As we wind down the year, we’re excited to bring you a recap of our top stories of 2018, including our most-read items and a few editor’s picks. You can catch up on our daily “best of” emails below. We will also keep you updated in the event of any breaking news.
A newly elected Congress returns in January with Republicans enjoying a slightly expanded majority in the Senate and Democrats taking charge of the House of Representatives for the first time since 2010. I believe that the shift of power in the House to a Democratic majority has opened some opportunities for those of us in New Jersey commercial real estate.
For all the buzz around walkable, urban submarkets and higher-density workplaces, our readers have never lost interest in the fate of the Merck property in Whitehouse Station. I was reminded of that on Jan. 3, when a story about a potential buyer for the complex quickly became the most-read item we’ve ever had on RE-NJ.com.
Where have commercial real estate investors and lenders found unexpected (or lesser-known) opportunities in 2018? We assembled a panel of industry experts to tackle our recent roundtable question.
For a project that will bring more than 400 new apartments and townhomes to Gloucester County’s largest town, a joint venture is banking on the demand for health care services as a key driver of the property and a potential model for other mixed-use projects in the state.
The influx of “big data” can be overwhelming and complex — coming with privacy concerns and other challenges — but it provides a great opportunity to help developers and landlords improve operational efficiencies and attract and retain tenants.
A new facility with 53,000 square feet of recreational, therapeutic and educational space will soon open in Livingston, providing a second chance for a long-vacant building and a new home for a nonprofit that serves youths with special needs.
As you’ll read in this month’s cover story, a joint venture is banking on health care as a key ingredient in a long-awaited, mixed-use project in Gloucester County. Consider that the 35-acre development, known as Washington Square Town Center, includes a 40,000-square-foot medical office building as a way to balance the amount of retail on the site. The plan also calls for a 110-bed assisted living facility, which will provide the tax revenue that might otherwise come from a more traditional commercial use.