The clothing company is moving from 50 Island St., where itoccupies five floors. The price of lease is undisclosed, but asource tells that comparable property in Haverhillaverages $6 per sf. The tenant was represented by Tyler Ewing andBrad Spencer from Grubb & Ellis, while the owner, SuffolkAdvisors LLC, was repped by Greg Klemmer and Ted Geary,respectively principal and associate at Klemmer Associates LLC.


"Southwick's former facility was on five floors in an outdatedfacility," says Ewing in a statement. "The move from Lawrence toHaverhill puts the company all on one level in a relatively new,state-of-the-art facility. The move still keeps more than 300 jobsin the region at a time most companies are outsourcingoverseas."


Southwick was recently purchased by Retail Brand Alliance, whichalso owns Brooks Brothers, a high-end apparel company. Southwickprimarily manufactures suits.

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