2021 Lawyers in Real Estate Awards
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Revamped Westfield Offices Market Big Block of Space
Newmark Knight Frank and developer Murray Construction have brought Rigel, a newly revamped urban office property in Westfield, NJ, to the leasing market. NKF’s David Simson and Dan Reider are the exclusive leasing agents on the asset.
Located at 600 South Ave., the 70,000-square-foot property offers up to 57,000 square feet of space for an office user seeking a modern workspace. The remaining space at Rigel is currently leased to Wells Fargo.
“This is the first time that this sizable a block of space has come available in over 20 years at the property,” said Simson. “As more firms are looking to diversify their workplace locations and spread their employees throughout the region, we see Rigel as the perfect place for employers looking for an easily accessible, renovated, top-quality building.”
The available 57,000 square feet spans the entire third floor and partial second floor, connected with an internal staircase.
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Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).