June 22, 2023
MORRISTOWN, N.J.– M Station West, the second phase of M Station — the transformative mixed-use development comprising two high-performance office and retail buildings in Downtown Morristown broke ground, announced SJP Properties, in partnership with Scotto Properties
M Station West will serve as the new flagship N.J. location for Sanofi, the Paris-based, innovative global healthcare company, bringing more than 1,900 professionals to the area following its planned occupancy in Q1 2025.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sanofi’s forthcoming New Jersey flagship to Morristown,” said Mayor Dougherty. “This strategic relocation will bring nearly 2,000 talented professionals to our celebrated downtown, continuing the positive economic ripple effect created by the arrivals of Deloitte and Valley Bank. As our new neighbors settle into M Station, they will undoubtedly become active members of this vibrant, transit-oriented community.”
Designed to achieve LEED certification, M Station’s two buildings will be bridged by a 1,000-car parking structure that includes public parking for the development’s on-site retail and is being constructed in two phases. To enhance the pedestrian experience, the two buildings are set back a generous 45 feet from Morris Street to create a landscaped promenade and two public plazas with seating, improving the area’s walkability, particularly between the nearby NJ TRANSIT station and The Morristown Green.
The completed first phase of the project, M Station East, rises six stories and totals 120,000 square feet. Construction of M Station East was completed in July 2022, roughly one and a half years after SJP initially broke ground. The property is fully leased to Deloitte, which relocated approximately 1,495 employees to its new corporate headquarters in Q3 2022. M Station represents Morristown’s most significant commercial development in over 30 years and is poised to invigorate the downtown area, attracting high-quality commercial tenants that will support neighborhood retailers and restaurants, while delivering new retail options and critical infrastructure improvements.
“M Station West’s groundbreaking represents a landmark achievement for our company — one that further cements Morristown’s reputation as a revitalized suburban hub and destination for leading global companies,” said Steven Pozycki, Founder and CEO of SJP Properties. “Under Mayor Dougherty’s leadership, Morristown has fostered a pro-business environment, which has enabled us to bring Deloitte, Valley Bank and now Sanofi to this thriving downtown. These new workforces will create the influx of daytime foot traffic needed to support area retailers, who are the lifeblood of the town’s economy.”