Events

Hear what thought leaders, presenters and experts have to say at one of the industry’s many conferences, panel discussions and awards ceremonies.

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.

NAI Hanson’s first-ever company softball game

NAI James E. Hanson President, Bill Hanson, was joined by Hackensack Mayor, John Labrosse, before the honorary opening pitch of NAI Hanson’s first company softball game at Foschini Park on Thursday, September 22. By Real Estate NJ More than 25…

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.

SLIDESHOW: KABR breaks ground in Jersey City

Executives from the KABR Group gathered with local officials on Sept. 15 to break ground at 720-726 Bergen Ave., a new 58-unit apartment building in the McGinley Square section of Jersey City.

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.

Panel: Placemaking is ‘the ultimate amenity’

It might be the amenities that help an office or residential building stand out from the competition, but it’s no longer about simply who can offer the most bells and whistles.

Just ask Ralph Zucker, who feels “the ultimate amenity” is creating a sense of place.