Joshua Burd
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Joshua Burd, an award-winning reporter and editor, has been covering New Jersey commercial real estate for eight 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.

CBRE brokers $24M bridge loan for ex-MetLife building

The Provident Bank has provided a $24 million loan for a developer to refinance a vacant office building in Hanover, under a transaction arranged by CBRE.

Developer plans sprawling industrial park after $12M land sale in South Jersey

Cushman & Wakefield has brokered the sale of a sprawling 415-acre development tract in Gloucester County, where the buyer plans to build a 3 million-square-foot industrial park.

Senior housing complex in Monroe trades for $19M

An investment group has paid $19.2 million for a 100-unit luxury rental building in Monroe Township, Gebroe-Hammer Associates announced Wednesday.

Berger acquires 18-story Newark office tower

A Newark property owner has added a well-known office tower to its portfolio in the city, following a deal arranged by brokers with HFF.

New deals, renewals keep Heller portfolio fully leased

Heller Industrial Parks inked more than 50 transactions across its vast industrial footprint last year, accounting for some 5 million square feet in leasing activity and keeping the firm’s occupancy at 100 percent heading into 2017.

Tenants quick to grab new industrial space in N.J., report finds

If there’s any doubt about the demand for new industrial space in New Jersey, look no further than the response to speculatively built warehouse and distribution projects in 2016.

Nail spa is newest tenant at Hamilton retail center

A nail salon has leased 2,250 square feet at Hamilton Plaza, a 175,400-square-foot shopping center along Route 33 in Hamilton Township.

Somerset County office building ‘with upside potential’ changes hands

A private buyer has acquired a 161,217-square-foot office building in the Somerset section of Franklin, HFF announced Tuesday.

State OKs $20M incentive for parking deck at new med school

State officials have approved a $20 million tax credit to help support the construction of a new parking and retail structure in Clifton, in what they say is a key part of the planned Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at the former Hoffman-LaRoche campus.

WCRE: Signs of strength in South Jersey office market

Office leasing in three southern New Jersey counties saw a slight uptick in late 2016, according to a new report, pushing vacancy in the region to just under 11 percent to end the year.