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Hogtown Smoke to Open Restaurant and Speakeasy for its Second Location in Toronto


RKF Brings Popular BBQ Grill to Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market district at 55 Colborne Street

TORONTO – RKF, North America’s  leading independent real estate firm specializing in retail leasing, investment sales and consulting services, announced  that it has arranged a 5,571-square-foot lease with southern-style BBQ and wood fire grill Hogtown Smoke for their second location in Toronto, at 55 Colborne Street in the St. Lawrence Market district of Toronto. Hogtown Smoke will open later this month.

RKF’s Steven Alikakos and Alexandra Fieder represented the landlord, Allied Properties REIT, in the transaction.

Hogtown Smoke will feature a 2,722-square-foot restaurant on the ground floor and a 2,849-square-foot bourbon speakeasy “The Joint” in the lower level at 55 Colborne Street. Located a few blocks from the world-renowned 200-year-old St. Lawrence Market complex and the architecturally stunning Brookfield Place, Hogtown Smoke is ideally situated in the heart of Olde Town known for its historic architecture, exciting theatre, quaint shops, charming restaurants and many outdoor festivals. Neighbours include The Bier Markt, Carisma, Woods Restaurant and Bar, P.J. O’Brien’s, Tom Jones Steakhouse, Terroni, Sukho Thai, The Sultan’s Tent, C’est What, Le Papillon and The Irish Embassy.

“With the addition of Hogtown Smoke, Colborne Street will become one of the most active bar and restaurant strips in the area” said Alikakos.

About RKF

The leading independent real estate firm in North America specializing in retail leasing, investment sales and consulting services, RKF serves a broad spectrum of domestic and global clients in services ranging from national tenant and owner representation to advisory, consulting and dispositions. With approximately $30 billion in aggregate real estate transactions to its credit, RKF has been responsible for identifying scores of real estate opportunities throughout the United States for leading American and international chains, retailers, developers and institutional clients. RKF is headquartered in New York with offices in Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Northern New Jersey, San Francisco, Tokyo and Toronto. RKF operates in Canada as RKF Group Canada Realty, a retail brokerage.

RKF’s Toronto office is located at 624 King Street West, 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5V 1M7 – T: 416.599.3700. www.rkf.com


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