PernaFrederick Represents Children’s Services Inc., (CSI) in $1.3 Million Lease of 14,330 SF at 719-99 West Girard Ave

PHILADELPHIA, PA — PernaFrederick Commercial Real Estate has represented Childrens Services Inc. (CSI), in the lease of approximately 14,330 square feet of office space on the second floor of 719-99 West Girard Avenue here.

Joe Viturello, a vice president at PernaFrederick, assisted by Mike Anderson of the firm arranged the long term agreement with Semark Associates, LLC, the limited investment corporation that owns the 3-story, 40,000 square foot multi-tenant building.

Anthony Falcone with MS Fox Real Estate Group cooperated with PernaFrederick and represent building ownership in finalizing the space contract that has an aggregate rental exceeding $1.3 million.

Children’s Service Inc. (CSI) is a 129-year-old child welfare organization, originally founded by Episcopalian nuns and Edith Wharton Dallas of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church to serve “colored” crippled and indigent children in 1887. Today it is one of only a few historically “black” agencies remaining in the nation that support behavioral health counseling programs for adoptive, foster care children and emancipating supervised independent living (SIL) youth, some of whom are struggling with LGBT challenges.

According to Viturello, the lease commences in June of this year and will provide for the relocation of CSI from its present facilities at 1315 Walnut Street in center city.