RKF retained as leasing agent for Elevation Burger franchisee
New York City — Robert K. Futterman & Associates said it has been retained as the exclusive retail leasing agent for the Manhattan franchisee of Elevation Burger, which controls the chain’s locations south of 50th Street and is currently the only Manhattan franchisee.
Earlier this year, RKF represented the burger chain’s franchisee in the leasing of its Manhattan flagship location at 103 West 14th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues. It is scheduled to open in December.
“Elevation Burger is looking to expand in the New York market and nationally and has plans to open and operate 20 franchises, ranging from 1,500-2,500 sq. ft., throughout Manhattan,” said RKF director Greg Covey.
The restaurant chain currently operates locations in New Jersey; Pennsylvania; Virginia; Washington, D.C.; Maryland; Texas; and Florida, with the goal of 100 locations nationwide by 2013.
Hobby Town USA opens at Central Station
College Station, Texas — Hobby Town USA recently opened a new 2,480-sq.-ft. store at Central Station, located in College Station, Texas.
Central Station is owned by New York City-based Centro Properties Group.
SRS Real Estate names lease admin exec
Dallas — SRS Real Estate Partners announced it has appointed Stan Heller as executive VP of its lease administration service line.
In his new role, Heller will focus on helping the lease restructure and renewal team in lowering client occupancy costs, as well as pursuing new business for the company. The addition of Heller comes on the heels of a strategic move to grow the company’s lease administrative presence in the industry.
Prior to taking on the role as executive VP, Heller worked with the SRS brokerage team for seven years providing tenant representation and disposition services.