Bethesda, MD residents can’t get enough sushi, so Streetsense is bringing a new Japanese sushi restaurant, Passion Fin, to The Shops at Sumner Place, just off Sangamore Road in Bethesda, MD. It is scheduled to open in early 2012.
Rich Amsellem and Guy Silverman of Streetsense represented the center’s ownership, W.C. and A.N. Miller Development Company, in leasing a 2,959 SF restaurant space. Shang Wang of JBG Rosenfeld represented the tenant.
Passion Fin is the latest Japanese restaurant concept from local restaurateurs Jeffrey S. Fox and Jin Lin, who also own Sake Steakhouse in Laurel, MD and Fuji Sushi in Bel Air, MD.
The Shops at Sumner Place is a Safeway-anchored retail center adjacent to the 28-acre Sumner Village condominium community. Other stores within the center include CVS Pharmacy, Starbucks, Bethesda Market, Praline French Bakery and Restaurant, Chico’s, a fitness center, and a variety of other stores and services.
“The Shops at Sumner Place is a great neighborhood shopping center,” said Jeff Pollak, Managing Principal with Streetsense. “Once Passion Fin opens, we expect local sushi aficionados to seek it out and tell their friends.”
Streetsense is an integrated brokerage, design, branding, and development company specializing in retail and real estate. Established in 2001, Streetsense is the premiere and only truly full-service, retail-centric company in the real estate market today. Its powerful platform provides clients with an extremely wide range of services, including master planning, architecture, retail design, retail brokerage, development, and a full-service marketing studio that includes branding, graphic design, publicity, social media outreach, and more. Clients include well-known brands such as Chipotle, Starbucks, Maggiano’s Little Italy, Plow & Hearth, and Limited Brands, as well as real estate developers that include the The JBG Companies, Vornado/Charles E. Smith, and Akridge. Recent projects include interiors for Matchbox in Rockville, MD (plus a ground-up building pad site), Pi Pizzeria in Washington, D.C., Chipotle’s new concept Shophouse in Washington, D.C., and Café Caturra in Arlington, VA; office space design for Living Social in Washington, D.C.; and development of The Shoppes at Arts District, a 36,000 square foot specialty center will be the focal point of Arts District Hattsville (MD). For more information, see www.streetsense.com.