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Four Years Vacant, Shopping Center to Receive First Tenant

Shear Genius plans to move from the Perry Hall Square Shopping Center to Honeygo Crossing.

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Find property information for the Perry Hall Square and Honeygo Crossing shopping centers in the article, . 

The Honeygo Crossing shopping center, between Schroeder Avenue and Honeygo Boulevard along Belair Road, was finished about four years ago—although Baltimore County approved the center's first occupancy permits just six months ago.

"Isn't that silly?" said Ben Frederick of Ben Frederick Realty, which manages the property. "A lot had to do with the extension and street light at Honeygo."

In the first week of August, the center plans to welcome its first tenant, , which is moving from its 11-year home at on Ebenezer Road. The salon's sign was mounted this week.

"It's very stressful, but very exciting," said Kathy Lesko, the salon's manager.

"In not so many ways, we were asked to leave [Perry Hall Square]. They increased our rent. They would not negotiate with the salon owners on it," Lesko said. "We felt the need to look for something better."

currently has 10 vacant store fronts, according to the Kimco Realty Corporation website. A leasing representative was available for comment.

Perry Hall Square and the surrounding area were recently included in a , which allows businesses to qualify for county assistance, including design assistance and tax credits.

County Councilman David Marks has planned a .

Read more about Perry Hall's commercial revitalization district on Patch.

Frederick said he has spoken with owners of other Perry Hall Square businesses who are also considering a move to Honeygo Crossing.

Seven additional spaces are still available, he said, ranging in size from 1,400 to 3,000 square feet and renting at $23 per square foot.

Shear Genius' lease at Perry Hall Square runs out on July 31. All 15 salon stylists are expected to move to the new Belair Road location, Lesko said.

"A couple of our clients who walk say they might have to drive now," she said. "But we also have a lot of clients in Harford County and Kingsville who are happy about it."

"It's a great location," Lesko said.

Jason Danaher August 18, 2011 at 02:48 PM
The problem with the square is that it off the track of perry hall. With the honeygo extension people dont need to drive by. Also the owner hasnt done anything to the property for years. I think the last thing they did was change the parking. If i were to invest, i would goto a new building to "build to suite". when you walk into an old building you have to deal with the other people problems.
Diana Bermudez Chetelat October 05, 2011 at 12:54 AM
Put the right business and people will come. If I can go into the zoo that is Towson to go to Trader Joe's and fight for parking. I truly feel that in an area that can support the parking people will flock.
Tim October 05, 2011 at 12:58 AM
The problem, as Councilman Marks mentioned today, is that the people at Trader Joe's and Wegman's KNOW you will travel distances to go there. Diana (not specifically), you are exactly why they don't put one here. Perry Hall is kinda screwed in a sense (I always wondered this until today) as places get built in White Marsh, Towson, and Bel Air. We're basically in the middle of these, so we get jack squat.
Bruce Bayliss February 01, 2012 at 10:45 PM
Am interested in space at 4301.How many square ft is it.also understand Perry Hall Improvement Ass(David Marks) will help with fianancing. bearclaw@comcast.net
Bruce Bayliss February 01, 2012 at 10:50 PM
Hy,my wife and I are looking for a space to put a specialty Bakery in.Looked at 4301 at Perry Hall shopping center by Outback.Would like more info,is there fianacing available,is the places going to be torn down.please let us know

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