Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) has launched construction on a comprehensive Property Improvement Plan for Hauppauge Shopping Center.
The company is making an investment of approximately $5.7 million demonstrating a strong commitment to the long-term success of the property. The project is anticipated to be completed by the 2021 holiday season.
With a primary focus on placemaking, improvements include outdoor restaurant seating, new signage, colorful, locally inspired graphics, new building facades designed with a local architectural vernacular, as well as more opportunities for customers to enjoy the property and find enhanced convenience.
“The aim is to position our retailers for long-term success and improve the overall environment at the Hauppauge Shopping Center,” said Mark Hebert, Vice President, Development Northeast for Federal Realty.
“Federal Realty prioritizes shoppers needs and experiences, and these improvements will help attract the highest quality resources to join our current tenants and continue serving the community with very high standards. We recognize people have a choiceas to where they shop, and we want Hauppauge Shopping Center to be that choice.”
In addition to some of the visual improvements, sidewalks will be significantly expanded, and outdoor common areas with seating will be available to encourage gathering in addition to restaurant seating areas. The center will remain entirely open and operational throughout the project. ADA upgrades, new building facades, signage and graphics are the main components of the plan.
Hauppauge Shopping Center is located in Suffolk County, at the intersection of Route 111 and Route 347 in Hauppauge, New York. This property has a total of 134,000 square feet and 603 parking spaces. The center is anchored by ShopRite and Panera Bread and offers a variety of shops and services including fast casual dining, health & beauty and banking.