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Colliers Arranges 11,200-Sq.-Ft. Sublease at 50 Park Place, Newark, N.J.
NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 14, 2017 – Colliers International NJ LLC Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI, TSX:CIG) has arranged a sublease with Shredz Supplements LLC at 50 Park Place in Newark, as the subleasing agent. The bodybuilding and weight-loss solutions company will relocate its regional office from Jersey City, N.J., into an 11,200-square-foot space at the 15-story office tower.

Newark’s Robert Treat Hotel Brings Additional Sparkle to Famed Crystal Ballroom with Recently Completed Renovation
NEWARK, N.J., June 30, 2017 – Wrapping up a year-long extensive renovation, the Robert Treat Hotel in downtown Newark has unveiled its new Crystal Ballroom. Artie Wassif, director of sales for the venerated hospitality venue, said that the ballroom’s makeover includes a new centerpiece—a three-tier chandelier with 30,000 hand-cut and polished crystals and technology that enables the staff to change the chandelier’s color across the rainbow spectrum. The fixture is designed as a cascading halo of light overhead.

Miles Berger is Honored by UNCF for his Support and Civic Involvement at Annual Gala
NEWARK, N.J., July 6, 2017 – Miles Berger (right), chairman and CEO of Berger Organization, was honored on at the fifth annual UNCF Masked Ball, an annual fundraiser to support UNCF New Jersey and the organization’s scholarship fund. The event was held in the newly renovated Crystal Room at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark’s central business district. Berger was given the Masked Award, a painting by artist Brenda Singletary that reflects the UNCF’s ideal that “a mind is a terrible thing to waste.”

Miles Berger, Chairman of the Berger Organization, to be Honored by UNCF Newark at Annual Masked Ball
NEWARK, N.J., May 16, 2017 – Miles Berger, chairman of the Berger Organization, will be honored for his support of Newark residents and the future of the city and its youth, at the fifth annual UNCF Masked Ball. The event, presented by New Jersey Area office, raises funds to send deserving minority students to college. The event will be held on June 22, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Tri-State Ballroom of the Robert Treat Hotel, 50 Park Place in Newark.

Mayor RAS J. BARAKA, City of Newark, And the Berger Organization to host 30th Annual Holocaust Remembrance on Tuesday, May 2, at 11 A.M., at Robert Treat Hotel, 50 Park Place
Newark, NJ — April 28, 2017 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka, the Berger Organization, and the Newark Holocaust Remembrance Committee will host the City of Newark’s 30th Annual Holocaust Remembrance, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Robert Treat Hotel, located at 50 Park Place, in Newark’s Downtown. This year’s observance will once again involve Newark Public Schools and Catholic School students who are studying the Holocaust as part of their curriculum. The hotel is located in the City’s Downtown.

Berger Organization Acquires Iconic Office Tower in Newark, N.J.
NEWARK, N.J., March 13, 2017 – Berger Organization, a diversified real estate company based in Newark, N.J. has announced its acquisition of 33 Washington Street, a 450,000-square-foot, 18-story office tower located in downtown Newark. The property was built for Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield and is now multi-tenanted by leading companies.

Artie Wassif Joins Robert Treat Hotel & Conference Center as Director of Sales Hospitality Professional Shares Commitment to Newark’s Future with New Employer, Berger Organization
NEWARK, N.J., February 15, 2017 – As the Robert Treat Hotel prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary, the landmark property in downtown Newark is undergoing extensive renovations to its banquet and meeting facilities. In tandem with the “new” Robert Treat Hotel is its new director of sales, Artie Wassif, an industry veteran who shares a commitment to Newark’s future with his new employer, Berger Organization, which owns and manages the hotel.

JerseyDigs.com – Berger Organization Planning Griffith Building Revival, Hotel Opening
December 13, 2016 – For any city to truly experience a balanced revitalization, significant property owners need to be willing to make investments. For too long, Newark’s Downtown was pockmarked with vacant relics of the city’s heyday, but a few local developers have been turning that narrative around in recent years.

NJ.com – TRYP by Windham
Newark is the latest location for a TRYP by Wiyndham Hotel, an internal makeover of the historic St. Francis Hotel building on East Park Street, due for completion in 2017 by the Berger Organization.

Company Proposes Casino in Newark if Expansion OK’d
October 23, 2016 – Newark, NJ – Add Newark to the list of potential sites for a casino if New Jerseyans approve a referndum next month.

New York citybizlist.com – Berger Organization Supports Bringing Casino Gambling to Newark
October 16, 2016 – Newark, NJ – In November, New Jersey residents will cast their votes on a referendum that proposes bringing Atlantic City-style casinos to two northern New Jersey counties. Miles Berger, chairman and COO of The Berger Organization, believes that Newark should be one of the locations; he has been encouraging people to vote “yes” on November 8 with a digital billboard atop one of his buildings in downtown Newark and with a banner at a property he owns on Broad Street.

Philadelphia citybizlist.com – Berger Organization Supports Bringing Casino Gambling to Newark
October 16, 2016 – Newark, NJ – In November, New Jersey residents will cast their votes on a referendum that proposes bringing Atlantic City-style casinos to two northern New Jersey counties. Miles Berger, chairman and COO of The Berger Organization, believes that Newark should be one of the locations; he has been encouraging people to vote “yes” on November 8 with a digital billboard atop one of his buildings in downtown Newark and with a banner at a property he owns on Broad Street.

Berger Organization Supports Bringing Casino Gambling to Newark Real Estate Developer Encourages the Public to Vote “Yes” on Bringing Casino Gambling to New Jersey’s Largest City

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 13, 2016 – In November, New Jersey residents will cast their votes on a referendum that proposes bringing Atlantic City-style casinos to two northern New Jersey counties. Miles Berger, chairman and COO of The Berger Organization, believes that Newark should be one of the locations; he has been encouraging people to vote “yes” on November 8 with a digital billboard atop one of his buildings in downtown Newark and with a banner at a property he owns on Broad Street.

New Jersey Business – Newark Celebrates 350 Years Partners help overcome stigma of 1967 riots in state’s largest city
August 2016 – Standing on the corner of Broad Street and Prudential Drive during the middle of a summer workweek, one sees the thriving cith Newark has become. On the sidewalks, diverse populations are walking to or from their jobs, whether in corporate highrise office buildings or smaller retail shops that line the city’s main avenues.

For Newark Downtown District, New Offices Help Non-Profit Buck a Trend In the Mobile Age, Hip Space Makes Working On-site an Employee Preference
NEWARK, N.J., July 19, 2016 – At a time when many businesses use flexible commuting as a recruiting incentive, how can organizations that need their employees onsite – all the time – attract and retain the best talent? For Newark Downtown District (NDD), the answer lies in providing space where people love to work, and the non-profit’s new offices at The Berger Organization’s Military Park Building are delivering.

New Mural by Artist Umberto Matos Unveiled at 18 Rector Street in Newark Berger Organization Property Home to Essex County Division of Family Assistance and Benefits
NEWARK, N.J., June 15, 2016 – The recent unveiling of a new mural in the lobby of 18 Rector Street in Newark showcased the work of artist Umberto Matos (pictured).

Newark’s 29th annual Holocaust Remembrance Observance Teaches City Students to ‘Remember, Reflect, React’ Holocaust Survivor, Ruth Ravina, Shared her Story of Survival and Rescue at Ceremony Co-Sponsored by The Berger Organization, LLC
NEWARK, N.J., Jun 3, 2016 – Montclair resident Ruth Ravina is a world away from the horrors of the Holocaust she endured as a young child in Poland. But her story was fresh on her mind and burned into hearts when she shared it at Newark’s 29th annual Holocaust Remembrance Observance on Friday, May 27, 2016 at the Best Western Robert Treat Hotel.

Star Ledger – 100th Anniv Hotel
May 29, 2016 – Newark, NJ – Four U.S. presidents, the leader of the country’s Civil Rights Movement, and the physicist who developed the theory of relativity are just a few of the distinguished guests who have stayed at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark over the past 100 years.

NJ.com – A century in Newark: How the Robert Treat Hotel survived and thrived over the past 100 years
May 24, 2016 – NEWARK — Four U.S. presidents, the leader of the country’s Civil Rights Movement, and the physicist who developed the theory of relativity are just a few of the distinguished guests who have stayed at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark over the past 100 years.

MidAtlantic Real Estate Journal– 100th Anniv Hotel
May 13-26, 2016 – Newark, NJ – Newark native Thomas N. Mc Carter, a former New Jersey attorney general and founder of Public Service Corporation of New Jersey (which would become PSE&G), planned the completion and opening of his Robert Treat Hotel to coincide with the city of Newark’s 250th anniversary in 1916.

Star Ledger (print) – 100th Anniv Hotel
May 1, 2016 – Newark, NJ – Newark native Thomas N. Mc Carter, a former New Jersey attorney general and founder of Public Service Corporation of New Jersey (which would become PSE&G), planned the completion and opening of his Robert Treat Hotel to coincide with the city of Newark’s 250th anniversary in 1916.

Long Island Report – Robert Treat Hotel
April 4, 2016 – On Saturday March 26th, approximately 3,000 people gathered at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, New Jersey for the a stop on the 30th-anniversary tour of Brazilian singer José Daniel Camillo, known to most simply as Daniel. The concert was a huge success, courtesy of Marcilia Luzbet, the owner of Luzbet productions and promoter of the event.

App solutions startup opens HQ in Newark
March 8, 2016 – A company that provides mobile solutions for the education industry has leased headquarters space at a Newark building, according to owner The Berger Organization.

Gadget Software Leases Headquarters Space at Berger’s 58 Park Place, Newark
March 7, 2016 – Gadget Software, which provides the first team-based mobile app development program and other mobile solutions for the education industry, has leased 4,000 square feet of headquarters space at The Berger Organization’s58 Park Place in Newark. The tech start-up moved into its newly fit-out second-floor space this month.

Gadget Software leases headquarters space at Berger’s 58 Park Place, Newark
March 7, 2016 – NEWARK – Gadget Software, which provides the first team-based mobile app development program and other mobile solutions for the education industry, has leased 4,000 square feet of headquarters space at The Berger Organization’s 58 Park Place in Newark. The tech start-up moved into its newly fit-out second-floor space this month.

Gadget Software Leases Headquarters Space at Berger’s 58 Park Place, Newark City’s Affordability, Accessibility, Encouragement Appeal to Tech Start-Ups
NEWARK, N.J., March 7, 2016 – Gadget Software, which provides the first team-based mobile app development program and other mobile solutions for the education industry, has leased 4,000 square feet of headquarters space at The Berger Organization’s 58 Park Place in Newark. The tech start-up moved into its newly fit-out second-floor space this month.

Miles Berger: Newark Poised for 2016 Growth
January 27, 2016 – NEWARK, NJ—This year will be “a positive year for the real estate industry,” in Newark and northern New Jersey, according to Miles Berger, chairman and CEO of The Berger Organization. And, in an exclusive interview with GlobeSt.com, he predicts it may even include a new casino.