SADDLE BROOK, NJ-It’s a twist on a familiar old saying—the way to an office tenant’s heart is through the stomach, at lease in the Garden State. According to the results of a CBRE survey, food service is the most important must-have amenity to New Jersey office tenants.

Food service was cited by 22.4% of respondents as a must-have, says Samuel S.W. Buckley, a CBRE SVP. Buckley notes that the term was interpreted as a full array, rather than just vending machines or the like. “It’s one of the most very basic of amenities,” Buckley tells “But it’s amazing how few buildings have it.”

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