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.

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.

Booker urges ‘savvy investors,’ public officials to partner in Opportunity Zones

The new federal Opportunity Zone program is far from perfect in its early stages, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker told a crowd of New Jersey real estate leaders on Monday, but it offers a powerful new incentive for the private and public sectors to steer economic development to low-income areas.

NAIOP panel: Building trends pointing toward employee health, ecofriendly design

Amenities, collaboration space and access to transportation will all remain important in the office sector, experts say, but those features must be increasingly focused on wellness, sustainability and energy savings. That’s not to mention diversity and the ability for employees to choose how they work.

At SIOR event, developers urge brokers to broaden their horizons

As tenants adopt a more regional approach to industrial space, New Jersey brokers must do the same and expand their focus to the Lehigh Valley and other neighboring markets. Brokers now have an opportunity to provide their clients with additional options beyond the core submarkets of northern and central New Jersey, developers say, noting that many regional tenants have already grown comfortable with casting a wider net.

Brownfields, historic tax credits in focus as Murphy addresses housing conference

New Jersey has “everything we need for our future success,” Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday, as he highlighted new proposals for tax credits tied to brownfield cleanups, historic rehabilitations and other policies meant to spur new affordable housing and economic growth.

Panel: Bergen County remains a retail hotbed — and a proving ground for a changing industry

Even in Bergen County — the home of the highest-grossing retail ZIP code in the U.S. — owners and operators are in a race to evolve and face no shortage of challenges.

I.CON panel: Same-day delivery pushing tenants beyond North Jersey, into NYC boroughs

Retailers and other industrial tenants have long counted on northern New Jersey as a hub for distribution into New York City, but the need for same-day and even two-hour delivery has pushed developers to make big bets in the outer boroughs.

I.CON wrap-up: Opportunity remains for industrial in New Jersey, nationally

As New Jersey has shown, the industrial sector has become the new darling of commercial real estate in recent years. That was all too clear from the sold-out crowd of more than 850 development executives and other key players who descended on this year’s I.CON event in Jersey City.

SIOR New Jersey honors top office, industrial deals of 2017

Many of the state’s top commercial brokers gathered recently for an annual event hosted by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, where the organization recognized some of the Garden State’s top deals of 2017.