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How can state and local leaders help bring new foot traffic to their downtowns?

How can state and local leaders help bring new foot traffic to their downtowns? We assembled a panel of industry experts to tackle this month’s question.

Workforce wellness, resiliency and ironclad industrial sector: Keys to recovery

Despite the ongoing adverse impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, some experts report that the macroeconomic trends are looking favorable nationally, and especially for New Jersey, but it’s going to be pretty slow going. Marked differences exist among the various sectors, not all of which have bottomed out yet.

Jersey City forges ahead with high-profile development pipeline, despite pandemic

While local officials across New Jersey have hit the brakes on large-scale projects, Jersey City has made a deliberate effort to keep its pipeline flowing since the start of the health and economic crisis, as many developers remain bullish on its booming residential market.

In spite of it all

It was a busy spring, surprisingly so, and I know many of you would agree. I’ve seen it firsthand in the lease and sale announcements that have continued to hit my inbox these last three months, with many of them offering praise to the parties involved for getting the deal done in the midst of “challenging economic times” or “uncertain market conditions.” I know full well that much of the industry is still hurting. We won’t lose sight of that. But we will take the opportunity to highlight some of the positive things that are happening in spite of the pandemic.

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.

Workplace absence leads to decline in office demand

Much of the workforce has been absent from offices/workplaces and transportation systems since mid-March. Has this absence “made hearts grow fonder” to return? Not entirely, according to some experts.

How will COVID-19 impact multifamily design or operations?

How will COVID-19 impact multifamily design or operations? We assembled a panel of industry experts to tackle this month’s question.

Walsh relaunches construction and project management firm, eyeing new lighting platform

The Walsh Company has enjoyed a fast start since it was relaunched last fall, with new assignments including roles as a general contractor, project manager and client representative. But Ed Walsh has also set his sights on an altogether new business: a lighting platform that he says provides users with greater control, efficiency and transparency than traditional fixtures.

Brokers, architects focus on workplace safety as office workers return post-COVID

Brokers, architects and other commercial real estate professionals are now advising office landlords and tenants on the process of returning to the workplace, outlining strategies such as de-densification, ramped up cleaning and sanitizing and communication to help keep workers informed and ensure social distancing.

Amato, a second-generation homebuilder, faces new tests as Shore Builders Association leader

Homebuilder Chris Amato is navigating challenges to the industry as both the head of his family-owned firm and as the new president of the Shore Builders Association of Central New Jersey.