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Farm Charm signs lease for new location in Easton

Waterside Village features a mix of big-box and soft goods retailers, a major grocery store, fast-casual restaurants, professional services retailers, medical uses and commercial office space on the second story level. (Submitted photo)

Farm Charm, a family-owned business offering home décor, seasonal items and gifts founded by Amelia and Jeffrey Merryman, has opened its second location within a 4,700-square-foot space at Waterside Village in Easton.

The 200,000-square-foot, mixed-use project is situated at the intersection of MD Route 322 (Easton Parkway) and MD Route 33 (St. Michaels Road) in Talbot County.

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC is the exclusive leasing company for the center with marketing and leasing activities handled by John Schultz, Tim Harrington, Michael Ruocco, and Morgan Wimbrow.

Some of the store’s furniture pieces are unique and one-of-a-kind. Farm Charm stocks a unique collection of traditional, urban, rustic and coastal farmhouse décor, as well as kitchenware, candles and gifts. Farm Charm carries a small collection of women’s apparel and a large selection of seasonal items suitable for home decorating including fall and Christmas.

Farm Charm offers online shopping as well as interior decorating services. A portion of the store is also dedicated to the family’s Seize The Bay collection, which specializes in Maryland, coastal, nautical home décor and gifts. The Merrymans now operate four stores including Eden & Avery and Seize the Bay located in the Queenstown Premium Outlets in Queenstown.

With this latest lease, MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services has added more than 27,000 square feet of new leases to Waterside Village. The activity includes Planet Fitness (17,500 square feet), a national fitness center franchise; Anne Arundel County-based loan provider Bay Country Financial Services (1,440 square feet); Josef’s Sweets By Chef Gregory James (1,410 square feet), a local group specializing in gourmet desserts and national hair salon franchise Great Clips (1,335 square feet).

Waterside Village features a mix of big-box and soft goods retailers, a major grocery store, fast-casual restaurants, professional services retailers, medical uses and commercial office space on the second story level. Anchor tenants include Target, BJs Wholesale Club, Harris Teeter, Dick’s Sporting Goods, PetSmart and Michael’s. In addition, Anne Arundel Medical Center operates within a free-standing building at the center and provides a range of primary care and specialty healthcare services.

Nearly 35,000 people reside within a 20-minute drive from Waterside Village at Easton, including nearly 15,000 households with an average household income exceeding $101,000. An additional 40,000 people work within 20 minutes from the mixed-use project.

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services is the real estate brokerage arm of The MacKenzie Companies, which operates six full-service divisions addressing all real estate asset classes including MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC, MacKenzie Capital, LLC, MacKenzie Investment Group and Datastory Consulting. The company provides customized real estate solutions for institutional owners, investors, private companies and individuals.