Simone Hosts Meeting of ULI Westchester/Fairfield Chapter at new Boyce Thompson Center in Yonkers
YONKERS, NY (September 2016) — Simone Development Companies, developer of the Boyce Thompson Center, recently hosted a breakfast meeting of Westchester/Fairfield Chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) at the new mixed-use center in Yonkers. 100 people attended the September 23 program which included tours of the 85,000-square-foot center which is nearing completion.
The program included presentations by Guy Leibler, President, Simone Healthcare Development; Chip Marrano, President, MCG Construction Company; Ron Hoina, Partner, Design Development; Wilson Kimball, Commissioner of Planning & Development, City of Yonkers, and Cynthia Williams, Project Director, Simone Development Companies.
Simone recently announced that WESTMED Medical Group will occupy two floors at the Boyce Thompson Center in a new 20,000 square foot building constructed on the south side of original Boyce Thompson building. With the new lease, the Boyce Thompson Center is now over 70 percent pre-leased to 11 tenants. About 25,000 square feet of medical office, retail amenity and restaurant space remains available for lease.
In addition to WESTMED, healthcare tenants at the new Boyce Thompson Center include Gastroenterology of Westchester LLC, Juvanni Med Spa, Fresenius Medical Care and St. John’s Riverside Hospital. Retail and restaurant tenants include Fortina Restaurant, The Taco Project, Family Wellness Pharmacy, Tompkins Mahopac Bank, PLUSHBLOW Blow-dry Bar and Ultimate Spectacle.
Located off Executive Boulevard in Northwest Yonkers, the Boyce Thompson Center is an innovative mixed-use development featuring new office space for businesses and medical practices, retail stores, banking and restaurants. The historic Boyce Thompson building, which was built in the 1920s, is being restored to its original character. The Center will also include outdoor site amenities such as areas for seating, eating and learning.
About Simone Development Companies
Simone Development Companies is a full-service real estate investment company specializing in the acquisition and development of office, retail, industrial and residential properties in the New York tristate area. Headquartered in the Bronx, the privately held company owns and manages more than 5 million square feet of property in the Bronx, Westchester County, Queens, Long Island and Connecticut. The company’s portfolio includes more than 100 properties and ranges from multi-building office parks to retail and industrial space. The company’s largest and most successful development is the 42-acre Hutchinson Metro Center office complex located directly off the Hutchinson River Parkway in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx. The first two phases of the complex, which comprise nearly 750,000 square feet of Class A office and medical space, are fully leased. Two additional phases totaling 650,000 square feet (370,000-square-foot Metro Center Atrium and 280,000-square-foot Tower Two), are completed and fully leased.