museum of Harrisburg will enclose its observation deck and name it the Kunkel Rutherford Observatory, allowing museum visitors to view historic sites such as the former Camp Curtin. Display panels on the deck also detail the significance of Harrisburg in the Civil War, highlighting Camp Curtin and General Lee’s original target in Pennsylvania: Harrisburg. Ganflec Architects & Engineers of East Pennsboro Township is the project architect; Wohlsen Construction Co. of Lancaster is the general contractor. The project is scheduled for completion in January.
Kasual Computing Inc. of Camp Hill purchased Central Penn Computers of Camp Hill, and Hanna Cleaners Inc. of York bought American Cleaners. MCA Business Brokers of Lower Paxton Township represented the sellers in both transactions.
Barton Education of York will provide mechanical and associated electrical-system design services, including replacement of the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system, for the 48,000-square-foot Mount Holly Springs Elementary School in Carlisle Area School District.
Barton Education will perform energy analyses for a school being designed for York Suburban School District. The project will include energy modeling to measure the expected energy use against benchmarks, as well as daylight modeling to optimize the use of natural lighting throughout the building. Barton will also perform LEED commissioning services and design the mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. The school is scheduled for completion in 2010.
Barton Healthcare of York will provide mechanical, electrical and plumbing design services for a new, 24,200-square-foot, single-story ambulatory surgical center in York. The center will include six specialty operating rooms, clinical support, medical office space and patient pre-operation and post-operation recovery areas.
Lone Oak Properties LLC purchased a 14,000-square-foot commercial building at 4359 Linglestown Road in Lower Paxton Township from John and Sylvia Bowers. American Westech Inc., which provides environmental consulting, training and laboratory services, will occupy the property. Campbell Commercial Real Estate Inc. of East Pennsboro Township handled the sale.
Core – Design Group of York Township will provide design and construction services for a 17,200-square-foot addition and alterations to Hampstead Baptist Church on Hanover Pike in Hampstead, Md. The addition will include a new 426-seat sanctuary, social areas and classrooms. Richard D. Poole of York Township is the general contractor.
Property Management Inc. of Lemoyne began to manage Victoria Abbey at Forest Hills in Lower Paxton Township. Thirty-six of the development’s 49 duplex units are complete. PMI also began to manage the Chanticleer Neighborhood Association in York County and the Fair Hill, The Preserve and Walden neighborhood associations in Cumberland County. PMI also began to manage the Versant at Pinehurst homeowners’ association in Cumberland County. The community is made up of single-family homes.
Facilities Planners Architects Inc. of Lower Paxton Township will provide furniture specification and procurement services for the new International Dairy Ingredients office near Camp Hill.
Verizon Wireless leased 1,899 square feet of retail space at 3019 Columbia Ave. in Lancaster County from Running Pump Associates and 1,250 square feet of retail space in Town Square Plaza on Route 222 near Reading from Metro Commercial. Coldwell Banker Commercial Bennett Williams of York represented the tenant in both transactions.