Joshua Burd
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Joshua Burd, an award-winning reporter and editor, has been covering New Jersey commercial real estate for five years. Many industry leaders view him as the go-to real estate reporter in the state, a role he is eager to continue as the editor of Real Estate NJ. He is a lifelong New Jersey resident who has spent a decade covering the great Garden State.

Advance launches leasing at new-look Hoboken building (SLIDESHOW)

Advance Realty has unveiled a series of upgrades at a two-building, 128-unit apartment complex in Hoboken, which it acquired earlier this year as part of its growing footprint in the city.

Financial, investment analyst joins Case Real Estate Capital

Investment firm Case Real Estate Capital has hired a new financial and investment analyst as it continues to expand its platform.

CBRE: Ex-Newark school building sells for $1.8 million, slated for conversion

Newark’s public school system and its teachers union have sold a vacant commercial building in downtown Newark, in a $1.8 million sale brokered by CBRE.

Growth of sharing economy creating new opportunities for developers to distinguish their projects

The growth of the sharing economy — including platforms such as Airbnb, Uber and Lyft — has created new opportunities for developers and landlords, providing additional ways for them to appeal to renters and help their projects stand out in an increasingly crowded market.

For Capodagli, future projects are built on sharing

In partnering with Uber, Capodagli Property Co. aimed to provide another amenity and a new level of convenience for its existing tenants.

The decision is also helping to attract future residents — perhaps in a way that it didn’t expect.

Airbnb’s Friendly Buildings Program: How it works

It has only been a few months since the start of a partnership between Airbnb and the owners of Jersey City Urby, but all signs point to an arrangement that will be mutually beneficial.

Mars, Ralph Lauren among several high-profile companies on EDA agenda

Mars Wrigley and Ralph Lauren Corp. have applied for nearly $65 million in combined tax credits in connection with potential moves to Newark and Nutley, respectively, as the state Economic Development Authority prepares to consider the applications on Tuesday.

A changing submarket: Panelists talk tenants, amenities in Jersey City

With some 700 attendees on hand, industry experts spoke about the changing makeup of office users and what landlords must do in order to compete for those tenants. First and foremost, they said, owners should take note of changes in how those tenants are using their space.

New ownership ditches plan for Sayreville ‘fortress mall,’ report says

A joint venture has scrapped a long-awaited plan to build a futuristic, 2.2 million-square-foot “fortress mall” along the Garden State Parkway, replacing it with a proposal for a mixed-use, urban-style retail village that is more in line with changing consumer tastes.

NJIT unveils new 220,000 sq. ft. wellness, events center (SLIDESHOW)

The New Jersey Institute of Technology has taken the wraps off a 220,000-square-foot multipurpose center, the largest piece of a $400 million overhaul of its footprint in Newark.