Larken Associates Helps BBQ Restaurant Open Second Location at Berks County Retail Center

Maidencreek Towne Center BLANDON, PA 10/08/2021

Larken Associates announces it has negotiated a lease with Mad J’s BBQ for 1,458 square feet of retail store space at Maidencreek Towne Center located at 850 Golden Drive in Blandon, PA. John Buccinno, CCIM SIOR, and Bryan Cole, SIOR, of NAI Keystone represented Larken Associates in the transaction.

Located at the heavily traveled intersection of Park Road and Golden Drive in Berks County, PA, the 33,767-square-foot Maidencreek Towne Center features proximity to major transportation arteries including Routes 73, 222 and 422 to ensure easy access to downtown Reading as well as Allentown and Bethlehem. The property’s wide range of suites tailored to the build-to-suit store space needs of both traditional retail and healthcare-focused tenants has made it the home to a diverse lineup of companies including Good Shepherd Physical Therapy, Anytime Fitness, Subway and Rita’s Italian Ice.

Mad J’s BBQ is currently operating a sit-down restaurant and catering service from a single location in Nazareth, PA and its new lease at Maidencreek Towne Center will enable the restaurant to reach prospective catering customers more easily and bring their award-winning BBQ food to the local Berks County community.  

“Our diverse tenant base at Maidencreek Towne Center continues to showcase the high demand from a variety of companies for easily accessible and flexible retail properties,” said Rob Marek, Executive Vice President of Raider Realty, the in-house brokerage division of Larken Associates. “We welcome Mad J’s BBQ to the property and look forward to working with them as they continue to grow their business in Berks County.”

The Maidencreek Towne Center presents a prime opportunity for retailers and medical users hoping to tap into a bustling and centrally located business hub in the heart of up-and-coming Berks County. Maidencreek Towne Center currently has commercial leasing opportunities available from 1,368 to 4,157 square feet. To learn more about available retail space and CDC compliant space at Maidencreek Towne Center, please visit

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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.