OCTOBER 30, 2023 – Target Corporation signed a lease at Shoreline Plaza, a 170,000 square foot shopping center at 900 Boston Post Road in Guilford, Connecticut. The 78,050 square foot store in project to open in mid-2025.

“Tyler Lyman and I worked closely with ownership to secure Target in this location. We believe the addition of Target to the market and Shoreline Plaza is a major victory for the Town of Guilford and the area retailers. We are eagerly anticipating their grand opening,” said Dominick Musilli.

The cooperating broker was Jeff Howard of Ripco.

OCTOBER 23, 2023 – Dominick Musilli and Richard Schnider completed a lease transaction with Restoration Hardware Outlet at the former Bob’s in Fairfield, Connecticut. The 35,000 square foot deal will anchor Fairfield Shopping Center on Post Road.

“Restoration Hardware Outlet was one among several interested parties over the term of our leasing assignment, and, ultimately, my client felt they were the best fit for the shopping center and the market,” said Dominick Musilli.

Restoration was represented by Steve Tomasello of Atlantic Retail.
OCTOBER 21, 2023 – Dominick Musilli and Richard Schnider inked a 9,000 square foot deal with Barnes & Noble in the former Pier 1 building at Townline Square Shopping Center. Barnes signed a ten-year lease for this freestanding building with great presence on South Broad Street.


“The addition of another national retailer to the already star-studded line-up of retailers is a great testament to the strength of the Townline Square Shopping Center. Barnes & Noble will add to the great mix of offerings already provided at the shopping center,” said Dominick Musilli.


Adam Zeiberg of AZ Consulting represented the tenant.

OCTOBER 19, 2023 – Tyler Lyman and Wes Craft represented AFC Urgent Care on a 4,452 square foot lease at 340 Saw Mill Rd in West Haven, CT. AFC is joining Chipotle, Starbucks and Aspen Dental. 

“This site was a perfect fit for our client with its incredible visibility from I-95. This market had a large void for AFC and we anticipate it being highly successful due to its easy access and high traffic counts surrounding the property”, said Tyler Lyman.

This deal marks the second deal Lyman and Craft have completed with AFC in the last 12 months.
OCTOBER 18, 2023 – Tyler Lyman and Wes Craft leased a 3,800 SF freestanding building to Mexican restaurant Casa Vallarta. The site, located at 132 New Britian Avenue in Plainville, was formerly occupied by Asian Bistro and sat vacant for several years prior to them taking on the listing for the landlord.


“The tenant will be making significant improvements to the interior and exterior of the structure, which has fallen into disrepair,” said Craft. “It’s nice to be able to save a 36 year old building and bring the locals a welcomed upgrade.”


Casa Vallarta operates 17 locations throughout the northeast and plans to be open within the year.

OCTOBER 16, 2023 – Dominick Musilli worked with Dunkin to find a new home in New Canaan. While they didn’t move far from their previous location, their new home was not only a better location, but also right sized for Dunkin’s operation. They moved from a location that was under 1,000 square feet (92 Elm Street) to one that is 1,454 square feet (48 Elm Street).

“The operator of the Dunkin wanted to provide his customers a better experience than what the previous location was providing. We were able to secure a corner location with great visibility and presence on Elm Street. It was a win for all of the parties involved.” said Dominick.

Dominick represented the tenant, Cain Management, and Greg Romano represented the landlord, Karp Associates.

OCTOBER 13, 2023 – Mohegan Sun welcomed a new Athleta store in their already impressive array of retailers in their casino. Dominick Musilli represented the tenant and brokered the 4,200 square foot Athleta deal at the casino.

“Athleta didn’t have a presence in eastern Connecticut and the Mohegan Sun opportunity was the perfect opportunity to fill the need in the market. The success of the retailers in the casino was very impressive and we thought we could contribute to the line-up,” said Dominick.

The casino was represented by Carl Wunderlich of Cushman & Wakefield.

OCTOBER 9, 2023 – Dominick Musilli and Richard Schnider successfully completed a long-term lease with ALDI at 205 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT.The 20,000 square foot store is expected to open in late 2024.

“After years of trying to secure an anchor for this location, we are very happy to announce the addition of ALDI to this property. Michael and Thomas Schinella worked feverishly to make this deal happen starting with their expression of interest to obtaining all of the requisite approvals. We believe they will be very successful at this location.”

OCTOBER 8, 2023 – Dominick Musilli and Tyler Lyman of TRUE Commercial are happy to announce the signing of sixteen deals totaling approximately 56,000 sq. ft. The tenants include Chick-fil-A, Physicians One, Stretch Lab, Jersey Mikes, Pokemoto, MyEyeDr, Consumer Cellular, Mercato, Sport Clips, Royal Nail Salon, European Wax, Fountain Square Liquors, Crumbl, Gogi Korean BBQ, Panera Bread, Metro Mattress and The Goddard School.

“We have been very successful in securing great tenants for this exciting project. Fountain Square will be the place to shop once all of the retailers are open and operating. At this point, we have more prospective tenants than space, which is not an everyday occurrence in retail leasing”, said Dominick Musilli.

OCTOBER 6, 2023 – Dominick Musilli and Tyler Lyman inked an 11,500 square foot deal with Old Navy at Guilford Commons in Guilford. Dominick represented the tenant and Tyler represented Site Centers. The addition of Old Navy adds to the already impressive line-up at the shopping center.

“Old Navy didn’t have enough of a presence on the Connecticut coastline east of New Haven. Securing a deal at this regional shopping center was needed to fill a hole in the market”, said Dominick Musilli.

“We were able to relocate Mattress Firm to another location in the center and consolidate some spaces to make this deal happen. We’re happy it came together and it solidifies Guilford Commons as one of the premier centers on the coast,” added Tyler Lyman.

The marks the seventh deal Musilli has completed with Old Navy in Connecticut in five years.