Press Release: Crunch Gym to Open First South Carolina Location in North Charleston in December 2016


Charleston, SC (December 6, 2016) NAI Avant is pleased to announce that Crunch North Charleston, a franchise of Crunch Gym (Crunch), will debut its first fitness center in South Carolina this month (December 2016). NAI Avant broker Jered Wilkerson represented the tenant in the transaction, while Peter Vick of Divaris Real Estate Inc. represented the landlord, Hawthorne North Rivers, LLC.

Crunch North Charleston will occupy 27,000 square feet of the Promenade at Northwoods retail plaza at 7800 Rivers Avenue, joining anchor tenants Gander Mountain and Toys ‘R Us, among others. This premier location will serve as a full service fitness facility, offering personal training, exercise classes, a tanning bed, a HydroMassage machine, a fitness studio, locker rooms, a kids’ area, over 70 pieces of cardio equipment, a wide variety of machines, free weights and a nutrition program.

Originating in Manhattan in 1989, Crunch has over 160 locations across the United States and Australia. Renowned for providing luxury fitness at affordable pricing, the franchise has grown to serve over 400,000 members.

“I am honored to have helped bring Crunch to North Charleston for its first location in South Carolina,” said Wilkerson. “It is exciting to see the influx of national and international retailers migrating to the greater Charleston area, reflecting the unparalleled opportunity that the market has to offer.”

For more information, please contact Jered Wilkerson at 843-518-5383 or

About Crunch Gym

Headquartered in New York City, and co-owned by New Evolution Ventures (NeV) and private-equity firm Angelo Gordon, Crunch serves over 400,000 members with both corporately owned and franchised locations (Crunch Essential) in cities throughout the U.S. and in Australia. Crunch continues to expand across the U.S. and around the globe. In particular, the Crunch Essential model represents an incredible opportunity for those interested in owning their own business where the potential rewards are immeasurable. For more information about owning a Crunch Essential location, go to

About NAI Avant

NAI Avant’s commercial real estate business is one of the largest in the Southeast. With over 65 professionals, the firm provides comprehensive brokerage, leasing, development, property and project management services. For nearly three consecutive decades, the group has had more of its brokerage professionals recognized as top producers or recipients of the top awards than any other firm in South Carolina. As a member of the NAI Global Network, NAI Avant is affiliated with more than 375 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific, with over 6,700 local market professionals, managing over 380 million square feet of property. NAI Global is the single largest, most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms and is a wholly owned subsidiary of C-III Capital partners.  NAI Global Member firms, leaders in their local markets, are actively managed to work in unison and provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. NAI Avant’s Property and Project Management Group currently manages a multi-million square foot portfolio of properties across South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. Through its Avant Healthcare Division, the firm provides comprehensive services to hospitals, clinics, and physician groups. NAI Avant, founded in 1966, is headquartered in Columbia, SC with an office in Charleston, SC. Find out more about NAI Avant and its services at Be sure to follow us on Twitter @NAIAvant and like us on Facebook.

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