Cover Story

Our monthly cover story in Real Estate NJ is a must-read, as we bring you an insider’s look at the decisions, personalities and economic conditions that are shaping the market.

Investor demand still strong in New Jersey as buyers seek safety, certainty in commercial real estate

With 2019 underway, competition among commercial real estate investors has only intensified in New Jersey, largely around properties that offer some level of safety in the later stages of the economic expansion.The Garden State is by no means alone in that regard, but brokers and other experts say they expect demand to stay robust in the near term, citing everything from Wall Street volatility to the continued arrival of buyers from other markets.

Bergman has spent three decades creating value, opportunity in New Jersey’s office market

Bergman Real Estate Group has stayed true to its core objective of creating value in New Jersey’s office market — but the firm has also evolved in how it reaches that goal, in a state whose buildings are now showing their age.

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

A decade after a landmark law that changed the landscape of environmental cleanups in the state, stakeholders are now mulling how to improve New Jersey’s site remediation program while navigating other proposed changes by policymakers.

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…

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.

Going regional: How JLL has adapted to the new industrial landscape

JLL has regionalized its industrial platform under the leadership of David Knee and Rob Kossar, who are based in JLL’s East Rutherford office and have established their team as a dominant player in the market.

Healthy options: A look at the growth of medical retail in New Jersey

Medical tenants have become increasingly critical to the retail sector, creating a new opportunity for landlords who have grappled with e-commerce and bankrupt retail chains. New Jersey is no exception, and the opportunity comes as urgent care centers, physical therapists and other businesses experience rapid growth spurred by major changes in the health care industry.

For CityMD, there is room to grow in New Jersey

For a business that started in Manhattan, New Jersey seemed like a logical extension for CityMD. But the urgent care chain says that’s as much about culture as it is about geography or the 5 million people in the northern part of the state.

Capodagli is adding to its fast-growing portfolio with new residential, hospitality projects

With nearly 1,000 apartments under construction and some 2,000 more in its pipeline, Capodagli Property Co. is preparing for the next phase of its growth by launching a new hospitality platform that will bring cafés and restaurants to its future developments.

In Hackensack, a proving ground for Cap Hospitality

In crafting the design of the new Cap Diner, Nicolas Geeraerts said he wanted to “bring a little bit” of New York and Brooklyn, while also staying true to New Jersey. He also aims to create a younger, millennial vibe that is also going to attract families. The overall objective is to create a place “that is approachable, pricewise, for everybody (and) … where a community can get together without one person being better than the next,” said Geeraerts, who oversaw the development of a high-end food hall above New York Penn Station.