Bergen Debate Club, Monmouth Cards ink leases at Livingston Town Center 

Bergen Debate Club and Monmouth Cards recently signed leases at Livingston Town Center, a 65,523-square-foot, two-story shopping center in Livingston consisting of 29 tenant spaces ranging from 600 square feet to 5,000 square feet, according to a Tuesday announcement from Azarian Realty Co., the exclusive leasing and property management agent for Livingston Town Center.

Bergen Debate Club will be occupying a second-floor, 1,194-square-foot space while Monmouth Cards will be occupying a first-floor, 2,034-square-foot space.

Bergen Debate Club is one of the largest and most successful debate academies in the U.S. The club’s focus is on helping children and teens develop their public speaking, critical thinking and persuasive argumentation skills, and its coaching team is made up of highly experienced instructors who have collectively accomplished multiple titles and accreditations both as competitors themselves as well as debate coaches. It operates out of Bergen County, and also offers online classes for students ages 10 and up. The newest location in Livingston Town Center marks the Bergen Debate Club’s third
opening, with other locations in Glen Rock and Fort Lee.

Monmouth Cards is a trading card and collectible store and online platform that is passionate about collecting and trading nostalgic and rare collectible trading cards. It also offers a space for other collectors to access and indulge in their shared passion. Monmouth Cards’ offerings range from sports cards to entertainment cards, with a wide selection for fanatics. The new occupancy at Livingston Town Center marks the fourth brick-and-mortar opening for Monmouth Cards, with other establishments located in East Brunswick, Wall Township and Oakhurst.

Bergen Debate Club and Monmouth Cards join other tenants in Livingston Town Center
including Wells Fargo, 16 Handles, HotWorx, Shiseido, LA Bikini and others. The center only has three vacancies remaining, ranging from 612 square feet to 3,244 square feet that are ideal for office, retail and restaurant space.

For Bergen Debate Club, Kevin Pelio of Azarian Realty Co. represented both the landlord and tenant. For Monmouth Cards, Kevin Pelio of Azarian Realty Co. represented the landlord and Ryan Starkman of Pierson Commercial represented the tenant.