the blau & berg company arranges lease of 50 s. center street in orange, NJ to grassland foods

SHORT HILLS, NJ, January 16, 2018

The Blau & Berg Company, a prominent commercial real estate brokerage firm in the New Jersey and Tri-State area since 1932, recently brokered the lease of 50 S. Center Street, Unit #11 in Orange, NJ to Grassland Foods, a New York based premium wholesaler of dried fruits and nuts. Michael F. Schipper, Senior Associate of The Blau & Berg Company, was the procuring broker representing the lessee in the transaction.

Grassland Foods was in search of a facility in the NY/NJ metro area with close proximity to ports and commuter rail lines. The location along route 280, adjacent to the Orange, NJ train station and with easy access to route 80, 287 and the NJ Turnpike provided a solution to their needs. A period of rapid sales growth and new product offerings provoked the move from their Long Island, NY location. The Blau & Berg Company negotiated a long-term lease on the 7,271 SF space.

“Grassland Foods was seeking to improve its business by relocating near the active port
of Newark and its network of transport highways,” stated Michael F. Schipper. “Under
new ownership, the facility was restored and updated to allow for cleaner and more
efficient workspace and is part of a larger revitalization of the area, making it especially

About The Blau & Berg Company

The Blau & Berg Company ( was founded in 1932 and holds a
leading position in the New Jersey and Tri-State commercial real estate market.
Headquartered in Short Hills, New Jersey, The Blau & Berg Company is an independent,
full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, providing expert and personalized
services in industrial, office and retail real estate, including: site selection, acquisitions,
dispositions, leasing, tenant representation, portfolio sales, asset repositioning, and
property & construction management