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.

Manhattan Building Co. launches preleasing at ‘SoHo West’ complex in Jersey City

A developer is offering the first opportunity to lease an apartment at a new 377-unit complex in Jersey City, marking the next step in a major redevelopment near the Hoboken border.

New Jersey’s transit hub markets on track for continued growth

Office buildings within the state’s transit hub market continue to command higher rents compared to their suburban peers, according to JLL’s annual research report. Proximity to mass transportation within walking distance of amenity-rich areas has expanded the millennial demographic across these markets. The resulting demand for high-end Class A office space—that helps companies attract and retain the talent settling into these neighborhoods—drives rent premiums beyond that achieved in suburban markets.

Kushner Cos. buying Plainsboro rental complex for $190 million

Kushner Cos. has acquired a 1,032-unit garden apartment community near Princeton for $190 million, bringing the property back under its control more than a decade after selling it.

See new renderings of Mack-Cali’s waterfront makeover in Jersey City (SLIDESHOW)

Mack-Cali Realty Corp. has unveiled new renderings of its planned $75 million redevelopment of the Harborside complex in Jersey City, where it’s slated to modernize more than 4 million square feet of office space and create a new public retail plaza.

NJAA names new assistant VP for government affairs

The New Jersey Apartment Association has added to its government affairs team with the hiring of a new assistant vice president, the organization announced Monday.

Hampshire sells 88,000 sq. ft. retail center in Mount Laurel

The Hampshire Cos. has sold a grocery-anchored shopping center in Mount Laurel, capping off a plan to find a buyer after acquiring it in 2012 and bringing the complex to full occupancy.

Ridgefield development site on the market as cleanup nears completion

The site of former chemical factory on Route 46 in Ridgefield is up for sale, as its longtime owner nears the end of an environmental cleanup meant to pave the way for redevelopment.

Procida closes $3 million bridge loan on Union County properties

Procida Funding & Advisors LLC has provided a $3 million bridge loan as part of a transaction secured by four light industrial properties totaling more than 27,000 square feet in Union County.

Pagano Co. brokers lease with law firm in Glen Rock

A law firm is set to occupy 1,750 square feet at a Glen Rock office building, following a lease arranged by brokers with Pagano Co.

EDA: Three NYC manufacturers eye a combined 193,000 sq. ft. in N.J.

Three manufacturers could be moving to New Jersey from New York City’s outer boroughs, following the approval of incentives for the firms by the state Economic Development Authority.