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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.

PAM Properties, Cervelli lead turnaround of Ocean County apartment complex

An ownership and management team is hailing the turnaround of a 344-unit apartment complex in Ocean County, spurring improved retention and an increase in rental rates as part of an effort that has garnered acclaim from the industry’s top trade association.

With Whole Foods coming to Jersey City, hometown engineering team plays key role

In a Jersey City building, the place where you park your Lexus is going to become the place where you pick up lettuce — a change that has required the help of a locally based engineering team.

New apartments coming to site of iconic glass business in downtown Princeton

A development group led by a local family-owned business has broken ground on a project that will add six apartments to the site of historic glass business in downtown Princeton.

Sanzari moves to modernize flagship Glenpointe complex with new tenant services, amenities

Alfred Sanzari Enterprises and Better Spaces recently debuted The Pointe, a new space that will serve as a focal point for programming the amenities at the Glenpointe complex in Teaneck. The new services include free yoga classes for tenants, along with ping pong tournaments, meditation sessions and other offerings. — Courtesy: Alfred Sanzari Enterprises

L+M sees new office space as key complement to apartments, retailers at historic Newark tower

With renters flocking to Walker House’s 264 apartments and commitments from a host of retailers, L+M Development Partners is keenly focused on the third piece of its formula. The New York-based developer, alongside brokers with JLL, has stepped up efforts to market more than 50,000 square feet of available office space at the building, touting the promise of downtown Newark’s resurgence and a workplace that is like few others in New Jersey. 

Repositioned life sciences campus in Bridgewater under new ownership, new platform

A joint venture is reaping the rewards of a plan to reposition a sprawling research and development complex in Bridgewater, having sold the campus for more than $150 million. All the while, the deal has cast a light on the allure of life sciences as a real estate investment class and the power of collaboration by brokers across multiple geographic markets.

Investment, redevelopment have brought new life to Piscataway office market

Piscataway’s office market has bounced back in recent years, with rents rising and vacancy falling, thanks to new investment and redevelopment that have helped revitalize and right-size the township’s stock of buildings.

Freezer, cooler space in high demand in New Jersey, as users face a lack of supply

Demand for cold storage warehouse space nationwide, and particularly in the Garden State, is on fire, largely because of rising online fresh grocery sales and changing consumer preferences for fresher foods. Meeting that demand could prove challenging — given the cost and complexity of such projects and the need for specialization — but some developers are positioning themselves to be ready when users come calling.

Mixed-use town center taking shape at master-planned site in Burlington County

A new town center is taking shape in Burlington County, serving as the focal point of more than 1,000 homes within a master-planned, 500-acre development that is two decades in the making.

Reeling from new rent control laws, N.Y.C. investors set their sights on New Jersey

A landmark package of new rent control laws passed by the New York State government in mid-June appears to have kick-started a new kind of boom for the New Jersey real estate market. The laws, which dramatically strengthened tenant protections in New York City, took key steps such as repealing what was known as the vacancy bonus provision, which had allowed a property owner to raise rents as much as 20 percent each time a unit became vacant.