Updated October 17, 2014 at 10:56 am
Howell Plaza Shopping Center is offering FREE* retail space to a local nonprofit – 501 (C)(3) organizations from now through January 15, 2015. Whether creating a pop-up gift-wrapping center, selling hand-crafted items or creating an inventive revenue stream, Howell Plaza Shopping Center, situated on the heart of Route 9 at Aldrich Road, is seeking creative ways to give back to the surrounding community.
“Being a good community partner means knowing how and when to give back,” expresses Howell Plaza Shopping Center developer Leonard Solondz. “In the spirit of the holiday season, we are hoping to bring additional cheer to one of our nonprofit neighbors by helping it elevate its visibility in the community.”
Interested applicants with 501(c)(3) status are encouraged to submit a letter that includes:
· a brief background about the organization and who/how it serves;
· planned use of the space (goals, timing and amount of space needed); and
· how winning this opportunity will benefit the charity
Electronic submissions are due by November 15, 2014. Email submissions to: RobertaB@WinklemanCo.com with a subject line: “My Nonprofit Needs a Pop-Up Space!”
A finalist will be chosen by a panel with representation from media, Howell Plaza management and Mayor William Gotto, of Howell Township
Upon signing a short-term leasing agreement, the Community Pop-Up Store tenant would be provided with its own-access key, to open and close its shop in accordance with the Howell Plaza Shopping Center guidelines. *Tenant insurance is required. Move-in fees and electricity would be waived.
Howell Plaza Shopping Center is located at the intersection of Route 9 South and Aldrich Road, Howell Plaza Shopping Center is advantageously located within an area that boasts twelve schools, a growing population and a stimulated economy. Tenants benefit from the convenient location, tremendous value per square foot, and a strong feeling of community that helps drive foot traffic to every business in the plaza. For more information about Howell Plaza Shopping Center, please visit http://howellplaza.com/ or contact Roberta Bouer at RobertaB@WinklemanCo.com or (212) 996-0443.