press release apexConAgra Food Sales, Inc. has moved its offices from Deerfield Crossing to Neyer Properties-owned Fountains Techne Center in Mason, Ohio.

ConAgra signed a $1 million, 10-year lease for 9,011 square feet of space in September, 2009. The company moved into its completed space, in January, 2010. Elaine Gillespie of Equity Real Estate assisted with the transaction.

ConAgra Foods is one of the nation’s largest packaged food companies, serving grocery retailers, restaurants and foodservice establishments. Popular ConAgra consumer brands include: Banquet; Chef Boyardee; Healthy Choice; Hunt’s; Marie Callender’s; Orville Redenbacher’s; PAM; and many others.

Apex Industrial Technologies has renewed its existing lease at Fountains Techne Center and will add an additional 4,539 square feet of space for a total of 13,671 square feet. Construction is scheduled to be completed in April. Value of the lease is $500,000.

The company provides vending solutions for industrial tools, supplies, parts and other mission-critical assets. Peter Snow of Cassidy Turley represented Apex, while Gillespie represented Neyer Properties.

“While many business owners are rightfully still concerned about the economy, it’s important to keep moving forward and seek the opportunities around us,” said Dan Neyer, president of Neyer Properties. “It’s always a happy event to see that businesses are expanding.”

Fountains Techne Center is a $5.5 million, 62,000 square foot, office/warehouse building located at Mason-Montgomery Road and Central Parke Boulevard. Built in 2001, the building is nearly 90 percent full, with 7,836 square feet remaining.

A second phase to this property is currently being designed to accommodate increased interest in the area.

Neyer Properties is a full-service commercial real estate developer specializing in sustainable development, construction management, investment, and redevelopment. The firm celebrates its 15th anniversary this year and invites friends and stakeholders to join its green building community at facebook.com/neyerproperties.