Avison Young Secures 21,500 SF of Leases at Bridgeport’s 1000 Lafayette Blvd.

Norwalk, CT – Sean Cahill, Principal and Managing Director of Avison Young’s Fairfield/Westchester office, announced that Avison Young represented Shelbourne Global, the owner of 1000 Lafayette Boulevard in Bridgeport, on two 5-year lease extensions.

The Avison Young team of Sean Cahill, Christopher Grundy and Lori Baker represented the landlord, Shelbourne Global Solutions in a lease renewal for 14,500 square feet with the Southwestern Connecticut Agency on Aging, Inc. (SWCAA). Randy Vidal of Vidal/Wettenstein, LLC, represented the tenant.

The agency leased 14,500 rentable square feet. Established in 1974, the SWCAA provides leadership and resources to meet the needs of the older population and to maintain and improve the quality of life and independence of older individuals and people with disabilities. The agency serves the towns of Bridgeport, Darien, Easton, Fairfield, Greenwich, Monroe, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Weston, Westport and Wilton.

The Avison Young team also successfully negotiated a 6,000 square foot early lease extension with TD Bank for their premier lobby bank branch on the retail level of the building.

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., with over 27,000 employees and deep roots in the community dating back more than 150 years. The Bank offers a broad array of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services to more than nine million customers through its extensive network of approximately 1,250 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida.

The location at 1000 Lafayette Boulevard is a Class A office building that features an assortment of first-class amenities, including round-the-clock security 365 days a year, a complimentary fitness facility, men’s and women’s locker rooms, conference facilities, covered parking, dry cleaning and a café that offers catering. The centrally-located, 11-story building is convenient to Interstate 95, Route 8, Route 25, Metro-North and the Merritt Parkway. The building is located in the heart of Bridgeport’s downtown district, which includes restaurants, entertainment and new residential buildings.

Shelbourne Global is a privately held company, headquartered in New York City, which invests and manages in over four million square feet of class “A” office & flex space.

“1000 Lafayette Boulevard is one of the premier office locations in the state of Connecticut,’’ Cahill said. “It offers many conveniences for Fairfield County businesses with outstanding amenities and is situated in an area with easy commuting to many towns in Fairfield County and New Haven County via rail or highway.”

Al Lawrence, portfolio manager for Shelbourne, said ”We take great pride in the fact that our tenants wish to remain with us year after year and we strive to keep innovating to meet their changing demands for space utilization, amenities and technology at our properties.”

For more information about Avison Young, contact 203-614-1264 or visit its website at www.avisonyoung.com.

Avison Young is one of the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company comprises 2,600 real estate professionals in 84 offices, providing value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial and multi-family and hospitality properties.


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