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The Lightstone Group Announces Lease Extension With M E II Martial Arts Studio
M E II Continues to Kick the Competition at Wintonbury Mall

BLOOMFIELD, CONN. (July 14, 2010) – The Lightstone Group announced today that M E II/F.G.S. Martial Arts Studio LLC has signed a five year lease extension at Wintonbury Mall in Bloomfield, Conn.

M E II/F.G.S. Martial Arts Studio is a provider of martial arts instruction, with a specific focus on the forms of Aiki-Jitsu and Ju-Jitsu, both Japanese styles of martial arts. The Aikido and Ju-Jitsu forms are primarily focused on meditation and self-discipline to defend oneself socially, psychologically and physically.

“We are thrilled to extend the lease with M E II,” said Jeffrey Dash, vice president for leasing at Lakewood, N.J.-based Lightstone Group. “They’ve been providing martial arts instruction to the people of Bloomfield for years now, and have become a fixture in the community. We’re excited to continue their services in the Wintonbury center.”

Wintonbury Mall is a shopping center in Bloomfield, Conn., and features such highly regarded stores and businesses as Master Framers, Ryan Jewelers, Pasticceria Italia, CitiFinancial and Wintonbury Dental Associates.

For more information on leasing opportunities at Wintonbury Mall or throughout The Lightstone Group portfolio of office, retail and industrial properties, contact Jeffrey Dash at (908) 668-8300 or

About The Lightstone Group

Founded in 1988, The Lightstone Group has grown to become one of the largest privately held real estate companies in the US. Its diversified portfolio of industrial, office, retail and residential real estate assets includes 20 million square feet of commercial space and more than 10,000 multifamily units in 25 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

The Lightstone Group manages its business through operating platforms, each focused on a specific real estate asset class. Headquartered in New York, The Lightstone Group employs more than 1,000 professionals. For more information, visit

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