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Shop Local for the Holidays

With the holidays around the corner, serious shopping has officially begun!

Highlighted below are some of our incredible retailers who rent commercial space in Westport. There are many fabulous finds right here in our town.

175 Post Road West

Kat Burki Skincare – Best Selling products such as Goji Essence, Vitamin C Intensive Face Cream, Rose Hip Revitalizing Serum, and more. Loved by Actress Haley Bennett and International Model Imaan Hamman.

111-131 Post Road East

Cotelac – French brand renowned for its designer ready-to-wear. Check out their gorgeous cardigans as the weather gets chilly!

Specs – Locally owned and operated since the 80’s, you can pick-up great sunglasses and more from brands like Cartier, Thierry Lasry, and Paul Smith.

WEST – A true fashion boutique, you get West Coast cool style that works in Westport and beyond. Their Totem Salvaged Bag says it all.

LeTarte Luxe – Resort wear has never looked so good!

Arogya – Selling tea that makes you feel good inside and out, especially loving their best selling berry blend.

1276 Post Road East

Big and Tall – Don’t forget the men in your life! Their genuine alligator belt is unique and luxurious.

Tailored Home – Simple design updates to your home is a gift for the whole family. Loving the new pillows, mirrors, candle holders, games, and more!

1330 Post Road East

Tengda and K.C. Salon & Company – Gift cards for lunches/dinners, or salon services!

Sconset Square

One stop shopping for high-end home design and fashion finds, look no further than Sconset Square. Tell them you love them with an “I Love Your Guts” Block from Kerri Rosenthal. Bejewel yourself in Bungalow’s statement pendant. Bring beauty to any room with Bespoke Designs Luxuriate Green Onyx Candle Holder. And, elevate your home style with Swoon’s sculptural decor.

 

These businesses are the heart of our town, and thrive on local support. So please purchase presents from these locations and make the company’s and your recipients smile! With their success, we will also excite other potential businesses to pursue future commercial rental property in Westport. We believe – the more the merrier in this town!!

 

Falling for Foliage

People may think the beauty of working in Westport is ocean views on your lunch break. Others mention gorgeous sunsets over the Saugatuck River on the drive home from the office. This fall, it is clear commercial office space to lease in Westport, is also surrounded by an incredible outdoor ambiance – a classic New England fall foliage.

Throughout the town, bright red, orange, yellow, green, and purple leaves create an almost picturesque setting in general, and at our Westport Properties for rent. 

Highlighted below are some up-to-the-moment photos from a handful of properties at 125-131 Kings Highway North, One Turkey Hill Road South, 228 Saugatuck Avenue, and 15 Ketchum Street.

Get ready to gaze out your window while you work at one of our offices to rent in Westport.

Bungalow of Sconset Square Hosts Trunk Show

When Leifer Properties, along with David Adam Realty, purchased Sconset Square in 2017, they committed to making this unofficial home design corner of Westport a priority. Many of the interior design tenants who rent this commercial space in Westport, continue to have thriving local businesses.

One particular shop, Bungalow, is a chic home and lifestyle boutique. As featured in Westport magazine, Bungalow is a home shop with the latest furnishings such as textiles and candles. It also has trendy jewelry and one-of-a-kind pieces. The vibe is a high-end worldly market, making it fun to search for something new. Wende Cohen, the owner and founder, has been the secret to the store’s success since 1996, with her impeccable taste in selecting items for sale.

Visit Bungalow any time to view all their collections. On Thursday, November 1 from 12-5pm they will host an exclusive shopping experience with Lined Design for their ‘Trunk Show Thursdays’ series.

This fall, Bungalow moved back into it’s original location at 4 Sconset Square, displaying the incredible flexibility and ease of having Leifer Properties and David Adam Realty as a landlord. Next time you are at the square, step back and take a look at the beauty of this location, as well as our other nearby Leifer Properties’ retail locations for your business property to rent in Westport.

Leifer Properties sponsor Historical Society History Gala

As the premier commercial landlord for office space to lease in Westport, Leifer Properties will sponsor the Westport Historical Society’s Tomorrow’s History gala on Friday, October 19. Held at the classically modern Design Within Reach, guests will be entertained by Westport’s own Warren Bloom and Fairfield County musicians from School of Rock. There will be an open bar, Prosecco tasting, and signature cocktail from famed Jesup Hall bartender, Craig Ventrice. A seasonal menu from MCK Gourmet and oysters from Coops Island Oysters will be enjoyed by all. Proceeds from a curated live and silent auction will benefit the Westport Historical Society’s exhibits and educational programs.

Ramin Ganeshram, Executive Director WHS, says “We are thrilled to have longtime WHS supporter, Leifer Properties join us as a Tomorrow’s History sponsor. Long-term relationships such as these strengthen our community as we collectively evolve towards a better future for all Westporters.”

We are hopeful many of our friends and tenants who rent commercial property in Westport, will come out for an evening of fun in support of our local historical society.

Tickets can be purchased at – https://westporthistory.wufoo.com/forms/zl8r7y50c2en0w/

The Debut of a New Fall Festival in Westport

Westoberfest, to be held on October 13 in the heart of downtown Westport, will be the latest addition to the Westport Downtown Merchants event’s calendar. With craft beer from over 18 regional breweries, great food from local culinary favorites, lives music, kids activities and more; this highly anticipated day will likely become a signature seasonal event for the community.

Like many local events, Leifer Properties has committed to support the efforts. With many office spaces to rent in Westport, the company is focused on the success of the community as a whole. In the words of the Downtown Merchants Association, “We are fortunate to have board members who recognize and support what we are trying to do as an organization for downtown Westport, and share in our mission to provide a vibrant and exciting space for our merchants, residents and visitors. Leifer Properties has been there every instance to support our efforts.”

Randy Herbertson, WDMA president, believes this inaugural event will surprise and delight those who attend. It will be a reminder to our region why it is great, to shop, dine and enjoy Westport. And, we believe it will also remind locals to stay local and consider commercial property to lease in Westport.

Westoberfest family activities open at 1pm and are free to the public, while the craft tasting areas opens at 2pm and close at 5pm. Tasting tickets are available now at: westportdma.com

 

 

Not your Traditional Office Space

At Leifer Properties, we are proud to offer what is considered classic office space in many of our Westport properties for rent around town. But, what makes us so special, is the variety of options we offer tenants. Our offices for lease in Westport at 27 and 27A Imperial Avenue are located in a Historic Victorian Mansion that has been converted into light and airy over-sized work spaces. Comprised of two buildings totaling 6,500 square feet, this location was transformed to commercial use in 1974 and has been maintained and updated ever since. Original features such as fireplaces, moldings, stained glass windows, porches, and etched glass oak doors have been restored and preserved over the years. Modern amenities, lighting, and mechanical systems have been constantly updated.

One unique opportunity when renting from a Leifer Property is the ability to easily switch office spaces between our buildings when there is availability. This means that tenants who start more traditional have the opportunity to eventually become one of the lucky few businesses to enjoy our more nontraditional locations. And, one perfect example, would be this charming Imperial Avenue office suite for rent in downtown Westport.

East Meets West in Style

West Coast Style in Westport

Driving down Post Road, you will surely notice a West Coast vibe in this East Coast town. WEST has a strong presence at 117 Post Road East  and now the brand new Letarte has found its home at 123 Post Road East.

With locations in Nantucket, Greenwich, Southhampton, Palm Beach and Maui to name a few; finding a retail space for rent in Westport was an ideal choice for this luxe boutique.

The brand has signature beaded and embroidered details on sexy swimsuits and cover-ups. They use shells, coral, tortoise and bamboo on their designs, and will be launching a line of Letarte branded tops, dresses, jewelry and bags.

Alison McFerran, the president, talks about her new assortment as “a lifestyle collection which encompasses West Coast influences and East Coast roots and charm.”

Boutiques looking for retail rentals in Westport, gravitate towards Leifer Properties downtown locations because of their upscale presence. As Letarte transitions to Westport, be sure to check out their summer warehouse sale August 15-18 at their old offices in Fairfield at 180 Carter Henry. Then, get super excited for their permanent home here in Westport and join their opening party celebration on 8/23 from 6-9pm. It will be an evening to officially  welcome their West Coast style to Westport!

Care Close to Home

Care Close to Home

Quality care close to home is important to many individuals.  Whether it be word of mouth from neighbors, a local post on the town Facebook page, or an advertisement in the regional paper; it is a comfort to have prominent medical professionals in your community.

At 125-131 Kings Highway North you will find incredible medical office space for lease. The 20,000 square foot complex has four separate buildings providing tenant identity. Parking is abundant and many of the suites have private entries.

Known as the Willows Medical Complex, this area has a calm vibe as it overlooks the Saugatuck River and Downtown Westport. Surgeons, orthopedists, dentists, therapists, ophthalmologists, internists, podiatrists, and plastic surgeons are just some of the tenants at this commercial property for lease in Westport. You will surely be in good company.

Residents will love having you close by as well as near major hospitals. So think about establishing your medical practice at this well-known Leifer property, an ideal medical complex to lease a commercial space in Westport.

Office Space in Saugatuck walk to the Train

Your search is over for a corporate style office building in Westport, close to the Metro North train station and 200 yards from the I-95 access point. This commercial office space to rent in Westport is at 228 Saugatuck Avenue. Not only do you have a convenient location with a remarkable entrance, but the two story building itself includes soaring ceilings, striking granite and cherry paneling, and bands of glass that provide expansive water views.

The property, which overlooks a pond known as Indian River Green, offers waterside picnic grounds. And a powerful steel and rock sculpture by James Buckman (City Wing), captures visitors as they cross a charming stone bridge on their way to the building.

The current tenants are remarkable and do some truly inspiring work. SeriousFun Children’s Network calls 228 Saugatuck their headquarters. This organization is a global community of 30 camps and programs serving children with serious illnesses and their families always free of charge. It was founded by Paul Newman in 1988, and has served over 518,000 children and families from more than 50 countries.

If you want your company to be among good company, look no further for your Westport commercial property for lease. Choose this modern office space in the Saugatuck area of Westport.

 

Leifer Properties joins sponsors of Westport Fine Arts Festival

The Westport Fine Arts Festival will take place from Saturday, July 14 at 10am to Sunday, July 15 at 5pm. The two day event will draw more than 2,500 guests from Westport, the surrounding Fairfield county area, New York metro, and beyond.

A nationally recognized festival, collectors will visit the artistic community to celebrate the festivals 45th anniversary. According to the Downtown Merchants Association, original, juried works in Painting, Watercolor, Photography/Digital Art, Sculpture, Drawing (Pastel, Pencil, Ink), Printmaking, Mixed Media, Glass/Ceramics, Jewelry, and Wood will be displayed. The roster will include 170 national and international fine artists exhibiting in every category.

There will be something for everyone at the festival with special performances, live music, craft beer, cocktails, and food stations operated by local restaurants and cafes. The family friendly activities include creative arts and crafts stations by Westport Arts Center, a face painting station, artistic and musical performances, and kid friendly food vendors.

The event is organized by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association whose mission is to enhance the downtown experience for shoppers, diners and visitors, with the goal of building business for their primary constituency, our downtown merchants.

Leifer Properties, with the town’s premier commercial office space to rent in Westport, will join a roster of key sponsors to support downtown. This will ensure the event is exciting and extremely successful. Visitors may even be inspired to check out properties to lease in Westport while they are here.

So swing by the festival’s historic location on Main Street and its expanded area for 2018 with exhibits on Church Lane and Elm Street. And, while in town, be sure to explore the Westport Historical Society westporthistory.org or even take in a performance at the Levitt Pavillion levittpavilion.com. With art, culture, and entertainment loving patrons in Westport, it’s sure to be a beautiful weekend.

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