Institutional Property Advisors (IPA), a division of Marcus & Millichap (NYSE:MMI), announced today the sale of Upland Square, a 400,716-square-foot retail shopping center in Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania at a purchase price of $85.7 million. AMC Theatre as well as the freestanding pads were not included in the sale.
“Anchored by a 76,500-square-foot Giant Food Stores, the market share leader in Pennsylvania, and shadow-anchored by a 147,071-square-foot Target, Upland Square is one of the largest and most successful grocery-anchored power centers in the Philadelphia MSA with over 4.1 million visitors in the trailing 12 months,” said Brad Nathanson, IPA senior managing director investments. “More than 60% of the center is tenanted by national industry leaders such as Burlington, LA Fitness, Five Below, Ross, Bed Bath & Beyond, Staples, TJ Maxx, Petco, and Ulta Beauty.” Nathanson represented the seller, Lakewood, New Jersey-based Paramount Realty Services Inc. and procured the buyer, United Hampshire US REIT. MCB Real Estate was retained for property management.
Built in 2009 and expanded in 2019, Upland Square is located on Route 100/Pottstown Highway, two miles north of Route 422, a major east-west corridor between two regional employment hubs, King of Prussia and Reading. The retail plaza draws from a population of approximately 200,000 people with an average annual household income over $105,000 within a 10-mile radius. The property experienced tremendous leasing velocity in recent years, bringing in 11 new tenants totaling over 134,000 square feet, displaying superior positioning as a regional retail magnet. Sean Beuche, license no. RM424190 is Marcus & Millichap’s broker of record in Pennsylvania.