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.

Zimmel inks $2.1 million sale of Somerset flex building

A maker of medical diagnostic tests has acquired a 17,000-square-foot flex building in the Somerset section of Franklin, following a transaction brokered by Zimmel Associates.

AY: Despite demand, New Jersey starved for new cold storage space

New Jersey remains one of the nation’s most underserved markets for cold storage space, despite its potential to share in the expanding market for fresh food and online grocery delivery.

Hampshire, Harrison Street unveil self-storage platform along I-95 corridor

The Hampshire Cos. is deepening its push into self-storage, announcing a new joint venture and development plan with one of the industry’s largest alternative investment firms.

Investors touts $2.48 billion in commercial real estate lending in 2018

Investors Bank inked nearly $2.5 billion in commercial real estate loans in 2018, including $385 million in volume across 19 transactions to close out the year.

HFF: Accordia recaps, buys out partner at Fairfield office building

A longtime partner in a Fairfield office building has assumed full ownership, thanks in part to more than $27 million in financing arranged by brokers with HFF.

NAI Hanson inks sale of office, retail property in downtown Montclair

An investor has acquired a nearly 3,500-square-foot office and retail building in downtown Montclair, under a transaction arranged by NAI James E. Hanson.

Pierson completes new leases with Mexican, falafel chains

Three fast casual restaurant chains are expanding their reach in New Jersey as part of several newly announced leases by Pierson Commercial.

Hornrock names new head of construction for $400 million multifamily pipeline

Hornrock Properties has hired a veteran construction executive to oversee the build-out of its growing multifamily pipeline in New Jersey.

NJCU lures prestigious dance school, doubles apartment total at Jersey City arts project

A development team has doubled the number of apartments previously slated for a new performing arts complex on Jersey City’s west side, where New Jersey City University has now partnered with a world-renowned dance school that will relocate from Manhattan by 2021.

Seiko sells, leases back 140,000 sq. ft. office building in Mahwah

The parent company of Seiko watches and other products has sold its 140,420-square-foot headquarters facility in Mahwah, brokers with CBRE announced Monday.