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Self-Storage. Real Estate Development. Entertainment.

From E! Entertainment Television to Urban Redevelopment and Self Storage in the dense New York City market

About Us

The Alan Mruvka Company is an entertainment creation and media company having created, founded and ran E! Entertainment Television together with then partner Larry Namer, a film and television production company under it’s Ministry of Film and Filmology Labs brands, a self-storage development and management company with it’s StorageBlue and bluenow brands, and  a real estate development company focusing on creating destination projects and creative urban redevelopment in New York, New Jersey, California and Nevada. For the past eighteen years, Mruvka has been very active in the creative revitalization of historic downtowns, redeveloping buildings and neighborhoods in downtown Riverside California, Las Vegas Nevada, Jersey City New Jersey, and now Garfield New Jersey. The Alan Mruvka Company’s prestigious reputation and resume of historic renovations include the Riverside Ironworks building, a hundred-year-old fruit packing plant that now houses Wells Fargo, Bechtel Engineering, and Jacobs Civil Engineering; The Santa Fe Depot, a hundred-year-old train station into first class office space; the hundred-year-old Riverside Packing Plant also into first class office space; the 50,000 square foot Marketplace movie theater into Kaplan College for nursing, the Jersey City Morgan St. Firehouse into first class office space and fifteen prewar historic buildings into self-storage facilities totaling over 2.5 million square feet.

Self Storage Operations

The Alan Mruvka Company’s self-storage division, StorageBlue, is a New Jersey-based developer and operator of flagship self-storage facilities

Real Estate Development

The Alan Mruvka Company is a New Jersey based real estate development company with a focus on creating destination projects, urban redevelopment and self-storage

Entertainment

Mruvka created and founded pop culture icon E! Entertainment Television in addition to producing numerous hit movies and highly succesful television series

Meet the Team

Alan Mruvka   |   Founder, President

Alan Mruvka holds over 35 years of experience in the real estate, self-storage, and entertainment industries. Most distinguished is his monumental success in revolutionizing a genre of entertainment and celebrity-based television with the founding of pop culture icon, E! Entertainment Television. Now in its 30th year, E! Entertainment Television is a NBC/Comcast company valued at over twelve billion dollars. Mruvka is also the Founder and CEO of StorageBlue ((301) 513-7555), a New Jersey based self-storage company and bluenow (bluenow.com), an on-demand pick-up and delivery online self-storage concierge service.

Mruvka studied architecture and structural engineering at the University of Miami and New York’s Pratt Institute where he developed his passion for real estate development, urban redevelopment, and construction. Mruvka drew upon his 35 years in real estate development and his ownership in fifteen, metropolitan area self-storage facilities (American Self Storage, totaling 2.5 million square feet) to launch his newest venture, StorageBlue, a new self-storage company disrupting the industry by offering a one of a kind upgraded customer experience in his five storage facilities located in Jersey City, Hoboken, Union City, Newark and Garfield. Mruvka also launched bluenow, a unique service that picks-up and delivers personal self-storage bins and individual items to residents in the New York metropolitan area and New Jersey with just a few clicks online. Mruvka is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Alan Mruvka Company, a real estate development company with a focus on creating destination projects and urban redevelopment and  specializes in self-storage, commercial, and residential development in New York, New Jersey, California and Nevada. For the past seventeen years, Mruvka has been very active in the revitalization of downtown Riverside California and Las Vegas, and presently sits development on over six boards and commissions in Riverside California and Las Vegas Nevada. The Alan Mruvka Company’s resume of historic renovations include the Riverside Ironworks building, a 40,000 square foot, hundred-year-old fruit packing plant that now houses Wells Fargo, Bechtel Engineering, and Jacobs Civil Engineering; The Santa Fe Depot, a hundred-year-old train station into first class office space, the hundred-year-old Riverside Packing Plant also into first class office space, and the Morgan St. Firehouse in Jersey City New Jersey just to name a few.

In 1984, Mruvka created and founded E! Entertainment Television where, together with partner Larry Namer, executive produced and programed over 20,000 hours of television there. At 28, he was the youngest CEO of a major television network in history and guided the channel to the fastest growth of a start-up cable network also in television history. Since leaving E!, Mruvka created the popular network, FX Television and sold it to Fox before launching it. Additionally he executive produced numerous television shows and movies under his “Ministry of Film”, “Filmology Labs” and Filmtown banners, including USA Network’s “Pacific Blue,” the highest rated one hour drama on basic cable which ran for five seasons (101 episodes); the weekly boxing series “Thunderbox;” and “Confessions,” Cinemax’s highest rated half hour program that ran for eleven seasons.  In addition to his television successes, Mruvka produced numerous successful independent feature films including the winner of the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival and the prestigious “Closing-Night-Premier” at the Sundance Film Festival, “Digging to China,” starring Kevin Bacon and Evan Rachel Wood, and directed by Academy Award winner Timothy Hutton. He also produced HBO’s “Red Letters” starring Peter Coyote, Nastasia Kinski, Fairuza Balk, Ernie Hudson and Jeremy Piven; “The Legend of Gatorface” Showtime’s highest rated family film to date; and the critically acclaimed “State and Main,” starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Alec Baldwin, William H. Macy and Sara Jessica Parker, and directed by acclaimed writer David Mamet.

Mr. Mruvka is an avid philanthropist. He is a supporter of and involved in several charities including The Simon Wiesenthal Center, Wounded Warrior Project,  St. Joseph’s School for the Blind, Special Olympics and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Mr. Mruvka also recently announced the establishment of the StorageBlue Scholarship Fund for sending underprivileged inner city kids to the prestigious St. Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark New Jersey, and in a corporate partnership with Goodwill, Mr. Mruvka also established the BlueWorld Initiative,  where StorageBlue drivers collect and bag unused cloths from customers while making pick-ups.

Mr. Mruvka who resides in New York City, was born in the Bronx, New York, and grew up in Queens New York and Englewood Cliffs New Jersey.

Fred Calderone

Vice President of Operations
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Lynda Schnur

Vice President of Corporate Operations
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Molly Birkenes

Advisory Board Member, Financial
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Self-Storage Operations

StorageBlue has developed and currently operates five flagship New York/ New Jersey Metro area facilities and a valet pick-up service, bluenow

JERSEY CITY

190 Baldwin Ave

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HOBOKEN

315 Coles St

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UNION CITY

3322 Hudson Ave

661-265-8169

NEWARK

Mount Pleasant Ave

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GARFIELD

170 River Dr

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ON-DEMAND - bluenow

Pick-up and Delivery Service

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Real Estate Development

In its 35 years in business, The Alan Mruvka Company has developed in multiple sectors

COMMERCIAL

Office + Retail

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RESIDENTIAL

Multi-family

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HOTEL

Las Vegas + Los Angeles

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EDUCATION

Riverside California

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T.O.D.

Transit Oriented Development

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SELF-STORAGE

StorageBlue

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Entertainment

Under their Ministry of Film, Filmtown and Filmology Labs banners, The Alan Mruvka Company has produced numerous TV series and motion pictures

TELEVISION

The Alan Mruvka Company produced numerous high rated series

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MOVIES

The Alan Mruvka Company produced numerous successful movies

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