James Balliet

SOLD: Christopher & Banks/ CJ Banks leases 6,567 SF Space in Lehigh Valley, PA

Lehigh Valley, PA (4/2013) The James Balliet Commercial Group, a full service commercial real estate company with an office located at 40 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. Allentown, PA recently completed a lease transaction of 6,567 SF at Crest Plaza located at 1620 Crest Crest Blvd. Allentown, PA.  The store is expected to open in May 2013.


According to their website, Christopher and Banks was founded in 1956 in Minneapolis, MN and currently operates over 600 locations. Christopher & Banks stores offer missy sizes 4 to 16, petite sizing is also available at all Christopher & Banks store locations. The CJ Banks stores cater to plus size women offering sizes 14W to 24W. This Allentown location will be a duel concept Christopher and Banks/ CJ Banks so all ladies apparel sizes will be displayed under one roof.


Crest Plaza is a Target Greatland and Weis Market anchored Power center. Additional Tenants at Crest Plaza include Pennsylvania Wine and Spirits Premium Selection Store, Rite Aid, Applebee’s, Stone Cold Ice Creamery, The UPS Store and many more national and regional Tenants. 

The James Balliet Commercial Group represented the Landlord, Kana Realty Corporation and the Tenant, Christopher Banks/ CJ Banks in the transaction.


The James Balliet Commercial Group is a full service commercial real estate company serving the Lehigh Valley, Northeastern Pennsylvania and select counties of New Jersey.