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Bell Works NJ Reaches 95% Occupancy

Bell Works, the Eero Saarinen-designed former Bell Labs campus in Holmdel, NJ, has signed six new tenant office leases and nine office renewals for a total of 74,474 square feet, marking the mixed-use campus as 95% leased. The leases span both traditional office and Bell Works’ pre-built, Ready-To-Wear designer office suites. 

“If 2022 has shown us anything, it’s that companies are committed to the post-pandemic ‘office of the future’,” said Ralph Zucker, president of Inspired by Somerset Development, the developer behind Bell Works New Jersey. “Key decision-makers at businesses ranging from large enterprises to startups are seeking highly-amenitized, and purposefully designed spaces that cater to their evolving needs.” 

In 2022, Bell Works signed two new retail leases and one expansion totaling 3,757 square feet The Garibaldi Group’s Jeff Garibaldi, Tara Keating and Lindsey Florio represented ownership in all office transactions. Sabre’s Sean Pyle and Justin Korinis arranged the retail transactions.  


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