New construction at The Village at South County Commons
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CRANSTON, R.I. - Construction has begun on a new 22,000-square-foot office building at The Village at South County Commons located on Route 1 (Tower Hill Road) in South Kingstown, RI. The three-floor New England style building's first tenant will be Narragansett Bay Pediatrics, who signed a lease to occupy the entire 7,200 s.f. first floor. According to Jeffrey Saletin, president of Saletin Real Estate Group of Cranston, R.I., property manager, they expect an early fall occupancy for the Coastal Medical affiliate.
The Village at South County Commons is Rhode Island's largest lifestyle center with more than 200,000 square feet of medical and general offices, retail, restaurants and services. In addition, the 100-acre South County Commons development includes luxury apartments, condominiums, an assisted-living facility, and a Hampton Inn hotel.
"We have seen an increased demand in office space and we are responding to that need with a brand new building," Saletin said. He added that negotiations are underway with two large medical practices to lease space in the new building. "Medical growth has been strong the past couple of years at The Village at South County Commons," Saletin said. In 2014, Lifespan leased a 4,477 s.f. office and Clinical Services of Rhode Island leased a 1,542 s.f. office. Rhode Island Eye Institute recently opened its only South County location -- a 12,150 s.f. office in a building that will connected by a walkway to the newly constructed office building.