Positioning Retail Real Estate for a New Generation

August 26, 2013


North Plainfield–Based Firm Ranks No. 6 on NJBIZ Magazine’s Annual List

NORTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Aug. 26, 2013 – Levin Management, one of the nation’s leading retail real estate services firms, has beenrecognized by NJBIZ magazine as one of 2013’s Top Commercial Real Estate Developersin New Jersey. Levin ranked No. 6 on this year’s list, up two spots from its No. 8 position in 2012. The list, released in August, is based on the total amount of square footage a real estate company owns/controls in New Jersey.

Levin’s 90–property, 12.5 million–square–foot portfolio comprises 8.2 million square feet in New Jersey, and includes neighborhood, community, lifestyle and power centers, as well as enclosed malls, downtown stores and mixed–use projects. With properties also located in New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and North Carolina, the company’s range of services includes leasing, property management, accounting, construction management and marketing.

“We have ranked near the top of NJBIZ’s list of New Jersey’s Top Commercial Real Estate Developers for the past few years, and are thrilled to achieve the No. 6 position on this year’s list,” said Matthew K. Harding, president. “With the continued hard work and dedication of our staff, we fully expect to join this prestigious list again next year.”

Levin’s New Jersey portfolio includes St. Georges Crossing in Woodbridge, a fully leased 317,471–square–foot center anchored by a 91,000–square–foot ShopRite; Somerset Shopping Center in Bridgewater, a 214,202–square–foot fully leased center featuring a range of national tenants such as Barnes & Noble, Christmas Tree Shops and The Gap; and Paramus Place in Paramus, a 261,816–square–foot retail destination in Bergen County anchored by Kohl’s department store.

Having celebrated its 60th year in 2012, Levin Management specializes in repositioning, retenanting and renovating retail properties – areas that have become particularly vital for today’s institutional, fiduciary and individualproperty owners. The firm has earned a long list of coveted awards over the years. Since 2011 alone, the firm was ranked 30th among Top US Real Estate Companies and named three times among the nation’s top property managers by Commercial Property Executive magazine, placed among the nation’s top 10 redevelopers by Chain Store Age, and credited as one of the state’s top 10 real estate developers by New Jersey Business magazine.