By Tom Bergeron

In a move that has been expected since last November, Mars Wrigley Confectionery has signed a lease to become a major tenant at Ironside Newark, ROI-NJ has learned.

Michael Sommer, executive vice president for development for Edison Properties, which owns the building, confirmed the agreement.

“I can confirm that we have signed Mars Wrigley Confectionery at Ironside Newark,” Sommer said. “Edison Properties is obviously thrilled and we look forward to welcoming them in 2020.”