Steve Lubetkin
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Steve Lubetkin is an award-winning multimedia journalist who has been covering New Jersey news for decades for a number of print and broadcast news media. His audio and video reporting has been honored by the Garden State Journalists Association, and the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Steve is co-author, with Toronto-based podcasting pioneer Donna Papacosta, of the book, The Business of Podcasting: How to Take Your Podcasting Passion from the Personal to the Professional. You can email Steve at

Developers weigh new lab, research projects as New Jersey market continues to tighten

After decades of consolidation by Big Pharma, demand for modern lab and diagnostic space in New Jersey is on the rise, fueling rent growth and pushing some developers to consider new laboratory projects.

E-commerce train rolls on as industrial owners, brokers prepare for a roaring 2020

The economic engine powering the New Jersey industrial real estate market will continue to be the rapidly transforming retail sector, driven primarily by relentlessly rising demand from consumers for rapid home delivery of purchases, whether from online retailers or traditional but restructured brick-and-mortar retailers.

Office space analytics startup opens at Kearny Point, with EDA support

A technology startup has opened offices at the sprawling Kearny Point complex after being approved for a rent subsidy program by the state Economic Development Authority.

New warehouse lease shows long-term strategy, promise of e-commerce for Goodwill

Even in the extraordinarily tight industrial market in northern New Jersey, a century-old nonprofit with a good brand and a long-term lease plan can still acquire new warehouse space. Of course, it doesn’t hurt when the nonprofit sees e-commerce as a vital part of its future.

CBRE: Pricing gap for investors narrows between cold storage, traditional warehouses

Investors increasingly are warming up to the cold storage warehousing sector in New Jersey and other major markets — despite ongoing challenges in the asset class — pushing cap rates for Class A facilities closer to those of traditional high-quality warehouses.

New eateries coming to South Jersey mixed-use development by Atkins, Woodmont

A café and an Italian restaurant have committed to new locations in Gloucester County, the latest additions to a sprawling mixed-use development by Atkins Cos. and Woodmont Properties.

Video firm moving from Hackensack, takes 10,000 sq. ft. in Rochelle Park

A video communications company is leasing 10,000 square feet of office space at a mixed-use building in Rochelle Park, brokers with JLL announced.

Affordable apartments in Newark rehabbed with LIHTC tax credits

State and local officials cut a ceremonial ribbon Thursday to mark the major rehabilitation of a decades-old building with 200 apartments for working families in the city’s Central Ward.

Four new retailers opening at Bell Works

Four new retailers are planning to open stores at Bell Works, the sprawling mixed-use destination created by Somerset Development at the former Bell Laboratories in Holmdel.

Miami apartment owner invests in 401-unit Newark high-rise

A high-rise apartment complex in Newark’s Forest Hill section has changed hands for $73 million, drawing a preferred equity investment from a Miami-based multifamily owner.