SOLD! Historical Rhoads Hallmark And Gift Shop in Hummelstown

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Campbell Commercial Real Estate, Inc. coordinated the sale which saw the closing of an iconic Hummelstown business and the expansion of another.

Rhoads Hallmark and Gift Shop has been owned by Dave and Jeanne Lutz for 49 years. After purchasing the only independent pharmacy in Hummelstown from the Rhoads family in 1973, Dave continued to operate the pharmacy and expand the business with a gift shop. In recent years the expansion of national pharmacy franchises became more popular, Dave sold the pharmacy business to CVS. In 2018 Dave and Jeanne determined not to retire after selling the pharmacy and continued with the Hallmark gift shop for another 4 years. Over the course of their decade’s long business, Dave and Jeanne more than doubled the square footage of 17 W Main Street with five major expansions which included the purchase of the historic Nisley Building next door. Starting from 6,000 square feet to 15,000 square feet, Dave considered his business “five shops under one roof” offering a different retail experience in each expansion, making it an exclusive one stop shop in Hummelstown. In 2012 Dave renovated the second floor adding an elevator, converting apartments and his office into a home décor gallery, featuring furniture, tables, and lamps. At the age of retirement, Dave and Jeanne decided to close the long-standing Rhoads Hallmark & Gift Shop. The boutique and Hallmark store was the most successful of their business, Dave citing mostly lifestyle changes, COVID-19 and inflation were the deciding factors to end of their 49 year business. The positive sale of the building to Toys on the Square in Hummelstown is considered an asset to the community, according to Dave. When 17 W Main St became available to purchase, Grafton Stine saw it as the perfect opportunity for his business. Grafton Stine, owner of Toys on the Square, has been operating his family friendly toy store since 1985. He purchased the historic 15,000 square foot building with plans to expand his business.

Art Campbell and Jessica Gasper of Campbell Commercial Real Estate, Inc. represented both parties in the sale transaction.

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Campbell TeamMonica Stofko

Director of Business and Marketing


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monica@acampbell.net

Monica was previously an Event Coordinator for 3 years before joining CAMPBELL Commercial Real Estate, Inc. as the Director of Business and Marketing in 2021. Her extensive background in hospitality and marketing in Central Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, and the Pocono Mountains allowed for an easy transition into the commercial real estate industry.

In 2016, she earned her bachelor’s degree from East Stroudsburg University. She continues her creativity outside the office with hand lettering designs and projects.

Campbell TeamTesla Blood

Vice President


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Mobile: (717) 818-3605
tesla@acampbell.net

Tesla began working in real estate in 2018 specializing in the marketing of properties and general business practices. She has since obtained her real estate license and is now working as the Vice President of CAMPBELL Commercial Real Estate, Inc. Her degree in business management, prior knowledge of the market, and dedication to providing strong support reflects in her work.

When she's not in the office she enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and Goldendoodle. Additionally, she participates in local fundraising for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) in support of her sister who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) at a young age.

Campbell TeamJessica M. Gasper

Chief Operating Officer


Office: (717) 737-6161
Mobile: (717) 979-5189
jessica@acampbell.net

Jessica obtained her Real Estate License from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2001 and joined Campbell Commercial Real Estate, Inc. in 2006.

Jessica is a former Co-Chair of Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC’s Chamber Businesswomen, a past President of the Paxtonia Elementary School PTA, and a current member of several real estate affiliations, including the National Association of REALTORS, Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS, and Greater Harrisburg Association of REALTORS.

Jessica was the only woman in the Philadelphia region to receive the prestigious CoStar Power Brokers Top Broker Award for Office Leasing in 2017.

Jessica also ran a record-setting campaign in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man & Woman of the Year Campaign. She is an active member of the Salvation Army Harrisburg’s Women Auxiliary Group – WIN Women Involved and on the Advisory Board of “The Conference for Women”.

Campbell TeamLarry Kostelac, III

Senior Vice President


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Larry obtained his Real Estate License from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2013. He has been in the Commercial Real Estate Business for the past 8 years.

Larry is a member of several real estate affiliations, including National Association of REALTORS, Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS, Greater Harrisburg Association of REALTORS, West Shore Chamber of Commerce and International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Larry has been serving as the assistant head coach for the Trinity Boys High School Basketball team for the past 17 years.

Campbell TeamArthur D. Campbell

President / Broker


Office: (717) 737-6161
Mobile: (717) 421-7705
art@acampbell.net

Art received his Bachelor of Science from Pennsylvania State University, is a licensed Real Estate Broker with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is a Certified Instructor for PA Real Estate License Credits.

After completing several years of property management and development of multi-family projects, Art Campbell founded Campbell Commercial Real Estate, Inc. as the President and Broker in 1984.

Art has served as the president or director of several real estate affiliations, including the Greater Harrisburg Association of REALTORS and the Harrisburg REALTORS Foundation.  His experience and professionalism have earned him several awards and recognitions, including REALTOR of the Year, Professional Merit and several Top Producer Awards from the Greater Harrisburg Association of REALTORS, the CoStar Power Brokers Top Broker Award for Office Leasing, West Shore Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Award, and Central Penn Business Journal’s ICON Honors Award.

Art ran a record-setting campaign in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man & Woman of the Year Campaign, has completed fundraising half marathons in San Diego, Savannah, and Alaska, and has participated as a Coach for Girls on the Run.