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Real Estate NJ goes in depth on the latest trends, success stories and critical issues facing the commercial real estate industry. Hear what is on the mind of the industry’s power players and get expert analysis as we give you the deepest look inside the market.

Developers, city officials taking a holistic approach as northwestern Hoboken grows

It may be the Mile Square City, but Hoboken still has room to grow. After creating mixed-use projects in the largely industrial western half, developers are focusing on the city’s northwestern corner, known as the North End. City officials are in favor of the growth, with a North End Redevelopment Plan in progress that focuses on a diversified tax base, open space and flood-resistant infrastructure. 

Tenant interest in ‘hub-and-spoke’ model brings added focus to state’s new-look office stock

A growing number of New York City-based firms have considered short-term office space in the suburbs, in an effort to reduce density, keep employees closer to home and reduce their reliance on mass transit. The movement has provided landlords and brokers with a chance to showcase New Jersey’s growing stock of revamped and rejuvenated office buildings.

How CBRE webinar series became a pandemic staple — and a valuable tool going forward

CBRE’s tristate capital markets team has stayed connected with clients and colleagues throughout the pandemic, thanks to a series of webinars and virtual programs that have drawn thousands of viewers since the earliest days of the crisis in the U.S.

Banking giant inks 20-year, 150,000 sq. ft. renewal in Jersey City, as landlord launches $10 million building upgrade

In a time of uncertainty for the office sector, many landlords and tenants have stayed bullish on the need for a physical workplace. Look no further than one of Jersey City’s tallest commercial buildings — and the French banking giant that has called it home for nearly 15 years.

Duke Realty eyes continued expansion with projects in New Jersey’s top industrial markets

After building its New Jersey portfolio to nearly 8 million square feet in recent years, Duke Realty Corp. is poised for further growth in the state with several high-profile developments underway.

City native spearheading long-awaited redevelopment at Elizabeth transit site

A new mixed-use building will bring 267 upscale apartments and 36,000 square feet of office, restaurant and retail space to the corner of Union and West Grand streets in Elizabeth, the site of a long-vacant redevelopment parcel near an NJ Transit train station.

Kearny Point expands selection of private offices as tenants seek safety, control

Hugo Neu Corp. has unveiled a collection of about 200 private offices at its Kearny Point campus, providing an option for tenants seeking an alternative to the crowded, collaborative spaces that run counter to social distancing guidelines.

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.

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.