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 steve@statebroadcastnews.com.

Investment, redevelopment have brought new life to Piscataway office market

Piscataway’s office market has bounced back in recent years, with rents rising and vacancy falling, thanks to new investment and redevelopment that have helped revitalize and right-size the township’s stock of buildings.

Freezer, cooler space in high demand in New Jersey, as users face a lack of supply

Demand for cold storage warehouse space nationwide, and particularly in the Garden State, is on fire, largely because of rising online fresh grocery sales and changing consumer preferences for fresher foods. Meeting that demand could prove challenging — given the cost and complexity of such projects and the need for specialization — but some developers are positioning themselves to be ready when users come calling.

New York firm acquires Rockaway industrial complex

New York-based real estate investment company Davco Group has acquired a six-building complex in Rockaway from The Silverman Group, in a sale orchestrated by Cushman & Wakefield.

Three new tenants taking 58,000 sq. ft. at Burlington shopping center

National Realty & Development Corp. has signed leases with three new tenants for 58,690 square feet at Liberty Square Center, a 380,380-square-foot shopping center in Burlington.

Weiss Properties plans Marriott hotel and mixed-use development in Florence

Weiss Properties will develop 240 apartments, a 104-room Marriott Town Place Suites hotel and restaurant space at the intersection of Route 130 and Cedar Lane in Florence Township, the New Brunswick-based firm announced.

Hampshire welcomes five new hires

The Hampshire Cos. has announced the addition of five new employees to support its continued growth.

NAIOP panelists tout lessons learned amid updates to environmental cleanup program

Technical changes to the 10-year-old Site Remediation Reform Act incorporate many lessons learned since the law was originally enacted, industry insiders said last week, as a bill that would update the program now awaits a decision by Gov. Phil Murphy.

NAI Hanson, project partners break ground at Sparta flex building

A development and leasing team has broken ground on a 10,400-square-foot industrial and flex space in Sparta, the first of two new buildings slated for a nearly 32-acre complex.

Analytical instruments company moves to North Brunswick with EDA-backed financing

Alliance Calibrations Group, which manages instruments in chemical laboratories, has acquired an 11,000-square-foot facility in North Brunswick that will serve as its permanent headquarters.

Apparel company leases 203,000 sq. ft. warehouse in South Brunswick

An apparel company has leased an entire 203,488-square-foot warehouse and distribution center under construction in South Brunswick, brokers with JLL announced Monday.