OLD BRIDGE, NJ — Retail leasing specialists R.J. Brunelli & Co., LLC announced that it has been selected by Modern Acupuncture as its real estate broker for all of New Jersey, and by I Love Kickboxing as broker for its central New Jersey franchisee.
Modern Acupuncture, a franchise-operated chain of acupuncture clinics, is seeking 1,200 to 1,500 s/f units located primarily in grocery-anchored neighborhood centers, notes R.J. Brunelli president/principal Danielle Brunelli. Preferred locations will have a mix of grocery, coffee shops, service users and wellness-oriented users in areas with an average household income of at least $100,000.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Modern Acupuncture opened its initial location there in January 2017. Clinics are scheduled to open soon in Charlotte, NC; Colorado Springs, CO; and Houston and Austin TX. Along with its move into New Jersey, the company is also expanding into California, Washington, Missouri, Kansas, Florida, Louisiana, Georgia, Tennessee, Nevada, and South Carolina, with 150 franchised locations expected by 2020.
I Love Kickboxing, a franchise-operated chain of kickboxing studios and training facilities, is looking for 2,700-to 3,200 s/f units with minimum 10-foot ceilings in anchored shopping centers. The central New Jersey franchisee, which opened its first location in Old Bridge (Middlesex County), is currently targeting East Brunswick in Middlesex, East Windsor in Mercer County, Freehold and Manalapan in Monmouth County, and Jackson in Ocean County, said R.J. Brunelli executive vice president/principal Bill Lenaz. Preferred locations will have a median household income of $50,000 to $125,000, and a minimum population of 120,000 within five miles. The chain’s clientele is approximately 85% female.
Headquartered in Merrick, NY, I Love Kickboxing currently has over 230 locations in 34 states (including 12 throughout New Jersey), plus six locations in Canada and one in Peru.