SUMMIT, NJ-Finding few options in Manhattan for its headquarters operations, especially in terms of its size requirements, Palisades Safety & Insurance Management, a fast-growing auto insurer, has opted for the 27,727-sf second floor at 25 Deforest Ave. The choice was made with employees’ commutes in mind–it’s next to an NJ Transit line and has substantial parking.

Robert Bull of Julien J. Studley Inc.’s NJ office and the Garibaldi Group’s Robert McCafferty represented the tenant on an exclusive basis. Both have worked with Palisades since 1992 as partners at another brokerage firm.

“The challenge of finding class A space for an expanding company is made more complicated by both the necessity of anticipating future growth and by the extremely tight market conditions,” according to Bull.

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