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.

Newark rising: Successful projects breed confidence for what’s still to come, panel says

The Newark Regional Business Partnership’s annual Real Estate Market Forecast included an expert panel of developers and professionals. — Courtesy: Harold Banks/Prudential Financial

Are incentives here to stay in N.J.? Gubernatorial hopefuls weigh in at NAIOP forum

Two of the candidates in this year’s gubernatorial election would look to scale back or reconfigure the state’s development and business incentives, while three others appear ready to continue the existing programs as a way to extend the growth of New Jersey’s economy.

Mack-Cali unveils new art display as part of Harborside makeover

The work of a local artist is now on display at Harborside in a Jersey City, where Mack-Cali Realty Corp. is hoping to transform its flagship office complex.

After record year, panelists still bullish (but cautious) on N.J. industrial sector

The state’s industrial market is firing on all cylinders, but just how long will it last? A panel of leading owners and brokers tackled that very question last week, gauging everything from rental rates to the demand from institutional investors. And while the recent political turmoil has created some uncertainty, they said New Jersey’s location and the growth of so-called last mile distribution needs will ensure the market’s continued strength in the year ahead.

NJAA touts 2016 successes, swears in new board at annual meeting (PHOTOS)

The New Jersey Apartment Association has stepped up its lobbying efforts in policy issues affecting the state’s overall business community, as it continues to advocate for legislation that will help the multifamily housing industry.

Developers, city officials mark grand reopening of historic Hahne’s building in Newark

It was around 2013 when developers first pitched the idea of creating a dynamic, mixed-use destination at the iconic former Hahne & Co. department store in downtown Newark. But it’s fair to say that, for thousands of city residents, the project was 30 years in the making.

As expansion cycle winds down, economist still sees upside in real estate market

The U.S. economy is nearing the end of its current expansion cycle, but there are still reasons for optimism about the commercial real estate market in New Jersey and nationally.

Experts dissect, gauge impact of affordable housing ruling

A ruling by the state Supreme Court on Wednesday is being hailed as a victory for affordable housing advocates and developers, but reaction from other experts and stakeholders was mixed, as they worked to understand what the decision would mean going forward.

Is N.J. ready for an affordable housing building boom? Experts weigh in

For all of the uncertainty over how many new affordable housing units that municipalities will be forced to allow — whether it’s 100,000 or 300,000 — there will be another key question to answer when the state Supreme Court makes that determination.

Can the market in New Jersey support that many new homes?

Affordable housing takes center stage at Rutgers event

After decades of litigation and controversy over how to address affordable housing in New Jersey, stakeholders on virtually all sides appear to be coming together on at least one point:

We may finally be inching toward a solution — even if it’s one that is messy, imperfect and still likely to cause additional strife across the state as the key details are worked out.