SJP Properties has added a global enterprise software firm to the tenant roster at Waterfront Corporate Center III, its 500,000-square-foot office tower in downtown Hoboken.In a news release, the developer announced NICE Systems has leased 60,000 square feet for its new U.S. headquarters at the 14-story property. The deal will enable the tenant to consolidate its New York City and New Jersey operations in one location.
“We are excited to have chosen this site as our new North American headquarters,” Tom Dziersk, president of NICE Americas, said in a prepared statement. “Over the years, NICE has made significant investments to grow its presence in the New Jersey/New York region. The company remains committed to future growth in the area, recognizing the opportunities available to grow our businesses and expand our NICE community.”
NICE Systems provides solutions to the world’s largest organizations to deliver better customer service, ensure compliance, combat fraud and safeguard citizens, the news release said. At its new home, the company joins high-profile tenants such as Marsh & McLennan, Thomson Reuters and Pearson Education, which occupies 200,000 square feet to anchor the property.
The building also serves as home to Jet.com, the e-commerce startup led by Marc Lore, former CEO and co-founder of Diapers.com, occupying 40,000 square feet.
Working in partnership with USAA Real Estate Company, SJP completed construction on Waterfront Corporate Center III earlier this year. The property serves as the third and final building within the firm’s mixed-use business center in the Mile Square City.
All told, the three-building Waterfront Corporate Center complex includes 1.5 million square feet of Class A commercial space on Hoboken’s waterfront, sitting within walking distance of the city’s vast transportation network. SJP said it is currently marketing Waterfront Corporate Center III’s available office space in the tower floors of the building.
“Over the past few years, the Hudson River waterfront in New Jersey has seen an increasingly diverse mix of tenants that are attracted to the area’s high-quality transportation network and skilled workforce,” said Steven J. Pozycki, chairman and CEO of SJP Properties. “In particular, we’ve seen significant activity at Waterfront Corporate Center from companies in the technology sector, as this property offers quick access to New York City, while providing the high-performance, technologically advanced work environment these companies require.”
Colliers International Executive Director Richard Charkham and Executive Managing Director Richard Mirliss represented NICE Systems in the deal, while SJP Properties was represented in-house by Senior Vice President Peter Bronsnick.