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.

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.

CRE influencers, executives pack Monmouth for annual awards dinner

Hundreds turned out Thursday for Monmouth University’s annual real estate awards dinner, which marked its 25th anniversary and honored an executive with Rouse Properties for his role in the plan to transform the Monmouth Mall in Eatontown.

United Way luncheon presents annual Impact Award, honors Hollister founder

A high-profile redevelopment project in Newark was honored Friday before a crowd of more than 500, winning an annual award from the United Way of Northern New Jersey.

USGBC honors New Jersey sustainability leaders at annual gala

Sustainable and ecofriendly projects were in the spotlight on Wednesday night, as the U.S. Green Building Council of New Jersey handed out its annual green building awards.

‘A changing industry’ in focus as NAIOP gala honors CRE leaders, deals of the year

A crowd of more than 800 turned out Thursday for NAIOP New Jersey’s 31st annual commercial real estate awards gala, where the organization honored some of the industry’s top executives and unveiled its coveted Deal of the Year Awards.

Hanson inducted into New Jersey Hall of Fame

Jon F. Hanson, the revered founder of The Hampshire Cos., was among those inducted Sunday night into the New Jersey Hall of Fame, joining nearly two dozen business leaders, entertainers, public servants and others who made up the organization’s 2017 class.

Developers grapple with scarce opportunities, soaring prices while riding N.J. industrial wave

In New Jersey’s booming industrial market — where rent growth is unprecedented and speculative development is rewarded — owners and investors still face a major challenge when it comes to deploying capital and keeping their pipelines filled.

Oliver talks DCA changes, affordable housing at NAIOP forum

State officials are weighing their options for modernizing the Department of Community Affairs, Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver said last week, from electronic permitting to the potential to allow municipalities to privatize code enforcement. Far less certain is how they will tackle more high-profile issues such as affordable housing, shared services and the tax credit programs that have fueled development in recent years.

‘Fierce competition’ in focus at Rutgers CRE finance summit

For a market that is seeing an extended growth period, it isn’t all that complicated to sum up what exactly is driving the major trends in commercial real estate lending: Fierce competition. At least, that’s according to panelists at a recent conference hosted by the Rutgers Center for Real Estate, where lenders and other experts gathered to discuss the state of commercial real estate finance in New Jersey and beyond.