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Real Estate Journal — New Jersey — Section B


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Environmentally friendly 350,000 s/f technical school is now open to students RSC Architects, DMR Architects, MAST Construction & Terminal Construction design and build high school in Secaucus

ECAUCUS, NJ —Hud- son County’s newest High Tech High School is open. Set on the 20-acre Frank J. Gargiulo Campus, the new $150 million facility will educate nearly 2,000 stu- dents in more than 70 leading- edge classrooms and specialty spaces. The Hudson County Improvement Authority (HCIA) managed the design and construction process for Hudson County Schools of Technology (HCST) and part- nered with RSC Architects, DMR Architects, MAST S HI-LIGHTS OCTOBER 12 - 25, 2018

that puts Hudson County on the map as a top educational and environmentally conscious landmark. We have our out- standing designers and con- struction managers to thank,” said Norman Guerra , CEO of the Hudson County Improve- ment Authority. The visioning for this new cutting-edge facility began more than 10 years ago by HCST and RSCArchitects, who carefully developed bridging documents to ensure this grand vision would become a reality. The HCIA managed the final design and construction, utiliz- ing the design-build method to ensure a streamlined process. Terminal Construction Corpo- ration was retained as the con- tractor, and DMR Architects as the architect of record. Mast Construction Services Inc. was engaged as the owner’s representative and construc- tion manager to oversee the day-to-day activities. 

Frank J. Gargiulo Campus

mer aging, undersized North Bergen campus, the new school has been described as “the gem of high schools in Hudson County.” “The Frank J. Gargiulo Cam- pus will quickly become the gold standard for technical high schools across the coun- try. Our design team, working collaboratively with our educa-

tors, have created something truly revolutionary. I know that it will serve our students and staff with the resources to drive learning to the next level,” said Amy Lin-Rodri- guez , acting superintendent of HCST. “It’s an honor to see the for- mer Field Station Dinosaur Park transformed into a campus

Construction Services and Terminal Construction Corp. to design and build the new 350,000 s/f school. The county vocational mag- net school – which serves grades 9-12 in Hudson Coun- ty – combines technically- focused, hands-on learning with a challenging academic curriculum. Replacing its for-


NKF Capital Markets represents Mack-Cali in sale of 600 and 700 Horizon Drive, Hamilton


HAMILTON, NJ — NKF Capital Markets represented Mack-Cali in the sale of 600 and 700 Horizon Dr., a two- building 100% NNN leased office portfolio in Hamilton. 600 Horizon is leased to Veri- zon Communications and 700 Horizon is leased to AAA. The transaction was completed by NKF Capital Markets execu- tive managing directors Ste- ven Schultz, Kevin Welsh and, as leasing expert, Steve Tolkach , as well as managing directors Tony Georgiev and Brian Schulz . These buildings are among the few class A office products in the Hamilton submarket. The regional location pro- vides strong access to a dense, skilled labor base and is within minutes of a range of popular dining options, retailers and hospitality providers. “600 and 700 Horizon Cen- ter Dr. are located within the Horizon Center Business Park, one of the leading multi-




700 Horizon Dr.

purpose office campuses in the area. Its prominent location right off Rte. 130 provides convenient access to regional thoroughfares and the greater Princeton market area,” csaid Steven Schultz. “We’re pleased with the results, as we con- cluded Mack-Cali’s disposition

strategy in this area.” 600 Horizon, sold to a pri- vate investor, is a single-story office building that was built- to-suit as a call center in 2002. The space is highly functional and features a large floor plate with five entrances, backup power and generous park-

ing space. 700 Horizon, sold to VEREIT, boasts similar impressive amenities includ- ing advance fiber-optics and on-site jogging paths. Both buildings are in a prime loca- tion for commuting and access to the major markets along the Northeast Corridor. 



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