H&R Retail Brokers Transaction For Proper Topper “Pop Up” Store At Cathedral Commons In Washington, DC


Pop Up Location will be Open Through December

H&R Retail, a Washington, DC/ Baltimore based retail real estate brokerage firm, brokered a lease transaction at Cathedral Commons for a “pop up” location for Proper Topper, a popular area ladies accessories and apparel shop. The pop up store will be open through December.

Sebastian Restifo with H&R Retail represented Cathedral Commons in the transaction. “We are excited to bring the Proper Topper pop up into the current retail mix at Cathedral Commons and think it will be a fantastic addition to the project through the holidays,” Mr. Restifo said.

Cathedral Commons occupies four acres on Wisconsin Ave., NW between Macomb St. NW and Idaho Ave. NW in Northwest Washington. It borders the neighborhoods of Cathedral Heights and Cleveland Park, and consists of a new, 56,000-square-foot state-of-the-art Giant Food, 68,285 square feet of street front retail, 138 apartments and eight townhomes.

About Proper Topper

Proper Topper first opened its doors in 1990, an unexpected detour for founder Anna Fuhrman: from a career in law to an adventure in millinery. Two and a half decades later, the little business that began as a hat shop has become a collection of diverse wonders.

Currently located at1350 Connecticut Ave NW, the whole family is in the game now: Anna's husband, Joe Kerr, helps guide the business, and daughter Lucy lends an 11-year-old's point of view and occasional elbow grease.

About H&R Retail

H&R Retail, founded in 1983, is the largest retail-only brokerage firm in the Washington, D.C./Baltimore Metropolitan area, specializing in landlord and tenant representation as well as investment sales. With offices in Baltimore and Bethesda, Maryland, the firm exclusively represents 15 million square feet of retail space and 80 big box, specialty stores and restaurants. H&R Retail provides its clients with unparalleled market knowledge, exceptional service and aggressive and persistent support in negotiations.

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