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HEALTH REPUBLIC INSURANCE OF N.J. TO ESTABLISH HQ AT 570 BROAD
Cushman & Wakefield Inks Lease at Berger Organization Office Tower in Newark

NEWARK, N.J., March 4, 2014 – Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey has committed to12,000 square feet at The Berger Organization's 570 Broad in Newark. The non-profit Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP), established through the Affordable Care Act to offer health insurance to New Jerseyans, will take occupancy at its new headquarters this spring.

Owners say hotel rooms still available for Super Bowl XLVIII, hoping for last-minute surge

NEWARK - Hotel operators in and around Newark are hoping for last-minute fans to take advantage of a dwindling number of vacancies.

MVP Accomodations

There are a handful of items that still need to be determined leading up to the Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2nd at Metlife Stadium. For one, the two teams taking part in this year's game won't be known until the two weeks prior. However, what is certain is where each team will be staying the week of the game.

MONEY BALL
Super Bowl XLVIII is expected to attract hundreds of thousands of fans - and millions of dollars in revenue - to New Jersey in February

Football is big business. And when the biggest football event in human history kicks o in New Jersey in February, the economic impact of hosting it will have a dramatic impact on the state and, ultimately, thousands of businesses located here. That is the mission before the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, which is responsible for leveraging sports, entertainment, and tourism into economic development throughout the state

Insurance Co. Moves Into Newark Tower

NEWARK, NJ-The 570 Broad Street tower here has a new tenant: Reliable Health Solutions, a healthcare insurance and business outsourcing company, has leased 10,000 square feet that was specially fitted out for it by The Berger Organization.

RELIABLE HEALTH SOLUTIONS LEASES 10,000 SQ. FT. AT 570 BROAD
Berger Organization Completes Custom Fit-Out of Firm's New Newark HQ

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 22, 2013 – Reliable Health Solutions, a health administration consultancy and business processing outsourcing company, has leased 10,000 square feet at 570 Broad in Newark. The Berger Organization, which manages and operates the 15-story tower, recently completed the fit-out of the firm’s new headquarters, located on the building’s 7th floor.

FIRST NEWARK VISITOR CENTER TO OPEN AT BERGER'S 60 PARK PLACE
Military Park Building Chosen as Site to Showcase City's Tourism Appeal

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 1, 2013 – The Greater Newark Convention & Visitors Bureau will open the city’s first Visitor Center at The Berger Organization’s Military Park Building, 60 Park Place in Newark, announced Brendan Berger, vice president. The group this summer signed a long-term lease for 1,875 square feet on the 21-story office tower’s first floor.

BRENDAN BERGER HONORED AS ONE OF TOMORROW'S LEADERS
The Berger Organization Vice President Oversees all of Company's New Jersey Properties

NEWARK, N.J., July 3, 2013 – As vice president of The Berger Organization, Brendan Berger manages the firm’s one million-square-foot Newark office portfolio and oversees the day-to-day operations and management of all of the firm’s New Jersey properties. Citing his accomplishments and business acumen, Real Estate Forum has named him as one of Tomorrow’s Leaders of commercial real estate in New Jersey.

ROBERT TREAT HOTEL TO HOST NRBP NEWARK INSIDERS FORUM
6/4 Breakfast Program to Focus on Prudential's New Broad Street Office Tower

NEWARK, N.J., May 17, 2013 - The Berger Organization’s Best Western Robert Treat Hotel, 50 Park Place in Newark, will be the site for the Newark Regional Business Partnership’s Newark Insiders Forum event on Tuesday, June 4, from 8 to 10 a.m. The program will focus on Prudential’s new, 740,000-square-foot Broad Street office tower.

BERGER ADDS 765 BROAD STREET TO NEWARK OFFICE PORTFOLIO
30,000-Square-Foot, Full-Floor BTS Opportunities Available at CBD Property

NEWARK, N.J., May 16, 2013 – The Berger Organization, through 765 Broad Street Holdings, has acquired the title for 765 Broad Street in Newark from 765 Henry Associates. The 200,000-square-foot, seven-story office building is located in the heart of the city’s central business district, expanding Berger’s presence south along Newark’s commercial corridor.

NEWARK'S 26TH ANNUAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE AT ROBERT TREAT HOTEL FEATURES MOVING SPEECH BY HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, VALUABLE LIFE LESSONS IMPARTED TO AREA STUDENTS
State's Largest and Oldest Holocaust Observance, Co-Sponsored by The Berger Organization, Included Remarks by Mayor Cory A. Booker

NEWARK, N.J., May 15, 2013 – The room at the Robert Treat Hotel fell silent on May 2, 2013 when Edward Mosberg, a Holocaust survivor, stood to address attendees at Newark's 26th annual Holocaust remembrance event. The intergenerational program, New Jersey's oldest and largest of its kind, was attended by over 400 students from Newark public and parochial schools. Also speaking were Mayor Cory A. Booker and Miles Berger, chairman and CEO of The Berger Organization LLC, one of the event's sponsors and owner of the Robert Treat Hotel in downtown Newark.

LEASES BRING BERGER'S MILITARY PARK BUILDING TO FULL OCCUPANCY
Activity at 250,000-Sq.-Ft. Newark, N.J., Office Tower Reflects Citywide Progress

NEWARK, N.J., April 8, 2013 A series of four recent leases at The Berger Organization's Military Park Building, 60 Park Place in Newark, has brought the 250,000-square-foot, 88-year-old historic landmark office property to full occupancy. Berger's in-house team, headed by Vice President Brendan Berger, negotiated the latest transactions.

NJBIZ NAMES MILES BERGER AS 2012 EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR
Honor Recognizes Real Estate Executive's Commitment to and Impact on Newark

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 17, 2012 – Miles Berger, chairman and chief executive officer of real estate owner/operator The Berger Organization, has been named “Executive of the Year” byNJBIZ. The honor recognizes Berger’s contributions as a key player in the City of Newark during the past three decades; he was among the first to anticipate – and contribute to – its revitalization.

ROBERT TREAT HOTEL JOINS CARTERA COMMERCE LOYALTY NETWORK
Guests Now Earn Card-Linked Rewards Points for Several Popular Programs

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 6, 2012 – Guests at the Best Western Robert Treat Hotel in Newark now can earn points toward a variety of rewards programs through Cartera Commerce’s OfferLink. The Robert Treat’s new partnership with the card-linked marketing solutions provider not only benefits its clientele, but provides new marketing opportunities for the hotel, according to Shah Deen, general manager.

NJBIZ NAMES MILES BERGER AS EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD FINALIST
Honor Recognizes Newark Visionary and Acknowledges City's Progress

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 26, 2012 – Esteemed Garden State business publication NJBIZ has named Miles Berger, chairman and chief executive officer of The Berger Organization, as an Executive of the Year finalist in its 2012 Business of the Year awards program. Berger has been a key player in the City of Newark during the past three decades and was among the first to anticipate – and contribute to – its revitalization.

NJ.COM INTERVIEWS MILES BERGER
Three questions for Newark businessman Miles Berger

November 18, 2012 - Although business drew Miles Berger to the city of Newark, it was a love for the city that kept him around and led him to devote his time to bringing the Brick City back to its former brilliance.

VOLUNTEER LAWYERS FOR JUSTICE TO HONOR MILES BERGER AS COMMUNITY BUILDER OF THE YEAR
Pro Bono Legal Services Nonprofit Cites Contributions to the City of Newark, N.J.

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Oct. 25, 2012 Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ) will recognize Miles Berger, chairman and chief executive officer of The Berger Organizationas "Community Builder of the Year" at its 8th Annual "Arts & Eats for Justice Gala." The event, set for Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Montclair Art Museum in Montclair, will benefit VLJ's comprehensive pro bono legal services to low-income individuals.

CITIZEN SCHOOLS MOVES OFFICES TO BERGER'S 570 BROAD IN NEWARK
National Nonprofit Offers Expanded Learning Day at Three Local Middle Schools

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 10, 2012 – Citizen Schools, a national nonprofit organization that partners with middle schools to expand the learning day, has leased 3,000 square feet for its New Jersey offices at 570 Broad in Newark. The Berger Organization manages and operates the 15-story tower, which will house Citizen School’s development, volunteer and administrative teams.

NEWARK'S OFFICE REBIRTH FUELS CITY-WIDE RENAISSANCE
Future Prospects Heightened by Major Corporate Announcements

In 2012, the office market in Newark has continued to gain momentum, fueled by economic improvement, its prime geographic location and by the city’s growing reputation as a destination, business and otherwise. More tenants have been requesting space showings, expressing serious interest and signing leases, particularly in the city’s downtown area.

To see Newark rebirth, look up
As big names plan high rises in city, real estate firms see rising demand

August 13, 2012 - For years, when Miles Berger brought prospective tenants to his Newark office buildings, he has taken them to the windows to show off views of the Empire State Building, the former World Trade Center and the new tower rising in its place.

NJToday interviews Miles Berger
Newark Continues to be Fertile Ground for Real Estate Entrepreneur

July 26, 2012 - While Newark might not have the best reputation for business, Miles Berger, chairman and CEO of The Berger Organization, told NJ Today Managing Editor Mike Schneider that he has had success in the Brick City and plans to expand further there.

LIGHTS, CAMERA, NEWARK! CITY MAKES WAY FOR AMERICA'S GOT TALENT

NEWARK, N.J., July 6, 2012 It has become harder to find an empty table or hotel room in Newark's Central Business District these days, according to Miles Berger, chairman and chief executive officer of The Berger Organization. With "America's Got Talent" filming underway at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), the added population and spotlight on New Jersey's largest city definitely is good for business.

TWO CHARTER SCHOOLS SET TO OPEN AT BERGER'S 570 BROAD STREET

NEWARK, N.J., May 29, 2012 Two new charter high schools, Newark Prep and Spirit Prep, are slated to open in September at 570 Broad Street, a newly renovated landmark in downtown Newark. Owned and managed by The Berger Organization, the former First State National Bank is one of the most technologically advanced buildings in Newark. The schools will occupy four floors totaling 60,000 square feet in the 15-story, 200,000-square-foot building.

FOREIGN TRAVELERS FUEL UPSWING IN U.S. HOTEL BUSINESS

NEWARK, N.J., May 15, 2012 – Shah Deen, general manager of The Berger Organization’s flagship hotel property, the landmark 15-story, 176-room Best Western Robert Treat in downtown Newark, N.J., recently attended a Best Western corporate event in San Francisco. The meeting was part of Best Western’s ongoing Travel Agent Program, which is designed to provide hotel managers and owners with the opportunity to network with travel industry professionals who they would team up with to provide group travel accommodations. The theme of this focused on foreign international travel and provided some insight into current trends.

Hands On Building

Leaders Magazine: April 2, 2012 - An Interview with Miles Berger, Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, The Berger Organization

OFFICE UPTICK ONE OF SEVERAL POSITIVE INDICATORS FOR NEWARK, N.J.

NEWARK, N.J., April 19, 2012 –From an office leasing standpoint, business in Newark has picked up measurably over the past year. More tenants are requesting showings, expressing serious interest and signing leases, especially in the city’s downtown.

BERGER LEASES LAST OFFICE ACCOMMODATIONS AT 60 PARK IN NEWARK

NEWARK, N.J., April 12, 2012 – Several early 2012 lease transactions have retained long-term tenants and filled the last remaining office accommodations at The Berger Organization’s Military Park Building, leaving only an upscale, street-level restaurant space available at the 250,000-square-foot landmark tower. The milestone marks more than 70,000 square feet of leasing success since Berger acquired the property, located at 60 Park Place, in 2008.

JETS' SHONN GREENE HIGHLIGHTS BROKER OPEN HOUSE AT 570 BROAD

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 9, 2011 - Miles Berger (right), chairman and CEO of The Berger Organization, welcomed New York Jets Running Back Shonn Greene as the guest of honor during a broker open house at the 570 Broad office tower in Newark. The early December event drew more than 60 industry professionals.

In New Jersey, a hotel's dreamy bed

The Washington Post Lifestyle: December 2, 2011 - The sun’s rays had barely dipped below the horizon, yet I couldn’t wait to crawl into bed. Let me rephrase: Burrow into the mattress.

SALUTI LAW GROUP LEASES AT 50 PARK PLACE IN NEWARK

NEWARK, N.J., September 14, 2011 – Saluti Law Group has leased 2,000 square feet of office space at 50 Park Place, relocating from the adjacent 60 Park Place and more than doubling the 850 square feet the firm had previously occupied. Both properties are part of the Robert Treat Center, owned by The Berger Organization.

BALDASSARE & MARA, LLC LEASES AT 570 BROAD STREET IN NEWARK

NEWARK, N.J., July 22, 2011 - The law firm of Baldassare & Mara, LLC has leased 2,360 square feet at 570 Broad Street in Newark, representing the first commitment at the 15-story tower since The Berger Organization purchased a controlling interest in 570 Broad Street LLC, a partnership, earlier this year. The practice will relocate to the property from Chatham, N.J.

Berger Org: Newark Office Activity On The Rise

NEWARK, N.J., May 27, 2011 - The first quarter of this year has seen "a dramatic resurgence" in Newark's office market, particularly in the city's central business district, as the state's incentives, including its Transit Hub Tax Credit, encourage relocations to the Brick City, according to The Berger Organization.

Dalai Lama promotes non-violence, community service on first day of Newark visit

NEWARK, N.J., May 13, 2011 - The Dalai Lama has a message for Newark: Peace does not come easily, but the strategy for attaining it is simple.

BERGER ACQUIRES 570 BROAD STREET IN NEWARK

NEWARK, N.J., March 29, 2011 – The Berger Organization has purchased a controlling interest in 570 Broad Street LLC, a partnership, and will manage and operate the central business district office building of the same name. Originally constructed in 1960, the 15-story tower offers a total of 200,000 square feet of office space with ground-floor retail space.

Robert Treat Hotel Hosts Nets Season Ticket Holders Event

NEWARK, N.J., March 22, 2011 - The Berger Organization’s Best Western Robert Treat Hotel in Newark – which currently sports on its exterior a 65-foot high mural of New Jersey Nets newcomer Deron Williams – hosted a party for the team’s season ticket holders in March. (L-R) Sundiata Gaines, Johan Petro, Anthony Morrow, Brandan Wright and Brook Lopez were among the Nets players who mingled with more than 600 event guests.

PACIFIC GROUP RELOCATES HEADQUARTERS TO BERGER'S 60 PARK PLACE

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 18, 2011 - Fruit importer Pacific Group Holdings, Inc., known for its Bonita Bananas brand name, has leased 5,000 square feet for its United States headquarters at the Military Park Building, 60 Park Place in Newark, announced The Berger Organization, which owns the 250,000-square-foot, landmark office tower. The commitment caps a year of notable leasing success for the Military Park Building, which in recent months has welcomed five additional office tenants as well as three shops into a new ground-floor retail component at the property.

BERGER’S MILITARY PARK BUILDING DRAWS NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 15, 2010 – The Berger Organization’s Military Park Building, 60 Park Place in Newark, has become a location of choice for non-profit organizations, as evidenced by three recent leases and several established tenants at the 250,000-square-foot office tower.

Websignia Celebrates Move-in at Berger's Military Park Building

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 15, 2010 – websignia, a 7-year-old award-winning digital marketing agency, this fall celebrated the grand opening of its new headquarters at the Military Park Building, 60 Park Place in Newark. The Berger Organization owns the 250,000-square-foot, 21-story office tower, which sits in the heart of Newark’s central business district. websignia, whose clients include Cartoon Network, Hachette Book Group, Rutgers University, 9/11 Memorial and hundreds more, relocated from North Plainfield, N.J., to a 1,400-square-foot space on the building’s fourth floor.

RENEWABLE ENERGY TRAINING FACILITY EXPANDS AT 50 PARK IN NEWARK

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 8, 2010 – Unitek Education has expanded its Newark Boots on the Roof® renewably energy training facility at The Berger Organization’s Robert Treat Center, 50 Park Place. The operation serves as the Fremont, Calif., company’s only East Coast location, drawing students from throughout the region and as far away as the Midwest, and the European Continent.

BERGER COMPLETES UPGRADES AT THE MILITARY PARK BUILDING

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 6, 2010 –  The Berger Organization has announced the completion of a sizable capital improvement project that has introduced a new tenant fitness center, conference space and other upgrades at The Military Park Building in Newark. The 250,000-square-foot, 85-year-old historic landmark office property is located in the city’s central business district at 60 Park Place.


Team Schools Leases Space at Berger’s Military Park Building
Newark Office Tower Houses Administrative Operations for Charter School Group

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 21, 2010 – TEAM Charter Schools, a Newark-based education organization affiliated with the national KIPP network, has leased 8,000 square feet of space at the Military Park Building, 60 Park Place in Newark, announced property owner The Berger Organization. TEAM has relocated its administrative operations to the 250,000-square-foot office tower in an expansion move.

MILITARY PARK BUILDING offers incentives to new tenants

March 19, 2009
Newmark Knight Frank was named the exclusive leasing agent for 60 Park Place, a 22-story office tower in downtown Newark that is offering several unique incentives to snare tenants.

Westminster Hotel Offers NYC-Area Weekend Getaway Packages

February 19, 2009
For travel agents with clients, in the New York/New Jersey metro area, looking for a quick weekend getaway without going too far, Westminster Hotel has some weekend packages agents should be aware of.

NJ’s Westminster Hotel rolls out unique luxury beds as part of redo

January 21, 2009
LIVINGSTON, NJ—The Westminster Hotel here prides itself on having a reputation for offering a luxury guest experience and the property made the decision to take things a step further with a recent renovation that primarily focused on its beds.


Red-carpet style

The Westminster Hotel in Livingston, New Jersey, hosted a 20's and 30's themed event to showcase its renovation. The hotel received the performing Excellence Award in the Americas from WORLDHOTELS.


Newark approves demolition of building where gangster was slain

Wednesday October 01, 2008
The building in Newark that once housed a restaurant where mobster Dutch Schultz was gunned down was approved for demolition tonight.

In a vote without dissent, the Newark Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission voted to allow new owner Miles Berger to knock down the building at 12 E. Park St. to make way for additional parking.

PARTY CELEBRATES NEWARK’S BEST WESTERN ROBERT TREAT HOTEL
New Branding, $10 Million Renovation Enable Progress, Return to Prominence

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 15, 2008 – Live music, abundant fine food and drink, presentations by local dignitaries, and high energy and enthusiasm among nearly 400 party guests highlighted The Best Western Robert Treat Hotel’s reintroduction to Newark on Sept. 9. The event, hosted by owner The Berger Organization, celebrated the property’s new Best Western branding and showcased a recent $10 million renovation.

GOOD THINGS FOR NEW JERSEY'S LARGEST CITY

What happens when you blend longevity with fresh vision? Good things, according to Miles Berger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Berger Organization. This is especially true in Newark, NJ, where Berger is both recognized as an institution in the city’s revitalization and respected for providing ongoing, strategic foresight to benefit its future.

NEWARK’S RENAISSANCE SPARKS EVOLUTION OF CITY’S HOTEL INDUSTRY

NEWARK, N.J., July 21, 2008 - The City of Newark, N.J., is enjoying a renaissance punctuated by a tightened Class A office market, heightened entertainment and culture, and an enhanced transit infrastructure. Add to that skyrocketing lodging rates in Manhattan and an ever-expanding passenger volume at Newark airport, and the city’s hotel inventory – a sometimes overlooked component of its commercial real estate sector – is poised for new levels of growth and prosperity.

WORLD’S LARGEST HOTEL CHAIN WELCOMES BEST WESTERN ROBERT TREAT HOTEL

NEWARK, N.J., March 11, 2008 - Best Western International announces the addition of the Best Western Robert Treat Hotel, located at 50 Park Place in Newark, N.J. This four-star hotel, owned by Robert Treat Hotel Inc., offers 169 guest rooms including four suites.

TUCKER DEVELOPMENT TO OPEN FIRST NEW JERSEY OFFICE AT ROBERT TREAT CENTER IN NEWARK
Berger Organization’s Office Tower 100% Occupied

NEWARK, N.J., March 5, 2008 - The Berger Organization has announced a lease transaction at Robert Treat Center, the firm's 100,000-square-foot office tower at 50 Park Place in Newark. The property, which shares an address with the landmark Robert Treat Hotel, is 100 percent occupied.

BRENDAN BERGER JOINS THE BERGER ORGANIZATION AS VICE PRESIDENT
Summit, N.J., Resident Oversees 500,000+ SF on Park Place in Newark, N.J.

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 20, 2008 - Brendan Berger has been named vice president of The Berger Organization, a privately owned diversified real estate company based in Newark, N.J. The firm's portfolio includes more than 1 million square feet of residential, commercial and hospitality properties throughout northern New Jersey and New York City.

THE BERGER ORGANIZATION ACQUIRES 60 PARK PLACE IN NEWARK, N.J.
New Owner Plans Additional Enhancements for Landmark Office Tower

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 15, 2008 - Newark's Military Park Building at 60 Park Place has been acquired by The Berger Organization, a long-time commercial real estate developer and manager in the city. The historic property was purchased from Kushner Companies by Berger, which had been a minority partner in the 250,000-square-foot office tower.

NJ Partnership Acquires the Former Quality Inn Located at the Entrance to the Holland Tunnel in Jersey City, NJ for $6.5 million

October 11, 2002
Holland Hotel LLC, a New Jersey partnership consisting of Kushner Companies of Florham Park; The Berger Organization of Newark; and Joseph Lifschutz, has acquired a 150-room hotel located at the entrance to the Holland Tunnel in Jersey City, New Jersey. The new owners acquired the former Quality Inn from Hudson Hotels for a purchase price of $6.5 million. The property, which originally opened in 1965 as a Holiday Inn, has been closed for nearly three years as a result of a fire.


RESTAURANTS; Urbane Renewal

Published: September 10, 2000 - THE opening of the Robert Treat Hotel was one of the grandest moments in Newark history. It was 1916 -- the 250th anniversary of Newark's founding by Robert Treat, who in 1666 had led a band of Puritans out of New England to settle on the green banks of the winding Passaic River. Now this brawny, thriving capital of industry and finance had just passed a quarter-million population. It was feeling good about itself, and it decided to give itself a party.


OUR TOWNS; Investor's Dreams Rise From Decay

Published: October 15, 1993 - MILES P. BERGER has just bought one of the biggest empty buildings in Newark. Soon he will take possession of the one next door. Then Mr. Berger will have two large empty buildings, only a fraction of the city's ample inventory.