OLD SAYBROOK, Conn., Feb. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $3.3 million to 923 Boston Post Road Associates, LLC, for the construction and financing of two free-standing retail sites in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. Site improvements will include the construction of a one-story, approximately 15,000 square-foot retail building to be leased by retail garden center, Agway, and an approximately 2,000 square-foot pad site for a Dunkin Donuts store. The property is part of the Oyster River Shopping Center, located on Boston Post Road, CT US Route 1, in Old Saybrook.    

“This is a fabulous project bringing some important retail to the lovely town of Old Saybrook, with a design that is appropriate and in keeping with the area,” said Julia Anne M. Slom, Senior Vice President & Team Leader of Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group. “We are very pleased to be working with Mr. Izzo on this project.”

923 Post Road Associates, LLC is a Connecticut single asset limited liability company of Anthony F. Izzo Commercial Real Estate Development and Management.

Washington Trust's Commercial Real Estate Group provides commercial real estate mortgages for the construction, refinancing, or purchasing of investment real estate projects. Financing ranges in size from several hundred thousand dollars up to multi-million dollar projects. For more information, contact Timothy Pickering, Senior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Group, at 401-348-1482 or 1-800-475-2265 ext. 1482.

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