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.

Threats to 1031, carried interest in focus at private equity panel

With Election Day looming, real estate investors can’t help but think about Uncle Sam. A panel of experts in that industry explained why last week, pointing to the prospect of changes to federal regulations that they have come to rely on to do business and improve their returns.

Rutgers official talks campus makeover at AIA conference

Frank Wong has worked for Rutgers University for 30 years, but the last five have been especially busy for the head of the school’s planning and development office.

That’s no surprise, given the high-profile projects seen at Rutgers’ flagship campus in recent years — from the “wildly successful” new 550-bed residential honors college in New Brunswick to the iconic town square and retail space known as The Yard at College Avenue.

At NAIOP forum, mayors offer a how-to guide for development

As Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac will tell you, a neighborhood can have a 30-year-old, polluted industrial site that has been abandoned for more than a decade — yet local residents still oppose the mere concept of redevelopment.

Are low rates here to stay? An insider makes the case (SLIDESHOW)

Certainty and predictability can be hard to come by these days, so real estate and finance professionals will settle for a little conviction when it comes to the Federal Reserve. They got exactly that last week at an event hosted by the Rutgers Center for Real Estate.

What makes N.J. attractive to growing companies?

A panel discussion hosted by NAIOP New Jersey focused on why and how “next-generation” companies are able to grow in the Garden State — and how the commercial real estate industry can support them in their growth.

Crowdfunding in real estate? Industry experts make their case

A panel of other crowdfunding advocates and experts in the commercial real estate sector touted the platform as a 21st-century tool for raising capital and attracting new would-be investors.

Woodmont execs detail developer’s transformation

If the first 40 years of Woodmont Properties were about becoming an institution in New Jersey’s real estate sector, the last 10 have been about ushering in a new era for the Fairfield-based firm. Look no further than the developer’s multifamily portfolio.

The policy debate: CRE experts weigh in

Affordable housing, transportation funding, home rule and other public policy and political issues were front and center at this week’s RealShare NJ conference in Holmdel.

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Panel: Embracing new workplace is key to success for landlords

How do you engage people who don’t want their father’s workplace? Many developers and office landlords are still trying to figure that out, but a panel of real estate experts were on hand recently to offer their thoughts. Speaking at a NAIOP New Jersey seminar, industry leaders tackled issues such as co-working, sustainability and employee retention.