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Go inside the latest monthly issue of Real Estate NJ, the only New Jersey-based magazine dedicated to commercial real estate in the Garden State.

Big data: Many challenges but a wealth of next-gen jobs

The influx of “big data” can be overwhelming and complex — coming with privacy concerns and other challenges — but it provides a great opportunity to help developers and landlords improve operational efficiencies and attract and retain tenants.

Adaptive reuse in Livingston yields new facility for youth with special needs

A new facility with 53,000 square feet of recreational, therapeutic and educational space will soon open in Livingston, providing a second chance for a long-vacant building and a new home for a nonprofit that serves youths with special needs.

A new twist on mixed-use

As you’ll read in this month’s cover story, a joint venture is banking on health care as a key ingredient in a long-awaited, mixed-use project in Gloucester County. Consider that the 35-acre development, known as Washington Square Town Center, includes a 40,000-square-foot medical office building as a way to balance the amount of retail on the site. The plan also calls for a 110-bed assisted living facility, which will provide the tax revenue that might otherwise come from a more traditional commercial use.

How will Generation Z change or influence commercial real estate design?

How will Generation Z change or influence commercial real estate design? We assembled a panel of industry experts to tackle this month’s question.

With its ‘assembly line’ approach, Vision’s pipeline is bigger (and bolder) than ever

Vision Real Estate Partners is ramping up the next phase of its pipeline in New Jersey, relying on its “assembly line mentality” and the mix of creativity and capital that has allowed it to thrive with high-profile redevelopment projects in recent years.

Growing fiscal problems demand action

Business as usual is just not possible anymore. New Jersey’s underperforming economy, bloated public sector spending and rising cost of living, along with Congress’s decision to reduce the state and local tax deduction, are forcing our collective hands to do better. There is no better place to start than at home in our local municipalities and school districts, where consolidations and sharing of services can produce both real financial savings and better outcomes. Simultaneously, state and county governments need to do likewise. Taxpaying businesses and residents deserve accountability, and this may require audits of how and where every dollar of taxpayer money is being spent.

Metaphorically speaking

As you’ll read in this month’s cover story, Vision Real Estate has thrived with what it describes as “an assembly line mentality” for transforming old corporate campuses, with the right mix of creativity and capital and a full-service, in-house team that has landed some of the state’s most coveted tenants. It’s now building on that track record with other high-profile projects in Morris County and a growing list of value-add investments across northern and central New Jersey.

Stockton campus brings new life to Atlantic City neighborhood, in a sign of things to come

Stockton University’s new campus in Atlantic City has come to life after more than two years of anticipation — and stakeholders say it’s just the beginning of what they hope to be a larger transformation in Atlantic City.

Which types of tenants or industries hold the greatest upside for New Jersey’s office market?

We assembled a panel of industry experts to tackle this month’s question. Here’s what they had to say. Edwin H. Cohen, principal partner, Prism Capital Partners (Bloomfield) Without a doubt, life sciences has emerged as a dominant sector fueling New…

New Jersey industrial brokers, developers thinking regionally as tenants expand the market

With a limited supply and an increasingly savvy approach to logistics, tenants are pushing the historical boundaries of the New Jersey industrial market and expanding not only westward, but to the southernmost parts of the state and to the east to New York City. As occupiers explore these new frontiers, developers and brokers in New Jersey are following suit with a more regional approach to the warehouse and distribution sector.