#b#Acquisitions#/b#

Boston Properties (BXP), 101 Carnegie Center, Suite 104, Princeton 08540. 609-452-1444. Micky Landis, senior vice president, regional manager. www.bostonproperties.com.

Boston Properties, which owns most of the buildings in Carnegie Center, has purchased 103 Carnegie Center for $16 million. The seller was Mack-Cali. The three-story building has about 96,000 square feet of office space, currently 83 percent occupied with 31 tenants. Cushman and Wakefield’s Metropolitan Area Capital Markets Group, based in East Rutherford, orchestrated the sale.

The deal was arranged by a team of brokers led Andrew Merin of Cushman & Wakefield. Other brokers included David Bernhaut, Gary Gabriel, Brian Whitmer, Frank DiTommaso II, and Andrew Schwartz. “This sale generated a substantial amount of bidding, which is a testament to the prestige of the Princeton office market,” Merin said in a statement.

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Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce, 182 Nassau Street, Suite 301, Princeton 08542. 609-924-1776. Peter Crowley, CEO. www.princetonchamber.org.

The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Community Development Fund is accepting grant applications by local nonprofit groups. The fund is for organizations in the five Central Jersey counties that the chamber represents, and is giving out $30,000 this year, with a maximum of $10,000 per grant. The Princeton Area Community Foundation is assisting the chamber in selecting the grant winners. Organizations can submit applications online at pacf.org/princeton-regional-chamber-commerce-community-development-fund.

#b#Deaths#/b#

Reuben Cohen, 95, on July 23. He was founder and former president of Response Analysis Corporation and a past president of the American Association for Public Opinion Research. Under contract to CBS in 1964, Cohen led the team that began the now standard practice of using exit polling to project the outcome of presidential elections during election night TV coverage.

Herbert F. Moore, 97, on July 15. He was a lawyer with the firm Jamieson, Moore, Peskin and Spicer in Trenton and later in Princeton. In 1977 he represented the city of Philadelphia against the state of New Jersey in the U.S. Supreme Court, winning a landmark case involving the Interstate Commerce Clause of the Constitution. After retiring in 1989 he was CEO of AAA Central New Jersey, and was owner and CEO of Greenwood Cemetery in Hamilton. He was also a co-founder of the New Jersey Dental Service Plan, now Delta Dental of New Jersey.

Joseph Evanchik, on July 18. He was a printing executive at Princeton University Press.

Robert Boldt, 87, on July 15. He had a Princeton University doctorate in psychometrics and was senior research scientist in the Division of Cognitive and Instructional Science at ETS. He led many studies on military manpower and the development evaluation of educational admissions systems.

Joyce E. Schanck, 85, on July 19. She was an executive at IBM and the first woman there to wear a pantsuit, against the dress code. After retiring, she and her husband were co-proprietors of Brookside Antiques in Hopewell.

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