NEWARK (AP)— New Jersey's largest newspaper has sold the building it has called home in the state's largest city for nearly 50 years to a New York firm.

Star Ledger on sale at 7-11 in Ewing (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)

The Star-Ledger is not saying how much Floral Park, New York-based Maddd Equities is paying for the 177,000-square-foot building in Newark.

The newspaper will retain a presence in Newark in a leased office in Gateway Center.

The newspaper's owner, Advance Publications, launched a new media company this year that will provide content and advertising out of offices in Woodbridge.

The newspaper cut a third of its non-unionized employees this year.

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