Larken Associates Signs New Retail Space Lease with Longtime Retail Tenant Chen’s 22 in Springfield, NJ

Echo Executive Plaza SPRINGFIELD, NJ 04/21/2021

Larken Associates, a regional leader in commercial and residential real estate building, development and management, announces it has negotiated a new commercial lease with Chen’s 22 for 1,085 square feet of retail space at Echo Plaza Shopping Center located at 901 Mountain Avenue in Springfield, NJ.

A Larken Associates tenant for over 25 years, Chen’s 22 has long been a source of delicious dine-in, takeout and delivery options for the surrounding Springfield community. Boasting friendly, accommodating staff and generous side dishes, Chen’s 22 features Chinese, Thai, and Japanese cuisine, as well as all-you-can-eat sushi. Now under new ownership, Chen’s 22 will continue operating out of its current location in Echo Plaza Shopping Center.

Located in the heart of the most heavily trafficked retail corridor in northern New Jersey, Echo Plaza Shopping Center is a 66,567-square-foot community retail center with ample highway frontage along Route 22 and Mountain Avenue. The commercial space for lease features superior visibility and accessibility making it a highly attractive destination for a diverse range of tenants. The center also includes Larken Associates’ Echo Executive Plaza, a 41,000-square-foot Class-A office building that is home to a wide range of financial, insurance, medical and professional services companies.

“We pride ourselves on fostering long-term relationships with our tenants and are dedicated to supporting them throughout all stages of their businesses, including major transitions such as this one,” said Victor Kelly, Executive Vice President of Raider Realty, the in-house brokerage division of Larken Associates. “We are thrilled that the new owners of Chen’s 22 recognized Echo Plaza Shopping Center’s easily accessible, high-visibility location as an ideal destination to carry on the 25-year legacy of this local restaurant and look forward to working with them in the years to come.”

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Larken Associates is a regional leader in commercial and residential real estate building, development and management. Leveraging over 50 years of experience, they are dedicated to bringing great spaces to live and work to life through a long-term ownership strategy and full suite of in-house capabilities. With a diverse commercial portfolio consisting of nearly three million square feet and 800 tenants across office, industrial, retail and mixed-use and approximately 2,000 owned and/or managed residential rental units across 22 unique communities, Larken Associates is deeply committed to the communities in which they work as well as the tenants and residents who call their buildings home. To learn more about Larken Associates, please visit us at and follow us on LinkedInFacebookTwitter, and Instagram.