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Real Estate NJ’s 2019 Market Forecast

What does the year 2019 have in store for New Jersey’s commercial real estate market? We recruited some of the most influential developers, professionals and thought leaders in New Jersey commercial real estate to give us their predictions for the year ahead.

The changing landscape of stormwater management: New rule will require innovative techniques

On Dec. 3, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection published amendments to the state’s Stormwater Management Rule (NJAC 7.8) that, when adopted, will change fundamentally the way stormwater management systems are designed in New Jersey. The key amendment will replace the existing requirement, which asks developers to incorporate so-called non-structural strategies “to the maximum extent practicable,” with a firm requirement to use a technique known as green infrastructure in new development.

Langan combining in-place remediation, engineering services to aid redevelopment

Amid the growth of more cost-effective, less disruptive forms of environmental cleanup, Langan Engineering and Environmental Services has packaged those technologies with its vast geotechnical and civil engineering platform, providing a creative, full-service option for clients seeking to redevelop contaminated sites.

A winning formula: How CBRE helped engineer some of New Jersey’s top office sales

In a time when investors have reaped windfalls from upgraded office buildings in New Jersey, CBRE’s capital markets team has been on the front lines — spearheading a host of high-profile deals involving newly stabilized, Class A buildings in the state.

Developers, consultants weigh the future of New Jersey’s landmark site remediation program

By Joshua Burd Many developers thrive on speed and certainty — and they’ve had considerably more of both in recent years thanks to a law that changed the landscape of environmental cleanups in the state. Stakeholders are now mulling how…

For LSRPs, a steady pipeline for years to come

Michael Novak, president of Atlantic Environmental Solutions Inc. in Hoboken — Courtesy: AESI The Licensed Site Remediation Professional program has undoubtedly eased the state’s backlog of contaminated sites. In the years to come, that volume could be a fraction of the…

The best of The Briefing 2018

As we wind down the year, we’re excited to bring you a recap of our top stories of 2018, including our most-read items and a few editor’s picks. You can catch up on our daily “best of” emails below. We will also keep you updated in the event of any breaking news.

Washington preps for divided government in 2019: New Jersey may benefit

A newly elected Congress returns in January with Republicans enjoying a slightly expanded majority in the Senate and Democrats taking charge of the House of Representatives for the first time since 2010. I believe that the shift of power in the House to a Democratic majority has opened some opportunities for those of us in New Jersey commercial real estate.

Developers, state officials face dual task with Opportunity Zone projects

Amid the rollout of the new federal Opportunity Zone program, developers and public officials are trying to balance two key objectives: Identifying shovel-ready projects — allowing investors to maximize the tax benefits of the law — and steering capital to low-income areas that weren’t already attracting investment and may have higher barriers to entry. The state believes it can check both boxes with the right coordination and by layering in the subsidies that have helped revitalize many of New Jersey’s cities and downtowns.

A white knight for Whitehouse Station

For all the buzz around walkable, urban submarkets and higher-density workplaces, our readers have never lost interest in the fate of the Merck property in Whitehouse Station. I was reminded of that on Jan. 3, when a story about a potential buyer for the complex quickly became the most-read item we’ve ever had on RE-NJ.com.