Event Coverage

Hear what thought leaders, presenters and experts have to say at one of the industry’s many conferences, panel discussions and awards ceremonies.

Sweeney, top Assembly official offer support for renewing state incentive programs

State Senate President Steve Sweeney last week came to the defense of New Jersey’s use of tax incentives — a recent target of Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration — while pledging to find a solution to extend and update the programs by the time they sunset on June 30.

People on streets: Retail, amenities a growing focus as Newark development boom continues

As developers continue to invest in downtown Newark, the city is attracting both new residents and businesses. That makes it all the more important to create amenities and spaces that will bring permanent foot traffic during the day and at night, which has become a growing focus for both public- and private-sector leaders in the state’s largest city.

How ‘agile real estate’ can help leasing, property values

Major tenants and occupiers are now taking a closer look at agile real estate offering nimble, dynamic layouts in which employees can float from one type of a work area to another or move seamlessly between office locations. That means developers and landlords should be following suit if they plan on staying competitive in a quickly changing office sector.

Experts: A changing, evolving EB-5 visa program could benefit New Jersey developers

Many market watchers say that New Jersey real estate has become increasingly attractive to investors from beyond the state. Some believe that trend could only grow under the next generation of the embattled EB-5 visa program.

Megaprojects: Klatskin, Milanaik detail two of New Jersey’s largest industrial developments

A pair of top industrial developers offered a glimpse at two of New Jersey’s largest warehouse and logistics projects, detailing plans that would add nearly 7 million square feet across two coveted submarkets.

NAIOP unveils 2019 gala honorees, installs new chapter president

NAIOP New Jersey will honor two of the industry’s top players in capital markets and commercial mortgage banking as part of its annual awards gala this spring, where it will also recognize a pair of influential developers and one of the state’s longest-serving mayors.

CREW NJ honors industry leaders at 35th anniversary event

Commercial Real Estate Women of New Jersey celebrated its 35th anniversary last week, drawing top development executives and service professionals to mark the milestone and hail the successes of the industry’s female leaders.

Developers, state officials face dual task with Opportunity Zone projects

Amid the rollout of the new federal Opportunity Zone program, developers and public officials are trying to balance two key objectives: Identifying shovel-ready projects — allowing investors to maximize the tax benefits of the law — and steering capital to low-income areas that weren’t already attracting investment and may have higher barriers to entry. The state believes it can check both boxes with the right coordination and by layering in the subsidies that have helped revitalize many of New Jersey’s cities and downtowns.

ULI highlights top New Jersey CRE projects, industry leaders at awards dinner

The Urban Land Institute honored a dozen commercial real estate projects and industry leaders last week as part of an annual awards dinner hosted by its northern New Jersey chapter.

NAIOP honors new hall of fame class, CRE industry leaders

A crowd of nearly 400 turned out Monday night as NAIOP New Jersey inducted three commercial real estate leaders into its hall of fame, while honoring a longtime state government leader and three key industry professionals.