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Experience

Ria, as a sole practioner, has experience representing a wide spectrum of retailers and retail landlords in numerous transactions over the past 30 years as a real estate consultant and/or broker.

Landlord Representation has included some of the largest local retail landlords. Ria represents and has represented:

 

  • The Cohen Family — Sherwood Plaza, Natick, MA 300,000SF+
  • Packard Development — Fashion Crossing, No. Attleborough, MA
  • The Sherman Family — Sherman Plaza, Saugus, MA
  • The Richmond Company — CVS, Shrewsbury MA
  • RREEF Funds — North River Plaza, Pembroke, MA
  • Salt Pond SC LLC — Salt Pond Plaza, Narragansett, RI
  • Leiser Realty, Numerous properties in MA & RI
  • Geronimo Properties, Twin City SC & 12 & 2 SC, Leominster MA
  • The Alevizos Family, Franklin & Acton, MA
  • Beckenstein Enterprises, Numerous properties in MA & CT
  • The LaChance Family, Hannaford SC, Milford, MA
  • Arista Development — Walgreens, Southborough, MA
  • Atlantic Management — Powder Mill Plaza, Acton, MA
  • First Merchants Group — Milford Plaza, Milford, MA
  • Eastland Properties — West Central St. Natick, MA
  • Main St. Realty — Cochituate SC, Wayland, MA
  • Straly Realty Corporation — Cafe Nero, Wellesley, MA
  • New England Investment Partners — One Framingham Centre
  • 920 LLC — Northborough Crossing Expansion

Our company has managed Sherwood Plaza and Sherwood Plaza East since 1960. Since 1999, Ria McNamara has been our exclusive broker. Throughout our association with Ria, her creativity, skill and extensive knowledge of the retail world have been invaluable to the continuing success of our shopping centers. Through Ria’s initiative and perspicacity we have managed to maintain occupancy levels far in excess of the industry standard. In addition, her ability to creatively tackle difficult leasing problems has also been a great benefit. Ria continues to bring to our shopping centers, quality tenants with excellent financial strength.

Bruce J. Leader

Harold Cohen Associates, Inc.

With her former colleague of 11 years, Steven Tenofsky, Ria was the agent responsible for ground-up retail developments in the following communities and associated retail establishments:

 

  • Framingham, MA — Staples & Trader Joe’s
  • Shrewsbury, MA — Borders Books
  • Southborough, MA — Walgreen’s
  • North Attleboro, MA — David’s Bridal, Bernie’s, Fed Ex Kinko’s
  • North Attleboro, MA — Christmas Tree Shops
  • Portland, ME — Christmas Tree Shops & Michaels
  • Brewer, ME — Lowes Home Improvement
  • Orange, CT — Christmas Tree Shops & AC Moore
Exclusive tenant rep assignments have included:
  • David’s Bridal — 6,000-10,000SF (over 300 stores nationwide)
  • Leeward’s Crafts (now Michael’s Crafts) — 20,000SF
  • Newbury Comics, Inc. — 3-6,000SF (27 stores in New England)
  • Poore Simon’s clothing — 3,500SF (55 stores, NE & NY)
  • Voicestream Wireless (now T-Mobile) — 1,500SF
  • For Eyes Optical Inc. — 2,000SF (over 125 stores)
  • Work ‘N Gear — 4-5,000SF (50 stores)
  • Liberty Travel — 1,000SF
  • New England Dental Group — 3-4,000SF
  • Especially For Pets — 5,000SF
  • RL Communities — 180,000SF
Other tenant rep experience with familiar retailers include:
  • Staples
  • Christmas Tree Shops
  • Big Y Supermarkets
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Hannaford Supermarket
  • Payless Shoe
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Liberty Travel