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.

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.

‘Uber does have a part to play’ in CRE, company official tells NAIOP members

Uber may have unveiled a new partnership with a New Jersey developer earlier this week, but it’s just one of the steps that the ridesharing service has taken — and is planning for the future — to work hand in hand with the real estate industry and other business sectors.

A company official detailed some of those other affiliations last week, speaking directly to a crowd of NAIOP New Jersey members and professionals in Elizabeth.

NJBA honors Riggs for decades of service to homebuilding industry

Industry leaders hailed the accomplishments of Joe Riggs, a longtime group president with K. Hovnanian Enterprises, during an evening reception in Florham Park. The New Jersey Builders Association hosted the event as part of a fundraiser for its political action committee, drawing some 250 homebuilding executives and professionals to the Park Avenue Club and raising about $150,000.

One Theater Square: The right project at the right time

Stakeholders are celebrating a project that is not only a long time coming, but coming at perhaps the perfect time for Newark.

In Newark, a feel-good moment decades in the making

Business leaders and public officials gathered in Newark on Monday for groundbreaking ceremony for One Theater Square, a $116 million residential tower across from the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.