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Developers Seek to Fill N.J. Office Campuses

Developers and brokers are hoping that an injection of urbanism will help turn the tide for New Jersey’s office market as they struggle to fill vacant corporate campuses.

One project already under way is Somerset Development LLC’s transformation of the 2 million-square-foot historic Bell Labs complex in Holmdel, where plans call …Read More

Restoration Work Begins on Bell labs

HOLMDEL – The 1.7-million-square-foot former Bell Labs/Lucent building is emerging from a seven-year hibernation with the start of restoration work and interest from tenants about moving into the landmark structure.

With two residential developments now approved for the former 473-acre Bell Labs/Lucent campus, the focus is now on redevelopment of the …Read More

Former Bell Labs site is seeking tenants

With its long-awaited transformation now underway, the sprawling Bell Labs building in Holmdel is officially open for leasing.

Somerset Development, the firm spearheading redevelopment plans for the property, announced this week the 2 million-square-foot complex is now open to prospective commercial tenants. To coincide with the announcement, the Lakewood-based developer has …Read More

New Life for the Bell Labs Building Where Cellphones Were Born

Once the center of the tech-innovation universe, new jersey’s old bell labs building now sits abandoned. But not for long. A look at the plan to save it.

In 1961, AT&T opened a Holmdel, New Jersey, building to house Bell Labs, its growing R&D division. Designed by the renowned modernist architect …Read More

Future Takes Shape for Bell Labs Site

HOLMDEL, N.J. — Decades before the first smartphone, researchers at Bell Labs in central New Jersey developed the technology that ushered in the digital age.

Weeds cover most of the parking lots outside the building.

Now, the building that is as magnificent in its design as the discoveries that were made …Read More