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Portfolio Update: July 2020

At Jamestown, we share a mission to create innovation hubs and community centers at our commercial real estate properties.

Once a month, Portfolio News will highlight the people and experiences that make Jamestown real estate properties more than just amazing spaces. Portfolio News posts will explore items of interest in the areas of Innovation, Growth, Sustainability, and Community; these four pillars inform the value-add work we do every day as a real estate investment and management firm. Each of the properties listed here are not owned by or targets for Jamestown Invest 1, LLC. They are not representative of Jamestown Invest 1, LLC’s investment strategy and are not representative of the scale of investments that Jamestown Invest 1, LLC intends to make. This monthly digest is intended to give readers of Real Estate 360 a better understanding of Jamestown’s approach and tenant successes, which all contribute to company culture.


East Fork at Westside Provisions District in Atlanta has re-opened this month and has transformed into a showroom offering customers guided shopping led by its team, made-to-order pottery, and many other great items for the kitchen and dining table.


Reebok gym instructors are helping tenants sweat it out in Boston at The Innovation and Design Building's promenade by offering daily fitness classes to members and non-members alike.


Buckhead Village District in Atlanta hosted a Summer Sidewalk Shop & Stroll, featuring collections from Abbey Glass, alice + olivia, Bonobos, Billy Reid, Theory, and others. Participating retailers spilled out of their stores into an open-air environment to allow for adequate social distancing. Guests enjoyed live music from local artist Anna Field and complimentary coffee from Revelator Coffee in The Veranda.


Roaming Rooster will open at The Ellington in Washington, D.C. in September. This Black-owned business that quickly gained popularity on social media began as a food truck offering free-range, grain-fed fried chicken sandwiches. The new outlet at The Ellington will be Roaming Rooster's second brick and mortar restaurant.


Chelsea Market’s health ambassadors are on the job in New York City, providing visitors, tenants, and neighbors with helpful information and encouraging safe social distancing and queuing practices. Chelsea Market is managed but not owned by Jamestown.


On July 4, the team at Broad Street Oyster Co. opened Joules & Watts Coffee Roasters just a few doors down from their now-famous seafood drive-through in Malibu, CA. Joules & Watts began as a Los Angeles-based micro-roaster and has now teamed up with Nancy's Fancy, Art of Tea, and Hank's Bagels to offer coffee, ice cream, pastries, deli goods, and more.


SustainAble Home Goods, the Atlanta-based retailer offering fair and ethically-made artisan goods and hand-picked décor, is set to open its newly expanded shop at Ponce City Market later this summer. Formerly housed in a 163-square-foot retail kiosk in The Courtyard, the shop will be located on the 2nd floor of the Central Food Hall. Owner LaToya Tucciarone (pictured here) is on a mission to add meaningful beauty to the home and is committed to sustaining communities and the planet. SustainAble was also recently featured in The Strategist in a round-up of Black-owned businesses.


Culinary Artistas’ cooking camps have returned to Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco. The 3-week sessions educate campers on the basics of cooking and highlight edible artistry, international cuisines, baking, and more. Camps have been modified to align with the latest health guidelines and ensure the safety of campers and staff members.


After review by Jamestown's COVID Tech Taskforce, we moved forward with Matterport to support 3D virtual touring needs at our properties. Our agreement gives us preferred rates, dedicated support, and access to new features such as virtual staging. We look forward to supporting efficient and engaging leasing using this technology. You can read about Matterport in Commercial Observer.

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