THE BATTERZ BOX SIGNS LEASE AT RED TOP PLAZA FOR FIRST STORE LOCATION
Libertyville, IL (September 29, 2011)  
International commercial real estate services firm Studley represented The Batterz Box, a brand new baseball and softball equipment retailer targeting athletes ages 8 through 18, in its 6,400-square-foot direct retail lease at Red Top Plaza shopping center in Libertyville, IL.

This is the first store location for The Batterz Box, which specializes in selling athletic equipment that young players can test before purchasing – a service not currently offered by other brick-and-mortar sports retailers. The store, at 1336 South Milwaukee Avenue, is scheduled to open November 1, 2011.

Studley Senior Managing Director David Metrick represented the tenant in the long-term lease. The landlord, Inland Real Estate Corporation, was represented in-house by Allison Kuchny.

Red Top Plaza is a 151,840-square-foot shopping center anchored by Jewel-Osco and located on a prime retail stretch of Milwaukee Avenue (Route 21) in suburban Libertyville. Other tenants include Subway, Bank of America and Hertz Rent-A-Car.

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