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Office construction booms in Lakewood amid stunning influx of residents, businesses

Those heralding the death of the suburban office park may not have seen Lakewood recently, where the growth of Class A space is defying conventional wisdom and statewide trends.

Big energy: How fast-growing Solar Landscape became a force in New Jersey commercial real estate

Solar Landscape has become a key player with a visible presence in New Jersey’s commercial real estate industry, having leased more than 20 million square feet of rooftop space for its solar projects.

Reduce, reuse, recycle: Vintage Jersey properties are ripe for repurposing

As one of America’s original 13 colonies, New Jersey has a rich and historic past. This includes former industrial properties or commerce centers in urban areas, more recently developed office parks in the suburbs and older office buildings — many of which largely stand empty — in central business districts. These vacant relics — together and individually — can be transformed into new, vibrant centers for live, work and play.

Micro-apartments coming to Newark, as concept expands in New Jersey cities

A developer is set to open more than 100 micro-apartments in downtown Newark, marking at least the second such project in New Jersey and the growth of a concept that could soon spread to other small and midsized cities.

Investors take pause, reassess as interest rates shock commercial real estate market

The rapid rise in interest rates has caused a sudden slowdown and growing uncertainty in New Jersey’s investment sales market, leading buyers to reassess their plans in the near term, while placing newfound pressure on even the strongest asset classes.

AIA New Jersey architects reflect on Superstorm Sandy 10th anniversary

By AIA-NJ Superstorm Sandy happened 10 years ago last week. The American Institute of Architects New Jersey Chapter (AIA New Jersey) joins our state in reflecting on Superstorm Sandy and remembering the lessons learned. Our members have assisted residents throughout…

What are we still learning about Hurricane Sandy’s impact on commercial real estate?

What are we still learning about Hurricane Sandy’s impact on commercial real estate? We assembled a panel of industry experts to tackle this month’s question.

Right at home: NJAA moves to Trenton, with advocacy looming ever larger after COVID crisis

The New Jersey Apartment Association has changed its address, but there’s nothing unfamiliar about its new home in Trenton. The organization and its in-house team, previously based in Middlesex County, have long been a key voice in state politics and policymaking, advocating on behalf of a membership that owns and manages some 230,000 rental units.

Finite resources demand a new approach to investment decisions

Ten years ago, Superstorm Sandy slammed into New Jersey, killing 38 people, devastating coastal areas, inflicting billions of dollars in damage and causing power outages for millions of residents and businesses for weeks. For many, it was a turning point that changed the way they invested and did business. Given today’s accelerating pace of life-altering disruptions — the pandemic, inflation, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, extreme weather events — I believe New Jerseyans are ready to modify their behavior to reduce their risk and financial exposure to the adverse impacts from climate change.

Massive ex-manufacturing site in Sayreville to be reborn as 1.1 million sq. ft. logistics hub

A long-dormant and formerly contaminated site in Sayreville, once home to gunpowder and chemical plants, is finding new life under a development that will add more than a million square feet of modern industrial space to the market in Central Jersey. The three-building Arsenal Trade Center also promises to bring new jobs and ratables to the Raritan Bay region. Experts say that, while players like Amazon are stepping back from warehouse and logistics expansion in the state, the market for such properties remains robust.