Somerset taps veteran CRE attorney as director of operations

A longtime commercial real estate attorney in New Jersey has joined Somerset Development, having been tapped to help steer the firm’s ambitious residential and mixed-use pipeline.

Can tech firms, startups fuel job growth and new office requirements in New Jersey?

In a market that has been hurt by densification and lackluster job growth, many of the state’s largest office leases in recent years have been tied to tenants looking to consolidate and upgrade their space. But technology and information firms have been a rare source of expansion in New Jersey, fueling new space needs that are about more than just a flight to quality.

Making sure the Garden State can grow its technology sector is a matter of creating the right environment and promoting what the state can offer in the way of labor, education and accessibility. Experts say it’s also up to landlords to ensure that they provide the space that tech users are looking for.

With ‘critical’ election looming, industry leaders set to gather for NJBA fundraiser

In a state that is undergoing sweeping changes to its economy and demographics, real estate leaders are gearing up to make sure that those changes are well-known to elected officials.

Bell Works adds flavor, fragrance developer to tenant mix

A flavor and fragrance creator is the latest tenant to commit to the newly imagined Bell Labs complex in Holmdel, where it has leased 60,000 square feet for a new creative hub.

Meridian brokers $70 million loan for Somerset’s Bell Works project

Investors Bank is providing a $70 million loan to Somerset Development for its landmark Bell Works project in Holmdel, under a financing deal negotiated by Meridian Capital Group.

Largest tenant to date moves into Bell Works

A software solutions firm has cut the ribbon on its new 72,000-square-foot space at the Bell Works complex in Holmdel, marking the arrival of the largest tenant to occupy the building thus far after a flurry of office leasing over the past year.

The next step for Bell Works: With office space nearly full, retail takes center stage at landmark project

With at least 6,000 daily office workers set to occupy the building by next year, the effort to bring a distinctive mix of retailers, services and dining options to Bell Works is now well underway. That mix includes everything from a florist and a beauty salon to a 24-hour health club and an urgent care center, offerings that will serve both office tenants at the building and residents from the surrounding communities.

Bell Works hires creative director to oversee building makeover

Somerset Development has hired a creative director to help it implement the transformation of the 2 million-square-foot former Bell Labs building into the mixed-use hub known as Bell Works.

Massive solar panel skylight coming to Bell Works

Somerset Development has started construction on what will be the latest distinctive piece of its vast Bell Works complex in Holmdel: the largest photovoltaic glass skylight in the United States.

Developer recaps a banner year at Bell Works (VIDEO)

A new video by Somerset Development has captured all that took place in 2016.