Modell’s Sporting Goods has committed to a 312,373 square feet industrial lease at 201 Old York Road in Bordentown, NJ. The sporting goods retailer will house its logistics and distribution operations at the newly built, state-of-the-art facility owned by Matrix Development.

The transaction was arranged by CBRE. The CBRE team of Bill Waxman, Mindy Lissner and Steven Beyda worked in tandem with Brett Weinblatt of Compass Commercial in representing Modell’s in the search and lease negotiations. CBRE’s Paul Touhey, Dan McGovern and Jake Terkanian also assisted in the space search.

“The transaction involved an exhaustive search throughout New Jersey, lower New York and Eastern Pennsylvania,” said. Waxman, executive vice president, CBRE. “The building is a brand-new distribution facility that boasts the types of amenities that will allow Modell’s to improve its supply chain operations, deliver merchandise to the stores more efficiently, enhance its growing e-commerce business and position the company for future growth and exceptional service.”

Modell’s is partnering with enVista, a global software solutions and consulting firm, to engineer and furnish its new facility.

201 Old York Road is located within the Central New Jersey industrial market, one of the country’s most dynamic distribution hubs. The facility is near Port Newark/Elizabeth, the Philadelphia and South Jersey docks, Newark Airport, Philadelphia Airport and JFK Airport.

Modell’s  is America’s oldest, family-owned and operated retailer of sporting goods, athletic footwear, active apparel and fan gear, with over 150 stores throughout the Northeastern U.S.