Barclays Capital’s acquisition of The Crossings at Jefferson Park, a 525,000-square-foot office campus in Whippany, was among the deals honored March 16 at the Morris County Economic Development Corp.’s 26th annual Partners in Economic Development Awards Luncheon. — All photos by Kramer Images/Courtesy: MCEDC
By Real Estate NJ
The Morris County Economic Development Corp. recently hosted its 26th annual Partners in Economic Development Awards Luncheon, in an event that recognized several high-profile real estate deals in the county from the past year.
Held March 16 in Florham Park, the event drew a packed crowd of area business and real estate leaders to the Wyndham Hamilton Park. As part of the program, the MCEDC honored transactions and professionals including:
- Office: Dan Loughlin and Scott Lesh of JLL, for Barclays PLC’s acquisition of a repositioned, 525,000-square-foot campus in Whippany from Vision Real Estate Partners
- Industrial/flex: Jeffrey Fulton and Ed Schein of Team Resources, for Farren International’s transaction at 1881 Route 46 in Roxbury
- Retail: Jason Pierson and Ryan Starkman of Pierson Commercial, for 24 Hour Fitness’s 40,000-square-foot lease at 34 Sylvan Way in Parsippany
All photos by Kramer Images/Courtesy: MCEDC
The program also included the presentation of a Business Attraction Award to Marc Rosenberg of Cushman & Wakefield and Rockefeller Group for the Summit Medical Group MD Anderson Cancer Center in Florham Park. Meantime, Zurich American Insurance Co. received the Business Retention Award, while Arconic received the Business Expansion Award.
MorrisTech MeetUp was honored as the nonprofit partner, while the municipal EDC award was presented to the Hanover Township Economic Development Advisory Committee. Dr. William DeRosa, chief of oncology for Summit Medical Group MD Anderson Cancer Center, served as the keynote speaker.