Deidre Crockett has become an influential force at Mack-Cali Realty Corp., now serving as the REIT’s first-ever female chief administrative officer and executive vice president.
More than two dozen aspiring commercial real estate leaders were on hand last month to hear directly from two of the state’s top industry practitioners, as part of a mentoring program by the Urban Land Institute of Northern New Jersey.
With a foundation in place and support from many of the state’s top commercial real estate leaders, the Rutgers Center for Real Estate is now looking ahead to the next five years and beyond. The program’s leaders feel that further growth will hinge on expanding and fine-tuning the course offerings — such as creating a standalone real estate major and a master’s in real estate — while navigating the challenges of fundraising and scaling up to support their growing student population.
A joint venture has inked two key leases at a Parsippany office campus, providing a source of momentum as it enters the final stages of a plan to transform the well-known property.
With its first project nearing completion and a tenant in hand, Crow Holdings Industrial is keenly focused on what comes next for its Northeast expansion strategy. The firm has a pipeline in the region amounting to more than 7 million square feet, with the potential to deliver much-needed warehouse and logistics space to a vastly undersupplied market.
The economic engine powering the New Jersey industrial real estate market will continue to be the rapidly transforming retail sector, driven primarily by relentlessly rising demand from consumers for rapid home delivery of purchases, whether from online retailers or traditional but restructured brick-and-mortar retailers.
A planned retail center in Wayne has joined the growing list of redevelopment projects in the municipality, thanks in large part to a locally based construction firm led by township residents.
Even in the extraordinarily tight industrial market in northern New Jersey, a century-old nonprofit with a good brand and a long-term lease plan can still acquire new warehouse space. Of course, it doesn’t hurt when the nonprofit sees e-commerce as a vital part of its future.
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.
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.