Events

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

NJAA draws record crowd to PAC fundraiser with state lawmakers (SLIDESHOW)

Dozens of state lawmakers met face to face recently with leaders in the multifamily sector, as the New Jersey Apartment Association hosted its annual political action committee reception.

NAIOP honors new hall of fame class, CRE industry leaders

A crowd of nearly 400 turned out Monday night as NAIOP New Jersey inducted three commercial real estate leaders into its hall of fame, while honoring a longtime state government leader and three key industry professionals.

Booker urges ‘savvy investors,’ public officials to partner in Opportunity Zones

The new federal Opportunity Zone program is far from perfect in its early stages, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker told a crowd of New Jersey real estate leaders on Monday, but it offers a powerful new incentive for the private and public sectors to steer economic development to low-income areas.

NAIOP panel: Building trends pointing toward employee health, ecofriendly design

Amenities, collaboration space and access to transportation will all remain important in the office sector, experts say, but those features must be increasingly focused on wellness, sustainability and energy savings. That’s not to mention diversity and the ability for employees to choose how they work.

Home rule, redevelopment in focus at Rutgers forum

Commercial real estate leaders, policy experts and public officials gathered last month to tackle an all-too-familiar problem in New Jersey — rethinking the state’s suburban office parks and retail centers to position them for the economy of the future.

At SIOR event, developers urge brokers to broaden their horizons

As tenants adopt a more regional approach to industrial space, New Jersey brokers must do the same and expand their focus to the Lehigh Valley and other neighboring markets. Brokers now have an opportunity to provide their clients with additional options beyond the core submarkets of northern and central New Jersey, developers say, noting that many regional tenants have already grown comfortable with casting a wider net.

Brownfields, historic tax credits in focus as Murphy addresses housing conference

New Jersey has “everything we need for our future success,” Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday, as he highlighted new proposals for tax credits tied to brownfield cleanups, historic rehabilitations and other policies meant to spur new affordable housing and economic growth.

Panel: Bergen County remains a retail hotbed — and a proving ground for a changing industry

Even in Bergen County — the home of the highest-grossing retail ZIP code in the U.S. — owners and operators are in a race to evolve and face no shortage of challenges.

NAIOP unveils honorees for annual N.J. awards, hall of fame dinner

NAIOP New Jersey will honor one of the state’s key government officials in recent years alongside one of its best-known developers as part of its upcoming fall awards dinner, where the association will also recognize several influential industry professionals.

Murphy tours American Dream, touts economic impact (SLIDESHOW)

Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday visited the massive American Dream project in the Meadowlands, hailing the ongoing work of construction teams and the potential for long-term job creation at the 3 million-square-foot entertainment, retail and dining complex.