REAL ESTATE NEWS: openings, contracts, transactions, relocations
Aged Woods Inc. leased 1,050 square feet of office space at 160 Roosevelt Ave. in York. Ultimate Seasonings LLC leased 1,246 square feet of space in the building. Rock Commercial Real Estate LLC of York represented all of the parties.
The Quandel Group Inc. of Lower Paxton Township signed a contract to manage an addition and renovation project for Schuylkill Women in Crisis, a Pottsville-based nonprofit that assists victims of domestic violence. The project will nearly double the capacity of the emergency shelter and ensure the facility is handicapped accessible on all floors and compliant with code requirements. Renovations to counseling areas for nonresidents and relocation of the administrative office and community education and prevention services will improve resident privacy. Construction is scheduled to begin in March and be completed in September.
Murphy & Dittenhafer Architects of York designed an office for the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Institute of Architects on the 12th floor of the Payne Shoemaker Building on North Third Street in Harrisburg. The LEED-eligible 4,000-square-foot office suite includes meeting rooms and seminar and support spaces, as well as panoramic views of the city.
Murphy & Dittenhafer designed a 23,600-square-foot renovation of the Drovers Bank Building at 30 S. George St. in York. The $1.9 million project completely reconfigured the banking and administrative spaces on four floors to update and consolidate local banking operations. An historic stained-glass panel was uncovered, restored and incorporated as a key element of the design. The project is expected to be the first LEED-certified bank headquarters in York County.
Murphy & Dittenhafer is completing schematic designs for an $8 million rehabilitation of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg and Adams County Historical Society’s Schmucker Hall. Built in 1832, the building played a critical role in the Battle of Gettysburg due to its strategic location on Seminary Ridge. This project will rehabilitate the landmark as an interpretive visitor center for military, religious and social history.
Murphy & Dittenhafer designed the recently completed 13,000-square-foot Lodge at Mount Asbury in Newville for the Camp and Retreat Ministries of the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church. The $2 million project provides fully accessible, year-round overnight accommodations for up to 54 people, with associated meeting space, chapel, dining hall, full commercial kitchen and indoor activity area.
35 S. Hanover St. LLC purchased the 5,800-square-foot former Kitner & Cook appliance store at 35 S. Hanover St. in Carlisle from Braam Hattingh as an investment property. Re/Max Delta Group represented the buyer; NAI CIR of Wormleysburg represented the seller.
Energy Savings Solutions LLC leased 19,970 square feet of warehouse space at 651 Alricks St. in Harrisburg from Central Dauphin Realty Co. NAI CIR represented both parties.
AAA Central Penn Auto Club renewed its leases for 5,220 square feet of office space on Quentin Circle in Lebanon and 4,000 square feet of office space on Mae St. in Hummelstown. NAI CIR handled both transactions.
Dynamic Rehab Solutions LLC leased 1,550 square feet of office and flex space at 4400 Lewis Road in Swatara Township from NN&S Associates. NAI CIR represented both parties.
Hudson Co. purchased 13 acres in Cumberland Technology Park from Mount Zion Associates for a 63,000-square-foot multistory office building that will be built for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. RSR Realtors of Lemoyne represented the buyer; NAICIR represented the seller.
Grubic’s Flooring American will relocate to 2,500 square feet of retail space it leased at 3815 Paxton St. in Swatara Township. Landmark Commercial Realty Inc./Oncor International of East Pennsboro Township represented the tenant; Apex Realtors represented the landlord.