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Alfred Sanzari Enterprises Negotiates Lease Renewal in Elmwood Park with Nation’s Largest Specialty Laboratory

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Alfred Sanzari Enterprises announces it has signed a lease renewal with BioReference Laboratories for 50,429 square feet of industrial space at 491 Edward H. Ross Drive in Elmwood Park, N.J. BioReference Laboratories is the firm’s largest tenant leasing over 227,037 square feet in Elmwood Park spread across four buildings in Alfred Sanzari Enterprises’ portfolio.

Alfred Sanzari Enterprises has a storied history of successful development and management in Elmwood Park with a deep portfolio of office and industrial assets comprising over 277,000 square feet of rentable space. In addition to Elmwood Park Plaza a 68,000-square-foot office building at 475 Market Street, Alfred Sanzari Enterprises is the proud developer, owner, and manager of three industrial buildings in Elmwood Park totaling 209,904 square feet across 481 Edward H. Ross Drive, 487 Edward H. Ross Drive, and 491 Edward H. Ross Drive.

Established in 1981, BioReference Laboratories has been a tenant with Alfred Sanzari Enterprises since signing their first lease to relocate their headquarters to Elmwood Park Plaza in 1988. Since then, BioReference Laboratories has grown into one of the nation’s largest full-service specialty laboratories, servicing approximately 11 million patients annually with a leading position in genetics, women’s health, oncology, and urology. With a focus on unparalleled diagnostics, their ultimate goal is to help physicians provide better service and to empower patients with the knowledge to better care for themselves. Today, their people and expertise are impacting every area of medicine from cancer research to psychiatry. BioReference Laboratories’ headquarters and lab space in Elmwood Park provides the company with a strategic location providing easy access to the New York City metro area and local transportation hubs like Teterboro Airport and Newark/ Liberty International Airport.

“We take great pride in our long-term relationship with BioReference Laboratories, as it means that we are not just their landlord but a partner in their business’ continued growth,” said Stephen Jennings, Vice President of Leasing and Marketing at Alfred Sanzari Enterprises. “Through complete life-cycle ownership of our assets and a hands-on approach to tenant service, we provide our tenants with the peace of mind and stability that can often be difficult to find in today’s leasing market.”

Greg Cahill, Vice President, Human Resources at BioReference Laboratories added, “Extending back over 30 years, our partnership with Alfred Sanzari Enterprises has ensured that we consistently enjoy access to the modern industrial and office space that we need to facilitate our ongoing growth. We appreciate the hard work and responsiveness of Alfred Sanzari Enterprises’ leasing and management teams and we look forward to building upon our relationship as we continue our growth in Elmwood Park.”