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The next challenge: 340 Mount Kemble

After the success of 211 Mount Airy Road last summer, Onyx Equities found its next blank canvas about 10 miles away when it acquired 340 Mount Kemble Ave. in Morris Township.

Value drivers: How Onyx became a top player in New Jersey real estate

John Saraceno Jr. (left) and Jonathan Schultz, co-founders and managing principals of Onyx Equities LLC, have helped grow the company into one of the state’s top private value-add investment firms in New Jersey since its founding in 2004. — Photo…

The next step for Bell Works: With office space nearly full, retail takes center stage at landmark project

With at least 6,000 daily office workers set to occupy the building by next year, the effort to bring a distinctive mix of retailers, services and dining options to Bell Works is now well underway. That mix includes everything from a florist and a beauty salon to a 24-hour health club and an urgent care center, offerings that will serve both office tenants at the building and residents from the surrounding communities.

Fast money: Speed, flexibility and imagination are keys to three decades of success for Kennedy Funding

After being turned down by seven other lenders, it was late last year when the developer of a 148-bed assisted living facility in East Windsor finally found the cash infusion it needed. It was the kind of opportunity that Kennedy Funding Financial was able to seize, even if other lenders could not.

The suburbs need to adapt: A roadmap for towns to reinvent themselves

By Peter S. Reinhart We all get older until we don’t. During our lifetime, our bodies age and we do our best to slow down the process of aging, but inevitably the end arrives. The use of our land is…

Planting the seed: Developer pitching concept plan for redeveloping 653-acre former research complex

There was a time when the sprawling former American Cyanamid complex in West Windsor bustled with more than 1,000 employees and agricultural researchers. A developer hopes to see the property bustling once again — but in a much different way.

Editor’s note: A new kind of New Jersey real estate

As you might imagine, I’m usually the one asking the questions when it comes to commercial real estate. But occasionally people will flip the script and ask me what I’m seeing in the market. My response is almost never about…

Long overdue liquor license reform would drive economic development

Restaurants have proven to be desirable anchors for redevelopment projects and magnets for other businesses. However, with few liquor licenses available, smaller local establishments are having their chances of success diminished or are being shut out, thereby stifling competition, development and consumer choice.

Roundtable: What are the biggest challenges to construction and redevelopment in New Jersey?

We assembled a panel of industry experts to tackle this month’s question. What are the biggest challenges to construction and redevelopment in New Jersey?

Here’s what they had to say.

Getting on track: Successful rental project, flood control measures spur new interest in Bound Brook

A successful rental project is one of two driving forces that now have Bound Brook ready to move ahead with a long-overdue revitalization of its downtown. The borough, whose Main Street has a history of being pummeled by surges from major storms, marked the completion last year of a $143 million flood control project — meaning downtown business and property owners no longer need to spend thousands of dollars on flood insurance.