Royal Properties, Inc. is pleased to announce that Fortunoff Backyard Store has signed a ten-year lease with three five-year options for 8,500 square feet at 1890 South Road (Route 9) in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Fortunoff Backyard Store provides outdoor living products, outdoor furniture,  an assortment of patio furniture, and quality merchandise at all prices.  The Fortunoff brand opened seven Backyard Store locations in February 2010. They now have 27 locations throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware and Florida.

1890 South Road is a strip center in Poughkeepsie, NY that is situated across from the Poughkeepsie Galleria and The Shoppes at South Hills. This property sits at a signalized intersection with excellent visibility on Route 9 boasting traffic counts of 43,752 cars per day.  Neighboring retailers include Target, Old Navy, Best Buy, Macy’s, ShopRite, Sears, Lowe’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Olive Garden and many more.  With the signing of Fortunoff Backyard, this center is 100% occupied. Scott Meshil of Royal Properties, Inc. represented the landlord in this transaction. Julius M. Feinblum Real Estate, Inc represented the tenant.

For additional information, please contact Scott Meshil at 914-237-3400, Ext. 106 or

Royal Properties, Inc. is a retail brokerage and consulting company specializing in the placement of retailers throughout New York, New Jersey & Connecticut.  To learn more about Royal Properties, Inc., please call 914-237-3400 or visit our website at