Notable Deals During 2008
Property Size Town, State Lease/Sale Brokers
33-Door Terminal Secaucus, NJ Lease Ken Crimmins, Jeff Cerchione
12,000 SF Warehouse East Hanover, NJ Sale Ken Crimmins, Anthony Bufanio
33,650 SF Office/Warehouse Rutherford, NJ Lease Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Jr and Alex Conte
20,000 SF Terminal Ridgefield, NJ Lease Gordon Mayer
32,500 SF Facility Newark, NJ Sale Ken Crimmins
42,000 SF Facility Elizabeth, NJ Lease Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Alex Conte, Ken Crimmins, Christian Walsifer
50,000 SF Office/Warehouse Kearny, NJ Lease Ken Crimmins, Jeff Cerchione
30-Door terminal Union, NJ Sale Ken Crimmins, Jeff Cerchione
30-Door Terminal Edison, NJ Lease Ken Crimmins
122,720 SF Facility Elizabeth, NJ Lease Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Alex Conte, Ken Crimmins, Christian Walsifer
24,000 SF Facility Elizabeth, NJ Lease Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Alex Conte, Ken Crimmins, Christian Walsifer
6 Acres Newark, NJ Lease Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Alex Conte, Ken Crimmins, Christian Walsifer
17,000 SF Newark, NJ Lease Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Jr and Alex Conte
24,000 SF Carlstadt, NJ Lease Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Jr and Alex Conte
59,000 SF Elizabeth, NJ Sale Charlie Bernhaut, Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Jr and Alex Conte
12,750 SF Elizabeth, NJ Lease Ken Crimmins, Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Jr and Alex Conte
45,000 SF Elizabeth, NJ Lease Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Alex Conte, Ken Crimmins, Christian Walsifer
44-Door Terminal Kearny, NJ Lease Ken Crimmins
31,000 SF Elizabeth, NJ Lease Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Jr and Alex Conte
45,000 SF Elizabeth, NJ Lease Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Alex Conte, Ken Crimmins, Christian Walsifer
33,000 SF Paterson, NJ Sale Carlo Battaglia, Sam Bernhaut
23,167 SF Distribution Metuchen, NJ Lease Bob McGrath
       
Notable Deals During 2007
Property Size Town, State Lease/Sale Brokers
21,528 SF Kenilworth, NJ Lease Bob McGrath
45,957 SF Lakewood, NJ Lease Charles Kavanagh
38,000 SF Irvington, NJ Sale Ken Crimmins, Jeff Cerchione
25,500 SF Woodbridge, NJ Lease Ken Crimmins, Christian Walsifer
41,584 SF Washington Twp, NJ Sale Sam Bernhaut, Charlie Bernhaut
90,000 SF Newark, NJ Sale Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Alex Conte
136,350 SF Elizabeth, NJ Lease Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Alex Conte
44,600 SF Terminal Kearny, NJ Lease Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Alex Conte
50,000 SF Elizabeth, NJ Lease Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Alex Conte, Ken Crimmins, Christian Walsifer
49,000 SF Harrison, NJ Lease Ken Crimmins
78,750 SF Bayonne, NJ Lease Ken Crimmins, Jeff Cerchione

2006

June

  • Lease of 59,000 sf property located at Magnolia Street, Elizabeth. Represented by Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Jr., and Alex Conte.

May

  • Sale of 5.5-acre property located at Division Street, Elizabeth. Represented by Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Jr., and Alex Conte.

April

  • Sale of 60,950 sf property located at Oberlin Avenue, Lakewood. Represented by Charles Kavanagh.
  • Sale of 8.9-acre property located at Roanoke Street, Newark. Represented by Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Jr., and Alex Conte.

February

  • Sale of 10.91 acre property located at Wilson Avenue, Newark. Represented by Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Jr., and Alex Conte.
  • Sale of 119,914 sf property located at East Linden Avenue, Linden. Represented by Robert McGrath.


2005

September

  • Sale of 6-acre property located at McClellan Street, Newark. Represented by Kenneth Crimmins.

June

  • Hartz Mountain Corp. leases 130,000 sf as pet supplier expands to 414-460 Ave. P in Newark. The tenants will be moving in July 1st to this 130,000 sf building. The property has 2,700 sf of office space, 15 loading docks, one drive-in bay, and is located on 5.75 acres.

    Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Jr., and Alex Conte of Blau & Berg were the representatives.

May

  • Ades Imports leased 270,000 sf at 365 S. Randolphville Road in Piscataway. The tenant, a distributor of artificial flowers and seasonal items, was previously located in four separate locations.

    The new property is located in Corporate Park 287. The building has 23-foot ceilings, 35 loading docks, and approximately 6,500 sf of office space.

    Jason Crimmins, Peter Murano, Jr., and Alex Conte of The Blau & Berg Co. were the representatives in the transaction.

2004

July

  • Jason Crimmins, Alex Conte and Peter Murano, Jr. lease the +35,203 sf property at 510 Ryerson Road in Lincoln Park, NJ to Intercon of Salt Lake City, Utah .

June

  • Jason Crimmins and Peter Murano, Jre. lease the +59K sf facility located 1 International Way in Newark to Marjam Supply Company.

May

  • Jason Crimmins, Alex Conte and Peter Murano, Jr. sold the 67,343 sf Warehouse at 60 East Halsey Street in Parsippany.

  • Jason Crimmins, Alex Conte, Peter Murano, Jr. and Ken Crimmins lease out the 70,000 and 50,950 sf properties at 123 Pennsylvania Avenue in South Kearny.

April

  • Jason Crimmins and Peter Murano, Jr. of The Blau & Berg Company represented both tenant and owner in the lease of 201 Bay Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ. An excellent warehouse distribution facility located in Port Newark, the building has high ceilings with 508,617 sf rentable space. Property is owned by Hartz Mountain and the tenant is Urban Express.


2003

December

  • Kenneth Crimmins was responsible for the sale transaction of 146-246 Haynes Avenue in Newark. Owned by Gate Gourmet, the 120,000 sf is situated on 10.65 acres with proposed future access directly into the Newark Liberty International Airport.

October

  • Intercon, Inc. leased 50,113 sf in a long term lease from 510 Ryerson Road, Inc.  Jason Crimmins, Steven Schmidt and Peter Murano, Jr. were the procuring brokers in the transaction.

September

  • Nearing the end of its current lease, IXC Communications renewed its lease in Trenton and Newark, NJ.  IXC, a division of Cincinnati Bell, was represented by Jason Crimmins in both transactions.

August

  • JG Petrucci recently purchased the 127,000 sf situated on 11.74 acres located at 201 Sweetland Avenue in Hillside. JG Petrucci has proposed a 175,000 sf built-to-suit industrial facility which has already been spoken for.  Peter Murano, Jr., Jason Crimmins and Kenneth Crimmins represented JG Petrucci in the transaction.

June

  • William B Skinner, a custom overseas broker, signed a lease for 21,000 sf located on Gotham Parkway in the heart of the Gotham Industrial Park of Carlstadt.  Jason Crimmins and Peter Murano, Jr. exclusively represented William B Skinner in the deal.


2002

November

  • Jason Crimmins and Peter Murano, Jr. of The Blau & Berg Company represented both seller and buyer in the recent sale transaction of 15 Charles Street, Westwood, NJ, a 3-story office building located in the heart of Westwood near Pascack Valley Hospital. It was sold by L & L Associates to a group of investors/doctors from the Biofeedback Center.

September

  • Charles T. Kavanagh of The Blau & Berg Company successfully represented all parties in the sale of 691 New Hampshire Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, for $2.675M. Located at the corner of Oak Street and New Hampshire Avenue with a lot size of 10.57 acres, the 73,200 sf industrial building was originally owned by Wheaton's pension fund and was subleased to the operating arm of the company which subsequently purchased the building. After serving as Wheaton USA, Inc.'s place of operations for three years management decided to relocate to another location due to market changes and excess capacity in other Wheaton/Alcan facilities.

    With 50% A/C, dual 2000 amp electrical services, high lighting covers, a 100-car parking area, and a building that can be doubled in size, the purchaser, Ed Bennett Properties, Inc., seeks to lease the facility's various industrial features and take advantage and develop the property's excess land as well.

  • Jason Crimmins, CCIM, SIOR, and Peter Murano, Jr. recently sold 125,000 sf located at 416-460 Avenue P in the ironbound section of Newark, NJ. The property, which is situated on a 5 acre parcel of land, contains 24' clear ceiling heights, 15 loading docks, 2,500 amps, wet system, rail, and office space of approximately 4,000 sf in size. The property was sold as an investment property for over $6,200,000. The Blau & Berg Company represented both parties in the transaction. The seller was Haefeli Urban Renewal Corp and the buyer was undisclosed.

August

  • Blau & Berg brokered a lease on 55 West End Road in Totowa, NJ. The 22,500 sf industrial building was leased from Mel-Ran Associates by Organic Corporation of America through the combined efforts of Jason Crimmins, CCIM, SIOR, Peter Murano, Jr., and Steve Dudziec.

  • The Blau & Berg Company recently brokered the sale of a 143,530 sf industrial building in Lyndhurst, NJ. The property, othewise known as The Meadowlands Corporate Center and located at 1275 Valley Brook Avenue in Lyndhurst, NJ, was sold by The Gale Company of Florham Park, NJ, to Keystone Property Trust of West Conshohocken, PA, for $8.361M. The successful transaction was done in part through the combined efforts of The Blau & Berg team composed of Ken Crimmins, CCIM, SIOR, Peter Murano, Jr., Jason Crimmins, CCIM, SIOR, and Steve Dudziec.

  • Jason Crimmins, CCIM, SIOR, Peter Murano, Jr. and Steve Dudziec brokered the sale of a 28,600 sf industrial property in Springfield, NJ. Situated on a one acre land, the building will be used for warehousing and distribution purposes of toys and other general mechandise.

  • Organics Corp. of America reached an agreement with The Opper Group to move its corporate headquarters to 55 West End Road in Totowa, NJ. Organics Corp. will occupy the entire industrial facility. The 22,500-square-foot facility, built in 1978, has one drive-in bay and two loading docks. The team of Steve Dudziec, Jason Crimmins and Peter Murano Jr. of Blau & Berg Co. represented the tenant.

March

  • Jason Crimmins, CCIM, SIOR, and Peter Murano, Jr. brokered the sale of 140-152 Mountain Avenue, a 24,000 sq. ft. three-story office building located in Springfield, NJ. JMFJ Realty sold the building to World Associates for over $2.5M. In an economic market where the vacancy rate is approximately 13.9%, this building is fully leased. As a result, The Blau & Berg Company has been retained as the exclusive broker.

February

  • Jason Crimmins, CCIM, SIOR, and Peter Murano, Jr. brokered the sale of 50-52 Fadem Road, a fully leased 206,000 sq. ft. industrial building with ceiling heights that range from 24 - 32' clear. It is located in the corporate industrial park of Springfield, NJ. Green Fund Realty sold the building for over $10M to the Bristol Group. The Blau & Berg Company has been retained as the exclusive broker and as property manager.


2001

September

  • Assisted the United States Post Office in purchasing a 333,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Teterboro, NJ, worth $39M to be used as its new Northern NJ Metro Processing and Distribution Center.

August

  • Assisted Quebecor World Logistics, Inc. in obtaining a long-term lease for a 146,559 sq. ft. warehouse in Edison, NJ, to be used as a storage facility for its thousands of print materials.

April

  • Obtained a long-term lease on behalf of Marcal Paper Mills, Inc. for 207,107 sq. ft. of space in Elmwood Park, NJ, to be used in expanding its distribution center.

February

  • Assisted Gilbert Home Delivery Corp. in purchasing the 40,000 sq. ft. warehouse-distribution facility in Woodbridge, NJ, after a year of occupancy.


The Blau & Berg Company
830 Morris Turnpike, 2nd Floor
Short Hills, NJ 07078
www.blauberg.com

Tel: 973-379-6644 / 908-276-3355
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