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Restaurant chain pays top dollar for Boca site


The former Macaroni Grill in Boca Raton has a new owner. Hillstone Restaurant Group of Beverly Hills paid $9.35 million for the 6,560-square-foot space at 2004 NW Executive Center Court, according to property records.

The seller was Cocozella of Deerfield Beach. It paid $3.4 million for the property in 2010.

Hillstone owns the 7,568-square-foot Houston’s site just next door to the former Macaroni Grill.

In addition to its Houston’s location in Boca, Hillstone operates Palm Beach Grill in Palm Beach and attempted to open a waterfront restaurant on Palmetto Park Road in Boca.


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