Larken Associates Negotiates Retail Lease with National Full-Service Haircare & Salon Franchise in Hillsborough, NJ

Amwell Mall HILLSBOROUGH, NJ 11/02/2022

Larken Associates, a regional leader in real estate building, development and management, announces it has negotiated a new retail lease with Fantastic Sams at Amwell Mall located at 450 Amwell Road in Hillsborough, NJ. Rob Marek, Executive Vice President of Raider Realty, the in-house brokerage division of Larken Associates, represented Larken Associates in the real estate transaction. 

Located just off Route 206 in the heart of Somerset County, Amwell Mall is a highly visible, recently renovated 35,398-square-foot shopping center with a range of retail, office and medical space for lease. The property is just nine miles north of downtown Princeton and seven miles south of the Somerville Circle and also features a convenient traffic-controlled entrance and abundant on-site parking. Amwell Mall’s flexible units bring a variety of restaurant and service options including Bagel Bistro, Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy, La Costenita and Thai Chili House to the surrounding community. 

Since opening its first establishment in 1974, Fantastic Sams has grown into one of the world’s largest full-service haircare franchises with hundreds of salons located throughout North America. With an emphasis on affordable service and salon-perfected style, Fantastic Sams services include haircuts, color treatments, hair extensions, special occasion stylings, thinning and texture enhancing hair treatments and waxing.

“Securing diverse tenants that bring a wide variety of sought-after products and services to local communities is at the core of what we set out to accomplish at Larken Associates,” said Marek. “Our latest lease with Fantastic Sams highlights our success in attracting these tenants and speaks to the strong presence we have cultivated for Amwell Mall within the Somerset County market.”

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About Larken Associates

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.