The historic Cigar Factory on peninsular Charleston continues to attract new tenants ahead of its opening next month.
Several new leases were signed recently for more than 22,000 square feet in the East Bay Street structure undergoing redevelopment, according to Maryland-based investor Federal Capital Partners and Charleston-based Roi-Tan Investments.
The 244,000-square-foot property is more than 60 percent leased, and more tenants are expected to be announced in a couple of weeks.
The latest crop of tenants are:
Afaxys Pharmaceuticals, a provider of health care products. It leased 6,570 square feet.
Palmetto Group, a Charleston-based energy service company focused on solar, energy efficiency and other clean-energy technologies. It leased 4,547 square feet.
Patterson Real Estate Advisory Group, a commercial real estate investment banking group. It leased 1,150 square feet.
PlanSource, a health exchange and benefits technology company that provides cloud-based software for benefits shopping, enrollment, billing and compliance. It leased 2,050 square feet.
SolBright, a firm that specializes in solar energy. It leased 1,911 square feet.
Shopping Center Group, a retail real estate advisory firm. It leased 1,497 square feet.
Snap Capital, a company that invests in small business. It leased 3,355 square feet.
The Mighty Shed, an innovative agency dedicated to forging brands through practicing creative alchemy. It leased 1,157 square feet.
The old cigar-making building is being transformed into a mixed-use property that will include work/office space, restaurants, event space and high-end retail with lots of parking.
Dining options will include Indigo Road’s food emporium, featuring Mercantile with gourmet food stations; Mash, a 1,700 foot bar; and The Cedar Room, a large, private event space above the market.
Fritz Porter’s design emporium will offer furnishings, fine art and fine, vintage and costume jewelry from a select group of vendors.
Federal Capital Partners recently went it with other investors to buy the 72-unit East Central Lofts apartments for $12.4 million, just a few blocks away on Huger Street at the base of the Ravenel Bridge.
Reach Warren L. Wise at 937-5524 or twitter.com/warrenlancewise.