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The Hampshire Companies Acquires Church Square Shopping Center In Baltimore, Md. in Joint Venture with MCB Real Estate

Baltimore, Md.

The Hampshire Companies, a full-service, private real estate investment firm with equity in assets valued at more than $2 billion, in a joint venture with MCB Real Estate, have announced the acquisition of a 45,000-square-foot retail center located at 901 North Caroline Street in Baltimore, Md., from Steuver Bros. Eccles & Rouse.

Ideally located in close proximity to Johns Hopkins Hospital’s East Baltimore Medical Campus, the property features 20,000 square feet of available space ideal for a grocery store or alternative anchor. Hampshire and MCB Real Estate are undertaking steps to reposition the property and restore it as a thriving retail center that will benefit the surrounding community with in-demand amenities and convenience.

“Our vision to make the Church Square Shopping Center an asset to the community is shared with MCB Real Estate, making this an ideal partnership,” said Robert Schmitt, a Principal of The Hampshire Companies. “In addition, we are confident that the area’s high density population and history of strong occupancy rates will add to the success of our investment.”

About The Hampshire Companies
The Hampshire Companies is a full-service, private real estate firm based in Morristown, New Jersey. The Hampshire Companies is a vibrant, dynamic organization that combines creative vision and superior execution, thereby enabling it to create and enhance value in real estate investments. Additional information on The Hampshire Companies is available online at HampshireRE.com.

About MCB Real Estate
MCB is a Baltimore-based investment platform dedicated to the execution of value-add, opportunistic (off-market) and development strategies in the commercial real estate markets.  Led by an experienced team of professionals with backgrounds in acquisitions, development, private equity, structured finance, workouts, management, operations, and law, MCB selects investment opportunities in industrial, retail and Class B office sectors with a focus on east coast U.S. markets.

The trademark of the successful company is to bring to each project the following: teamwork, dedication, integrity and the focus to achieve superior results. Pyramid’s team is meticulously assembled by using the best architects, engineers and contractors in the business to deliver a consistently high standard of excellence. Over the years, Pyramid has established on-going, long-term relationships with lending institutions, consultants and government officials.

Tiffany Miller
R&J Public Relations