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Norwalk’s Merritt7 Office Complex Adds Two Blue-Chip Tenants

Clarion Partners LLC and Marcus Partners announced two new tenants will be relocating to Merritt7 in Norwalk, CT. Consumer products marketing company MBI Inc. will lease 32,648 square feet in the recently upgraded Building 501, while specialty distribution firm LBB Specialties LLC will occupy 25,118 square feet in the newly renovated Building 601. 

Newmark’s Jacqueline Durels & Tim Rorick represented MBI, while LBBS was represented by Greg Frisoli of Newmark. Ownership was represented by CBRE’s Tom Pajolek and Ned Burns for the MBI lease, and by JLL’s Ed Tonnessen and Betsy Buckley on the LBBSd eal. 

The two leases capped off a successful year at Merritt 7 with over 100,000 square feet of new leases over the past 12 months. “Ownership is extremely pleased and proud to have premier companies like MBI and LBBS select Merritt7 for their new headquarters locations,” said Margaret Egan, Clarion Partners’ SVP of asset management.  


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