NAI Charleston announces the lease of 747 Meeting Street to Hampden Clothing, who will be using the ±7,200 SF space as an e-commerce and distribution retail office. Hampden has been growing their presence on the Charleston peninsula and now has over 40 employees and over 10,000 SF of retail space. They recently purchased 312 King Street (formerly Anne’s) as an extension to their flagship Hampden store and its counterpart shoe store, James, next door. The additional expansion at 747 Meeting will provide more office space that will focus on their booming e-commerce, which is an ever-growing part of their business.
Positioned in the rapidly growing NoMo District, the property was an ideal opportunity for Hampden, since it could provide the square footage needed while remaining centrally located. The site boasts high visibility and easy access to I-26, Hwy 17, downtown Charleston and Mount Pleasant, and it backs up to the future Lowline with an on-site lot for ample off-street parking. It is also within walking distance of many popular dining destinations, major office developments, and retail. The property is a longstanding historic building in Charleston; it was formerly a bottling plant and most recently the Barry Newman building.
“NoMo’s access to restaurants, the future lowline, major highways, and the newest office developments continues to attract the best and the brightest,” said Jack Owens, veteran broker at NAI Charleston, who represented the owner in this transaction.
Sarah Shelley, also of NAI Charleston, represented the tenant Hampden Clothing, LLC. “It was an honor to represent Stacy Smallwood as she continues to grow Hampden’s presence on the Charleston Peninsula,” Shelley commented. “The iconic building is a perfect fit for the internationally recognized boutique, and we are thrilled to welcome Hampden to the NoMo neighborhood.”
About NAI Charleston
NAI Charleston is a full-service commercial real estate firm consisting of industry experts that share over a century of combined experience in the Charleston commercial real estate industry, and over $1 billion in total transaction volume. In 2017, local brokers Thomas Boulware, Dexter Rumsey, David Ingle and David Grubbs partnered to found NAI Charleston as an independent franchise of NAI Global. This partnership has strengthened the team’s leadership and footprint in the Lowcountry. As an owner-operated firm, NAI Charleston possesses a highly personal and unparalleled focus on their clients’ needs. Local ownership and leadership paired with global resources affords NAI Charleston the unique opportunity to provide the best of both worlds to their clients: Lowcountry roots with a global reach. As a member of NAI Global, NAI Charleston has independent access to the largest, most powerful network of owner-operated commercial real estate firms in the world. Their affiliates comprise 6,000 professionals in 375 offices and 36 countries. Their brokerage, development, management, and consulting services are tailor-made to meet the specific needs of each assignment – from single transactions to coordinating the delivery of multiple services over broad geographic areas. naicharleston.com.