C&K Properties completes lobby renovations in Newark, NJ
NEWARK, NJ — C&K Properties unveiled the makeover of the lobby of 2 Gateway Center, its class A office tower in the heart of Newark’s Central Business District. The renovations include the new Cotidiano coffee bar and café, a laptop bar and additional seating sections along with free wifi throughout the lobby.Kimmerle Newman Architects redesigned the lobby to create a first-class lounge experience with modernized features for the more than 15,000 workers and commuters that pass through the Gateway concourse each day. Earlier this year, 2 Gateway celebrated the openings of The Gateway Project art gallery and the NJTV Agnes Varis Studio, both in the building’s lobby.“With the renovations, we were able to extend 2 Gateway’s best-in-class connectivity into our lobby with free WiFi accessibility,” said Ben Korman, co-founder and principal of C&K Properties. “The first-class lounge atmosphere offers a unique setting to work, relax, or simply grab a morning cup of coffee amidst one New Jersey’s most lively commercial corridors.
2 Gateway has long been a technological leader in the regional commercial real estate industry. The building recently achieved WiredScore’s first Platinum certification in the state of New Jersey.
A Platinum certification guarantees choices when selecting an Internet service provider, full distribution of fiber connectivity throughout the building, best in class infrastructure to ensure protection against service interruptions, and administrative best practices to streamline tenants’ ability to get connected.
Part of Newark’s 2.6 million s/f Gateway Complex, 2 Gateway Center is centrally located in the city’s downtown business district along Market St. between McCarter Highway and Mulberry St. Among its many benefits, 2 Gateway Center is connected to an enclosed pedestrian walkway leading to Newark Penn Station, where commuters can access NJ TRANSIT, PATH, Newark Subway, Light Rail, and AMTRAK lines. Tenants also have access a fitness center, banking facility, café and conferencing center.