Plumbing products maker moving HQ to Parsippany

Plumbing and industrial products manufacturer John Guest USA Inc. is moving its North American headquarters to Parsippany after signing a lease at an industrial/flex building in the township, Colliers International said recently.

The company is moving to 60,600 square feet at 20 E. Halsey Road from Fairfield in order to expand, Colliers said.

John Donnelly, based in Colliers’ Parsippany office, represented John Guest USA. Thomas Consiglio and Scott Peck of Resource Realty were the brokers for property owner GTJ REIT.

Donnelly said Byron Woodard, president of John Guest North America, wanted to grow the brand’s presence to coincide with its overall growth.

“My client wanted to elevate the brand’s presence commensurate with their growth trajectory at a high-profile, stand-alone facility,” he said in a prepared statement. “The property at 20 E. Halsey Road met these specifications beautifully, offering a large multipurpose space, building signage and visibility from (Interstate) 287. GTJ Management recently renovated the building — raising the roof, upgrading the power and sprinkler systems and updating the landscaping program. That proactive move played a big part in securing John Guest USA’s commitment.”

The property includes a 15,000-square-foot office component, as well as parking and expansion potential, Colliers said.

John Guest will move in during the second quarter, the firm added.