New Jersey

Second Phase of Renovations Begins at The Shops at Riverside in Hackensack, N.J.

HACKENSACK, N.J. — The second phase of a three-phase renovation project has begun on The Shops at Riverside, a retail center in Hackensack. Work on the first phase will be completed this summer with the creation of a dining and entertainment district. Offerings will include a movie theater with a lounge and bar operated by AMC, the relocation of The Cheesecake Factory and additional restaurants and specialty stores. The second phase will be completed by the end of 2017 and will involve..

March 17, 2017

Circle Squared, Hampshire Cos. Acquire Land for Industrial Property in Carteret, N.J.

CARTERET, N.J. — Circle Squared Alternative Investments and the Hampshire Cos. have acquired land for a planned industrial property in Carteret. The property, located at 1500 Blair Road, will be developed into a 156,000-square-foot warehouse/distribution facility. The project will be constructed on a six-acre parcel of land ground leased for a term of 50 years with two renewal options of 20 and 25 years each.

March 17, 2017

Mack-Cali Acquires 1.1 MSF Office Portfolio in New Jersey for $368M

MADISON AND SHORT HILLS, N.J. — Mack-Cali Realty Corp. (NYSE: CLI) has acquired a 1.1 million-square-foot office portfolio that includes six Class A properties in northern New Jersey for $368 million. The sales price of the portfolio is one of the highest ever recorded statewide in the office sector, according to a news release. RXR Realty LLC sold the portfolio, which includes 1, 3 and 7 Giralda Farms in Madison and 51, 101 and 103 JFK Parkway in Short Hills. The portfolio is 91 percent..

March 17, 2017

Hersh Realty Group Arranges Sale of The Westampton Marketplace in Westampton, N.J.

WESTAMPTON, N.J. — Hersh Realty Group Commercial Real Estate (HRG) has arranged the $7.4 million sale of The Westampton Marketplace located at 483 Woodlane Road in Westampton. The Westampton Marketplace is a 32,140-square-foot Class A retail shopping center consisting of 24,000 square feet of inline retail space and an 8,300-square-foot freestanding Family Dollar situated on 8.3 acres. Additional pad sites are available for future development. The center, built in 2008, is located near I-295..

March 16, 2017

Asbury Park Brewery Purchases Former Warehouse in Asbury Park, N.J.

ASBURY PARK, N.J. — Asbury Park Brewery has purchased a 28,369-square-foot former warehouse located at 810 Sewall Ave. in Asbury Park. Glenn Jaffe of Sheldon Gross Realty represented the seller, Flexcraft Co. Asbury Park Brewery initially signed on to lease the property, then decided to purchase it during the lease term. A Family Dollar store also occupies a portion of the property.

March 15, 2017

Gebroe-Hammer Associates Arranges $23.5M Sale of Carriage Club Apartments in Mount Arlington, N.J.

ARLINGTON, N.J. — Gebroe-Hammer Associates has arranged the $23.5 million sale of The Carriage Club, a 106-unit multifamily property located at 1 Hillside Dr. in Mt. Arlington. Gebroe-Hammer’s Adam Zweibel and Stephen Tragash secured the seller, Carriage Club Associates LLC, and procured the unnamed buyer, a private investment group, in the transaction. Built in 2003, Carriage Club is a Class A, 55-and-over apartment community offering one- and two-bedroom units, the latter of which offer a..

March 14, 2017

NorthMarq Capital Secures $80M Refinance of Multifamily Portfolio in Hoboken, N.J.

HOBOKEN, N.J. — Gary Cohen of NorthMarq Capital’s New Jersey-based office has secured the $80 million refinancing of a portfolio of multifamily properties containing 519 total units. The five properties are located throughout Hoboken. The 12-year loan includes a 25-year amortization schedule. NorthMarq arranged financing for the borrower, Applied Housing Management, through its correspondent relationship with a life insurance company.

March 14, 2017

Gebroe-Hammer Associates Arranges $12.8M Sales of Multifamily Properties in New Jersey

EAST ORANGE, ORANGE, AND IRVINGTON, N.J. — Gebroe-Hammer Associates’ David Oropeza has arranged the sales of several multifamily residential properties in East Orange, Orange and Irvington. The transactions include a total 170 units, which were purchased for a combined $12.8 million. Oropeza represented the buyers and sellers in each transaction. An East Orange portfolio sale includes 73 units spanning six properties. These include 63 N. Walnut St., 132 N. Grove St., 433 William St., 75..

March 13, 2017

J.G. Petrucci Co. Acquires 18-Acre Industrial Site in Branchburg, N.J.

BRANCHBURG, N.J. — J.G.Petrucci Co. has acquired an 18.4-acre site on Meister Avenue in Branchburg. The company plans to develop a 187,500-square-foot speculative industrial facility on the site, which will be available for lease in spring 2018. Joel Lubin of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Iselin, N.J., office represented J.G. Petrucci Co. in the transaction, and will also serve as leasing agent for the property. The facility will be constructed using precast concrete. Once completed, it will feature..

March 10, 2017

NAI Mertz Secures Sale-Leaseback for 55,000-SF Industrial Building in Swedesboro, N.J.

SWEDESBORO, N.J. — NAI Mertz has secured a sale-leaseback transaction at 509 Heron Drive, a 55,000-square-foot industrial building in Swedesboro. A subsidiary of Burton Real Estate purchased the building. NAI Mertz’s Jonathan Klear and Fred Meyer were the sole brokers in the transaction. Located within Pureland Industrial Complex, 509 Heron Drive features a crane-served warehouse and an existing two-story office, as well as a computer room, and reception and kitchen areas. Situated on a..

March 9, 2017