By: Rob Nixon
If you are a retailer seeking to locate in an outer borough, there is no doubt that Staten Island will be on your radar.
The big four projects – New York Wheel, Empire Outlets, Lighthouse Point and Urby Staten Island – have garnered worldwide attention and that attention is attracting new residents to the north shore waterfront and beyond.
For retailers looking for a great location to expose their brand a bit further inland, the Clove Lakes area is a great place to be. Here’s why:
Clove Road runs from Richmond Terrace to the Staten Island Expressway
Clove Road is served by most MTA bus lines
Clove Road is where the Staten Island Zoo and Clove Lakes Park is located
Clove Road just received a dedicated bike lane from NYC DOT
Victory Boulevard which intersects Clove Road, is one of the oldest roads on Staten Island traveling from St. George to Travis. It was once known as the Richmond Turnpike until it was renamed following WWI.
The intersection of Clove Road and Victory Boulevard has an average daily vehicle count of 43,540.
There are approximately 40,000 people living in the area with an average family income of $99,958.00 and an average disposable income of $73,432..
There are more than 16,000 homes and condos in the Clove Lake area with a median value of $400,000.00.
There are 695 businesses employing approximately 7,500 people in the area of Clove Road and Victory Boulevard.
James Prendamano and I have recently listed 1265 Clove Road, Staten Island, New York 10301. This property is at the busy intersection of Clove Road and Victory Boulevard in the heart of the Clove Lakes neighborhood. It is located minutes away from the expressway, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge and the St. George Ferry terminal.
The property is perfect for a drive thru.
The cost of leasing property along the north shore waterfront is continuing to rise. For savvy retailers seeking a busy location that will expose their brand to able and willing shoppers at a reasonable price, this Clove Lakes location offers all that and more. Don’t wait for prices to rise. Contact me today at (718) 816-7799 for details.