Baltimore, MD (August 9, 2021) MCB Real Estate, MLR Partners & Northwood SC LLC announce the signing of eight new leases at Northwood Commons, a transformative mixed-use project located in Northeast Baltimore and adjacent to Morgan State University. These leases will bring over 100 jobs to the community with more to come as the development continues to move towards delivery.
IHOP, DTLR, Chipotle, Harbor Bank, Tropical Smoothie Café, Beauty Plus, Le’s Nail Bar, and Georgia Peach are among the most recent tenants to have signed leases at Northwood Commons. They join previously announced tenants including Lidl, McDonald’s, Fulton Bank, Morgan State University Barnes & Noble College Books, Wing Stop, Quickway Japanese Hibachi, and Sunny’s Sub.
“The addition of these new retailers and restaurants, along with our previously announced leases, is very exciting for not only the Northwood Commons and surrounding communities but also the student base at Morgan State University. With these most recent leases, we are excited by the fact that several of the new businesses are owned by Morgan State alumni, and we are currently negotiating several other leases with ties to Morgan State. We look forward to announcing those leases shortly along with our Grand Opening next Spring” stated Jarett Parker, Vice President Leasing at MCB.
IHOP®, the American multinational pancake house restaurant chain will occupy 4,600 square feet of space and is a perfect complement to the tenant mix. IHOP is recognized as a dining destination where the community may connect over breakfast, enjoy study breaks, grab a bite before or after sporting events.
Downtown Locker Room, DTLR is one of the fastest-growing, lifestyle retailers of street-inspired footwear, apparel, and accessories. DTLR offers a distinctive, high-energy shopping experience with top brands like Nike, Jordan, Adidas, Puma, and The North Face. DTLR will occupy 4,500 square feet of space.
Chipotle Mexican Grill is known for its menu of burritos, tacos, burrito bowls, and salads utilizing high-quality raw ingredients, combined with an interactive experience that allows consumers to customize their meal. They will occupy 2,335 square feet of leased space.
Harbor Bank, Maryland’s only black-owned and managed commercial bank, will open its 8th location at Northwood Commons. In addition to traditional banking services, Harbor Bank has partnered with Google Pay and will offer the Northwood community a new way of banking with an emphasis on the experience.
Georgia Peach is a full-service restaurant with a focus on southern cuisine. The restaurant will offer on-site dining for everyday lunch and dinner as well as event catering services. This will be their third location in Maryland.
Tropical Smoothie Café known for its delicious fruit smoothies, sandwiches, wraps, salads, flat breads, and bowls will deliver healthy dining options made with simple ingredients. This will be the third location for the franchise operating group.
Beauty Plus is a local beauty supplier expanding to Northwood Commons with their second location. They offer a variety of top brands and essential products while offering great deals and featured collections.
Le’s Nail Bar is a new concept from Nail Trix, the regional leader in nail services. This is the first location for Le’s Nail Bar, which will offer unique nail services and styling options at affordable prices.
About MCB Real Estate: Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, MCB is a privately held, institutionally capitalized commercial real estate development and investment firm. Active primarily along the I-95 corridor, the company owns and operates approximately nine million square feet of retail, industrial, office, and mixed-use projects. For additional information visit www.mcbrealestate.com.
About MLR Partners: MLR Partners is a Baltimore-based real estate investment and development firm that invests in, develops, and owns retail, office, and mixed-use commercial properties primarily located throughout Maryland.
About Northwood SC LLC: Northwood SC, LLC is a Baltimore-based, multi-generational family real estate investment partnership that has owned the Northwood Shopping Center since the 1970s.