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Sager and Blitt from Bussel Realty represent tenant Fujitsu General America leases 155,000 s/f at Rockefeller Group Logistics Center

ISCATAWAY, NJ — Rockefeller Group , a real estate developer, owner and manager, along with joint venture partner PCCP, LLC , announced that Fujitsu General America Inc. (Fujitsu General) has leased 155,000 s/f at Rockefeller Group Logistics Center in Pis- cataway. Fujitsu General is consolidating and expanding its New Jersey distribution operations into this facility. Fujitsu General is the third company to sign a lease at the project which brings the sec- P HI-LIGHTS DECEMBER 14 -27, 2018

Group Logistics Center pro- vides us with a location that is not only close to the port of Elizabeth, but the facility we are moving to is state-of-the- art and it essentially doubles the capacity of our existing distribution center.” “We are delighted that Fujit- su General has chosen Piscat- away, a decision that enables this international company to more broadly flourish in what is becoming an epicenter of economic development in the tri-state region,” Piscataway Mayor Brian C. Wahler said. “We thank Fujitsu General for joining our Township and wish it much success.” The Cushman & Wakefield team of Jules Nissim, Stan Danzig and Marc Petrella serves as the marketing and leasing agent for the develop- ment and represented Rock- efeller Group and PCCP in the transaction, along with an in- house team led by Rockefeller Group’s Abramsohn. Fujitsu General was rep- resented by Bob Sager and Dave Blitt from Bussel Realty .

In other news, Rockefeller Group announced that Mark Shearer has joined the com- pany as senior vice president and regional development officer for the New Jersey/ Pennsylvania region. Shearer, a 30-year veteran of the com- mercial real estate industry, will be based in Rockefeller Group’s Morristown office and will lead all New Jersey and Pennsylvania development operations for the company. Drawing upon his deep com- mercial real estate expertise and his recent management of one of the largest indus- trial real estate portfolios in the New York/New Jersey market, Mr. Shearer is well- positioned to lead Rockefeller Group’s already strong roster of commercial real estate de- velopment professionals and projects. The company’s cur- rent portfolio includes projects in Piscataway, Edison and FlorhamPark, New Jersey, as well as in Pennsylvania’s Le- high Valley, where it recently broke ground on a two-build- ing 1.3-million s/f speculative distribution center.  vibrant, modern town center with easy access to highways, the West Trenton train sta- tion and the Trenton- Mercer Airport which is also being revitalized. Construction will begin immediately and will proceed in five phases start- ing with 164 apartments and a community green space. All commercial construction will be built at the front of the site to create a main street along Parkway Ave. Groundbreaking ceremony attendees included: Congress- woman Bonnie Watson Cole- man, Mercer County executive Brian Hughes, Ewing Mayor Bert Steinmann, Ewing Coun- cil vice president Kevin Baxter, Councilwoman Jennifer Keyes- Maloney, Freeholder Pasquale “Pat” Colavita, Freeholder Ann Cannon and Assemblyman Anthony Verrelli. 

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ond building to full occupancy. Rockefeller Group is develop- ing five buildings totaling 2.1-million s/f at the site. Fujitsu General provides ductless cooling, heating sys- tems, and VRF technology for residential and commercial use. They will distribute air conditioners, heat pumps and other products from the loca- tion to customers throughout the Northeast. “Ro cke f e l l e r Gr oup i s pleased that Fujitsu General has decided to join Humans- cale and Best Buy at Rocke- EWING, NJ — The renais- sance of Ewing Township has begun. Atlantic Realty Development Corporation along with state, county and local dignitaries celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony for the Ewing Town Centre (ETC) at the site of the former General Motors Inland Fisher Guide Plant on Parkway Ave. in Ewing. The 80-acre tract, which GM used to manufacture auto parts from 1938 to 1998 and which was converted by the U.S. Navy to build torpedo bombers during World War II, will now be home to 1,182 resi- dential rental units, 109,102 s/f of retail and 12,600 s/f of offices. The site will also include a 10,017 s/f amenities space. Approved by the Ewing Township planning board in

feller Group Logistics Center,” said Heath Abramsohn , vice president and regional direc- tor for the New Jersey and Pennsylvania region. “With the second building now 100 percent occupied, we are cur- rently working towards com- pleting construction on the balance of the site.” “In order to best serve our customers in the Northeast, we felt it was important to consolidate our operations in Middlesex County,” said Matt Peterson, president and COO, Fujitsu General. “Rockefeller


Ewing Town Centre breaks ground old General Motors site reimagined as mixed-use development




Ewing Council Vice President Kevin Baxter, Councilwoman Jennifer Keyes-Maloney, Mayor Bert Steinmann and Charles Latini, Township Planning and Zoning Officer celebrated the Nov. 2, 2018 groundbreaking of the Ewing Town Centre on the old General Motors site on Parkway Avenue. (Photo credit Bill Sanservino.)


2016, ETC represents an evo- lution for the Ewing commu-

nity. Unoccupied for years, the site will be transformed into a


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