Planet Fitness becomes first gym in Bed-Stuy

1245 Fulton Street rendering (Inset: Planet Fitness logo)
1245 Fulton Street rendering (Inset: Planet Fitness logo)

Planet Fitness plans to pump up the presence of fitness in Bedford-Stuyvesant with a new gym. The fitness chain signed a 22,500-square lease for the first floor, second floor and basement of 1245 Fulton Street, near Arlington Place.

The one-story building is undergoing a renovation to accommodate the new occupant, which will be the sole gym in the area. Renovations are expected to be done by January 2015.

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Winick Realty Group broker Zach Mishaan represented the owner, Infinity Real Estate, while Crown Retail broker Richard Chera represented Planet Fitness. Other Brooklyn locations include 777 Broadway in Bushwick; 249 Duffield Street and 245 Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn; and 856 Remsen Avenue in Canarsie.

Last month, Planet Fitness grabbed 36,000 square feet at 168-50 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica, Queens, as previously reported. [REW]Mark Maurer