CHATHAM, NJ-When all of the numbers were in, the Archon Group’s leasing activity in New Jersey in the first half of the year totaled more than 650,000 sf, according to Larry Goodwin, managing director of Goldman Sachs, who oversees Archon’s commercial division. The Texas-based Archon has its New Jersey office here.

Among the larger deals, the CitiStreet subsidiary of Citibank took a total of 150,000 sf at the Archon-owned 400 Atrium Dr. in Franklin Twp., Somerset County, NJ. And Samsung extended and expanded its occupancy to 111,500 sf of class A office space at 105 Challenger Rd. in Ridgefield Park, NJ.

Also, Computer Sciences Corp. took almost 90,000 sf at Archon’s 500 Atrium Dr. in Franklin Twp.; BASF signed a long-term lease for an entire building at Rockaway Executive Center in Rockaway, NJ; and Cadbury Schweppes leased a new 150,000-sf facility in Hanover Twp., NJ, which the company will use for R&D purposes.

For Archon, the deals were all done by Fred Arena, director of commercial real estate; Sam Morreale, director of development and leasing; Steve Jason, regional counsel; John McNamara, director; and Tom Monaghan, director of asset management.

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